About Cigar City Brewpub

15491 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
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Cigar City Brewpub opened April 1st 2013 with the simple goal of giving Tampa great food to go with great beer. Our menu is a little Cuban, a little Southern, a little Italian and all Tampa. We aim to provide a welcome and casual environment for our guests to enjoy a good time with their friends and family.
We firmly believe that any one item is nothing more than a sum total of its details, from the obvious to the subtle. With that in mind it is our attempt to consider every detail as we craft your food and beverages alike. From house-made pickles to the house-made soda, we strive to consider every detail. Our beer is made with food in mind and our food is made for beer. Our passion and dedication to our craft drives us in everything we do.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, Gastro Pub, Brewery

Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday 11AM-10PM Bar Open Late
Friday-Saturday 11AM-11PM Bar Open Late

Cross Street:
Northdale Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(813) 962-1274

Website:
http://www.cigarcitybrewpub.com/

Additional:
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout

Cigar City Brewpub Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

good for groups (19)
fit for foodies (16)
vibrant bar scene (16)
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great for lunch (14)
neighborhood gem (12)
hot spot (9)
special occasion (8)
kid-friendly (7)
late-night find (7)
romantic (3)
great for brunch (3)
great for outdoor dining (2)
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food5
ambience5
service3
value4

Great spot

Dined on April 8, 2016

Had no idea they brewed that many beers on location. Good was amazing as well

Tags: fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience4
service5

Great food & great beer! Try the Maduro!

Dined on April 3, 2016

Great food & great beer! Try the Maduro!

food5
ambience5
service4
value5

Great menu and great beer!

Dined on March 29, 2016

We loved the Cuban-themed menu with new options (for this family from NE). They had something for every taste, including the kids. Because we had kids (I assume), they put us in the back, dark corner of the restaurant and no one was around but it was fine. The waitress was attentive and helpful and the food came out quickly, hot, and delicious. There was definitely a nice after-work crowd enjoying the bar. Prices were very reasonable for food quality and atmosphere. We would definitely return if in the area again.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service5
value5

Really enjoyed it.

Dined on March 26, 2016

The food was quite good and their beers are great. Fresh Jai Alai IPA is outstanding. The black bean cakes and yuca fries appetizers were highlights.

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience4
service2
value3

Pretty Good, Kinda Expensive, Kinda Slow

Dined on March 26, 2016

A lot of what we ordered was really really tasty. The service was kind of slow, refills were slow, but I would go back. The Caprese Salad is really good, Chicharrones are awesome! I would pass on the Cuban Empanada, sounded amazing but was not.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service3

Fabulous wings and brews. Happy hour i ...

vip
Dined on March 21, 2016

Fabulous wings and brews. Happy hour is very happy. Great to hit before a plane ride home.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Tampa's Finest Craft Beer Selection!

Dined on March 19, 2016

Best craft to be found! Good was fabulous and Adam, our server, was the best. He knows his beer and food selection and was very attentive. Go there! You be disappointed!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience3
service2

Everyone deserves a mulligan. Everything ...

vip
Dined on March 12, 2016

Everyone deserves a mulligan. Everything was off on this occasion. Beer took 25 minutes to come to the table and it came out warm. Food took over an hour to come to the table and it came it cold and cooked wrong (ordered a medium burger that came out well done and cold?!) Server was friendly, but absent. Manager never made it over to our table. I am a CCB fan but this night was horrible; not indicative of what I've come to expect.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Ship off for Sailor

Dined on March 12, 2016

Beer selection and staff was outstanding. The smoked fish dip solid, and if you are a Tampa native the Ropa Vieha was one of the best I've had in Tampa. We all went home with a belly full of food and growler's full of beer!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food2
ambience2
service3
value3

Way to loud inside & outside at 5pm on weekday

Dined on March 10, 2016

Only good if you really like craft beer and want to eat. Not worth the drive if you only want to taste beer. Go to their main location in West Tampa.

food3
ambience5
service5

Service, beer, and atmosphere are great.

Dined on February 28, 2016

Service, beer, and atmosphere are great.

food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Both meals were excellent.

