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Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa
Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa

Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.grilleonesixteen.com
  • Phone: (813) 350-0216
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Tuesday: 11:00am to 10:00pm, Wednesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Friday: 11:00am - 12:00am Saturday: 5pm-12:00am Sunday: 5pm-10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Bryan Gallagher
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Non-Smoking Area, Smoking Area, View, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa
Grille One Sixteen is a “Freshly Elevated” dining experience from culinary concept, practice, and customer service; wrapped in a “CHIC” and “METROPOLITAN” atmosphere. Grille 116 has put together a menu that is “American Contemporary” and extraordinary. All of the steaks are organic and 100% Hormone Free. Our Fish is locally caught or flown in to provide you with the freshest seafood available. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Diner Reviews
  • "We were able to sit in a booth which for our 1st time dining here was great. Our server was very friendly and attentive. Everybody was wonderfully warm and talkative....The food was okay.....nothing outstanding. We did feel like the food came to quick and not enough time in between our appetizer and main meal. There was no bread for the table unless you ordered and paid for it......our entire dining experience was 1hr.....too quick for a Saturday night....."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My husband & I came here for our anniversary. It was better than expected. We will definitely come back. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Service was super - Thanks Haley for wonderful experience! Everyone was helpful and friendly. Food was wonderful and we enjoyed it as much as any "name brand" 4 star steakhouse. The Chef, Haley and Manager Eric surprised us with a wonderful dessert for our anniversary dinner that was too big to finish! We are early diners so enjoyed a quiet room and roomy booth. The place was really starting to fill up as we were leaving. Looked like a fun place to hang out for drinks and for group outings too."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "If you're looking for something new in South Tampa then check out Grille 116. The menu is creative and not too expensive for such a nicely decorated and chic restaurant. The entire staff from valet, hostess and waiter were friendly and helpful. The food was very good and mostly organic. Everything was fresh and well presented. I highly recommend Grille 116 for any occasion. If it's a special romantic occasion, I would request a booth. They are well appointed, romantic and cozy."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Ask for Josh, he is a great wait staff! Food great, good value. Homemade donuts UNBELIEVABLY delicious!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We were a party of 6. We had very good service. The restaurant was a little warm actually. My fish, sea bass was a little fishy. I didn't seem flaky and fresh as other sea bass I've eaten. The vegetables were not good. I enjoyed the salad and appetizer we had."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We have been to Grille One Sixteen several times before the theatre and enjoy the ambiance, food, decor and the service. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "From Erik the manger all the way to the hostess, they were warm, friendly and welcoming! The food was impeccable, fresh, creative but not overdone. We will be back many times."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This was my first time at Grille One Sixteen. We were celebrating Mother's Day & Father's Day. It was the perfect restaurant for adults. Great menu options & great food. It is a little pricey but the food is worth ever penny. Our waiter was awesome also. We will be going back there in the future."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We came here for our anniversary dinner and from the minute we walked in, the evening was special. We were immediately shown to our booth and the manager brought champagne:) The meal was delicious and very relaxed. Our server, Heather was amazing. Overall, an exceptional evening!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Absolutely love this resturant and i have been 10+ times this year (2014) alone. Came here this week for my brother's birthday dinner and 1 of the 5 entres was not delivered until 15min after the other 4. No explanation was given but still my favorite resturant. Favorite app is the bacon, favorite two dishes are the Spicy Tuna Salad and the 12oz filet. Amazing dessert and great staff. Besides this one time always had a great meal!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We went to Grille One Sixteen to celebrate our friend’s 21st wedding anniversary. I called ahead to let the restaurant know of the special occasion. It was Memorial Day Weekend on a Saturday, so when we arrived the restaurant was practically empty. We were promptly seated since our friends were running late. We order drinks, Crown on the rocks and a Mia Tia. The bartender did not know how to make the Mia Tia. After we got our drinks, our waitress was nowhere to be found. We finally beckoned for her to come take our order. She had no interest in waiting on us was obvious. The food was good, but the service was poor. There was no acknowledgement that we were celebrating our friend anniversary. I will probably not go back again. