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Smugglers Tavern

1120 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-1543
+1 727-866-7020
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Best bar ever

I love this bar. The bartenders are the friendliest and nicest people. I live locally and come on a... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
MaryLou J
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
via mobile
where everybody knows your name

The bartenders at "Smugs" are great! Anthony and Keith make the best damn martinis in the world... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2016
Tampa, Florida
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
18 Sep 2016
“Best bar ever”
7 Jan 2016
“where everybody knows your name”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 03:00
1120 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715-1543
+1 727-866-7020
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I love this bar. The bartenders are the friendliest and nicest people. I live locally and come on a regular basis and I highly recommend coming here especially if you are visiting fort de Soto. Stop in for a quick drink before you visit our...More

Thank MaryLou J
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The bartenders at "Smugs" are great! Anthony and Keith make the best damn martinis in the world (been there done that). Sitting outside on a hot summer night is fun as the familiar people come and go. inside is a slightly smokey typical Florida bar...More

Thank tomontheisland
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This place is a very mixed crowd where pretty much all are welcome. The beer is cold and the drinks are good. The only complaint is it can get a little smokey, but there is an outside place to sit if that is not your...More

4  Thank Kornellius
Reviewed 26 May 2012

I have lived in Tierra Verde for 20 years and have watched this once excellent bar decline and go down hill year on year. The staff, particularily one called Sandy would appear to be constantly drugged to the eyeballs, maybe just drunk but never the...More

6  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We stopped by this place every night while camping at Desoto Park. Prices were the best around and people there and staff were very welcoming. We even watched the ball drop here. Place is nothing special but is large enough, decent jukebox, and bartenders were...More

Thank s g
Reviewed 16 November 2011

I havent been there for some time now But I am finally here to let you know that the staff is 2nd to none. All of the employees were the best and reccomended the best shots in the world. Great place to hang out. I...More

1  Thank MNJOE
Reviewed 29 April 2011

What once was "Cheers" is now over priced and wants to cater to the "elite". It is a tavern, nothing more or nothing less. The help is mostly unfriendly, slow, and spends most of their time visiting and sitting with the regulars. They do not...More

5  Thank ididso
Reviewed 20 August 2010

I was recently in Tierra verde on vacation with a bunch of friends and we stumbled upon this bar. As soon as we got to the bar they treated us like we had been coming in there forever. The service was great and the bartenders...More

2  Thank UNIguy
Reviewed 26 November 2009

They have raised the prices so high, many of us have found new place to hang out. Get real, there is no view of the water and rarely do they have live entertainment, yet the want as much as the upper end bars. It's not...More

6  Thank Hughes6062778
Reviewed 23 November 2009

If you are visiting beautiful Tierra Verde Island or St. Pete Beach, spend your money anywhere but this smokey hole in the wall. Riddled with only old local alcoholic chain smokers, the staff (Other than the one lone female night bartender, Sandy, who rarely works)...More

5  Thank StPeteBoy
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