Dined on February 21, 2016

The shrimp and grits had huge, sweet shrimp and my husband raved about his ropa vieja.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent!

Dined on February 14, 2016

We visited for Valentine's Day, the special was awesome and cooked right, the beer was great as always, our server was spot on and friendly, a good experience, I will return for sure.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food2
ambience3
service2
value2

I really wanted to like it

Dined on February 14, 2016

So, i was in from out of town and i really wanted to drink some Cigar City beer and visit their brewpub. The beer was great but everything else was a let down. Food was just so-so...my wife and kids left most of theirs. Service was very unpolished and a little scattered, and the restaurant told me on the phone that they couldnt take a reservation because of some big parties. After we made a reservation on open table, we showed up to find plenty of tables. I really wanted to like it but would not return. Sorry Cigar City...i think you should stick to beer.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Good micro brew beers and food

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

Large selection of locally brewed beers. Nice variety of food also

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food2
ambience3
service3
value3

It was okay

Dined on February 6, 2016

I was there once before and better service. Don't know if it was the time of day or what. I went for lunch with my sisters and it was great. Went for dinner with my 2 sons to celebrate my oldest birthday and the food was not so great. The yuca fritas were great, the chicharones were over salted, my sons potato was suppose to be mash instead it came with potato wedges which were not good according to him. My other son had broccolini and it was hard, barely cooked. Then they proceeded to change my sons wedges with what he wanted was plantains. They came out cold. Although at the end they brought him fresh ones he had already finished with his steak. Steak was dry no sauce was offered. Soda was flat, later to find out something was wrong with the machine. This was on a Friday evening, was busy but not packed there were empty tables. So I am not sure why all the errors. Not sure I will be returning anytime soon. Was disappointed.

Tags: great for lunch, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

greag spot

vip
Dined on January 22, 2016

Great restaurant with excellent seafood and solid burgers. Kids menu was also solid.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Good experience

vip
Dined on January 17, 2016

nice selection of local brews, lots to try. Good food. Burgers were great. Nice to find a good bar with good food and beer.

food2
ambience3
service3

Excellent brews but the food is lacking. ...

Dined on January 2, 2016

Excellent brews but the food is lacking. Could be much better -calamari was undercooked. Burgers were just OK. They need a new chef and menu before I would go back. Except for a beer.

food3
ambience4
service4
value4

Great beer of course, nice place too.

Dined on December 30, 2015

We didn't eat, but this stupid rating page doesn't have an N/A for food and made me rate the food even though I didn't have any. I hosted an informal apres-lunch business meeting, we sat outside. The service was good, the beer was great, I look forward to trying the food - the menu is very interesting, maybe even eclectic. I will return, and look forward to it.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service4

Food was B+, service was strong, microbr ...

Dined on December 29, 2015

Food was B+, service was strong, microbrew beers were outstanding as were the local taps

food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Good Food and Service

Dined on December 27, 2015

Was our first time back to the restaurant in over a year, menu has changed a little, but the food was still good as was the service. My only complaint would be that they had run out of a couple of the beers they had on the menu, including a sour ale that I had wanted to try.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service4

I met my family here for brunch, the foo ...

Dined on December 13, 2015

I met my family here for brunch, the food was delicious! Everyone had a great meal. They don't have a lot of options for food allergies (my mom is gluten free) but the price was right.

food4
ambience4
service5

Hosted a business lunch and the place wa ...

Dined on November 2, 2015

Hosted a business lunch and the place was perfect

food4
ambience4
service4

Local brews were very tasty.

vip
Dined on October 1, 2015

Local brews were very tasty.

food4
ambience5
service5

A fun bar-type atmosphere, although it w ...

Dined on September 19, 2015

A fun bar-type atmosphere, although it was not too loud to have a conversation. The food was solid, and the beer was great. Staff was very helpful and friendly.

food5
ambience5
service5

Nice place

Dined on September 17, 2015

Enjoyable place that was easy to find and the beer and service were excellent.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
food4
ambience4
service4

Good food, awesome beer and great servic ...

