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James Joyce Irish Pub & Eatery

) #144 of 1,904 Restaurants in Tampa $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
1724 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3812
+1 813-247-1896
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 18 min
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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
1724 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3812
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

I came here with some colleagues. The young guy working the bar did not seem in a good mood. He almost knocked a lady down as he pushed his way out the front door to serve a table outside and did not acknowledge the lady....More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We met some friends here that I have not seen in awhile. It was a great place. We loved our server, Curtis. Great beer choices. My friends got their Guinness and Black and Tans, while I had my Mich Ultra. The food portions were huge,...More

Thank Butterfly2013
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good little pub with cold drinks , food is good but slow if busy. keep in mind it is a pub not a restaurant and you will enjoy your visit.

Thank thomaspL2584OS
Reviewed 22 May 2017

1st time here. Atmosphere was great, music and food was decent. I only hung outside where service was ok. What I don't like about the place is the deceitful thieves( or theif) at this establishment. I left my medication on the table and as soon...More

1  Thank 7amp7
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you are lucky enough to visit when Pam is working you are in for an excellent time. The whole staff is great. The food is delicious, especially the Reuben, and the beer selection is amazing!! Do not pass this place up if you are...More

Thank akwareus24
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Love a great Irish bar with great food. Friendly staff and everything we had was phenomenal. Nice outdoor seating. Parking can be fun!

Thank Suzan H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Very small but quaint place. Drinks were good and food was delicious. Expect to eat at a high top table if you are a couple. We had no problem with this but some may. I would return there and recommend it to anyone who wants...More

Thank BlueEyes0207
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner and a few drinks after a day of business meetings. Seems to have a good mix of locals, tourists and folks like us that are in town for business. Service was good and beers was cold. Food was average, about what...More

Thank Dan9x
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a little day-after St. Paddy's day cheer while waiting between our cruise and flight. It was a great lunch - traditional bar food - with a large selection of beers including local brews. It was fun to walk outside and catch the...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went into this pub a couple of times during a four day stay in tampa. It's a great little place, we like football so was good to find a place that showed a lot of English football matches along with lots of other sports. It's...More

Thank Lee H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3812
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-247-1896
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