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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! oxfordexchange.com/events

Catering:
For questions regarding catering, please contact Director of Food and Beverage, Vance Key, at vance@oxfordexchange.com or 813.253.0222 ext. 109.

Parking Details:
On Grand Central Avenue there is ample street parking, as well as Lot C, a parking lot exclusively for Oxford Exchange customers. We also have permission to use the parking lot attached to the First Church of Christ Scientist on Grand Central Ave.

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

97% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Brunch (149)
Great for Lunch (124)
Afternoon Coffee (112)
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Sunday Lunch (105)
Afternoon Tea (89)
Good for a Date (89)
Special Occasion (88)
Worth the Drive (81)
Neighborhood Gem (80)
Fit for Foodies (75)
Good for Birthdays (73)
Fun (70)
Hot Spot (63)
Creative Cuisine (61)
Casual (60)
Healthy (57)
People Watching (56)
Good for Groups (48)
Romantic (42)
Good for Anniversaries (41)
Business Meals (40)
Authentic (38)
Cozy (36)
Scenic View (32)
Gluten Free Options (29)
Good Vegetarian Options (28)
Comfort Food (27)
Great for Outdoor Dining (26)
Local Ingredients (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Tasting Menu (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Organic (14)
Quick Bite (14)
Vegan (11)
Kid-friendly (9)
Seasonal (9)
Happy Hour (7)
Tapas (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Music (3)
Great Beer (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Orlando)·Dined 2 days ago

Love the ambience! Food is always good! Service was great!!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fun, Great for Lunch
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·Dined 2 days ago

We enjoyed our food very much so but the service set the tone. Our server Curtis was inviting, knowlegeable, engaging and accomodating. I appreciate fresh, tasty eats and Oxford hit the mark. Definately a go-to from now on💛
sorry, cant share pic-dosnt fit

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined 3 days ago

The restaurants is one of the best to go during breakfest. But they took to 20 minutes more to sit me down even though i had a reservation for a specific time.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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·Dined 3 days ago

We loved it! We will definitely be back! This was my second time there in about a weeks time.

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Charleston)·Dined 3 days ago

A bit of a wait for seating even with reservation but worth it for a most excellent lunch. Although very busy, our server made sure we were out the door in time for a matinee we were attending. Food quality was excellent with very flavorful and interesting choices. We greatly enjoyed the fish tacos and the chopped salad along with the sweet potato fries. Also enjoyed 2 rather small bloody marys with large prices. Overall an excellent meal.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Tampa)·Dined 3 days ago

My mom had heard of this place as one of the oldest restaurants in Tampa, although I do not think that is correct. The place looked VERY new. The dining room was beautiful, light and airy, very open, which made it very VERY loud.

We came Saturday for brunch which required a reservation. Come early, as parking is impossible unless you want to pay an extra $10 to park across the street, which we ended up doing. Personally I feel that is complete BS. We paid over $80 for brunch, with zero alcohol for two... PLUS parking?!?

The Saturday brunch menu is condensed from the weekday menu. We ordered the small plates: fried avocado, smoked salmon, fried brussel sprouts and lobster sliders.

Starting with the lobster sliders, it was decent. Not Maine lobster, so taste wise it may have well just been shrimp. Honestly the best part of the slider was the bacon.

The smoked salmon was good, very nice flavor but nothing I couldn’t do in my smoker at home.

The fried brussel sprouts were good, we both liked the cheese on top. The Meyer Lemon vinaigrette was nothing to write home about and the sprouts themselves tasted a bit burnt.

The fried avocado was a complete waste of time. I would never order that again. It was very bland, even with a sqeeeze of lime on the top. Perhaps mixing a bit of lime zest and seasoning into the bread crumbs would help that dish along?

At the end of the day the shining star was our server. Very attentive, knowledgeable, personable and professional, honestly the only reason I would see to go back - although I will not.

The meal was vastly overpriced, I could not hear a word my mother was saying and at the end of it all, I just felt like I had paid for the “experience” which was not even remotely worth it.

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 (Tampa)·Dined 3 days ago

Food and ambiance were great as usual. Parking is terrible.

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·Dined 4 days ago

The design and decor are beautiful, very cozy. My only concerns were the limited menu and the level of noise. I found it difficult to hear what my party was saying. Overall, I had a great experience and will come back again.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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 (Tampa)·Dined 4 days ago

Service was poor and food mediocre. Drinks delivered by expediter and they took 3 times as long to come to the table as the food!!! We were there for breakfast and it took so long for a regular coffee we almost got up and left. Server spent so much time at a table with what appeared to be his friends and totally ignored us. Was attentive when time came for check. A member of our party saw him whispering to a fellow server then they both looked at our table and laughed. Very disappointed. First and last visit for breakfast. Have always really enjoyed lunch. Parking was a disaster. Finally paid $10 to park for max 2 hours! Ugh!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined 5 days ago

Our black bean burgers tasted off..sent them back. No apology, refund or discount. No manager approached the table. We paid $10 to park and couldn’t eat eat what we ordered. Very disappointed as the food is usually good.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Good food, excellent service, extremely noisy, inside and outdoor areas

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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·Dined 7 days ago

A reservation is a must. The food was very tasty, and priced right for the area. The service was a bit slow, but the staff was friendly.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I brought my children here for afternoon tea in preparation for “tea with Santa” which they are offering this season. I have gone to plenty of high teas overseas and this one was extremely extremely disappointing. I have a 1 year old. They sat me on a fountain... I have a 9 year old who has been to many teas as well and he didn’t even want to eat half the stuff on the plate. We got a kids tea and a champagne tea. Server didn’t get food out on time. Water was empty. The atrium is kind of humid. Scones were gingerbread with no alternative. Hard as rocks. Literally cannot split to butter. Sweet cream was old and hard, Tab was almost 50$ for one cuppa and a hard scone. No thanks. Tea was weak. Beautiful building inside, just doesn’t live up.

