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About Waterside Grill – Tampa Marriott Waterside
Enjoy our new menu from our Tampa Channelside restaurant’s relaxed settings. Our menu takes inspiration and guidance from the seasons. We pride ourselves on celebrating the local bounty through recognizable favorites with commitment and respect …. That simple! Many of our ingredients are grown in our very own garden. The Waterside Grill is perfect for a casual breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Located inside the Tampa Marriott Waterside hotel, we offer waterviews and outside patio seating. Also, a private dining room with waterviews for parties of 10 to 50 persons.
Tampa, FL 33602
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am; Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 1:30pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Discounted valet provided with breakfast/lunch/dinner receipt based on availability. (excluding special event nights at Amalie Arena)
From Tampa International Airport: Take I-275 North for 6 miles to downtown Exit 44. Follow signs to Convention Center & Harbour Island. Hotel is 12 blocks ahead adjacent to the Tampa Convention Center on Old Water Street. Bus service: $11.00 USD (one way) Estimated taxi fare: $22.00 USD (one way)
Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine
Waterside Grill – Tampa Marriott Waterside Ratings and Reviews
We asked to be seated out in the patio so we can look out the waterfront. However, the hostess failed to notify the wait staff that she sat us outside because only when I went inside to let them know that we needed to be served did they realise they had patrons outside waiting to be served! Food was decent and corresponding prices were a bit stiff but over-all the outside seating was quite lovely.
Was not told at time of reservation or when restaurant called me to confirm a few days prior that only a special menu would be served and cost of $70 per person.
Reserved asking for waterfront seating, when I was called to reconfirm they asked me if I still wanted waterfront dining which I advised yes. But... when we arrived were told no room on patio. Group walked in after us was seated, expressed interest of being outside and they were moved.
After finishing our meal, which was served buffet style with many of the items cold, we walked outside and only 1/2 of the tables were occupied. Very disappointed, I am a long time Marriott member and cannot recommend this restaurant.
I am very happy with my choice to spend Christmas Eve at the Waterside Grill. I took out my father and daughter and we all had quite a delicious meal with impeccable service along with a gorgeous waterfront view. We also enjoyed the fact that the noise level was low so we could hear each other speak without shouting. The meal was pricey but worth it.
An absolute amazing night. From the moment we walked in we were met with beautiful smiles and caring demeanor. Such nice people that work there and are very passionate in what they do. We've gone to many different places throughout the years but this one in particular stood out to me, more based on service than anything else. No questions were asked that night from our side everything went above and beyond from the service we were each provided. Our waitress had recommendations as well as very detailed descriptions of the meals and drinks. I've never had that experience before and to have it at this kind of occasion to me was the very best I was very Extatic especially for my mom which was her birthday and anniversary night. Everything was a surprise for her. Couldn't have asked for a better group of people. From the host to the waiter and the waitresses. I was at complete aww. Thank you guys ever so much!! Will definitely be going back soon!! P.S. the bday cake you guys brought out to us and sang to mom with.. was soooo goood!! Guinness chocolate yummmyyyyy!!!! THANKS AGAIN FOR A PERFECT NIGHT!!!!
There was a lightbulb missing from the lamp at our table. The server was knowledgeable in the sense that he was able to recite a plate from per-meal, but showcased no knowledge of the menu or food items. Did not spiel menu, give highlights or provide any beverage knowledge. Plates were not hot. Grits were cold but shrimp was warm. Lobster in pasta was over cooked.
The menu was extremely limited from what we thought it was going to be. Similar dishes as options.
I would not recommend this to anyone.
Went for thanksgiving meal advertised for all you can eat Thanksgiving meal. Shortly after we arrived, they ran out of turkey! Service was terrible, had to continually ask for water glasses to be filled. Buffet was very slow to be refilled. Very disappointed!
The only complaint I have (its more of a suggestion) I was really looking for sweet potato casserole and there was none!!! It is the only time of the year that I eat it ;P Other than that, the food was very good. The service, Mr Omar, was very attentive and very polite. Excellent service.
We made reservations for a date night dinner. Not real sure why we were asked what kind of occasion this was but we filled in the question. The servers were understaffed and Not attentive, We had to flag the manager to request bread, drinks and after dinner espresso was cold and had to send it back. Dinner took well over 40 minutes to reach our table. Not sure if we would try this anytime soon. We are an elite member and take part in many Marriott amenities and this is one we could not recommend.
After discovering the few restaurants we had in mind were all booked for reservations on the time we needed, we decided on this place last minute. I’m glad we did! We arrived to a less busy atmosphere and got all the attention. Our server, was very attentive! We originally sat outside but after ordering wine, we realized it was a bit breezy, our waitress helped us to a table inside. My husband’s sangria style wine was garnished with what the server called a “filthy cherry” my o’ my, that was fantastic!! He also had the surf and turf, his steak was cooked perfect and his Maine lobster tail was delicious! I had the filet topped with leeks which was a wonderful combination. It sat on top of cheddar mashed potatoes,,, Delish!!! Lastly, the desert,, we shared the crème brûlée, it was an everlasting taste we will never forget! We followed our dinner to the theater.. Memorable evening. Thank you Waterside Grill for being a part in that.
I cannot more highly recommend the Waterside Grill. The service was terrific and the food was amazing. I started with the Caesar Salad and have never had a more crisp, refreshing, and fresh salad. I also had the Filet with the Lobster added and it was perfectly prepared. The lobster was huge and it was delicious. My wife had the Lobster & Chorizo pasta and both of us loved it as I got to help her finish it. If you have the opportunity to dine in the area around the convention center, this is a winner of a choice.
Prices are comparable to Capitol Grille/Shula's yet food is 4 stars vs. 5...all and all very good but that extra step of "special" treatment that the above restaurants offer is not present. Still, the view and gorgeous waterfront area makes that up. Booths are cozy and it makes a good dinner-spot before a game or show at Amalie arena which is across the street.
We were surprised by the food! It was very good, excellent actually.
Had the Scallops with Orange Marmalade and Bacon Jam. Wow! Little taste of ginger and pistachio crumbles. Thought of cancelling my main course and have another serving of the scallops.
But then I had the Blackened Shrimp with Cheesy Grits! Man, that was fabulous! Had a collard green with it. Shrimp were plump and big, grits were cheesy. Couldn't stop eating it.
My date had the Grilled Shrimp and she loved it.
Very Nice, and our server was excellent. Can't remember her name, but had an Afro, great smile and a cute, quiet certain attitude. She was tipped well, but you know, the waitress shouldn't be part of the meal, she should be pleasant and not really around but there when you needed her. She was all of that.
It exceeded my expectations. Very nice place to eat.
Enjoyed the outside, scenic view. This location is a hot spot being it is waterfront. I like coming downtown to this hotel. Disappointed they don't offer more items on menu and wings were overcooked. Cocktails good. Although server was delightful, service was very slow - may due to it being July 4th.
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