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 - 9:00pm, 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Chart House - Tampa reviews from OpenTable diners
140 reviews since May 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (108)special occasion (80)great for outdoor dining (79)romantic (52)good for groups (42)great for brunch (38)fit for foodies (34)great for lunch (25)notable wine list (17)neighborhood gem (16)kid-friendly (13)late-night find (5)hot spot (4)vibrant bar scene (4)Show More
  • 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
    • Ambiance
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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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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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    • Ambiance
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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.
  • Great Girls Night Out!
    PRgal2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    My girlfriends and I enjoyed appetizers and drinks outside on the patio. We had a great time and enjoyed the delicious food and wonderful view of the water.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great visit
    ATLjt
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    My wife and I visited the Chart House on a visit in Chart House. While the restaurant was quite empty (understandable for a late Sun night) we enjoyed the personal service with our waiter. The food was great and we enjoyed the wine. We will visit again when we return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Relaxing
    TampaArtist
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We always enjoy eating at the Chart House, it is a favorite relaxing spot overlooking Tampa Bay and the food is always good. Only drawback is the restaurant any many times be too loud, because it has a lot of large open areas.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Absolutely Wonderful
    Chard
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Made my Wife's BIG birthday a special treat. Thanks so much
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AnnP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The service was very good but the atmosphere of the restaurant needs major updating. It is old and not warm and inviting. I will not return
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very romantic
    Kimo
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    My husband and I went there for our 7 year anniversary. The service was spectacular and the food was to die for. They even gave us a piece of chocolate, coffee ice cream pie with a candle on top.... The view was beautiful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not a value
    DanB
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Five star prices, four star view, two star food, presentation and service. Too many better choices.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for Business Lunches/Dinners
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Excellent location for business lunch and/or dinner. Great service and the menu selections are tremendous. The waiter's recommendation of the baked to order chocolate lava cake was amazing!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Chart House Tampa
    Robert
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Food was very good, sitting on the outside deck at night amazing; but the service was lacking. Reservations were 8:45 pm (close at 10) felt like we were forgotten about because server had a bigger party inside. Felt he focused more on them then us, bigger party = bigger tip, two people I'll forget about them. Maybe my fault for booking late, but sunset was 8:30 and just wanted to enjoy dinner after watching the sunset. Will not do that again at the Chart House Tampa.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome place. definitely a must go
    leibyali
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    the location is great. you get to see the bay and scenic is beautiful. food was good but pricey.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    One food order was wrong - had to be sent back. Otherwise, service was satisfactory. Nice view.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular
    Smoophy
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We have been to the Chart House in the past and specifically wanted to dine there to celebrate our twin daughter's 22nd birthday. AMAZING as ever. The environment was beautiful and the food was amazing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, amazing view
    PinkAlligator
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The menu was excellent - it was tough to choose an entree because everything sounded delicious. The food was good - particularly the salad and sautéed shrimp. Pasta was a bit too oily but overall, good food. Will certainly go back for outdoor seating to take advantage of excellent view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love Chart House
    rredmj
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We have eaten at the Chart House many times. In fall and spring dining outside is wonderful. In the warmer season we eat in and still have a wonderful waterfront view. The food has always been excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Have the scallops!
    Birthdaygirl
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The hostess was friendly. She gave us choices where to sit inside or outside. Got a table with a view. Our waiter was excellent. I enjoyed my meal. The scallops were excellent! I loved the wasabi mashed potatoes. My husband did not enjoy his meal. He had the mixed grill. The salmon was dry and the orzo was in a clump. The crab cake and the shrimp were just OK. We had the mud pie for dessert which was very good. Our waiter had warned us about the large portions so we had the mini and it was enough for 2 to share.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Anniversary Dinner!
