Chart House - Tampa
Chart House - Tampa

Chart House - Tampa

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chart-house.com/
  • Phone: 8132897773x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30pm - 3:30pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 3:30pm-10:00pm; Sunday: 2:30pm - 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch 10:30am - 2:30pm;
    Happy Hour: Every Day; 4:00pm-7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Tony Riley C.E.C.
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rocky Point Drive
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Self parking
A word from Chart House - Tampa
Located right on the water with an unparalleled patio, Chart House overlooks magnificent Tampa Bay. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine & it"s not hard to see why the Chart House will soon be a local & tourist favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 28 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you're sure to enjoy. From delicious seafood creations to slow-roasted prime rib, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Pan Seared Scallops, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & East Meets West Tuna. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Chart House - Tampa reviews from OpenTable diners
119 reviews since July 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (96)great for outdoor dining (74)special occasion (74)romantic (54)good for groups (50)fit for foodies (37)great for lunch (29)great for brunch (19)notable wine list (18)kid-friendly (13)neighborhood gem (13)vibrant bar scene (7)late-night find (5)hot spot (4)Show More
  • wonderful Sunday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    The service was excellent. The server even made recommendations to enhance our dining pleasure. We were visiting with friends so the server left us alone but not so much that we had to call for any help. The food was delicious, tasty, and the prefect temperature. An all around great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great view
    Bem0110
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Indoor and outdoor tables available. It can be a romantic scene, or a fun family brunch date. My family and I can not wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nidan2
    PFin
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Second visit was as good as the first. The food and view both fantastic!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic!
    Howie
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We love to dine at the Chart House. The service is excellent, the food is fresh and delicious, and the atmosphere is great. We love dining outside on the patio when the weather permits.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Belated Graduation Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The Chart House was a wonderful place for my niece's graduation dinner. The atmosphere was wonderful; the food was great; and we were treated very well. I would definitely recommend The Chart House to my friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Perfect for outdoors on a beautiful day to be on the water!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lava Cake
    corndawg
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Great Food. Great atmosphere. The service was great very friendly from the moment we arrived. Great for entertaining clients. Lava cake is a must have.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    luv2dine
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    From entering, to the meal, the whole evening was a huge success. Our waitress, Susie, was fantastic, knowledgeable about the menu and did not rush the evening.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice food great view,bad service
    IsaGVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    The food was great but the service very bad, i need to ask for The check many times, very bad service .
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Worst Dinner Experience Ever
    wingnit
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We pulled into an empty parking lot at 5:30 PM. Dinner for 4 was over $200. I don't mind paying the price, but I expect to get what I'm paying for. I ordered prime rib RARE. Waiter brought out prime rib MEDIUM.....send it back, replacement comes out MEDIUM WELL......Then told no rare available. Prime rib to be replaced with NY strip. The rest of the party was finished with dinner before I got mine. Bring out a chainsaw so I can cut this piece of garbage you're trying to pass off as a NY Strip for almost $40. No offer to comp for the mess they made of our family dinner....not even a single free dessert for my son. Now I know why the parking lot was empty during prime dinner hour. Tell me why I should come back.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A perfect place for happy hour
    PRgal2014
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    The Chart House Tampa is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine while overlooking the sunset, on the patio or indoors. They offer a great appetizers menu and drink specials daily. My girlfriends and I always enjoy coming here for a late afternoon snack and/or drinks.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Our server was very attentive and friendly. The hostess was also very friendly and went above and beyond by offering to take photos for us even after her shift was over. I will definitely be back again and will recommend it to friends. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great and not great.
    catprix
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Beautiful restaurant and location. I had a kale and roasted butternut squash salad that was excellent followed by macadamia crusted mahi which was also very good. My fiance had snapper topped with crab which was not so good - the snapper was dry. Our server was totally oblivious. She seemed to disconnect as soon as we declined appetizers and cocktails. Then there was the sales pitch for the preferred customer card that she neglected to mention the $25 charge for until AFTER I asked her if there was a fee associated with it (I had already heard the pitch from a different server at another table). It was disappointing to spend what we did for dinner to have one poorly prepared entree and miss personality as a server.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • casual night out
    izzy
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    This is a great place for formal dining/special occasion or casual dining. There is a fantastic view.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    DERBYVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We went for Sunday brunch on one of our first great weather days of the fall. Sat outside on the water. Fantastic. Food and service very good. One thing I must mention is the hostess. She was a tall girl with dark hair. She was amazing. Very welcoming, friendly and informative. The company is lucky to have her. She was cheerful with all guests. Nice to see some customer service for a change. Keep up the good work.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good
    Alberto
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I used to go a lot on the Chart House in NJ which they have the skyline from Manhattan but since I moved to Tampa I will have the skyline from Tampa now.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • really great experience
    Button
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Overall a top place. Food was great, service was nothing short of exfelllent... View was beautiful... Only downside was there was a function going on outside right next to where we were dining... So that took away from the ambience a little
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Any visit to the Chart House is a treat. Great view, splendid food and service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not up to my expecations.
