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Packards at Innisbrook Resort

4.6
286 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
Packard’s Steakhouse serves the finest Aged Prime Beef. We carefully select our steaks and hand trim daily to ensure the best cuts of beef. No artificial ingredients or hormones are ever added. Along with our traditional American cuisine and unique specials prepared daily by our culinary staff, Packard’s offers a signature Packard's Manhattan and wine list you won’t want to miss.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(727) 942-5240
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Thomas Mckinney-Stehr
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Private party facilities
Packard's Steakhouse offers a wide variety of menus to accommodate any party size. Please contact Bonnie Katsarelis at bonnie.katsarelis@playinnisbrook.com to plan your next party.
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Private party contact
Bonnie Katsarelis: (727) 942-2000 ext. 5227
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Klosterman Rd
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 286 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.7
service
4.4
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4.0
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Packard’s staff were all great. The host James checked on us a few times & was very personable. We sat outside for dinner & was a nice view of the course. The food was pretty good but not super impressive for the price. Spicy goat cheese starter was really good. Lobster bisque has decent flavor but was more of a purée & not very silky. My wife’s salad was solid (Green Goddess). I got the Delmonico & it was cooked & seasoned properly. Nothing special about it & the mushrooms were decent but again, nothing to remember. Dessert & cappuccino were excellent. Packard’s has “high-end steakhouse” prices & I would say they are a little below that from the one experience but would definitely go back to try it again next time down there. By no means a bad meal & wasn’t unsatisfied but not a meal that will stick with me.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Always a great meql

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Excellent steaks and appetizers. Wait staff very efficient and friendly. Overall a great experience and I would highly recommend.

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Very nice atmosphere and food was delicious. Sat at the bar. Service was good

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Since our first visit, this has now become a local favorite for us. Close to our home and always a great meal.

Last night we tried the Wednesday Only Prime Rib dinner. The king cut was a full 16oz of awesome. Tender, flavorful and cooked just as ordered. The Broccolini and Garlic Mashed Potatoes that came with the meal were a nice compliment to the Prime Rib. We have yet to be disappointed in the level of service, or overall quality of the meal. We will return.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

We dined here 2 nights in a row. Exceeded our expectations. The filet mignon was perfect, the lamb shanks were outstanding (we customized it with garlic mashed potatoes).

Our servers, Ralph and Theresa, were phenomenal and made our experience at Packard's totally enjoyable and fun, too!!

We will be going back again.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Excellent food! Our server Mike was exceptional. Delicious salad, steak and side dishes.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Very nice meal - steaks were solid with multiple sauce/rub options. Service was very accommodating and the atmosphere is good. No brainer to come here if you are staying at Innisbrook.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Very upscale dining. Friendly staff. There was some construction going on at the time. No Ribeyes on the menu.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Teresa was outstanding and excellent on her knowledge on the menu. Service was very comfortable and we will definitely be back. Food Was incredible and to top it off with the chocolate cake yummy!

Thank you

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

The restaurant has always been great in all aspects. Yet, somehow, they have made a significant leap upward with the food quality and presentation.

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3.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Comparing this visit to our last visit is like night and day. We were anxious to return since our last visit was all 5 stars. The hostess was the highlight of the evening-welcoming and friendly, helpful from start to finish. Our waitress seemed distracted and was hurrying us to place our order. The food was disappointing. We ordered the sampler appetizer platter. 3 of each-bacon wrapped shrimp, fried goat cheese and conch fritters-there were 4 of us. More generous with the fried calamari -not crispy, breading fell off, sticky meatballs were ok-Luke warm though. We all had different cuts of steak, all cooked perfectly. Twice baked potatoes tasty but Luke warm, Brussels sprouts way undercooked and broccoli rabe was served in long, unmanageable pieces, also undercooked. I love my veggies to have a bite to them but these were barely cooked. Truffle cake was recommended by the hostess and it was delicious. My husband ordered coffee and it took a while for our waitress to bring the sugar and cream after the coffee was served.

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3.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Service was good. Food was just average and didn’t measure up to the price. Place seems a bit dated.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Classic steak house. Filets cooked to perfection, sides were fresh and plentiful. Our waiter, Mike was attentive and quite entertaining. He made our experience there the best! We will return!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Packards is my favorite restaurant. Servers Sharon, Debbie and Mike are exceptional and make the dining experience superb.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Excellent experience food and service were superb
Only negative is the decor which needs an update. The seventies are over. Other than that no complaints

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4.0Dined on January 23, 2018

We were staying on property for conference . the French onion soup was very good . The wedge salad was also good. The grouper was ok. The filet was not cooked as ordered it was over cooked .

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

It is a steak and seafood restaurant, but I asked if the chef would prepare something vegetarian. He asked what I would like and I simply asked him to be creative and make what he’d make for himself. I received a pasta primavera that was truly exceptional! My spouse had the New York strip steak. It was prepared perfectly. Don’t be put off by the menu if you’re vegetarian, the chef’s accommodation what’s excellent! Our waiter, Mike, has worked there for forty-two years. He was great! Personable, efficient and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

We went on a Sunday night there were a few tables taken but looked like they were expecting some bigger groups. Servers were very attentive and friendly couldn’t be nicer. Bread with specialty flavors , nice choice of wines and good selection on menu. Went with the filet mignon always very good quality! Had the side of creamer spinach wish is soooo good and enough for 4 people to share. We had the chocolate lava cake really delicious and deconstructed key lime was very inventive and yummy. Always a great meal when we come here can’t wait till next time

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5.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Great food, great service! We will definitely come back again!

