Our Story & Contact Information






We are an American Gastropub,

Craft Beer Bar & Brewery!

German inspired.

With our own unique twist on Bavarian Traditions. 

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Our History

Florida’s Original

European and craft beer bar!

Since 1974


Our intention was never to be the typical  ” authentic”  German restaurant.  Rather, we  strive to bring you flavors from Bavaria, changed a little and Americanized through the generations.   Just like my Oma served to me.

Please enjoy our unique twist on some Bavarian classics.

Mr. Dunderbak’s has become a gathering place for family and friends of all ages to share quality time together, while enjoying great homemade food and the most unique draft and bottle beer selection in the state. We also make our own beer!

Mr. Dunderbak’s Tampa was founded in 1974 at University mall, just next to U.S.F., as a franchise store.

 Over the years the franchise of 3o plus stores folded, and the last three stores that use the name Mr. Dunderbaks are uniquely different and no longer affiliated.  There is one in Daytona & Whitehall, PA.

The current ownership purchased the mall location in 1997 and created a new version of  the restaurant. And have enlarged the draft selection from 6 to 65 over the last 20 years

In 2009 we moved to the current Tampa Palms location. 

Over the years, our Dunderbak’s grew into a Tampa landmark  it is today. The menu got bigger, the draft list grew and our bottle collection is now over 500 different craft and European brands.

You will find my Oma’s recipes, a little Americanized over the generations, but with a clear Swabisch heritage .

We serve big double decker sandwiches, salads, wurst, schnitzels, craft and European beer.

We have also fostered a multi generational  following for over four decades!  

 If you have lived in Tampa or gone to USF,  you probably have a Dunder story!

Contact us.



 Call 813- 977 4104,

Fax 813-977-4126

Our Previous

University Mall Location.



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 Good bye to the mall!  

 A video.

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Our Current

Tampa Palms Location








Our Awards

Over the past 40 years

we have been recognized

both  locally and nationally.

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TBT Ultimate Bar (2009-2015)

UrbanSpoon’s top 100 restaurants in the country.


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Our Beers on Draught


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We have 55 draft beers

and well over 500 different individual bottles.

A complete up to date list is always on line
Click on the main menu for a list and description of every beer.
You can also link to Rate beer or Beer Advocate for more information.  
  Prosit!   JB








(813) 977-4104


14929 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33613   near USF.   Tampa Palms.

Oak Ramble Shopping center.  (next to Acropolis)


Monday 4:00p.m–11:00p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday  11.30a.m.–11.30p.m.

Friday -Saturday  11.30a.m–12.00a.m.      A little later if busy.

Sunday  12;00p.m.–10:00p.m.