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About Oxford Exchange

Expect an unsurpassed dining experience at Oxford Exchange. Our kitchen offers simple yet perfectly executed meals that feature local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Fresh seasonal foods are prepared daily.

We believe that the real benefits come from sharing the simple pleasures of everyday living. Oxford Exchange attempts to promote open and civil conversations, the exploration of literature, the benefits of shared meals and drinks, curated retail products, and a home for business.

Humility, exploration, curation, and fellowship are our values. Democratic, civil, provocative, relevant, and creative are our standards.

420 West Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Organic, Afternoon Tea

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast | Mon - Fri: 7:30a - 10:30a

Lunch | Mon - Fri: 11:00a - 3:00p

Lite Fare | Mon - Fri: 3:00p - 5:30p

Afternoon Tea : Fri - Sun: 3:00p - 5:00p

Cross Street:
South Hyde Park Ave

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(813) 253-0222

Website:
http://oxfordexchange.com/

Entertainment:
Please view our events calendar for entertainment updated monthly! oeprogramming.com

Parking Details:
Parking Details:
There is two-hour street parking available on Grand Central, South Hyde Park, and South Magnolia avenues. Parking is also available in the lot attached to the First Church of Christ Scientist on Grand Central Avenue for $10 at a 2-hour limit and free after 3 pm during weekdays. During Saturdays and Sundays, free parking is available in a lot on South Magnolia Avenue. Find the latest parking information at parking.oxfordexchange.com.

Executive Chef:
Richard Anderson

Additional:
Banquet, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer private dining and special events outside of regular business hours. Please contact Sarah Fairbairn for all special events 813-253-0222 then press 4 or sarah@oxfordexchange.com.
For large reservations to the restaurant during business hours, please contact the restaurant's main line. 813-253-0222

Oxford Exchange Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.8

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Brunch (155)
Great for Lunch (145)
Afternoon Coffee (128)
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Sunday Lunch (116)
Afternoon Tea (110)
Special Occasion (97)
Good for a Date (96)
Worth the Drive (95)
Neighborhood Gem (92)
Good for Birthdays (86)
Fit for Foodies (85)
Fun (77)
Hot Spot (65)
Creative Cuisine (65)
Casual (64)
Good for Groups (61)
People Watching (58)
Healthy (58)
Romantic (45)
Good for Anniversaries (44)
Business Meals (44)
Authentic (43)
Cozy (35)
Scenic View (34)
Local Ingredients (29)
Comfort Food (28)
Gluten Free Options (28)
Great for Outdoor Dining (26)
Good Vegetarian Options (26)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Pre/post Theatre (23)
Handcrafted Cocktails (21)
Organic (19)
Tasting Menu (16)
Kid-friendly (12)
Quick Bite (11)
Seasonal (10)
Vegan (9)
Paleo Friendly (8)
Happy Hour (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Bar Seating (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Tapas (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Live Music (2)
Great Beer (1)
Spicy (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Tampa)·Dined 2 days ago

Waiter should be more attentive to refilling wine.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

This place is good and has a nice vibe. I would recommend reservations since it can get very busy.

Tags: Good for a Date, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Cozy
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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Loved it. Make a reservation for sure.

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 (Savannah)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was awesome, and the restaurant is beautiful. However it is very loud and even with a reservation we had to wait 15 -20 mins to be seated.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined 4 days ago

It takes a long time when ordering tea with the meal. The French toast was hard on edges and soggy in the center. Not a favorite for sure. I’ll stick to pancakes or an omelet in the future for brunch.

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 (Tampa)·Dined 4 days ago

Repeat customer. Love the food. Love the personal service. Love the staff. Love the atmosphere.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food! Fast service! Wonderful meal as always!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, People Watching
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 (Tampa)·Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful, as always!

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·Dined 4 days ago

I love going to oxford exchange but I am so sad they took the ricotta pancakes off the menu!

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·Dined 4 days ago

Always love coming to Oxford Exchange, but especially when I can bring out-of-town friends with me. They were so impressed by the food and coffee/tea selections and have already asked to stop in next time they're in town. Our table of 5 was perfectly content with good company, caffeinated beverages, and delicious food.