Dined on September 16, 2015

Good food, awesome beer and great service. Definitely will be back.

food5
ambience5
service5

CCB Lover

Dined on September 12, 2015

Had a great evening meal with another couple. My Hamburger was done to perfection and it was moist and tasty. Our friend's wife had the pork chops which I tried and it was moist and tender. All the beer I tried, on the flight was very tasty especially the Good Gourd Pumpkin. Will definitely return.

Tags: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience4
service5

First time on 8/28. Great food! Great be ...

Dined on August 28, 2015

First time on 8/28. Great food! Great beer! Great service! Will definitely go again...& again!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Cigar City Brewpub

Dined on August 23, 2015

I like Cigar City Brews and have always wanted to check out the brewpub. Had a bunch of Air Force friends in town and decided to try it out. Perfect spot for a get-together. Nice separate area for 2 groups, not too noisy for us or for us to bother other tables. Most of us have lived overseas and like beers with substance and yours did not disappoint. Our server was very knowledgeable and recommended some good picks. Appreciate the sample sizes too! Burgers were great--interesting toppings that worked well together and we all loved the chips. I've googled Providence Cattle to see if I can buy it local for myself. All in all, a great night out!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service5

Great food and service

Dined on August 22, 2015

My husband and I went to Cigar City Brewpub for a date night. We made reservations although it was early and we didn't really need one. Our server was attentive and very knowledgeable. The calamari and blue cheese bacon burger was absolutely delicious. I really loved the Plant City Punch cocktail. The only negative was a very large, noisy party seated near us. I know it's not really the Brewpub's fault but it was pretty obnoxious. Overall we had a great date and will visit again soon.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food4
ambience4
service5

enjoyed our first visit

Dined on August 22, 2015

We met another couple at Cigar City Brewpub at their suggestion. We weren't sure how we were going to enjoy it as we don't smoke cigars or drink beer. We were surprised by the quality of the food, the portion size, and the unique latin twist on many standard fare items. We shared the black bean patties with a wonderful sauce as an appetizer. I enjoyed the sample of Florida Cracker beer but still had a glass of pinot grigio. My wife loved her balsamic tomato dish. I enjoyed my good old fashioned chicken sandwich...great toppings and sauce. We had the apple pie empanada ala mode. It was good and different than your typical apple pie. Our bill was $35. Pretty good value I think.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

Beautifully presented and absolutely del ...

Dined on August 20, 2015

Beautifully presented and absolutely delicious food. Great selection of their signature craft beers. Friendly and competent service. And extremely cool and interesting decor. We can't wait to go back!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service3

Greatly gastronomic!

vip
Dined on August 8, 2015

The menu is superb and offers a great variety of delicious small and main plates. The service in the dining area was much to be desired, but I have experienced impeccable service on previous visits while eating at the bar. Definitely a place worth checking out!!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
food3
ambience3
service3

Just another brew pub, and not a great one

Dined on July 3, 2015

I generally like Cigar City's brews, but the food was only so-so. I'd call it a small step up from any of the casual dining franchises like Chili's or Applebee's. Go somewhere else and drink the Cigar City brew there.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great Place to hang with friends!

Dined on June 9, 2015

Always a great place to hang with friends. A little disappointed that they removed the special heads-on shrimp from the shrimp and grits dish, but I can see how that might drive a few customers to your grass-feed beef burgers instead. Always good beer on tap!

Tags: good for groups
food5
ambience4
service5

Delicious food, small beer list

Dined on June 7, 2015

Food was great, a group of 4 of us left with clean plates. The beer list was smaller Han I was expecting. All in all, would go again.

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service5

The staff was very accommodating after m ...

vip
Dined on May 31, 2015

The staff was very accommodating after moving our large party inside from the hot patio. We will be back soon!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
food2
ambience3
service3

Great beer. Food not so much.

Dined on May 9, 2015

Large selection of beer on tap. Food is overpriced and bland. Disappointing. Stop here for a drink don't waste your time or money with anything else.

Tags: vibrant bar scene

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