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Went to Oxford Exchange while in Tampa on vacation after a recommendation from a friend. It was an absolutely delightful experience. Food portions were great, and the ambience for a Sunday Brunch was great.

Parking can be a bit difficult on a Sunday morning, but the church across the street offers $10 parking.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Vinny the waiter was great. He had perfect recommendations and attentive service. The food was very good. Nice choices for the brunch menu.
As always the atmosphere was special. Two of the three were first time guests.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Many, many meals at OE ,
Never disappointed. Many great choices to choose from. Great teas and specialty coffees. The cold brew Nitro infused coffee is a must.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Thank you so much! Had a great time and can't wait to return for my next engagement.

K.Allen
Author, Teacher, Clinician, Speaker

REMEMBERING WHAT I FORGOT
a day in the life of a memory unit nurse

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Fun
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Oxford Exchange is one of my favorite places for brunch. The menu is very varied and everything is well prepared. We always enjoy the flavored teas, as well. Try them for a nice change from coffee!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food in a hip atmosphere

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Excellent brunch, service and ambiance.The Oxford Exchange is a wonderful place to enjoy a good meal with family or friends.

The interior is a retreat into a very pleasant setting, though on the noisy side. One of the dining rooms is bright and inviting, with a pool in the center of the atrium.

The food is plentiful and very good. Service exceptional and prices fair.

Will defiantly return.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Absolutely delicious meal and exceptional service!

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

This was the third time I’ve eaten at Oxford Exchange. It is truly scrumptous. Even on weekends, however, even for breakfast, reservations are recommended!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I’ve been a few times and I love it for breakfast & lunch.
I was disappointed in afternoon tea, it was overpriced in my opinion having had AT several places (originally from England) the food was disappointing for the price.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Nice lunch, good service, and neat ambiance! Unfortunately three of us met and paid $30 to park our cars across the street which made for an expensive $40 average lunch!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 27, 2017

This was our second of what will certainly be many visits to Oxford Exchange. From our entrance to our departure, everything was spot on. Great service. Great food. Noisy, but in a good way...no raucous shouting or overbearing television...just patrons enjoying themselves. Kudos to our server, Killian, who went all out to make our birthday celebration memorable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 26, 2017

amazing ambiance and food! goat cheese omelette is a favorite and the fried avocado wedges!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The Fish Taco was great with a lot of flavor -it was one our favorite
The brunch flat bread was good too but the scrambled egg toast was too much cheesy
The cheese was overpowering the toast with the scrambled eggs
But was impressed us most was the service from Kassandra
She was very attentive and her attention to details was impressive
We have been going to Oxford Exchange over the last two years and her service stood out exceptionally the best so far

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Always a great experience at OE. Great food and ambiance, I am never disappointed! This time they reserved the table I requested!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

So cute! The food was beautiful and incredible, and our server was so sweet. Cannot recommend the tea time enough! Great price as well.

Tags: Scenic View, Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Love it here!

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great food, awesome location, amazing vibe. It's a coffee shop, a bookstore, and a great restaurant wrapped in a neat little package. The "patio" seating is fun. The menu is unique, but not completely over the top and ridiculous. Definitely recommend it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Friendly greeting from Taylor (Manager on duty)

Sorry to see salmon Benedict from the brunch menu. Suggestion to rethink that decision

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great atmosphere. Accommodating and friendly servers. Wish the menu had a few more varied options.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Vegan, Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Afternoon Tea, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

A must! Food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. There’s a coffee and tea shop, a book store and much more! Will definitely come back again when in Tampa.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Amazing server and experience

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 19, 2017

GREAT food!!!!

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

I brought my parents to try this restaurant and it was their first time. They absolutely loved it! My dad had the Steak Salad, my mother had the Salmon with cheese spread, I had the vegan burger and we all shared the Kale scramble egg. The Carrot Cake tea had to the best tea I have ever had. Just simply Delicious.

Tags: Seasonal, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Afternoon Coffee, Healthy, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

I made a reservation and when I arrived I was sat at a table near the staff service area which was extremely loud and cramped and I asked to be moved and recieved attitude from the lady with dark black hair and then I was moved to a different table that was not balanced and moved constantly. The food was nothing above sub par service was good but it was not as amazing as I would have thought

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

They kicked us out because we want to have afternoon tea but reserved a 2pm table (afternoon tea starts at 3pm). We told the manager we will order some brunch as well because we haven't seen each other for a long time and want to spend a bit more time together since they close at 5pm. But no, they forced us to release the table and have us wait outside for an hour until the afternoon tea starts. This is insanely ridiculous. I will never come back to Oxford Exchange again.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great food and staff love our table by the window

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