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch
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·Dined 4 days ago

The food was delicious! Would have liked the server to refill my coffee but otherwise perfect! My dining friend also ordered a cold brew carafe so I shared with her.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Oxford Exchange never fails to impress me with the food, service and atmosphere. It was VERY crowded on Saturday afternoon but we were seated right away and aside from being a little loud we thoroughly enjoyed our brunch.

Tags: Authentic, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Savannah)·Dined 5 days ago

I set a reservation for 12:30 this past Saturday. I knew it would be very busy, but it was the perfect timing to have a date with my girlfriend.

When I walked up to the desk, 15 minutes early, the receptionist told us they would come get us when the table was ready. While perusing the shop full of quality coffee table books, candles and various items the receptionist came up to us to show us to our table. We were showed to a table at which I hadn't previously sat. Usually, we sit in the well lit atrium by the fountains. This time, the table was set up between two large double doors. She got to face the indoor restaurant while I faced the well lit section. It was nice to have such a change in our experience, and the change in atmosphere wasn't at all off-putting.

The place was completely packed (keep in mind the time and day we went). Even with every seat filled and all staff busy, our service was prompt and professional. The waitress was knowledgeable on the coffees, teas and food. She took our order, put out our appetizer (a smoked salmon with thinly sliced, long pieces of toast and an interesting aioli), followed towards the end of our appetizer by the main course. My girlfriend had the club sandwich (which was so good it had her rolling her eyes and making happy noises), and I had the omelette (which had well balanced ingredients, and a version of home fries I'd never tried. Much more like chips.)

I recommend this place for anybody looking for an upscale breakfast or lunch date. It's affordable, with a fantastic atmosphere and an attentive staff. It's even finished off with the check displayed in a vintage book. Mine was one written by Betty White in the early 1980's.

What a treat!

Tags: Organic, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea
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 (Tampa)·Dined 5 days ago

Our waitress was very inattentive and then tried to joke about not given us boxes. Had to ask for a child’s side of bacon 4 times before she remembered to bring it. Cool atmosphere, good food, I would recommend better servers.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Savannah)·Dined 5 days ago

The menu was unique and the food and drinks were delicious. However, several of the menu items were overpriced: $8 for oatmeal? Really?!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Awesome gluten free options! Everything was labeled and had gluten free bread which was great on my chicken burger. The presentation was pretty and the restaurant ambiance was beautiful. Great spot for lunch

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

We were visiting Tampa for a wedding and chose Oxford Exchange based on good reviews and its proximity to the Plant Museum which we wanted to explore. It's much more than just a restaurant, with the retail shop, tea counter etc. However, the concept works since the components are well integrated and curated.
Lunch itself was delicious, service was warm and friendly, and the atrium room bright and pleasant even on a cloudy gray day. Both the Chicken Paillard salad I ordered and the Fish Tacos my husband chose were very tasty and came with yummy sweet potato fries. Of the two entrees, the fish tacos were the stand-outs.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined 6 days ago

They claimed to lose my reservation. I had a note in there to request the sunny side of the restaurant, so they “lost” that too, trying to seat us directly behind the host stand. Days later I get an email from OpenTable saying I missed my reservation. SO THEY DID GET IT.

The breakfast sandwich was essentially a grilled cheese with egg on white bread, the granola is a plain bowl of granola with no milk... overall, not too exciting. Server was good, but I was so put off at the host.

Elevage at the Epicurian does an amazing brunch at the same price point... that’s where I’ll be.

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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Great spot for a quick bite with healthy options and amazing coffee, tea and atmosphere.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Afternoon Tea, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Good Vegetarian Options, Organic, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Not having a lunch meeting there again. Parking in that area is a nightmare and when have they started charging for parking? No thanks.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Everything was top notch. The tea was excellent as always and the food was spot on.