    TampaMarilyn
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    My husband and I ate at The Chart House for our Anniversary on July 5, 2014. It was fantastic. to start out, we had a table by the window and at the top of our menus was a printed message wishing us a Happy Anniversary -- what a great touch! Our Server was great, the food was great! I highly recommend The Chart House. We had the spring roll appetizer, I had lobster bisque which was loaded with lobster (really, really good); my husband had the beefsteak tomato salad, it had a large plate of sliced tomatoes, bacon, blue cheese, balsamic vinegar dressing and was topped with large fried onion rings -- tasted fabulous! For entrees, I had the flounder, my husband had the snapper. Both dishes were absolutely delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • perfect relaxing evening
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    We sat on the back covered deck area and had a really nice, relaxing dinner. The sun was setting and although it was storming, it was comfortable and there is great scenic view. The food was spectacular (best gazpacho soup I've ever had) and the atmosphere was lovely. We had our (5 pound) dog with us and the staff was very accommodating. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what I expected
    No1spcl
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    I was excited to go to this restaurant when I looked at the menu. Our appetizers were ok. I also got a chopped salad but when it came out it looked like the lettuce was brown and very soggy. I got the mixed seafood grill. Both the salmon and orzo was over cooked with raw carrot bits. My boyfriend got the chef special, sockeye salmon which was also over cooked and the sauce was broken and the short ribs. Finished the meal off with their lava cake. Again over cooked. For a proclaimed seafood place I would have expected flawless fish to come out of the kitchen.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mediocre
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I have been to Chart Houses all over the USA - mostly Calif. This one does not stack up or compare relative to food/value. The dinner was mediocre at best for too expensive a price. This restaurant would never stay in business in Calif. I was very excited when I first saw it, but disappointed when I left. I will not go back there.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable Farewell Lunch
    DiningDiva
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Last week, we had a lovely and enjoyable "Farewell" lunch for a co-worker who was relocating to Phoenix. The food and service was excellent. Looking forward to returning to the Chart House soon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • expected better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Aspargus was tough. Expected overall to be better. Lobster did not taste like lobster. Did not meet expectations.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!
    BandJ
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We went for our anniversary and were very happy. The scallops and the filet medallions were fantastic. Of course their signature dessert, the chocolate molten lava cake was great as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great date night
    datenightfoodie
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This place is amazing and we will be back many times in the future. You can bring kids and they would enjoy it but it is nice to have that place that is just between the adults. The staff is amazing by giving you the space needed to talk and enjoy each other but close enough to make you feel like you are their only concern. The food was some of the best we have ever had anywhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overpriced
    florida5578
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Great view and service, but way over priced. Fresh grouper was over $30.00, you can get the same down the street for half the price.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch Time Review
    Foodie4life
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I visited this restaurant for the first time on father's day during brunch time. The restaurant was not as busy as one would think for being a holiday. The brunch menu was not extensive but everything we had was delicious. Their Bloody Mary was amazing and the drink selection overall was fun. A must have is their signature chocolate lava dessert. It's a little on the expensive side for a dessert but it's worth every penny.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wha - La!
    Chrispy0515
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    My wife and I recently ate at the Chart House for dinner for our anniversary, and we both agree that the food was delicious and top notch from appetizers to entrees and the staff was excellent as well the night we were there! We will definitely be back again!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Fine Dining spot on the water
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    We went because we had a gift certificate. But the food was delicious, especially the appetizer and fish. Our table look out on the water. Beautiful view. Service was great. Was a rain storm out, so would like to go again when it is nice out and eat outside, maybe in the fall when it is cooler.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good location for dinner
    TWFlorida
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Have dinner there on a Tuesday evening. Not very busy, which is just the way I want it. It is quiet and have a table looking out the bay. Service is good and the swordfish cooked right. The Flounder Francese is a bit too heavy on the cheese and not very fitting with the delicate fish.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great gluten free & regular food
    Jamie
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We usually have dinner at the Tampa Chart House, but this time decided brunch worked best for time constraints. The restaurant wasn't very busy, except for a large party off in another room. We had excellent service, and our server answered all of our questions about the menu. My daughter has celiac disease and must eat gluten free at all times. Preparation is very important also. Her meal at the Tampa Chart House looked and tasted fantastic. She told us it was the best Gluten free food she's had in a very long time. the "regular" food was prepared very nicely, and tasted terrific. we love the view, but the food is the reason we'll return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Probably won't be back
    Beege
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Our first visit was unsuccessful. Chart House has the advantage of being one of a few restaurants with a Bay view in Tampa. However, the experience was mostly disappointing. Our party of 4 dined on a Saturday night at 8 but the inside bar was empty, the cool looking outside bar was not open, and there were several empty tables and no wait. Despite the deadish atmosphere, the hostessing was perfunctory and the bar exceptionally slow. The restaurant, menus, linens, silverware, glassware and windows were all clean; the slow "signature" cocktails tasted good; the salads were great (and huge); entrees just ok (creamed spinach awful). A cracked glass and overcooked entree were addressed by a manager. Not awful, but we probably won't be back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great restaurant
    sogogo
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    great restaurant for special occasions or any day. good happy hour.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate