717 South

4.5
1422 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Contemporary American
717 South is proud to bring you fresh and local ingredients. The highest quality hormone free chicken and when possible seafood that is harvested in a sustainable fashion. We woodfire all our in-house hand cut steaks..Extensive wine list ( over 300 wines by the bottle) , martini's and specialty drinks from all parts of the world. Michael Stewart, a local native, is the owner and Korean-born chef Robert Masson displays a sure mastery of all ports and parts of the world. Set within 1920's art deco paintings, wood trim, high ceilings, and an open kitchen, welcomes each patron. 717 South was recently voted TOP 20 Best New Restaurant in Florida, Best Place for Dinner, Best Wines by the Glass, TOP 400 Places to dine in Florida, Best Happy Hour and many others.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Contemporary American
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm Sunday 5:00 PM till 10:00 PM
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(813) 250-1661
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Business Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Robert Masson
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
yes, all types
Open Google Maps
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Swann
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Free, plenty of parking adjoining restaurant
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Entertainment
Special Events Weekely
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

717 will be doing a special limited menu for Thanksgiving. Which will include Cranberry & Cornbread Stuffed Turkey, Filet Mignon, Bone in Rib Eye, Chilean Sea Bass, Pork Chop, and Crab Cakes.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

What 1422 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
WD
Tampa
40 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Still, in my opinion, the best food in town. Like some of the new menu changes but the Macadamia nut chicken still the best thing on the menu.

Report
Helpful
DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Wife and I just ran across this gem. We really enjoyed the food and service. Great date night!

Report
Helpful
L
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service and food were great! Great place to check out in Hyde Park!!

Report
Helpful
KT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was excellent. My Mother, sister and brother in law loved the food and the service. Great place to bring guests to because of the variety of food options available.

Report
Helpful
F
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Grouper sandwich was very good along with excellent fries. Fine draft beer. Everything else was okay. We’ve been there twice. Nothing to hurry back for. Restaurant seems to lack a true personality or a reason to be. Atmosphere leaves much to be desired. Not bad. Not good.

Report
Helpful
PF
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Delicious dinner - the lemon chicken is a MUST. My one negative is that the music was directly above us in the walkway and it was too loud for the three of us to talk. When asked for the music to be turned down, the waitress obliged. However, it was still too loud. In hind sight, we should have moved to another table. The meal was a bit too pricey but if someone else is paying, go for it!

Report
Helpful
OT
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

We had a reservation but had to wait for them to figure out where to seat us. While the food was delicious, it was too loud to enjoy our meal.

Report
Helpful
t
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was outstanding! My lunch with a neighbor makes it special. Wine list was excellent even though I brought a bottle. Crab cakes were perfect. I thought the salmon was a little over cooked but very delicious as was the Thai wrap meat perfectly cooked. Thanks I will return!

Report
Helpful
B
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always have a grat meal! Can’t go wrong. XxxxxxxxxxxdXx

Report
Helpful
j
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband had the salmon I had the braised short ribs. Both meals were so awesome. The service was great and to top it off.. the dessert was delicious. It was a chocolate dessert I believe it was called “on the other side of the moon” great!

Report
Helpful
DA
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If I could give more stars for the service I would. We had 10 people and it was not a problem at all. What a great experience!

Report
Helpful
S
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

As always, my experience at 717 was great. I was a little bit disappointed that they didn't honor my Open Table request for a booth by the front. When I arrived all booths were taken but we were seated at a table in the front.
The food was fantastic, just as it always is. The waitress was willing to substitute the sides that came with my meal with a salad and accommodated my request to leave some items out and change the dressing it came with for some basic oil and vinegar.
The food was warm and well prepared and the service was as expected.
Will definitely return!

Report
Helpful
GP
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

My wife and I visited for dinner. We each had a glass of J. Lohr Cabernet - reliable California moderately priced wine.

My wife had a cup of the crab bisque. I was lucky enough to finish it for her. It was FABULOUS! I had a salad that was good. The dressing was a pistachio honey mustard. Unique and tasty.

My wife had the lasagna, which she reported to be very much to her liking. I had a chicken breast crusted with pistachio and smothered in a flavorful creamy sauce. The chicken was accompanied by plain steamed broccoli and jalapeno mashed sweet potatoes forkfuls of which I combined with the chicken. Very tasty.

For dessert my wife had a four apple crumble warmed and topped with house made vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. Very tasty. I had house made macadamia ice cream topped with a caramel sauce. Also very tasty.

Report
Helpful
TD
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ask for Anthony as your waiter - he’s great!

Report
Helpful
BB
Tampa
34 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fast efficient service with excellent food. Even our granddaughter lives the food. We will keep returning.

Report
Helpful
KS
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Everything was delicious. This is my new favorite place. The crab bisque and the veggie cheesecake were
Amazing!

