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

Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa

  • 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.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa reviews from OpenTable diners
57 reviews since July 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (36)special occasion (34)fit for foodies (31)good for groups (24)hot spot (18)neighborhood gem (14)notable wine list (10)vibrant bar scene (8)late-night find (7)great for lunch (6)great for brunch (3)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • My new favorite restaurant!
    MelissaUSF
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    I love this place! Great ambiance, awesome ladies night on Wednesdays and the bacon nachos are delicious!!! The wait staff is also very professional and knowledgeable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time dining there.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Everything was excellent overall. From the arrival, to the service, the drinks and to top it off, the food was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Dining Experience
    DMichaelCooper
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Very attractive restaurant tailored in the extremely popular modern minimalist decorative style. Staff is very spirited and interactive. Smiles flourish. Cuisine is top notch and prepared in such a way that it harnesses the essential flavors and decadence of the ingredients without the need for extremely heavy bases and sauces. Even some of the more traditional accoutrements are smart in preparation. Crisp, clean, high quality presentation. I must say that the signature center cut fillet was the best I’ve had, EVER. It is simply luscious. So tender and buttery that you can almost cut it with a fork. Outstanding. Very, very strong restaurant all around. I highly advocate giving it a try. You will not be disappointed in the least.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expensive, not excited
    dissapointed
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    My wife got the Kona Steak. It consisted of 4 small strips of meat (perhaps 4-6 oz.) a slice of pineapple, a cup of rice, and some large garnish. All told, the rice and pineapple would cost .25 cents to prepare and the steak was way too small to justify the $35. My steak was also in the $35 range (8oz) and came with a small scoop of mashed potatoes. It was ok, but wasn't any better than a Outback steak. At $35, I was not excited. The calamari appetizer tasted like it was fried in old oil, all I could taste was the fryer, not the squid. The food was ok, but a meal for two (no dessert, but w/ 2 glasses of $9 wine) was $120. Hard to recommend to someone unless they have money to burn for "just ok."
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Favorite for Special Occasions
    DaveL
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Grille One Sixteen met and exceeded my expectations as a first time guest. The service was incredible, food was delicious and I was surprised to leave full. The environment was beautiful and very romantic. I highly recommend this location for any special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just okay
    RosaVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We have been to grill one sixteen before and it has been good. This time the food was mediocre. I had trouble loving anything on the menu. It wasn't bad but there are just better places around
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great night
    gswncmh
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Everything was incredible! The food, ambience, and service was perfect. One of the best date nights!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant evening
    Ljmf
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The atmosphere is very attractive and the meals were promptly served, properly prepared and delicious. Our server was attentive and eager to help without being intrusive. Made for a pleasant dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • live energetic atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    enjoyed our experience, our server was very knowledgeable on suggestions and choices, knew what he was selling and sold it very well. special appetizer was two types of oysters, fantastic. nice choices for wine and cocktails,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The ambiance is outstanding! Candles, dim lighting, the menus light up...very romantic setting. Our waiter, Danny, was AWESOME! Must try the Watermelon martini...so good! The bone in, Angus Ribeye is to-die-for! Melts in your mouth!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A night out
    FloridaFoodie
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Whether it's a night out with friends, a meeting place for a professional dinner/lecture or a special night for two I've found this to be the perfect place. The food is fresh, elegant, and inventive. Not to mention a wonderful sensation on the palate! The only issue we have had here is the noise level. Carrying on a conversation is difficult as it is very loud. The music is at a decibel level similar to that of a bar and the patrons end up shouting at one another to be heard. This is the only reason I would not rate the overall experience as outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great !
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great service , well trained staff , fresh tuna app , great steak and lobster
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • no waiting on our table
    luv2dine
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We would never use open table again for this eatery , sat for 15 minutes with absolutely no service, not even water!!! Had to get my own cocktail from the bar. They were going to use a mason jar for a $10.50 Crown and diet Coke as they had no clean drink glasses! We went to Donetello's Italian after this horrible visit to Grille 116, found the service at Donetello's impeccable!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    It is a wonderful place, great food, good service, quiet and easy location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Restaurant
    Victor
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had dinner at this restaurant because we had a gift card. It turns out we had a great experience. The food was great and the service was excellent. What else can you say about it. We will defineltly be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find
    MamaTVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Light up menu's, great food, great service!! Will go back. Donuts were amazing!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CocoaDiva33VIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Excellent ambiance! Posh style. Great for dinner date or just cocktails and appetizers with friends. No parking issues.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We loved this place!!!
