Upcoming Events


11 televisions make this a great place to watch the game or host watch parties! From Tap Takeovers to fundraising events, The Bad Monkey is the place to be.

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Happy Hour



Wells & Domestic Drafts
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Mon-Fri ONLY)

Monday - Friday
3:00 PM to 3:00 AM

Saturday & Sunday
12:00 PM to 3:00 AM


Book An Event


The Bad Monkey offers three unique venue spaces perfect for hosting events both large and small!

Taps can be “owned” for the night on a pay-as-you-pour basis and you can go upstairs to the VIP Lounge to play pool or relax in our outdoor “Back Monkey” Patio Bar.


Main Bar

Groups of up to 150 may reserve the East bay of the bar for private functions.

Back Monkey Patio Bar

Book this unique area for your next party of up to 100.

VIP Lounge

Book this area for meetings or small private events of 25 to 30 people.


The Monkey Spotlight


Our staff have the tampa bay locals and vacationers coming back time and time again.



Rep your favorite bar
with our new line of Bad Monkey brand of T-shirts and gear. Stop by our shop and browse our merchandise for yourself or a gift to a fan.

Coming Soon!
Fat Tuesday / James E. Rooster Event

Fat Tuesday / James E. Rooster Event

Feb 28, 6:00pm - Feb 28, 10:00pm

S3 Media Creative Solutions
1717 E 5th Ave
Tampa, FL  33605 Map

Join us for the Fat Tuesday Celebration on February, 28th in Ybor City!

The event kicks off with a New Orleans-style jazz Memorial Procession (also known as the Rooster Funeral) for the famous rooster, James E. Rooster that will parade or through Ybor City.

Dress to impress! Costumes with a Mardi Gras or chicken fair encouraged as well as flowers and cowbells.

Event starts at - 5:30pm
Gather for a few words for the dearly (but not so) recently departed James E. Rooster by the Tommy Stephens gravesite (1 block south of the train tracks behind the Blind Tiger Cafe).

6:00 pm
The band, pall bearers, undertaker, and guests will assemble in the Dirty Shame courtyard for the march down 7th Ave. Dogs and their owners will assemble at Gaspar's Grotto and join the processional as it passes. Dogs should look suitably rueful and carry signs of shame.

7:00 pm
The Lagniappe Wake begins at participating bars and restaurants:
Big Easy, Bad Monkey, Gaspar's, Dirty Shame, Tequilas, Brass Tap, Due Amici, Bernini’s, Carne ChopHouse, Green Iguana
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Rough Riders 2017 St Patricks Night Parade

Rough Riders 2017 St Patrick's Night Parade

Mar 18, 8:00pm - Mar 18, 11:00pm

Ybor City Historic District Map

This year, we get to celebrate St Patrick's Day TWICE on the same weekend. Finish the weekend off the Rough Riders way with our annual St Patrick's Night Parade. Applications are going out as we speak. Make sure your krewe or organization gets theirs so you don't miss out on fun.... See MoreSee Less