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Service was excellent. Well greeted, GM introduced himself during dinner. Beautiful and modern decor. Our Calamari appetizer was plentiful, only needed to ask for more sauce because there was so much calamari! Dinner was delicious Ribeye for him and tempura lobster tails for me. Topped by a customized dessert from the chef since it was our anniversary! Nice touch. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "My wife and I went for our anniversary and had an amazing experience. Food, drinks, desert were excellent and priced very fairly. The service was first rate. I used the Open Table app and the recognized our anniversary and met all of my requests. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "The South Tampa location of Grille One Sixteen gave a great combination of artistic contemporary restaurant design, original appetizers, a wide-ranging menu to please many palates and very friendly service. All of this, infused with a clubby yet relaxing dining atmosphere. Restaurant manager Eric made my mom feel so quite at home, too, even if the noise level is a little "high energy" for her. We enjoyed and appreciated the light-up menus. The restaurant booths are posh, among the best I've sat in, among restaurants on East Coast or West Coast. This place earns its five OpenTable stars."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We've dined at Grille One Sixteen a few times and this time was no different. The service was perfection, the food was delicious and the cocktails were creative and amazing. The GM even came over to check on our table and make sure everything was okay. That extra little effort always makes you feel special. This is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion and they even have private dining areas. We will be back!!! "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Excellent service. Chic design. Food was outstanding from the apps to the main course. Bartenders were fun & friendly. Drinks out of the ordinary & excellent! "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "The deco was well done, love that the menus had a back light so you are able to read them. My only problem , it seem as if we were been rushed by the waitress she didn't give us time to make decisions between courses. Would probably stay longer and get more drinks if she wasn't in such rush, maybe her shift was ending. Still a great atmosphere would go back. The donuts are a must."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "I wanted a reservation for 7:00 or 7:30 pm and none were available so I took 7:45. No big deal about that but when I got there, the place was empty. Not sure why I couldn't get the earlier reservation. Also, only one or two tables came in later than that. We left about 9:15 and the place was still basically empty. Only 2 people at the bar and maybe 5 booths being used. Food was ok, service was good. I doubt if I will go back."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Service was superb and the good was even Better. We all really enjoyed out first visit here."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Service was great but food was nothing special. Fried tofu, a vegetarian option, needed some sort of sauce or something to give it flavor other than grease. Loved the glowing menu! Would give it another try."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "A great experience at a restaurant is a combination of thoughtfully prepared food and excellent service. We experienced both. The food consisted of amazing, well-thought out dishes. We ordered three appetizers, two cocktails and two different main courses. All were excellent. I highly recommend the ceviche. Doug, our server, was prompt, personable, professional, and completely knowledgeable of the entire menu. He made excellent recommendations. We did expect the restaurant to be busier, but there was nothing wrong with our quiet evening. Overall, Grill One Sixteen is now one of my favorite restaurants."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "First time to this restaurant. We had to wait about 15 minutes for our table, but once seated, everything went very well. Both of us had fish entrees (grouper and sea bass), and they were excellent - fresh, properly cooked and presented very well. Wine selection very good with pricing reasonable."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "modern decore, dark, good bar (happy hour) outstanding. mostly younger crowd. good food and service"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The food and service was excellent. Had a great time would go back in a heartbeat. My server was very helpful with the menu and picking out great drink selection. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "everything I have come to expect from Grill 116 was present at the South Tampa location my only complaint is my food was served cold."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I took my husband and 3 of our almost grown children. The food was delicious and the desserts were out of this world. We all had a great time though it did look a bit on the romantic setting side. There were some other families but mostly couples when we went. I would highly recommend the place. A little pricey for family dining but nice for special occasions or date night and well worth it. We got out if there for a little over $300 for 5 of us with having desserts and a bottle of wine."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This is the place to get great food in an upscale environment. Outstanding!!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "The food is excellent and the staff is very friendly. They never disappoint."