edison: food+drink lab

4.8
2769 Reviews
$31 to $50
Global, International
Our kitchen's formula is product+technique+creativity2. The results are new interpretations of everyday food, expertly engineered into modern cuisine.

edison: food+drink lab fills the gap in the dining scene for the neighborhood joint that serves polished, modern world-class food with an everyday familiarity and comfort. A daily, inventive menu that traverses the chasm between haute cuisine and comfort food, each dish will be a bit familiar, but at once modern.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2769 people are saying
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4.8
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rick
Tampa
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Anniversary dinner and our first visit. Outstanding!! We chose to dine outside due to Covid so the ambiance was not as highly rated.

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Kate
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a wonderful experience. We've been to Edison Food and Drinks Lab before and always enjoyed the delicious food and drinks and beautiful ambiance, but hadn't been out to dinner since the pandemic started. We reserved a spot on the patio, outdoors, that was very comfortable and pretty, with the tables set far apart and all safety precautions being followed. We felt very safe and comfortable there. The food was outstanding as always, and we had some fun drinks before and during dinner. The service was outstanding.

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spot
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is outstanding! It is our new favorite restaurant. Make sure to save room for desert.

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DonT
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Edison is always a favorite spot. The food is fantastic. Had the duck and was thrilled. Thank you!

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vipLve2eat
Tampa
15 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, the wine, the attentive service! None better in Tampa! And the attention and care to social distance is greatly appreciated.

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ShellyJ
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time dining here and everything was outstanding. The drinks were delicious and the food as well. We had an amazing waitress who was very knowledgeable about the menu and questions we asked. Will definitely come back

DB
vipDianaB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was amazing and our server Matt did an excellent job! Will definitely be back. Such a fun night

RG
RaulG
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Simple but nice decorations. Jilian our waitress was very helpful and nice. The food was the star of the night. Must have the potato crusted oysters. Outstanding. We were not very hungry so we ordered two appetizers. Very well prepared and 'different'.
The crowd was sparse but we attribute that to COVID

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vipSaeSaeK
Tampa
16 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my sister’s bday here- great friendly service and wonderful food! The wagyu steak with popcorn and the mile 12 red wine were my favorites.

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FrankM
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredibly talented Chef. A cultivation of flavors and beautiful presentation. A very unique cuisine like nothing I’ve ever had. Truly worth the trip from Orlando. Awesome job chef. Please keep it up.

JS
JuanS
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience2

What a disappointment! I was so looking forward to a great food experience .
My wife ordered the duck breast. It came over a bed of "puffy rice" which sounded very interesting. Unfortunately there were rice krispies ! Very spicy and barely edible. The sauce clashed with the heat of the rice krispies . The breast was dry and no taste to it .
I ordered the charged grilled octopus which is one of my all time favorite dishes ,I probably had 50 different versions of it and this one was just a C- at best. Over all just SKIP IT.

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Tampa33609
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a hit with us. Great for foodies. Excellent atmosphere and service, just a great and reliable good night out at Edison.

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vipFoodie101
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall we had a wonderful experience. The food and drinks were great, as well as the service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night we loved it!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Matthew was our waiter and hands down the best service we’ve had just about anywhere. He went out of his way to provide answers and information on our silly questions. He made our experience one that made me want to write a review which I never do. The food is always creative, perfectly seasoned, cooked and presented. Love the remodel too!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

It was a nice little restaurant for the first stop on our anniversary staycation. Everyone was wearing masks (properly) and the tables were socially distanced. Our waitress was friendly and the staff was great even though we stayed back quite late because we arrived late but they still accommodated us. Food was amazing, had the steak tartare and bone marrow with oysters to start. I had the steak and my fiancé had the scallops. Both meals were delicious and we left very full. The food has a twist from what is considered “normal” so don’t expect a Ruth’s steak or anything.

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BradfordL
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always ridiculously good, and the servers are always extremely helpful. I'm thoroughly convinced there will never be anything displeasing on the ever changing menu. Favorite date spot in Tampa for the experience and exquisite food.

