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About Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi
Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi opened on Harbour Island in 1997 and has been witness to a rapidly changing downtown Tampa. Because it is locally owned and independently managed, Jackson’s can keep up with the demands of an ever evolving Tampa and deliver the upscale experience and tremendous value that our Guests demand.
Tampa, FL 33602
American, Seafood, Sushi
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Friday Night Happy Hour- Live Entertainment
Saturday Night – Tampa’s Biggest House Party
Jackson’s sexiest night brings a South Beach vibe to Tampa. The music is provided by local and guest DJ’s who mix up the hottest and most current trends. Jackson’s sleek and swanky style is the perfect place to get your house music fix. VIP tables and cabanas are available nightly.
Saturday Latin Nights are sure to get you dancing! The music starts at 10pm and plays inside the Backjack's Lounge and outside on the Terrace.
Parking is available in the garage below the restaurant and we can validate for the first two hours. Each additional hour is $5 per hour. (Parking garage is owned by a separate company.) On Friday and Saturday evenings there is valet parking available.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Whether you’re organizing a business lunch presentation, rehearsal dinner or a memorable event, let Jackson’s do everything to create an unforgettable experience for every one of your guests. We combine the perfect venue with our attention to detail and offer a waterfront location with spectacular views- making Jackson's the ideal destination for all your event needs. Whatever you imagine for your event, we're here to help you realize your dreams.
We'll help you every step of the way, from planning and budgeting to coordinating the day or night. We'll personalize the menu that is right for your event and when requested we offer pre-event tastings. Events come together here! Celebration, Corporate, Group Activity, Presentation, Reception, Seated Meal, Wedding, Workshop.
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Thank you for your interest in Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi for your event! Jackson’s Bistro is a waterfront restaurant with a great view of Tampa Bay and Downtown Tampa. We have space available for groups of any size, from ten people to over 500!
Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi Ratings and Reviews
Made reservations for a friends birthday celebration, requests and instructions left with my reservations were not adhere to when we arrived. We were placed by the kitchen instead of a waterfront view, and had to have someone told about the birthday celebration even though I had called ahead of time and left instructions on the OpenTable reservation
Turned out to be one of the best dinner experiences in a while. Reservations were prompt. Skate Fish in a Chipino style sauce with chorizo and fingerling potatoes was on the special as well as a 32 OZ Cowboy steak. The grouper and scallops we solid. Go figure. That's A-List stuff. The food came out hot!!! What a surprise. Oysters, Shrimp - satisfying! The view was great and the service was kind. The wine-list is one of the best in town - not only because there's something for everybody's price range - and I know a thing or two about that. It was a super night.
Destroyed my idea of what I perfect date could have been. If it wasn’t for the ambience and the view. We would have walked out! Augusto the server needs to learn the term patience and formality, the host desk needs to learn not to be homophobic, let alone be completely disorganized, and the bar staff outside needs to pay attention when two guys are waving their hands up for a drink at a half empty bar. 30 minute wait with a reservation, rude staff, and no personality or color to the service. For what I thought would be a place for the perfect date, turned out to be just another beach bar shack with good food.
Not a great experience. First the soda came out flat - which put me off but not a game changer. The grilled chicken panini was not good. The chicken had a very strange texture and the rest of the ingredients weren’t very good either. We didn’t even finish it, which is usually unheard of. The sushi was just ok. The location was nice, right on the water with outdoor seating. I would not recommend this restaurant and I would not come back.
We were a group of 4 business associates looking for a decent meal after our arrival in Tampa for a convention. We are not demanding but did expect to get the basics of decent service. Beers were delivered to the wrong people twice- after an unconscionable wait. Water came after two requests. Our server Kristy needs some additional training.
The setting is spectacular. The parking is easy. The service was excellent and the food was very good. We were there for the Sunday brunch buffet. There were lots and lots of choices. L Ike many buffets, some of the food was overcooked and dry. All in all it was nice.
I happened to come across this on open table while searching for a romantic restaurants for my hubby and I to go to for date night and decided to go here because of the amazing reviews... we were not disappointed. The location was beautiful, the food was delicious, and service was way above par. I had some of the best sushi (crazy salmon) I've ever had and one of the best steaks too at this restaurant and then afterwards my husband and I were able to walk right out of the restaurant and onto a walk way on the water with beautiful views. I will definitely be returning to this restaurant for other special occasions.
It had been a long time since we had enjoyed Jackson's. The reservation process was the best. Hostesses made us feel welcome and they had great smiles . They had us seated promptly. Our server made our whole stay exceptional. Very nice variety of buffet items. My only issue would be that it did take a bit of time to replenish empty chafing dishes. Can't wait for the next visit. It will NOT be so long between visits.
Well, when we finally received our food it was very good. 2 salads took approximately 45 minutes. After around 25 minutes of waiting the server came out to explain the kitchen was backed up and it would be a little longer. I asked in the meantime (because I was not offered) if we could get some bread. The response was bread is only served at dinner. I said, OK, do you have anything in the meantime you can bring out to tide us over until the meal comes out. I asked the waiter if he would please tell the manager. We received no response from management. When my salad finally came out it was the WRONG salad. I ordered the Jackson Salad and I received a Cobb salad. They took it back and brought me the correct one 7 minutes later. Like I said, taste of the food was very good but management dropped the ball in addressing the issues. We will not be back.
My wife and the other couple we were with all had fish and said it was good. On the other hand, I don't eat fish so I ordered chicken Marsala, which I love. Unfortunately, Jackson's chicken Marsala was a huge disappointment. The chicken was dry and tough, and the Marsala sauce tasted like brown gravy not Marsala sauce. If I go back to Jackson's again I will try a different non-fish dish and hope it's better.
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