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A photo of Ulele restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(13698)
Price: Expensive
• American • Tampa
Booked 232 times today
Ulele (pronounced you-lay-lee) celebrates the vibrant fusion of ingredients from Florida waters and land once home to many Native Americans, including the legendary young princess Ulele. Located on the Hillsborough River in Tampa Heights, 400 yards from the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. Indoor and outdoor waterfront dining. Lunch and dinner daily. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.Featuring intricately flavored, visually appealing dishes prepared on our 10' round barbacoa grill.Ulele operates in the lovingly re-imagined 1903 Tampa Heights Water Works building, which also includes its Ulele Spring Brewery to provide a number of craft beers on tap. Next door to Water Works Park. Casual attire is fine, but we don’t allow sleeveless shirts on men in the indoor dining rooms.
A photo of Columbia Restaurant - Ybor City restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(16234)
Price: Expensive
• Spanish • Tampa
Booked 211 times today
The Columbia is Florida’s Oldest RestaurantSM, founded in Tampa's historic Ybor City in 1905. Family-owned and operated for 119 years, the restaurant has earned acclaim for old-world charm as well as for its award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine and wine list.Open 365 days a year, including all holidays and serving lunch and dinner daily.Casual attire is fine, but we don’t allow sleeveless shirts on men in the dining room.Experience the Fire of Flamenco! Flamenco Dance Shows: There is an $10 cover charge per person for guests over the age of 12.Monday through Saturday dinner reservation times for the 7 p.m. show are 5:30, 6:00 p.m. or 6:30 dinner reservation times for the 9:30 p.m. show are 8:30 p.m. or 9 p.m. Reservations for dinner and the show are required. Please call the restaurant to check availability for reservations.
A photo of The Pearl – Tampa restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1106)
Price: Expensive
• Gastro Pub • Tampa
Booked 104 times today
The Pearl is a well-polished culinary jewel that showcases made-from-scratch food, classically inspired cocktails and an exclusive selection of Ales, Lagers & Stouts. All within one cozy tavern.
A photo of Hales Blackbrick - Tampa restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(250)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary Asian • Tampa
Booked 24 times today
WINNER 2024 Best New Restaurant & Best Chinese Restaurant by Tampa Magazine. Best New Restaurant by Bon Appetit Magazine. Our owner, Chef Richard Hales, is back in his hometown of Tampa after 25 years away mastering Asian cuisine, opening award winning restaurants and appearing on the Food Network; beloved by the likes of Guy Fieri. Our seasonal menu features master wok techniques using the finest Chinese ingredients and availability of locally sourced produces. Our ambiance is unconventional in a vintage diner on Dale Mabry with electric neon, famous art, a soulful playlist and a unforgettable vibe . Our service is professional, well trained yet approachable and grateful. We are a modern fine dining restaurant. Chef Hales invites you to experience eclectic ambiance, elevated service and his version of Chinese cuisine.We are Grateful, Chef Richard Hales & Jenny Hales 不是那么中国Located in Drew Park on Dale Mabry just north of the Bucs Stadium.
A photo of Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Tampa restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(10007)
Price: Moderate
• American • Tampa
Booked 171 times today
Experience the perfect fusion of award-winning wines, Napa-style tasting rooms, and modern casual dining at Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants. Enjoy contemporary American cuisine influenced by international flavors from our scratch kitchen. Each dish is expertly paired with our selection of wines for the best food and wine match. Whether you explore the tasting room for a pre- or post-dinner adventure or join the world's largest wine club, we believe in the power of food and wine to create lasting connections. Dining reservations are highly recommended, but walk-in guests are always welcome on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gluten-free and vegetarian dishes are available.
A photo of Ocean Prime - Tampa restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(10395)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Tampa
Booked 171 times today
Located at International Plaza, Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed, dynamic seafood & steakhouse from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. Ocean Prime delivers an elevated experience with exceptional ambiance, a chef-curated menu, signature handcrafted cocktails, Wine Spectator honored wine list and genuine hospitality. Reservations are recommended.Ocean Prime strives to provide an elegant, fine dining atmosphere. Our associates’ priority is to ensure your experience is memorable. We ask that our guests choose attire that is both polished and suited to our restaurant.THANK YOU FOR NOT WEARING: Clothing emitting excessive marijuana odor Excessively revealing clothing or exposed undergarments Clothing with offensive language or graphics Admittance to Ocean Prime is at the discretion of management who reserves the right to refuse service to patrons who are inappropriately dressed. *Gratuity is automatically added to parties of 6 or more*
A photo of Boulon Brasserie restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1011)
Price: Expensive
• French • Tampa
Booked 88 times today
Boulon Brasserie is an elegant dining experience featuring modern interpretations of French classics, a vibrant atmosphere and truly genuine hospitality.
