Welcome

The Portico is Tampa’s Downtown Gathering Place

The Portico is a gathering space where people come together for conversation, connection and community change.

A Cafe

"with a mission," where every purchase supports our homeless initiatives

Homeless Initiatives

that raise awareness and put tangible efforts into motion

Art

that gives voice to important societal issues

Silent Meditation

practices that create stillness in a busy world

Get Involved

Free “Untouchables” Doc Night June 14

At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 join The Portico and the Florida Action Committee for this free documentary screening and post-film discussion. Prepare to experience this provocative look at a feature-length documentary film about this controversial Florida law. About...

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Cafe Art + Open Mic at The Portico Cafe

The Portico Cafe welcomes local artists to share their talents with downtown Tampa during this special Fourth Friday event, 6-9 p.m. May 26 at The Portico Cafe. Enjoy live art, music and spoken word. Acoustic musicians, poets and performers are welcome to perform and...

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Ribbon Cutting for The Portico Cafe

The ribbon cutting at The Portico Cafe was a success! Friday, May 5, a room full of supporters and reporters celebrated the ribbon cutting of The Portico Cafe. We are thankful for the prayers and support that unleashed this cafe with a mission! Read local and regional...

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Cafe

The Portico Cafe is a missional coffee shop that delivers excellent quality coffee, intentional customer service, and impacts the community. A portion of the staff are transitioning out of not-for-profits, paid a livable wage and offered healthcare.

Arts

The Portico gives voice to important societal issues such as homelessness. Come and see the signature Homeless Jesus sculpture, For The Love of THIS City mural and art installations in the cafe.

Faith

Sunday Worship Service
Come as you are to experience a casual, intimate and welcoming worship service including elements such as music, Scripture, a message, silence, discussion and Communion.

Weekly Meditation & Silence
Experience connection with God and community through the practice of silence. The gathering occurs in a serene setting, surrounded with beautiful stained glass and candles.

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