Downtown Tampa’s Easy Meeting Space and Neighborhood Cafe

Impacting Homelessness Together
1001 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33602

PH: 813.222.2233

Downtown Tampa’s Easy Meeting Space and Neighborhood Cafe

Impacting Homelessness Together
1001 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33602
PH: 813.222.2233

Event Space

Imagine a meeting and event space where every time you book an event, you impact the community in a positive way. Spaces for 4-400 people are available.

The Portico Cafe

We are a neighborhood cafe, and serve many roles in our community.
Our Wi-Fi is crazy fast and we have plugs everywhere. We have tables for 2-4 people, a meeting table for 8, comfy chairs and a sofa.

Homeless Initiatives

Our mission at The Portico is to place men experiencing homelessness in stable housing and start them on a ladder to permanent employment.

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

Gatherings

Vote for The Portico & The Portico Cafe

We are thrilled and honored to be nominated as on of Creative Loafing's "Best in the Bay".  Both The Portico and The Portico Cafe have been nominated in separate categories.  Click the links below to go directly to our voting pages.      Best Coffee Shop : The Portico...

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Art + Open Mic | Fourth Friday

6 – 9 p.m. Friday,  Aug. 23The Portico Cafe The Portico Cafe and Jasey Soulz are back this month welcoming local artists to share their talents with downtown Tampa during this special Fourth Friday event. Acoustic musicians, poets and performers are welcome to perform...

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A Brief History of The Portico

Tampa’s first church congregation built the “Little White Church” at what is today the corner of Kennedy and Morgan in the mid-1850’s. As Tampa grew, the Methodist congregation, having outgrown the little church, built a much larger brick sanctuary at...

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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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