    EmmaL
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Wine (by the glass) offerings were marginal- do not order the Snapdragon Cab! The lobster rolls were pretty but I didn't see or taste much lobster. I ordered the seafood medley main course and was disappointed. For $34 I got a tiny, thin piece of salmon, 3 small sprimp and a too salty crab cake. My date had to order 3 times to get a basic beer in a bottle, thought I do think he enjoyed his yellow fin tuna. The server as cheery but she pumped a Landry's Club membership hard- a would be 'extra' $25 to the tab if we accepted. All told, I think I will try a different Tampa Bay Seafood resturant next time.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    Zigzag4412
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    With a party of 5 I went to this restaurant for lunch. It has great food and a relaxed dining experience. I would recomend for lunch or dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scenic Water View; excellent food
    LAOnSceneVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Right on Tampa Bay Inlet with a beautiful view. I saw a couple of dolphins while dining. Tro Hummus Appetizer with plantain chips and pita bread; grilled salmon and sauted spinach, chopped spinach salad. Excellent and seasoned server. Will be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • mcarrington
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Food was not as good as previous visits. Expected better. Service was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food - Awesome Ambiance
    JCJoker1966
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The view of Tampa Bay is awesome here. The hostess was especially friendly and the service was phenomenal. The bar staff was attentive and personable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent!
    zeroneroVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    You have to give it a try! What a meal!!!!! You won't be disappointed, Nice view, nice service, nice meal. I could go on and on!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tampa Chart Housee
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Food served lukewarm. Pasta sauce (pomodoro) was so bland it was tasteless, un-identifyable. Parmesan encrusted shrimp so dry they either had been laying under a warming lamp for hours or were leftover from day(s) before. Overall, a most disappointing dinner.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great seafood. Great Scenery.
    PFin
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Recently moved to the Tampa area from Chicago. Felt like we were on vacation sitting outside dining in September rather than just 10 minutes from our house. The view was lovely. The food and service were both excellent. We will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • well......................
    Peggy
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The dinner was good, the view was spectacular along with your prices ... astronomical. Can't afford to dine at the Chart House but once a year. The service started out very well and then got progressively worse. We we never asked if we wanted desert ... never asked if we would like a cup of coffee or after dinner drink and we had to wait 45 minutes for the waitress to cash out our tab. We had no idea what the wait was about since the restaurant was not swamped with guests. We did love the idea and it was a great surprise to the birthday girl to have her name written on the top of the menus. THAT was a very nice touch and made our birthday baby feel very very special on her special day. For that ... I thank you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and good service
    RKAY
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service here is very good. Eric our server was very personable and efficient. Work hard to make sure everything went smoothly. The food was very good and serve in a very appetizing way. Presentation is everything. The fish and shrimp were cooked perfectly.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Panoramic Views
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Enjoyed the restaurant tremendously. The view was great even watching a storm rolling in/out! The food was delicious and the service was solicitous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoying the Chart House
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I wanted a quiet birthday dinner. The noise was not a problem and it was very relaxing. Restaurants need to provide an area for patrons to eat and enjoy conversation without having to shout over the clanging of dishes and loud conversations from the bar. We left a restaurant last week just because we were unable to "catch-up" with our neighbors....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fairness to all
    CLWfdfnVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The Charthouse is one of our favored places and we dine here often. Mostly outside which is lovely. This particular occasion, the first time ever, it was not terrific. The salmon and chicken in our salads were both dry. The service was slow especially for lunch. I took a friend for her birthday and was disappointed BUT the manager did make things right and we will NOT hold this against them for sure. It was a one time blip I believe.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and service
    RKAY
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food was very good although I had the snapper encrusted with crab dinner and the snapper was a little on the dry side. It may have been overcooked, but still very good. My wife had the three types of shrimp and they were excellent. The service was very good, although a little slow at times. Everyone should give this restaurant a try.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening!
    RMC5
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I visited the Chart House with my daughter and her friend to celebrate my 19th Wedding Anniversary. My husband died over a year ago and i'ts our nee tradition to continue going to dinner to the one place we always went on this amazing occasion. We had an excellent time and the food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT DINING EXPERIECE
    SAVORYVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    There is no better dining experience in the area. Fabulous view, excellent service, delicious food. Well worth the trip.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, view, and food!
    Jorgy01
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Snapper Hemingway was amazing!! Service was excellent. Very clean and great for a special occasion or just a night out with friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chart House Dinner
    Joes
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    It would be difficult to find a better restaurant in the Tampa Bay Area. When you consider service, atmosphere, and food quality, few local restaurants will equal The Chart House
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Recommend
    Sisters
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Special brunch for my sister's birthday. She had the lobster grilled cheese, I had the lobster omelet and both were exceptional. Beautiful views, nice atmosphere, great service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and a great view
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    my wife and I dined at the Chart House last Saturday and we had a great time. the Grouper was great and you can not beat the view of Tampa Bay and the skyline from the dining room.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Birthday Surprise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We have been customers for many years and have visited Chart House Restaurants in the cities that we visited that had one. We were not disappointed. Dinner was great as usual. Food and service were excellent! The personalized menus were a special touch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • good place for celebrations
    sunshinediner
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I planned a romanitc birthday dinner, thinking that this Chart House would be similar to the others. The space is large and open; better for larger parties. There were several large parties going on while we were there. The background music was geared for a younger croud, not conducive for a romatic dinner for two. The food was very good, we ordered the brie, artichoke and shrimp appetizer which was very good and a grilled sea food sampler. For desert we ordered the lava cake which was good, but not unique. The service was a bit slow and inattentive, at that price point one expects more polished servers and hostessing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.