    CycleEveryDay
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Wonderful restaurant...the food was excellent, the prices very reasonable for the quality, our server was great and the atmosphere very nice, very trendy. A+ all around!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • You must try
    DominicVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This is really a very beautiful restaurant. Nicely lit with candles providing the atmosphere. The menus are lit for easy reading. The food was excellent. You must try the tempura lobster tail. Definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT!
    Jacksons
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Outstanding service, and food. A little too loud for a romantic evening, but would definitely come back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st Time
    Phillygirl
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Excellent choice for lunch, food & portion sizes where perfect. Especially loved the atmosphere and decor.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    As always our experience at the Grill 116 south was superb!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Esilva
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We had reservation Saturday night for 6, they had reserved us a very nice table in a secluded area , food was amazing, good service very nice atmosphere . For sure will be back . Sea bass was just out if this world .
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad Late Night option:Disappointing
    wsb225VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I made a reservation for 12 midnight to dine late night after a concert. When I arrived, I was told the kitchen was closed and that they could not serve us. After pushing back and speaking with the manager, the staff reluctantly seated us. You could tell the staff did not want to be there or serve us. Several items on the menu where not available. It was obvious that we arrived they had already started breaking down and preparing for closure. Bottom Line: If you take a late night reservation on Open Table, then be prepared for your guest. We will not be going back to Grill 116 South.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Refreshing!
    ClassyfoodVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Loved the atmosphere, very friendly staff and loved the food! A must when we visit Tampa in the future!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 32 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 260 reviews are from the Grille One Sixteen - South Tampa reviews archive.
  • surprise choice
    FoodieIAmVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Every so often my wife and I will just see what is available on a Friday or Saturday night last minute on open table to see if anything is new or a favorite we can sneak into. We heard about grille 116 but never got around to it. The last thing we do before committing is look at the menu and see if that is really what we want. My wife looked and said, "why not." So glad we did. We got there and the place wasn't too crowded, but that changed before we left. Even when crowds did arrive you could carry on a conversation without problem. Food was outstanding, drinks were refreshing. Already planning on taking a few friends and family back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OUTSTANDINGLY special place!
    Geoladd328
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had our first date here. Recently, we celebrated the first anniversary of our first date and returned to this special place. The chef and staff gave us a custom-made heart shaped chocolate cheesecake free of charge to help us celebrate! That was such a kind and classy gesture that you rarely see in this me focused world. The kindness of this gift was only exceeded by the incredible flavor of the desert. The bacon appetizer with the grits was divine and I highly recommend it. The Chilean Sea Bass was to die for. Their Sangria was very good. We sat in a booth and the seating was very comfortable and initimate. The decor was modern and very elegant. Hope to spend our second anniversary there!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Calling Modern Foodies
    tampafoodie
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Ambient lighting from when you first walk in sets the mood for a romantic evening or a for a group event of some sort. The cocktail list is by far one of he better ones in Tampa rivaling another local favorite Cirro's speakeasy. The food is on par with the drinks, however prepare to spend a little more as the prices seem a little high, but if your trying this place out for the first time and want to impress, this is definitely a place to consider.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and better service
    Santiagopolis
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    From the get go, we were very well received. Reservation was easily found. Wine was particularly good and their recommendation was excellent. Food quality and appearance was excellent. Price was very reasonable. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • All Around Gem
    Uke1
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Great food. Excellent service. Extremely friendly and attractive staff. Generous drink portions, can't beat 2 for 1 till 8:PM. Josh is a thoughtful and courteous waiter, Eric is a gracious host. Bartenders introduce themselves with a handshake. They make you feel like favorite customers on the first visit. House salad was large and tasty. Filet was fantastic. Watermelon cocktail perfect for summer. Doughnut desert with 4 separate flavor dips was an extra treat. Easy in and out valet service. Booths are super comfortable. They have special seating areas for larger groups. TV's above the bar let you track the Rays, etc. My new favorite place. Worth the drive from Clearwater!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another Great Experience
    PDogVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Great meal (Grouper Sliders are the best), great service, great cocktails and 2 for 1 happy hour…thanks. We'll be back again!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Grille116
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Toooooo fast.....and NO bread
    2quick2eat
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    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.....
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it
    TMCJ7712
    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!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Time, most enjoyable
    TampaGal
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Ask for Josh, he is a great wait staff! Food great, good value. Homemade donuts UNBELIEVABLY delicious!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Larry at the bar was incredible!
    Yummy1234
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner review
    bossmomrn
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great special occasion dinner!
    Dinner42
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.