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Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
+1 813-627-7600
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a steak house for the true steak lover the steaks are cooked to your liking and they are flavorful and tender the best I have had in a long time Try this one and you will Thank me.

Thank handyguy1250
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 Star winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! Come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like to be pampered this is the place. Elegance and fine dining the food is to die for. The lobster tails the best I have had and the corn and chopped salad is excellent.

Thank 685pattiem
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5-Star review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! We're looking forward to your next visit. Rock on!

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We went to the Council Oak with a large group of friends. The food was excellent. We have been to the Council Oak several times and the food has always been excellent. Service was top notch. Steaks are dry aged and delicious. Seafood is also...More

Thank mbrstuff
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed dining with us at Council Oak. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Rock on!

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This some of the best food in the area the steaks are 2nd to none They are aged to perfection and they are cooked perfectly as per your request everything here was marvelous You will love this for any special occasion

Thank tonyten301
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely conversation with this Beautiful young lady. She took great care of us with attention to detail. Everything was delicious. Yes it's expensive but we know that and we work very hard so it's a very nice treat once in awhile. My...More

Thank Paula R
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! We're looking forward to your next visit. Rock on!

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We visited as a party of 6. I had the snapper which was delish (I'm not a huge steak person). My husband had a filet which was cooked perfectly. He also had a Caesar with anchovies and it was divine. Our server was fabulous and...More

Thank Jane M
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Jane, Thank you for taking the time to write this Rockin' review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed dining with us at Council Oak and we hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

I love the plate size baked potatoes here. The staff is always wonderful and food is delivered quickly.

Thank Lynn S
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Lynn, thanks for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Went for our anniversary... our steaks came our the same time as our salads and they added on dessert to our bill even though we did not have or order one... the drinks were good that's about itMore

Thank H5297VLrebeccad
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

I want to apologize that you were unhappy with your recent dining experience to Council Oak. It is disheartening to learn that one of our guests left disappointed. I assure you that your feedback will only help to improve our dining establishment in any service...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We took a couple we recently met on a trip and it was his birthday, so we wanted it to be excellent but also impressive. Everything was perfect. The Wagyu beef filets were incredible as was the rest of the meal. Service as usual was...More

Thank Geoff B
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Geoff. thank you for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak. Come back and visit us again soon. Rock on!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went to the Buffet around 4 PM hoping to beat the crowd! HA! There were lines in the VIP section that was roped off, and just a line starting in the regular card holders. One must pay the cashier before getting into any line....More

Thank Sunnyone945
Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Just to clarify; you visited the Fresh Harvest Buffet, not Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. Please know that your feedback is greatly appreciated and valued. Come back and visit us again soon!

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MelBell32
is there a dress code
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Response from Paula R | Reviewed this property |
We have eaten here many times. We are locals. Causal, nicely dressed is fine. It is a fine dining experience. I think men in slacks and a polo shirt would be fine. I personally have also went in slacks and dress shirt... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-627-7600
  • E-mail
Description
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is celebrating seven years of being one of Tampa Bay's BEST Steakhouses. This crown jewel serves only the finest cuts of dry aged prime beef and the freshest seafood from local waters. The award-winning restaurant recently won the 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, as well as the 2014 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Be sure to visit us to see why the restaurant was recently added to one of the most prestigious restaurant review guides, Zagat.