Tampa Bay Times
"The oldest Irish pub of South Tampa's big three and the most prestigious in all of Tampa Bay, perhaps all of Florida, Four Green Fields proudly advertises itself as "America's only authentic thatched roof pub." There are also two wooden decks and a bar in the rear outside area. It's got no TVs, though for monster soccer matches, exceptions are occasionally made. Irish greats such as Tommy Makem, The Prodigals, The Corrs, and Sinead O'Connor have all played Four Green Fields, which has traditional Irish musicians perform every weekend. Perhaps the most Irish thing about Four Green Fields? Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has frequented Four Green Fields, and almost every staff member is from Ireland."
You can find a little bit of Ireland in the most unlikely of places. Somewhere between the palm trees and skyscrapers in downtown Tampa, a thatched roof Irish cottage serves cold beer, great food and fine Irish whiskey to a varied group of guests. In a town that that has more to do with Spring Training and cigar culture than it does with the old emerald isle, this little green gem is a pleasant surprise. It is a one-of-a-kind pub in modern America, featuring a distinctive thatched roof that can’t be experienced elsewhere on the new continent. It’s the kind of place where you learn how to toast in English, curse in Gaelic, and smile in a language that is universally understood.