Report
Helpful
NP
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

We have been to 717 on many occasions, but were very disappointed with the entrees and desserts this time. We were also disappointed that you can only enjoy happy hour at the bar and not with your meal. Food and drinks have definitely gone down in quality and taste. Won’t be going again for a long while.

Report
Helpful
GB
Tampa
24 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anthony provided great service the food was great as always. We enjoy our meals at 717.

Report
Helpful
MS
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, ice experience.

Report
Helpful
WA
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food , the place was super clean , the food was very tasty , I would certainly recommend

Report
Helpful
g
Tampa
22 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The restaurant is quite popular--always busy even on a week night. My guests chose for us to eat in the back so that we could talk. The front was full of people and the bar was rather loud. The food is very good, and the portions are generous. This is a favorite neighborhood restaurant.

Report
Helpful
MF
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely LOVE 717!!!! The food is always amazing. The service is always friendly, attentive without being pushy, and overall wonderful!! I have been for business, girls luncheon, celebration, and of course date night. 717 always makes a perfect place to go no mater the occasion!!! I highly recommend it!!

Report
Helpful
OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and excellent food. A lovely evening all around!

Report
Helpful
J
Tampa
12 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Will definitely return.

Report
Helpful
p
Tampa
11 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went to 717 South for a special occasion of wife and neighbor. Made a reservation for 700 PM and were promptly seated. I was surprised as the place was fairly crowded and the weather was terrible for the drive from St Pete to Tampa. Our server Paula was nothing short of perfect. She took our drink orders and delivered them quickly at the same time she brought a delightful bread and dip.

Two of us ordered the pork chop medium which came out perfect. Paula allowed us to substitute the sides which I was glad as I am a meat and potatoes guy and some of the sides (green stuff) were not to my liking. Wife ordered the macadamian chicken which she said was great.

All in all pleasant night out, Paula made it special, will be back again and again since 717 rarely disappoints. Well done

Report
Helpful
CD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed a fantastic lunch at 717 South. The interior spaces are inviting, and our dishes were all delicious. The service was outstanding, including that of the delightful host who seated me early while I waited for my party. We will definitely be returning!

Report
Helpful
NO
Tampa
38 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

You can count on 717 to always be good. Quality rarely varies. That’s rare in restaurants of today.

Report
Helpful
j
Tampa
13 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

went there on a saturday night, has good off street parking behind it. was not terrible busy when we got there. we had reservations and were taken right to our table. our waitress took about 10 minutes to get around to us which if they were busy i would understand, but they were not. however once she decided she owned our table she kept good track of us. we ordered fish, grouper and sea bass. i am thinking the chef that night was not a fish chef. when it came out it looked great, but that was it. the sea bass was under cooked and mostly rubber, with a fish taste. i have had a lot of sea bass and this was the worst by far. the grouper was good tasting but over cooked. the place picked up while we were there and the noise level was high, but i do not mind that a bit so it was all ok there. the desert we had was a peach cake with peach ice cream on it. pretty tasty although it could have used a few more peaches. all in all, disappointed. however it may have just been an off nite. really liked the place and hate to trash them over an off nite. will probably go back sometime and try something beside fish.

Report
Helpful
FF
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Great food but loud and table crowding was an issue.

Report
Helpful
T
Tampa
16 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything all 7 of us had was absolutely delicious. Some stand outs were the appetizer sampler and the Cioppino.

Report
Helpful
PS
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Overall great experience and food. Music was a bit too loud.

Report
Helpful
OT
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

2nd time I’ve ordered a burger at this restaurant. 2nd it came overcooked

Report
Helpful
PP
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wow! Loved the vibe, the food, the service. This is definitely one of the best restaurants in the Hyde Park section of Tampa. Ask for Anthony, he'll ensure you have a fabulous time.

Report
Helpful
MO
Tampa
9 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Had not been here in a long time but my friends wanted the vegan options. I had the Lasagna and it was the best I had ever had. My husband had the almond chicken and was a bit disappointed but the others had veggie sweet pot and cauliflower and salad was good but salads are small portions. Overall very happy

Report
Helpful
OT
Tampa
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The grouper was very good.

Report
Helpful
L
Tampa
37 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hadn't been here in a while. They food and service were great. Will be back again soon!

Report
Helpful
G
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Would have been a cozy romantic dinner except for the very loud man interacting at another table who could have either been a customer or a restaurant staff member conversing with a customer

Report
Helpful
A
Tampa
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. The food is ALWAYS quality and the service has always been outstanding. Anthony is a super knowledgeable and entertaining server.

Report
Helpful
UM
Tallahassee
20 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We are never disappointed with the food at 717 and have eaten there several times. Creative cuisine but a bit noisy for happy hour if you dine early. They have THE best bread with marinara!

Report
Helpful
OT
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Taylor is awesome

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
36

Tweets by 717 South