Skippers is CLOSED for an undetermined time due to COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Tampa’s Iconic Live Music Venue

Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa hosts local, national and international musicians and has a full liquor bar and restaurant featuring “Floribbean” cuisine. This iconic venue has been bringing some of the best musical artists and performers since 1980.


From our famed “Blackened Grouper Reuben” featured on the Restaurant Travel Channel show “Best Sandwich in America” to our gator chili and award-winning hot wings, Skipper’s serves unique “Floribbean” dishes; Florida cuisine with tastes of the Caribbean and Louisiana.

Booking Agency

Skipper’s Smokehouse is proud to represent world class artists and performers and can provide full service entertainment for events large and small.


Skipper’s Smokehouse provides full on-site catering service for all occasions. From small parties and lunches, to large events, Skipper’s has over 40 years of catering experience featuring a unique menu.