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Ocean Prime - Tampa

2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710
+1 813-490-5288
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (69 reviews)
“sea bass” (41 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710
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Reviewed yesterday

Because of the pricing of this establishment it allows for the patrons to be extremely critical of not only the ambiance but the service and food as well. The food here seems to be trying to copy the upper tier 5 stars but you can...More

Thank jack c
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have enjoyed several great meals at this restaurant and this was no exception. I usually have the Sea Bass but was in the mood for something different and a nice Halibut was on the menu with lobster gnocchi. Fabulous. So many choices, too few...More

Thank Charis7
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you Charis7 - we are so thrilled you enjoyed visiting Ocean Prime and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mom and I went to this restaurant for dinner, and we were blown way by the quality of their food. I had the fish and my mom had the filet. Just scrumptious! I want to go back so bad......

Thank Disneytraveler2015
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you Disneytraveler2015 - we're so glad you enjoyed Ocean Prime. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place whether you are in the mood for seafood or steak. It is a very lively place, with a nice clientele and wonderful food. The bar area gets very busy after work, so you want to get here early. Parking is...More

Thank Mauricio B
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Mauricio B - thank you for the comments. We are so glad you enjoyed visiting Ocean Prime!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Ocean Prime several times and it's our go to dinner place because the service and food is always exceptional. They make you feel special and the menu is varied enough that there is something for everyone. It's worth every penny, go...More

Thank Dina H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review Dina, we certainly appreciate you making Ocean Prime a frequent stop!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For us anyway this was one of those once a year splurges as this restaurant is very expensive. It was worth it however as you are given the rock star treatment from the minute you arrive. Valet parkers were very nice and fast, they were...More

Thank neal e
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Neal, we hope to see you the next time you are in Tampa!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have a nice dinner with my son, we wanted to try some place new. We were seated promptly in the patio which had a nice view of the International Mall fountain. It was quieter than inside and there was a nice breeze. Our...More

Thank Juan3133
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Juan3133, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Ocean Prime for our anniversary. This was an outstanding dining experience! We had rose petals on the table and given a complimentary glass of champagne. My dinner was so delicious from the lobster bisque to the crab cakes to...More

1  Thank timvintage
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you timvintage - we're so glad you enjoyed your experience at Ocean Prime. We are so honored you chose to celebrate such a special event with us at Ocean Prime. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our son brought us here when we were visiting because it's their favorite restaurant. We can see why! The atmosphere is first class, as is the service and food. It feels like you're on a cruise because of the upscale linens and china and the...More

Thank 55328Dee
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Thank you 55328Dee - we are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Ocean Prime. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating a birthday. The restaurant is clean, but it does lack in ombionce. The staff is attentive and knowledgeable. The food is Devine and addictive. The lobster mashed potatoes left me craving more. A couple of us ordered the filet mignon on and...More

Thank JenniferDV8683XY
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

Thank you JenniferDV8683XY - we hope to see you at Ocean Prime again soon!

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What are the lunch hours?
11 February 2017|
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Response from Fairfield-ARF | Reviewed this property |
Look on the website or call them
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23 April 2015|
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Response from luv2travel33549 | Reviewed this property |
We've seen both casual (men and women) and formal, although the ladies tend to be a little more formal than the men. Shorts, and short sleeves, and jeans to suits and dresses. It's just a great place to eat and enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Tampa Intl Airport (after security)
OCEAN PRIME is a modern American restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Voted “Best Piano Bar” and “Outdoor Scene” by Tampa Bay Metro as well as one of the “Best Seafood Restaurants in the Bay Area” by Creative Loafing, OCEAN PRIME Tampa delivers an extraordinary experience to guests. Located at the entrance to the International Plaza shopping center on the corner of West Shore and Boy Scout Boulevard and a mere five-minute drive from Tampa International Airport, Raymond James Stadium and the George Steinbrenner Field, OCEAN PRIME Tampa is a favorite destination before and after sporting events. Stunning settings and a vibrant energy, an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak, signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored wine list and truly genuine hospitality make OCEAN PRIME Tampa an ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate and indulge.
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