A photo of Eddie V's - Tampa restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5729)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Tampa
Booked 86 times today
Eddie V's Prime Seafood is a luxury dining destination known for the seafood flown in from pristine waters around the world, as well as its premium hand-carved steaks. Dishes are artistically prepared and feature an ever-changing array of seasonal seafood, along with critically acclaimed prime center-cut steaks broiled to perfection. The restaurant's award-wining wine list, which has been recognized by Wine Spectator, has more than 300 wines curated by Eddie V's very own Advanced Sommelier. In the V Lounge, guests can sip classic and creative cocktails, and enjoy signature appetizers against a backdrop of live music trios.
A photo of Coasis Restaurant Bar & Suites restaurant
4.2
Awesome(253)
Price: Expensive
• Steakhouse • Tampa
Booked 16 times today
Coasis consists of a group of culinary experts and mixologists with decades of experience from our dedicated team members, who will provide a unique and upscale private dinning experience sure to elevate your palate as well as your standards. Our food menu ranges from elevated brunch items like our Famous Honey Butter Biscuit & Catfish & Grits. Our carefully crafted cocktails are the result of the expertise and passion of our wonderful bar team. Rather you are going for a coconut mezcal cocktail with a fire mezcal float or an Old fashion show our bar has something for everyone. Coasis also features four uniquely themed private dinning rooms available upon request for a more intimate setting. Inquire about availability at coasisinfo@gmail.com or via text. We do not allow seating preferences you can ask host upon arrival. We are closed Mon & Tue Please text during business hours. Please be advised we ask that you text responsibility.* Thank you Must make reservation through Open Table.
A photo of Casa Santo Stefano restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3307)
Price: Moderate
• Sicilian • Ybor City
Booked 62 times today
Benvenuti! Casa Santo Stefano is a new Sicilian restaurant from the Gonzmart family, owners of the Columbia Restaurant Group. The lunch and dinner menus feature maccheroni (pasta), steaks, seafood, scacciata, salads, soups, desserts and hundreds of Sicilian wines. Curbside takeout is available by calling the main phone number. The rooftop Santo's Drinkeria also is open. Housed in a beautifully re-imagined former 1925 Ybor City macaroni factory, the restaurant is a look back to Sunday suppers, simpler times and shared stories.Dress code: Casa Santo Stefano often is visited for celebrations and special occasion meals, so it is common for our guests to sport formal wear in the dining room. We welcome everyone, but politely ask that men wear sleeves at Casa Santo Stefano.

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  • adamsvip
    New York City •11 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    This us an amazing restaurant. The 1905 salad is exquisite, the service is impeccable. All the dishes we tried were equally delicious. We were in Tampa for 4 days and 3 out of those days we chose to eat at Columbia. I cannot wait to come back.
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    Columbia Restaurant - Ybor CityPrice: Expensive• Spanish• Tampa
    4.7
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    Cleveland / Akron / Canton •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    We had our reservation and were seated upon walking up to the hostess at our reservation time of 8pm. April was our waitress and she was really awesome. The best part besides the quality of food, which is the main reason we come here, is that incredibly quick service. I love that our appetizers came out shortly after ordering, and then following our main course order, we didn’t wait that long, and the place was busy! Incredible service. And Personal recommendations? Get the filet mignon medium well. WOW!
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    UlelePrice: Expensive• American• Tampa
    4.8
  • ChrisM
    Jacksonville / Northeast Florida •2 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 3 days ago
    Dined on the outdoor patio with our excellent server, Jordan. Wine list has something for everyone. Kitchen does a good job preparing dishes and I feel like there is something for everyone. Kids menu pizza could be better...
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    Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - TampaPrice: Moderate• American• Tampa
    4.7
  • RestonFoodie
    Washington, D.C. Area •6 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 4 days ago
    Expensive, but worth it, especially sharing with friends. The food was excellent, very good wine selection (too expensive), good beers; service was very good with a team sharing duties and attention; we ate on an outside room with very nice view and much quieter than inside rooms. Several bars to sit at. We will definitely return
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    Ocean Prime - TampaPrice: Expensive• Seafood• Tampa
    4.8
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    San Antonio •3 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 4 days ago
    Excellent food beautifully prepared. A bit pricy but worth it. The noise level makes it a little less desirable for a “date night,” but still another great place right near Amalie Arena.
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    The Pearl – TampaPrice: Expensive• Gastro Pub• Tampa
    4.7
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