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Boris
Tampa
28 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the creative "Miami" tasting menu which was delicious! Plan to book the rest of these special Florida themed tasting menus. Have never had a less than excellent meal at the Edison. Hoping that their lunches will return sometime soon.

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vipFood1
Tampa
75 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We used to be big fans prior to COVID, but things have definitely changed. The wait staff was not polished or overly professional. I had the steak tartare to begin. The accompaniments were so strong flavored that the only thing I couldn’t taste was the beef. Smoked buratta was pretty good. Had the lobster tagliatelle for dinner and was very disappointed. Very little pasta for $39 and the sauce had no flavor. There were two pieces of what tasted like boiled lobster with no seasoning or sauce, bland and boring. I used to like Edison for their bold use of flavors that went so well together without overpowering the dish. I’m betting they have a new chef along with their new menu. Will be watching the reviews to see if we go back again

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is amazing everyone should go. Food was so yummy. Staff was very knowledgeable.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was extraordinary, from the moment we checked in till the time we got the bill. Not to mention the food, and drinks!!!! Omg... soooo good, and everything had something special about it! Julian (sorry if I’m not spelling it right), our waitress, was great! We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time here and it doesn’t disappoint. Pretty much anything you order is always so delicious. Cocktails are so on point as well.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven’t been in since COVID it is one of our top 5 AND you all did not loose your FABULOUS! Weekend before dined at you sister restaurant and that was equally a taste bud treat!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drink experience. Reminded us of experimental food and drinks we had in Chicago, Dallas, and DC. Menu constantly changes and you won't be disappointed.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The owner and the waiter were excellent. The food was exquisite, hearty, and creative. I enjoyed the ambiance of it all. Great vibes all around. I was highly impressed.

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KennyK
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Wanted to try out anew restaurant for my Birthday this year and came across this restaurant. We were 1 of only 2 occupied tables. Needless to say our reservation was definitely not necessary. Food was ok, was expecting better. Looked up menu before going and most of what we wanted to try was not even available. Service was mediocre. Would not waste time and money to revisit. Too many good restaurants in Tampa to try.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
20 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal and service . Enjoyed the new decor also . Missed the valet parking but we understand the new normal ! Will be back soon .

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Paddle2661
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply outstanding! Potato-crusted oysters, a must have! We'll be back and next time we'll be leaving room for dessert!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and experience

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Billem
Las Vegas
12 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration and the food was 5 star and drinks were interesting as well.

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vipPinky
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fantastic experience... the food combinations are out of this world.!!!

SM
vipSandyM
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal and the service were impeccable!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a very special restaurant with a diverse menu. It is for the adventurous foodie. Enjoy. It is worth it.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great flavors on all of the plates

MK
MacKenzieZ
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the food was amazing. It was our 12th wedding anniversary and Matthew took great care of us. The manager, who seated us, was amazing too! He is always there, lol. I can never complain about Edison. I love the way the dining room looks. New exciting changes. Thank you again to everyone who made our anniversary so special! Get the short rib! The pork belly! And for a finale, always get their butter cake!

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Service was good but a little slow, it took too long between drinks

OT
OpenTable Diner
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We are very avid Rooster and Till customer we wanted to try someplace new. The dinner was good I had the Seared Tuna as a starter 5 stars and the Charred Octopus 4 stars I also had an Espresso Martini I will say Bonefish are better. My husband had the Roasted Bone Marrow as a starter is was good I think it more of a acquired taste. For dinner he had Seafood Piperade it was good but his clams were shell only no clam which I think should have been caught before being served also it said chorizo and if it was there he could not find it.

We did not take pics of our meal. Not sure we would return anytime in the near future. Went to Bern’s for dessert.

JP
JennyP
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience. The food was amazing.

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CW18
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dining experience. Excellent food and drinks- would absolutely return!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food, great service. I was hoping for a little birthday dessert option for my husband, but at the end, we just got the check 😕

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You can order delivery directly from edison: food+drink lab using the Order Online button. edison: food+drink lab also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (813) 254-7111.

edison: food+drink lab is rated 4.8 stars by 2769 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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