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Ocean Prime - Tampa

#6 of 1,842 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710 (Boy Scout)
+1 813-490-5288
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Tampa for the weekend the husband and I wanted to experience a nicer than normal dinner. We were invited out to Ocean Prime and it was superb! It was a very nice restaurant that you could easily dress up or dress business casual. I'm sure there isn't a dress code but the environment was a very classy kind of... More 

Thank Anwaldron
Wilmington, De
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just go. Trust the positive reviews! Long story of why: My husband and I ended our vacation over Thanksgiving by avoiding turkey leftovers and dining here on a Sunday night. My husband had been sick with a cold and I was looking forwarded to completing our time away on a positive note. The Ocean Prime did not disappoint. Our waiter... More 

Thank chia6000
McLean, Virginia
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came straight here from the airport to have late dinner with friends. Sat outside & it was perfect as we were not dressed up. Very expensive...average cost per person could be $75-$100. Appetizers - Calamari & Deviled eggs. Not a big fan of but the deviled eggs were really good...Calamari was ok. Most of us had the Chilean Sea Bass... More 

Thank dancelovah4life
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was introduced to this restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, where it originated. I ate there in Columbus for business, twice. When. I found myself near another, accompanied by my wife, I had to take her. We were not disappointed. Ok, she thought her cocktail, made with berries, mixed tableside and bubbling because of the dry ice was frou-frou and overly... More 

Thank Gus G
Destin, Florida, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really great experience at Ocean Prime. The setting was lovely without being stuffy. Our server Carlos was attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. The food was excellent. We'll certainly return and we'll ask for Carlos to take care of us again.

Thank Susan H
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344 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We use to dine here on a pretty regular basis, that has only changed because of busy schedules. Whether it is lunch or dinner the food and service is always spot on. If you have a special occasion they do have private room you can use for no extra charge if you book it in advance.

Thank CandS2009
Homewood, Illinois
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200 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Multiple rooms and they all looked terrific. We sat outside overlooking the small lake and really enjoyed it. Excellent service by our waiter, Carlos. Had Stone Crabs as an appetizer and they were nice and large. We both enjoyed our entrees which were the Grouper and Snapper. Make very good size cocktails and an excellent wine list.

Thank Joe B
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Service was impeccable and the food rocked! Every bite was delicious. We had the calamari and shrimp cocktail for appetizer, perfect! Then salads which were very good. Next up entrees of steak, Chilean sea bass and crabcakes perfectly prepared. We didn't notice that there were walnuts in a dish until it arrived and a person in our group is allergic.... More 

Thank Laura S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great atmosphere, fantastic food and even better service. I was very impressed with their selection of bourbon!

Thank Gregthediamondguy
Sarasota, Florida
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166 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Inside is a fashionable restaurant/bar with lots of atmosphere. Outside is a nice terrace overlooking a small lake and fountain. Good range of seafood and shellfish. Had an excellent piece of Halibut. The rest of our seafood was very fresh. They made a mistake with one dish but did a great job in correcting for it - a sign of... More 

Thank Mike D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710
    (Boy Scout)
  • Public Transportation: This is a public transit stop in front of the mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-490-5288
  • This restaurant is at Tampa Intl Airport (after security)

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?