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Food was good and staff excellent. They answered questions and helped us be comfortable.

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1.0Dined on December 15, 2017

3 of 4 in our group got sick from the meal. All three had the same meal, side dish and appetizer. Also, our female server was rude, unattentive, and frankly, discriminatory towards us as nonmembers. She was friendly and courteous to several different groups sitting near us after asking them if they were members. We will not return to Packards again.

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4.0Dined on December 13, 2017

Because it was a Wednesday night the restaurant was quiet. We all ordered the special on Wednesday which was prime rib, mashed potato & broccoli. Unfortunately there were only 3 prime ribs left, so our waiter offered the Delmonico steak. Everyone enjoyed their meal. It wasn’t the best prime rib I ever had but it was good, and cooked perfectly as ordered. The Delmonico steaks were also very good. Desserts were on the house for the birthday girl. DELICIOUS!!!

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3.0Dined on December 13, 2017

We were offered a terrible table even though we had reservations.
The restaurant was about 80 per cent vacant. We asked for a garden view window table and were told no. We eventually got an ok table due to my wife’s persistence. There were window tables available the entire time. We requested 7 or 7:30pm but
could only have 6:30 or 8 pm.
Don’t understand that since their was only a few people there.
Food was great and they gave us a dessert for our anniversary.

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5.0Dined on December 6, 2017

Great steaks and excellent service made our group feel welcome and cared for.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent as always! Food is consistently 5 star quality and service exceptional!

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Wonderful experience as usual. Pricey but well worth it. Service is beyond good

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2017

Mouth watering steaks. So perfectly cook that you need a knife. We loved their lamb too.
The salad was the best we've ever eaten. Ask Glen for their secret seasoning.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was very good
Service was great
Ambiance was a tad sterile/dated

We ate there two nights in a row: boys golf outing. Our waiter, Michael, was excellent.

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4.0Dined on November 13, 2017

This was our first visit to Packards at Innisbrook. The staff were all very helpful and friendly. My Delmonico was prepared as requested, flavorful, and at 22oz more than I could eat at one sitting . My wife's Filet was also delicious and tender.

While the garlic mashed potatoes were somewhat bland to our taste, the bacon roasted brussel sprouts were very good.

Overall it was a nice, quiet evening with any enjoyable meal.

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Fantastic service by all of the wait staff! Food was terrific!
Highly recommend to all ! No need to go to Tampa for a great steak !

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was really good but also really expensive. For 6 people with 7 alcoholic drinks, 2 appetizers, soups or salad for everyone, entrees and 1 dessert the total was $455 before tip. It was a special occasion so we splurged but I would go there again. Everything I tried was perfectly delicious.

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

They are always amazing in every aspect. Been going there regularly for 20 years

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

Teresa amazing

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Very nice overall

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was great, but the service was a real standout. I can recommend this restaurant for any occasion

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

This was my wife's and my second time to Packard's. We picked Packard's to celebrate our anniversary, which is what we did on our first trip to Packard's a year ago. We were so very impressed our first time we decided to try it again. We were not disappointed. The best parts, once again, were the impeccable service and the food. My wife and I both started with the French Onion Soup (one of the best I've ever had!). We then shared the jumbo shrimp (they were huge!). We both had the filet mignon. Although we prefer different levels of cooking, I prefer medium-well and she prefers medium, both steaks were perfectly prepared. The garlic mashed potatoes are exquisite! Although we were both stuffed by then and had decided not to have dessert, the waitress came out with an ice cream covered brownie with a candle, compliments of the restaurant. Well . . . we couldn't let it go to waste (waist!). Fantastic!
As far as atmosphere, keep in mind that this is a golf course. There is a sports-type bar in the far corner of the restaurant, but it is not very loud nor did it interfere with our dining experience. My wife and I prefer to dress nicely when we go out to celebrate, and a jacket with open collar is appropriate for males and a nice cocktail dress for the ladies (you will see some folks in very casual attire). The overall atmosphere is very relaxed and, depending where you are seated, there is a somewhat scenic view of the golf course.
Pricewise, I would say that Packard's is somewhat less expensive than say Ruth's Chris or Bern's Steakhouse, but not by much. Regardless, we enthusiastically recommend Packard's!

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4.0Dined on October 20, 2017

Our waiter was a true professional!
Food was excellent

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5.0Dined on October 19, 2017

While staying at the innisbrook resort. My wife and myself had dinner at Packards. It was outstanding. Upon arrival we were seated promptly by the hostess, then greeted by our server Sharon. We ordered drinks. While looking over the menu we were told about the specials. We ordered the ahi-tuna & the escargot for appetizers. For our main courses she had the filet mignon cooked perfectly, I had the Lamb Osso Bucco over Gnocchi, could be one of the best dishes I ever had. Finished with coffee & Creme Brule . A truly Fantastic evening. Can't wait to go back again.

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3.0Dined on October 14, 2017

For a steakhouse, the steaks were all either over cooked or undercooked. Four of us ordered our steaks cooked the same way and each steak arrived incorrect. Not one was at the correct temperature.

Also, we ordered oysters and were told they were out because of the recent Hurricane (over a month has passed since the hurricane). What is upsetting is that the Chef and Manager lied and blamed the hurricane.

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