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!

Upcoming Events

Festa Italiana Weekend: 20th Anniversary

Festa Italiana Weekend: 20th Anniversary

Apr 6, 6:00pm - Apr 9, 6:00pm

Ybor City Historic District Map

20th Anniversary of Festa Italiana Weekend
April 6 to 9, 2017

THURSDAY, APRIL 6 - 6pm to 9pm
Wines of Italy @ Italian Club Ybor City
• Sample over 80 wines from Italy & California
• Taste Italian cuisine presented by Carrabba's
• Enjoy delicious bites from Amici's Catered Cuisine, Anise Global Gastrobar, Crush Catering, District Tavern, Good Food Events & Catering, The Taco Traveler & more
• Bid on over 100 featured items at the Silent Auction
• Enjy live entertainment from Colleen Orender and The Jazz Jukebox
• Purchase your favorite bottles of wine after sampling them
• Tickets availalble online, Ages 21+

Krewe Bocce Tournament @ Centennial Park

SATURDAY, APRIL 8 - 11am to 5pm

Bocce Tournament @ Centennial Park

Homemade Vino Competition @ The Italian Club

Ybor's Got Talent, Youth Performing Arts Competition @ The Italian Club

SUNDAY, APRIL 9 - 11am to 6pm
THE MAIN EVENT @ Centennial Park
• featuring Zucchero Fornaciari, Russo Brothers, Fabulous Rockers, Graziana Lazzaro, Bella Danza + more
• Club Italia Party Tent, Childrens Area, Geneaology Zone
• Over 35 Bay Area Restaurants serving from 11:30am to 4:30pm:
Al's Finger Lickin Good BBQ
Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza
Bennedetto's Ristorante Italiano
Bernini of Ybor
Big Ray's Fish Camp
Cafe Paradiso
Carriage House
Catering By The Family
Columbia Resaurant
Crush Catering
Culinary Couture Inc
Da Sesto Italiano Ristorante E Vino
Franklin Manor
Hamburger Mary's
Kelly Days Firehouse Tavern
Krewe of Italia
La Creperia Cafe
La Tropicana Cafe
Maggiano's Little Italy
Oggi Italian
Olde Heights Bistro
Sickles High School
Stone Soup Company
Sunday's Delicatessen
Tampa Bay Brewing Company
That's Amore
Tony's Ybor Restaurant
Trattoria Pasquale
Vizcaya Restaurant
& more
• $5 Admission (Advance), $10 Admission (Day Of), Limited $75 VIP Admission available (ages 21+) | Free for children under 12

More information can be found online at:

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Aficionado Taste of Ybor

Aficionado Taste of Ybor

Apr 22, 3:00pm - Apr 22, 7:00pm

Ybor City Chamber of Commerce
1800 E 9th Ave Ste B104
Tampa, FL  33605 Map

Join us for the 10th annual Aficionado Taste of Ybor: A craft beer, cocktail & tapas trail. Walk the historical streets of Ybor, while stopping into multiple venues for a taste of their menu. You will recieve 1-2 free mini items at each establishment, while having the option to buy more of their mini items. Raffle tickets will be given to all who post photos, or check in on social media. The event will take place from 3-6pm, with an after party at the end of the event. We will have live music, cocktails, dessert & cigars at the after party. A live pannel of judges will announce trail winners and raffle prize winners.... See MoreSee Less

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History Channel "Warfighters" Watch Party for Romy Camargo and the Green Berets of Team 7115

Video Production by Ultrasonica Media Group