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Bar Hopping by Boat West Coast – Excursion Guide

The waters around St Pete and Tampa make for great boating conditions and for fantastic access to some of the best bars and eateries around. Just a short ride from your home Gulfstream club, there are countless great choices for a fun day by boat. For a great day on the water check out these dockside dining restaurants and bar hopping by boat hot spots around the west coast!

West Coast Bar Hopping by Boat - Excursion Guide

Bar Hopping by Boat – St Pete & Tierra Verde

Island Grille & Raw Bar

Located at the Port 32 Tierra Verde Marina, at the Island Grille you will find a laid back atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious food, sip specialty cocktails, and catch up with friends. Its the perfect place to grab a bite before you set sail, grab something delicious to go, or end your day with a frozen concoction!

The Wharf Restaurant and Bar

Tucked away in Pass-A-Grille is one of St. Pete Beach’s best kept secrets, The Wharf Restaurant. A great place to savor delicious food all the while enjoying the spectacular views of Tierra Verde & Shell Island from the intra-coastal waterway. With convenient boat slips available, boaters often stop by to grab a bite to eat or enjoy a cold beer or mixed drink.

Sea Critters Cafe

In historic Pass-A-Grille, there’s a little patch of paradise just past St. Pete Beach called Sea Critters Café. Set right on the water, its the perfect place to take a break and savor some of the freshest seafood in town with a signature margarita in hand. Located right next to the Wharf.

West Coast Bar Hopping by Boat - Excursion Guide

Bar Hopping by Boat – Tampa

Hula Bay & Dukes Retired Surfer Bar

Located at your Gulfstream Boat Club home marina in Tampa, Dukes Retired Surfers Bar and Hula Bay are the perfect places to tie one on after a perfect day in the bay. Sit back and relax and listen to one of the fun and lively bands. Or take a dip in the pool to cool off from the day! No matter what you do, you’ll have the perfect view to kick up your heels and relax.

Salt Shack on the Bay

Nestled on Rattlesnake Point just off the Gandy Bridge in South Tampa lies the Salt Shack: a rustic-refined beach getaway. Salt Shack offers fresh fish and seafood caught by skilled fishermen of the Gulf to compliment its seasonal, Caribbean-inspired menu. Treat yourself to an island-infused craft cocktail that will take your tastebuds on a wave of flavor.

The Getaway

When you’re at The Getaway, you’ll really feel like you’re getting away for a bit. This is the kind of place that you won’t mind waiting for a table. You can find a seat at the tiki bar or walk down to the Adirondack chairs to relax. The outdoor seating is shaded with umbrellas and palm trees creating a tropical oasis overlooking Tampa Bay. You can admire the mangroves and dolphins as you snack on their delicious lobster tacos.

Ricks on the River

If you’re on the search for the best raw oysters in the Tampa Bay, look no further than Rick’s on the River. With courtesy docking, great prices and live music, what else could you ask for? Our Gulfstream Boat Club Members love cruising to Rick’s for the laid-back atmosphere in the heart of Downtown.

Bar Hopping by Boat – Apollo Beach

Sunset Grille and Beach Bar

Overlooking a secluded beach and the beauty of Tampa Bay, a table at the Sunset Grill offers a view of one of the most beautiful sunsets around and the city of Saint Pete across the water! Open daily for lunch and dinner, and brunch on Sundays, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy an array of signature dishes.

Circles Waterfront Restaurant

Enjoy fine dining in Apollo Beach at Circles Waterfront Restaurant with on steak, seafood, pasta, and creative appetizers and desserts along the waterfront marina. Fresh, local seafood is delivered straight to the restaurant directly from the docks. They also offer several seating options: Indoor dining, outdoor patio waterfront dining, a tiki bar next to the marina, Waterside Cafe, inside bar, and along the water on the beach.


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