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Wet Willie's

#518 of 1,976 Restaurants in Tampa
££ - £££, American
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5406
+1 813-221-5650
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
7 Jul 2017
“Wet Willie's is good, but Channelside is dying”
10 Jun 2017
“Refreshing”
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CUISINES
Bar, American
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5406
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Was in town and visited several times. I had a great experience with friendly people and amazing drinks. I would come here again and tell everyone about it.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

I always enjoy their frozen drinks, but not only were we the only people in Wet Willie's, but I think we were the only ones in Channelside. The atmosphere is really lacking, and it made it kind of boring. The bartender also seemed to be...More

1  Thank rachelwK5863UB
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Stopped in after dinner to get a drink. They have many flavors and let you sample before buying. The drink was refreshing and had a nice kick.

Thank Jjmat49022
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There's not much you can say, as at the end of the day, this venue sells frozen drinks. However it does have a large choice, mostly alcoholic, they do allow you to try them before hand (I tried 4!!!!), the staff were friendly and suggested...More

1  Thank Greaty44
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

No customer service at all. When our group walked in, a manager and 2 servers were talking at the bar. No one looked up to say hi or acknowledge us at all. We wanted to have food and drinks, so took a table instead of...More

Thank Mandy R
WetWillies, Guest Relations Manager at Wet Willie's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi Mandy, This is certainly not the way we want our customers treated! I apologize for your poor service and I appreciate your bringing these problems to our attention. Would you please provide me with the approximate date and time of your visit so that...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was the worst experience I have had in a long time. The staff was so consumed in talking to each other and texting/facebooking, etc. that they had no idea that they even had customers. When we finally asked if we needed to order from...More

Thank Rick R
WetWillies, Guest Relations Manager at Wet Willie's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi Rick, We apologize for your lack of customer service-there is obviously a problem that we WILL get to the bottom of and correct. There is no excuse for the lack of responsiveness. To help with our investigation and correction of this problem, would you...More

Reviewed 6 December 2016

If were in the area like we were before the hockey game we like to stop here. They have great drinks from mild to strong and just about every flavor you could want and you can mix them. The prices are moderate and you def....More

1  Thank Seth C
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

It's a great bar. There isn't a big social scene there but it's a great place to go with friends. The drinks are very strong but taste delicious and are very reasonably priced.

1  Thank Derek S
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A tasty, refreshing, frozen, fairly strong, alcoholic beverage (lots of flavor choices) at a good price. Service was slow but we went at a slow time so I didn't mind waiting too much for the one server to assist me.

1  Thank Beckasdream
Reviewed 3 August 2016

You will really enjoy this place with your hubby or for a girls night out!! Great drinks, they are strong. Nice environment just get there before midnight if you plan to eat there. Good food!!

1  Thank Ashley M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, American
Meals
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5406
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-221-5650
Description
Located in Channelside, Wet Willie's is a fun, funky place serving the World's Greatest Daiquiris made with premium liquors and a great food menu, starting with lunch. Beers, mixed drinks & shots also available. Our 20 daiquiri machines offering a range of different flavors, a kaleidoscope of colors, and an opportunity for our customers to experiment swirling their favorite flavors together for their own signature daiquiri. Non-alcohol and sugar-free daiquiris also available. At times throughout the year, sales benefit great causes such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Komen for the Cure.
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