"Elmers Sports Cafe - South MacDill, South Tampa" Top 5 Page for this destination Tampa Nightlife Tip by Ewingjr98

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Elmer's Sports Cafe has two locations: Ybor and South Tampa. We recently visited the South Tampa location, which is just south of Gandy on MacDill. We stopped in to watch a Tampa Bay Lightning-Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game, and by the time we arrived, I think the score was 5-0 Pens in the first.

We sat at their huge bar, which was packed on a Wednesday night. The big draw it seems was poker night or some such business. We ordered a few Yuenglings then got a few burgers for dinner. I had the Southwest burger and Laura had the Philly burger for $6 each, and we shared a side of curly fries for another $1.50. We also enjoyed a pitcher of Yuengling for a reasonable $9.

The burgers were decent, but most people don't come for the food. This is just a good, popular neighborhood bar and grill. Their sign often has comical sayings such as "Tequila makes Lisa horny."

Address: 5206 S Macdill Ave Tampa, FL 33611
Phone: (813) 835-6900
Theme: Family Spot
Website: http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/30/341834/restaurant/Tampa-Bay/Gandy-Interbay/Elmers-Sports-Cafe-Tampa

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  • Updated Feb 12, 2011
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