Harpoon Harry’s to Open in 10,000 SF Space at Tampa Convention Center

It’s a really good time to be a foodie in the city of Tampa. Following the announcement that Four Green Fields won the bid to open at Curtis Hixon Park, city officials revealed that Harpoon Harry’s will open at the Tampa Convention Center within the next 8 months.

Multi-million dollar conversion planned for former storage space

The restaurant plans to invest $3.6 million to convert a 10,000 SF storage space into a family friendly themed restaurant.

Smuggler’s Enterprise has several well respected, family friendly, concepts across the Southeast that offer a wide variety of options for everyone.

– Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Open air concept will feature nearly 500 seats 

Harpoon Harry’s concept is a world class facility based on their successful Crab House restaurant, which functions as a high energy, food, beverage, retail and entertainment operation. It will have between 400 and 500 seats with mezzanines. It will be an open air concept through the incorporation of roll up doors along Franklin Street. It will include a sushi bar, stylized bar area themed around a 1926 truck, as well as a main bar.

You can learn more about Harpoon Harry’s by visiting them on Facebook and on their Website. The restaurant has been named the Best Waterfront Restaurant, Best Open Air Restaurant and Best Place to Have a Beer by Sun Herald Readers.

Harry’s is famous for its laid back atmosphere, light fare, signature souvenir shop and family-friendly events.

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