About Armani's

With authentic Northern Italian cuisine, the new Armani’s restaurant features a fresh, sophisticated design and an atmosphere ideal for a romantic dinner for two, a get-together with friends or an upscale business function. With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay, guests can take in spectacular panoramic views during dinner and enjoy a drink on the outdoor patio before or after their meal.

Armani’s signature antipasto bar allows guests to create their own first course from a selection of more than 30 items and a dedicated station offers fresh made-to-order Caesar salads. The “primi piatti” menu includes vegetarian, pasta and soup selections, while main courses range from veal scaloppini with a porcini-truffle reduction to bison ribeye over Italian gratin.

While we pride ourselves on being the top special occasion restaurant in Tampa, we do not guarantee a specific table type or view, we will seat best available table upon arrival to Armani's.

2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 6pm - 10pm
Friday: 6pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 5:30pm-10pm
Closed: Sundays

Cross Street:
Courtney Campbell Causeway SR60 Exit Bayport Dr.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(813) 207-6800

Website:
http://tampabay.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/armanis.html

Entertainment:
Armani's features live piano music from the lounge Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Parking Details:
Valet parking is located at the Hotel Entrance and is complimentary with dinner at Armani's.

Executive Chef:
Chef Robert Maggi

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Armani's Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (58)
Romantic (47)
Special Occasion (41)
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Good for Anniversaries (40)
Good for a Date (39)
Good for Birthdays (32)
Waterfront (31)
Notable Wine List (25)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Worth the Drive (16)
Business Meals (15)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Live Music (12)
Bar Seating (10)
Cozy (10)
Tasting Menu (10)
Authentic (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Good for Groups (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Casual (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Fun (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellence is Armani’s always. Dined here several times never disappoints. Service ambiance food and wine all creatively top shelf

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner with friends. We were seated quickly, a beautiful table, lovely linens. Service was very good, water refreshed quietly, nice space of time between courses.
Food was very good, served hot, portions just a bit small, nice variety of meat, fish, and vegetables . Accommodating to vegans.
Would definitely return.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine
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 (北海道)·Dined 7 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal and our evening at Armani's. Khalid was very attentive and made sure we had great information about the menu. This was our 10 wedding anniversary, and we had the Ossobuco and Branzino special which were both cooked perfectly. Definitely plan to return more often.

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Cozy, Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Everything was great, service, food, and drinks. We were cemebrating 15 yr wedding anniversary and enhoying the romantic ambiance until a group of 8 showed up and were extremely loud and obnoxious and ruined the mood for us and three other couples.

Tags: Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great location and view. Made us feel important and the perfect balance of attention between courses. I'd highly recommend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great place for any occasion. Beautiful view of Tampa Bay.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Average food , great service , beautiful view

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Tempo of 5-course dinner from Living Social special was right on target and a great value. We ordered the wine package to accompany each course (about $30 pp) and they were world-class complements. The small plates were full of flavor, delicious risotto was a standout, lots of truffle nuance, fun charcuterie selection, delicious almond tart dessert. Exceeded my expectations.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

The restaurant was comfortable and lovely - the food was not worth the price.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Beautiful view good service. We have been here a few times before. We had a groupon we purchased for over $100 which was suppose to be worth $250. Very disappointing was not worth the $100 let alone $250. We did enjoy the view.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Excellent. Will be back!

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

The service makes you feel so special! Great for a special occasion

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The views at sunset are spectacular. Our food and service were both fantastic. This is a must-go if you're visiting Tampa.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We had the tasting menu with the paired wines. We had antipasto, mushroom risotto, lamb pasta, swordfish, and a pear cake with cinnamon ice cream. Everything was delicious. Service was excellent, and the view was great! Would definitely return.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We went for our birthdays and had excellent service and great food from our appetizer to main course and dessert!

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Delicious five course meal with wine pairing and an amazing sunset on Tampa Bay! Kylie was very knowledgeable & provided great service.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent. We came once before and this was even better.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Very expensive for a hotel restaraunt. Disappointed with food quality.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

thanks for a beautiful night, the dinner was fabulous

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Spectacular views of Tampa Bay. Attentive and professional waitstaff. A selection of excellent wines. Bartenders are craftsmen. Food that exceeds all expectations for taste and presentation. This is a special place!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Waterfront
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

When we got there there was no one at the hostess stand so we had to stand there for a while. We got a five-course meal and they take too much time in between courses

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Sword fish was icy cold. Then, server took to the kitchen, re─do was even worse. Sword fish became beaten up chiken.
Dissapointed.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Over rated and unimpressed. Food was less than what is advertised and expected. Not worth the trip

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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great food and service. Love the place. Celebrated our 50th. anniversary and everyone took great care of us.