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Although our reservation was confirmed on OT, we never sat down due to no availability. We had an appetizer @ bar with drink and left for dinner somewhere else."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "A late Friday dinner, so we opted to sit at a bar table. GREAT view of the crowd--though a bit noisy since the noise carries 'up' to the higher bar seating. Excellent meal as always. And in and out rather quickly. One small point to Grille 116 bar management. Those of us who are hardcore martini drinkers find it off-putting when a martini glass (and yours are lovely) comes out HALF FULL for TWELVE DOLLARS. Do NOT try to tell us 'they're big glasses.' This seems to be an epidemic in Tampa restaurants. Get it together and serve full martinis. Oh, and on your menu, the word 'compliment' is incorrectly used 3+ times. It should be sides that 'complement' (spelled with an 'e' not an 'i') other foods. The error cheapens the menu!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I was bringing a date to this restaurant for her birthday and specifically noted on the reservations that I wanted a desert waiting on us when we arrived. This wasn't done. My steak tips we not well done as I asked, they were pink inside. The drink that was served to my date had a clear pink lipstick bottom lip imprint on it as if it hadn't even touched water to be washed. Birthdays are meant to be special, and there was a reason I wanted that desert there when we arrived. Needless to say , Grill 116 ruined my moment. Wont be returning."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "I especially appreciate the quality of food and value on their lunch menu. Also a very nice dinner spot. Decor is Miami Chic, black and white."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "All around the service was great, the food was very good, with the only exception being the caesar salad being a little strong on the anchovies. The environment was dimly lit and good for a date night. A little loud but it was packed and no fault of the restaurant, just the patrons talking. Overall I would go again and recommend it to friends!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We got seated right after we arrived. Drink in hand within 10 minutes of sitting. Food was very good. Was a littler loud but sitting in booth we didn't really notice it until we got up."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The day before I receive a call from a lady verifying my reservation at 9:15pm. I confirmed. That evening we arrived at 9pm. We stepped up to the hostess, who lacked any personality, and she checked us in wrote my name down on a clip board and asked us to wait. There was a crowd of people waiting. By the time 10pm rolled around we still had not been seated and I had to approach the hostess who still didn't know how long. After waiting without one apology or explanation or even an offer to get us a drink from the staff we left. There are plenty of fine dinning establishment in Tampa that deserve your patronage than this place. Go somewhere else and I guarantee you will get treated better. Huge disappointment!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Took a first date to this place and it couldn't have gone better. It was very nice, quiet and clean. I loved that they had valet as well. I would recommend to anybody trying to impress a date, or as a night out with some friends for a special event."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "We had reservations although we had to wait 25 minutes, it was valentines day so it is understandable. There is a nice bar to grab a drink while you wait. The food all came out in a timely manner, looking and tasting amazing for being so busy. My steak was perfectly cooked it was the best steak I have ever had out. Our server took our picture for us was friendly and very helpful. I have eaten at other restaurants for valentines day this was the best service and food I have ever received. Being in the food service industry for the last 16 years I have high expectations and they surpass them I will recommend this place to all me friends."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I took my parents here for my mom's birthday dinner. We order the pretzel loaf to start as an appetizer, it was pretty run of the mill and nothing exciting, but it was good. The highlight of the night were the entrees. My mom and I both ordered the Kona steak, which was absolutely fantastic. My dad ordered the snapper and that too was excellent, I tried a piece of that; I'd still take my steak over that, but it was delicious, also. The lowlight of the night was by far their "world famous donuts"; they were not good. They were greasy and it tasted like fries you get in a fast food restaurant that are cooked in the same grease as everything else. I love hot donuts so for me to say they are bad, it takes quite a lot. I'd recommend 116 still."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "It had been a long while since my last visit to a Grille One Sixteen at the N. Dale Mabry location. I wasn't disappointed by the ambiance of this restaurant. Modern, spacious and very clean. My only disappointment was by the hostess upon my arrival. My wife arrived first and was seated with no problem. When I arrived I stated my name -- "Sorry, we don't have a reservation under that name". I said but she is seated already. "You sure it was this location and not the N. Dale Mabry location? Yes I am certain. Did you seat a single female? "No we haven't seated a single female. Perplexed, I stepped into the restaurant area and dialed my wife. Before the call went through I spotted her sitting at the table. So I just walked in and sat down."
    Dined on 2/14/2014