717 South

4.5
1982 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
717 WILL HAVE A SPECIAL 4 COURSE MENU ON VALENTINES DAY AND WILL NOT HAVE THEIR REGULAR DINNER MENU. PLEASE CALL FOR MORE DETAILS.

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.
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DonN
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We had a lovely Birthday Celebration. Madison N. our Waiter did a WONDERFUL JOB.

She had everything to our table promptly and on time. It was a very crowded night and I'm sure she had challenges getting everyone's order out on time -- but ours was great.

5 STARS to Madison N.

The noise level was so loud that we could not hear ourselves talk at the same table. We will not be coming back on Saturday Night but will come in Mid-Week. We enjoy the restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service.

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JudyH
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant in Tampa. I'm in love with the Asian pot roast.

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Deanaa
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parking sucked got blocked in…………………………..🤔😑😤🎈🤔

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HeidiA
Tampa
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was excellent and very unique. And we really enjoyed the look of the restaurant and bar. When we were there on a Wednesday night it seemed maybe, like many places right now, they are struggling with enough staff as the service was a bit slow. It took awhile to get drinks etc. But overall good experience.

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HATINAG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fantastic time the food was absolutely delicious and the servers oh, the bartenders, and the chef we're just amazing. They were so accommodating and very warm and friendly. If I ever come back to Tampa I definitely will be dining here again.

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HassanA
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Drinks on point. Would recommend highly

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NancyN
Tampa
11 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service & food! We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Beautiful decor but very very loud!! Anthony our server was absolutely amazing. Food was decent limited menu. Nice experience.

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Evonne
Tallahassee
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Ordered a bunch of apps for the table.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

After asking for a couple extra minutes to look over the drink menu, our server never come back to our table. We waited for about 20 minutes (keep in mind the restaurant wasn’t busy at all) so my party just walked out. Terrible service on our first night of vacation!

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JosephT
Tampa
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our food was wonderful. Our server was great. Just a very enjoyable experience all around.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Great food and location. Would definitely come back. The Brussels sprouts were amazing. Still not sure if the burger was fresh or just a frozen patty (leaning towards the later)…regardless it was good. The service however wasn’t the best. Our server complained first about the host staff and then the kitchen staff. This irritates me when servers don’t take any responsibility for not keeping customers happy (not that we were by any means unhappy!!!). My water glass was more often empty and rarely full.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot, great food, great service!

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vipGeneC
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anthony is the primary reason we dine here! While the food and ambiance is outstanding, Anthony brings it all together with service and charm beyond expectations.

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HydeParkDenizen
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

This restaurant is getting back on its feet after COVID-19; food was very good, the service was spectacular, and it's one of the few quiet restaurants in S. Tampa. Great food PRE-COVID. Risotto was v. good. WE had a nice light meal.

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vipMelissa
Tampa
28 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

We really enjoyed our server. He was friendly and upbeat! He also suggested a delicious meal-the Grouper. He was the highlight of the evening.
The ribeye that my husband ordered was not a grade a steak and looked terrible and tasted terrible. It’s a ribeye and should be the most flavorful and it was lacking which means the meat wasn’t a great piece. Also the presentation of the ribeye wasn’t appealing. Instead of putting mashed potatoes on the side they hid it underneath the steak. He also requested Pittsburgh style and there wasn’t any char. The tuna tartare wasn’t very food either. The dressing they used had a weird flavor to it. The chili glaze chicken wings and calamari was delicious though. So overall service is great but food is a hit or miss. I would not recommend and will not return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Very poor service

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vipJoey
Nashville
10 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anthony (Tony), our server, was a true blast! That’s the most fun I’ve ever had at a restaurant. The carrots were delicious too.

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CCuo
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was great. The ambiance isn’t the same as it used to be. The service from Rose was great.

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vipRickF
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The menu has some very interesting dishes and they were very well executed.

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FredricW
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment we entered, a friendly and courteous greeting from the hostess and prompt seating set the tone for our dinner. Our server came over to us shortly after and welcomed us, poured us our cold water, and asked if we would like any other beverage. We gave our drink order, went over the menu with him, and ordered when he returned with our drinks. He was well educated with the offerings on the menu and was a great assist in ordering. The food came to us hot, fresh, and delicious. Portions were generous. Service was outstanding. We really enjoy dining here.

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vippatchgolf
Tampa
16 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a 645 reservation on a weekday. Arrived a few min early but was seated right away. Our server Anthony was great. Started with water pours and drink orders. Beer and wine very good. Ordered Pork chop with sides of Cornbread and Truffel fries for me and Chicken Macadamia for the wife. Christopher brought bread with marinara. Everything was great as ordered. Enough to take home a little bit.

Highly recommend 717 for a date night

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AmyZ
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was very good and the service was very good as well. The ambience was not so great. The place seemed kind of dingy. We felt the value was not good at all and will likely not return. $28 for one pork chop and a very small portion of sides. No value there.

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Frenchy
Tampa
10 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

2 people had ribeyes and I had pork chops. Steaks were not seasoned well, mashed potatoes not seasoned. My cabbage was cold and the sauce for the pork chops was not tasty. We were completely and totally underwhelmed with our meals. Especially the steak eaters $49 for a subpar steak. So disappointed. This was my birthday meal😞

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vipBrianM
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's the second time I've booked a brunch at 717, I ended up having more people than expected show up for the brunch. The staff at 717 were so helpful and added a table so my whole group could sit together! Such a wonderful experience me and my crew will definitely be back!

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vipMaryo
Tampa
38 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always am happy that I went to 717. Been here at least 6 times and it never disappoints

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JaredB
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, service and atmosphere. Highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Menus online were not updated. Priced several dollars higher for many items in person. Serving sizes were small for high price. Many other restaurants close by which offer

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vipKevin
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We have been coming here for years and after the long pandemic break we went again yesterday. The menu seems a bit more limited than I remember.

My martini was huge, and our entrees were very good. I was looking forward to a steak but the ribeye - which may be new on the menu - was Capital Grill priced so I passed. The Asian pot roast was reliably good.

We had a bizarre service lapse - our server literally disappeared! But the replacement who may have been a manager or principal was outstanding.

I recommend that strongly to 717 management that the calamari NOT come with Parmesan coating and the fries NOT come with "truffle oil." Yuk. Make it optional.

And maybe the bok choy would benefit from some asian or garlic flavoring. It's a little bland.

This is a great neighborhood place that hasn't been overrun with drunken college age slackers. Let's keep it that way.

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Joshuaj
Tampa
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Say outside and could barely hear ourselves speak. The food was mediocre and overpriced.

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cheerstovpkgrad
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my son(4) for a special dinner and he loved it so much that his first words when he woke up was “can we go back to the fancy dinner place”.
The food was incredible and everyone was nice.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

The Restaurant is beautiful.
The food was great

The service was not that great. The server really seemed enthusiastic. She left dirty glasses while eating dinner, never came back
To see if we wanted dessert or after dinner drinks, which we did.

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vipLola
Key West
43 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fabulous experience

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vipBlake
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Local gem in Tampa's affluent community of Soho.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Party of 3 we each had a different entree and they were all delicious and we were stuffed. I would pass on the calamari it was just ok. Service was great we never waited to long for drinks or the check.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anthony is top notch!

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Brittany
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First time dining here. Food was decent. Good service. Would come back again

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ReginaldR
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Staff & ambience was excellent food was below average. Would return for drinks and finger foods but not dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
7 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Vacation with sisters

FAQs

717 South does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats.

717 South is rated 4.5 stars by 1982 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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