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.
Fast efficient service with excellent food. Even our granddaughter lives the food. We will keep returning.
Everything was delicious. This is my new favorite place. The crab bisque and the veggie cheesecake were
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.
Anthony provided great service the food was great as always. We enjoy our meals at 717.
Good food, ice experience.
Awesome food , the place was super clean , the food was very tasty , I would certainly recommend
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.
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!!
Great service and excellent food. A lovely evening all around!
Excellent food and service. Will definitely return.
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
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!
You can count on 717 to always be good. Quality rarely varies. That’s rare in restaurants of today.
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.
Great food but loud and table crowding was an issue.
Everything all 7 of us had was absolutely delicious. Some stand outs were the appetizer sampler and the Cioppino.
Overall great experience and food. Music was a bit too loud.
2nd time I’ve ordered a burger at this restaurant. 2nd it came overcooked
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.
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
The grouper was very good.
Hadn't been here in a while. They food and service were great. Will be back again soon!
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
I love this place. The food is ALWAYS quality and the service has always been outstanding. Anthony is a super knowledgeable and entertaining server.
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!
Taylor is awesome
Pot roast was to die for and so was the apple pie dessert. Waitress and her apprentice were excellent. Ambience perfect
Very nice out on the town of Tampa for vacation. The appetizers as great and the main entree were superb. This place will be a location I will come to visit when I visit Tampa again.
Of all the places I’ve eaten in the past year this is the first one to which I’m eager to return. The food and service were both exceptional.
Our waitress was fabulous...service was very good...but never felt rushed.
Food was a ten! Filet was cooked perfectly....scallop appetizer a MUST! Very accomodating to gluten free/celiac.
I ordered a med rare steak & rcv'd med well steak. Steak was very tough. I told the waiter who merely said I'm sorry & asked how everything else was. I didn't want to make a fuss in front of our dinner guests & ended paying $39 for a steak I took 2 bites of. I asked the waiter to bring me a soup as I was still hungry. At that point I expected the waiter to make either take my steak & offer me another dish or take it off of my bill. I've never seen such poor service.
Portions are plenty. Food was awesome!! Service is great but they are so slow and so many excuses. Maybe there are understaffed but they made up for it w the food!!
strawberry mojitos were tasty. salmon delicious as always.
Loved it great service
Great food. Definitely a locals bar, and a bit of an older crowd. Service is on point. With the exception of a patron who kept putting his hand on the back of my date’s chair and was slightly obnoxious when I asked him not to do so, great atmosphere. Will go back.
Recommended by a friend for a business lunch. It was excellent t and the service was incredible.
This was our 4th visit and we brought four of our family members for my Mother's b'day because we love this place. They changed the crab bisque! It was good, but so much better before they changed it - please change it back!!!! The macadamia chicken never disappoints, but my aunt and uncle ordered a seafood dish and a filet. My husband also ordered the filet. The seafood was just ok but the filet was a disappointment! It tasted good, but had a strange consistency to it - I tried it too. We are used to filet being super tender and like butter when we order it at other restaurants, but this was not the case at all.... We did mention it to the manager. We will return because the chicken dish and the pot roast are devine.
We love this restaurant and try to get there once a month. The Asian pot roast is the best.
Had a birthday party here. Not only was I given a room, for privacy, they accommodated more guests than even I intended to arrive happily. Stayed open an hour late, just to assure we weren’t rushed. Excellent place, can’t wait to return.