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·Dined on January 9, 2018

PARKING WAS A DISASTER. People trying to take $10 to park to eat at a restaurant? Not complimentary, No valet. Come on. Ridiculous. It added massive unnecessary stress. The food is great and the place is nice BUT IT'S NOT WORTH THE STRESS OF DEALING WITH PARKING.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

I just got engaged the night before so we were having a celebratory brunch and it was perfect! Amazing food, beautiful place, great ambiance.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Reservations were running late. Waited 20 after to be seated.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Had reservations for 1245 and had to wait 45 minutes to be seated that was the only problem we had but the food was great

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Good for Groups
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Lunch was great. However we were sat 20 minutes after our reservation time.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Definitely my new favorite place for brunch. The food was amazing, loved the ambience, and the best cocktails 😆🥂 Can’t wait to go back again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 7, 2018

This time was the fastest the food has ever arrived! And it was very busy- the restaurant was full. Whatever change they made, it definitely is a positive improvement. I always have a wonderful time at Oxford. The staff is nice and professional, the food is always good. I love coming here. I've been coming here for about 5 years now.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Healthy, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 7, 2018

They don't really do anything for special occasions but the ambiance is lovely.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

I have been to Oxford Exchange many times. Always enjoyed the food, tea and vibe. But today was different. We went for brunch today. We ordered Fried Avocado Wedges for the table $12. There was one left and I went to try it and noticed something coming out of the fried part. I pulled at it with my fork and it was a LONG strand of hair! It was wrapped around and into the avocado slice. Disgusting. So bad I won't even post a picture. I showed the waited and he immediately took it away and said he would send over the manager. No manager ever came over and the waiter said they were making us another order. Needless to say we didn't want another order-just wanted to see the manager. When he finally did come to us he wasn't at all apologetic. He was smiling as if he thought it was funny!!! He didn't offer to comp us any of our meal. I was totally disappointed with the managements attitude toward this total lack of personal hygiene in the kitchen. I have to believe it happens more that I would imagine and he wasn't phased. Needless to say-I would not recommend Oxford Exchange or will I visit again!

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Pancake recipe very poor and tasted awful.
Server was very poor. Hostess and Hostess station was excellent.
Chorizo w/ eggs Benedict was awful.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I had Sunday Brunch at Oxford Exchange this past weekend with a few friends. The service and food were excellent. I had the Grilled Steak Salad with contained romaine, bacon, Gorgonzola, crispy potatoes, pickled red onions, red wine vinaigrette, not a fan of pickled onions, but the rest of the salad was fantastic, the portion was pretty big so you'll have enough left for a small meal the next day. Other food honorable mentions are The Brunch Flatbread (crispy prosciutto, 2 eggs, caramelized onions, white cheddar, roasted grape tomato, arugula) YUMMY. The location has a really cool vibe and the restaurant area is really pretty, with an indoor fountain, be sure to check out the bookstore and get some loose leaf tea from TeBella Tea Company or grab one of the many tea drink options they have, I promise you won't be disappointed.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent place for brunch or every day breakfast. Food great, service speedy and wonderful ambiance.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 6, 2018

With the exception of parking, everything at Oxford Exchange is great! Sit at bar for coffee or tea. Great service & food!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Scenic View, Romantic, Casual, Authentic, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This is my new favorite place to eat in Tampa. My friend and I have been going before shows at the Straz. It is helpful that we can make reservations. We are usually seated right away or within 15 minutes of reservation. Steven ,the host is charming and very fashionable in his colorful jackets. He always looks great.

We have had good service each time but have been requesting Nate. He makes excellent suggestions and is pleasant and attentive in his service.

Favorite foods include the Flatbreads,Brussel sprouts, fried avocado and simple breakfast sandwich.

We will be dining here in a regular basis.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Always wonderful as usual !!!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent! Great ambiance, great food, great coffee/tea, shop at OE while you wait for your table.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Experience,food was wonderful! Parking was the worst.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Great for Lunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 4, 2018

The parking situation at Oxford Exchange is horrible. Not worth paying the $10 to park in the church lot across the street when Mise en Place has free valet and free self-park across the street.

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·Dined on January 2, 2018

I’ve eaten here a few times and love it! I do recommend making a reservation as it’s always busy. This place is very unique and the closest you can get to the charms of London while staying in Tampa. Definitely a geek’s paradise (a refined geek) and wonderful place to read and sip coffee or unique teas. Great for bookies and brunch!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Coffee, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Organic
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