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Best view of Tampa Bay. Food is superb - service is excellent

Tags: Live Music, Tasting Menu, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

I took my wife there for a romantic night. She was so impressed that she says it's now her favorite restaurant. She felt like she was in a movie. How do I top this.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I enjoy this restaurant always. But this time I was disappointed when I brought out of state business people and we could not be seated by the windows when we were the first reserved seating at 7:00pm.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 11, 2017

My husband and I went for his birthday, watched the sunset while enjoying a cocktail on the balcony. Service was amazing and the food was incredible! A Tampa classic!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Long-time fan is changing tune...as a long time fan especially for special occasion dinners, I would say not as enthralled anymore. The ambiance is always awesome and menu choice can be inspired. What has changed is the level of attentiveness and personal service. Food quality has grown mainstream.

When blue cheese stuffed olives in a martini are the pre-packaged variety not only do martini lovers know it, it is a foreshadowing of the lack of passion to come.

Even the once mighty antipasto misto selection has relegated itself a victim to overnight stays in the fridge to the point of flavor and texture loss. This is juxtaposed with the cost structure that has you spending $40 for the smallest shareable version for an appetizer.

Entrees while inspired, are executed in a fashion that feels more cruise ship or convention catered. Vegetables and garnishes are over done and blanched of flavor and texture. Sauces, reductions and other flavor enhancers are mild in concentration of flavor.

The touted Bison ribeye, while flavorful, was presented in such a way as a ribeye at an east coast diner.

It has come off of my first choice to celebrate a special occasion. With the lack of passion in the bar and antipasto kitchen, not sure it works for sunset cocktails either.

It may be relegated to business client and celebratory show off events where cocktail volume hides the chinks in the armor.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Amazing food, drinks, views, and service. I highly recommend.

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·Dined on October 10, 2017

We have been here several times before and always had a good experience. This time our service was awful. The waitress paid little to no attention to us. It took almost 15 min for us to get our drinks....it was a Tuesday and not busy. We ordered our appetizer for 4 people and it came 3 min before our dinners. When I asked her about it thinking she may have forgotten she condescendingly told me that apps are served after the salads. We walked outside on the patio to sit for a few and have our drinks while deciding whethere we wanted dessert and she had our table cleaned off and brought us our check. I had 3 people with me whom had never been and that was their first impression. Not good :(

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Fantastic. A little pricey but worth it. The service was very good and attentive but not over bearing.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The atmosphere and service was terrific. The food was disappointing for a restaurant of this caliber.

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

I have always wanted to try Armani's but given the price I wanted to save going for a special occasion. So, my 18 year anniversary was the perfect excuse. The food was just ok. I was very dissapointed given the price. The view is awesome but the quality of the food doesn't match the view. I am a foodie and a very good cook myself so it is hard to please me. But if you are going to charge the high prices and hire a professional chef I should be wowed. Just ok.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 6, 2017

View is great as is the service, but ultimately I go out to eat for the food and here Armani’s was not great. I started with an uninspired veal cannelloni which was followed up by a field green salad with a sonewhat bitter aftertaste. My frutti di mare featured perfectly cooked seafood with a few pieces of spaghetti and a watery sauce. Ok, but nothing I’d order again. My wife’s Caeser salad had huge hunks of bread and large pieces of Romaine, not a bad salad but hard to eat and heavy on bread. She ordered the veal chop as the server reminded us they are known for their veal. Well cooked but very fatty and a bit tough.

It is a beautiful view and an elegant place to dine, if the food ever matches the view it will be great, until then save your money.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Beautiful ambiance, wonderful food and service!!! Perfect for a romantic dinner!!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Waterfront, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Beautiful views and a perfect 1st date. I would go back and order off the regular menu. The Groupon menu was weak and I left hungry after a 5 coarse meal. That should never happen.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Armanis has been a fine dining establishment for 25 plus years, Had not been there in a while-very pricey so be prepared to spend $100 per person. Kind of disappointed in the quality of the misto appetizer bar- the shrimp were not good at all. Also the espresso was starbucks which is not what you expect at high end italian. Entrees were good but dont expect value- a pasta bolognese is $30. View and ambiance excellent, service good but probably would not go back as there are more authentic family owned options for Northern Italian cuisine.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great food, service and ambiance. This place sits on top floor of hotel overlooking bay of Tampa.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

My husband celebrated our anniversary with a wonderful dinner at Armani's. The service was exceptional, and the food was delectable. We had a beautiful waterfront view. This will be our new go to spot for future special occasions!

Tags: Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Scenic View
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