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Ricks on the River

) #294 of 1,903 Restaurants in Tampa $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
2305 N Willow Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-2807
+1 813-251-0369
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (21 reviews)
“fish spread” (4 reviews)
“cajun fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2305 N Willow Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-2807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent wings and oysters...cold beer.. boat access has good music at times....outside or inside seating....

Thank Herman B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Rick's on a Saturday night and was pleasantly surprised. They have both in door and out door seating. We sat out doors and our party ordered several items and everything was good. The servers were very attentive and did a nice job. The...More

Thank strongRob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grea spot. Causal, no thrills, friendly, I just never knew why growing up in Tampa why Hillsborough county shunned the river and spots to relax and grab a bite, it's a sad history in Bay Area. Ricks is a gem! Solid menu, great blackened fish...More

Thank Broxbanter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family reunion was held in Tampa, Fla and we decided to stop by Ricks after getting off of the water taxi. Freddie the worker was great and he put a lot of effort into helping me plan for that day. During our visit we...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That's not a complaint, just letting those who may not know, what type of restaurant this is. I went with family in the afternoon, and it was very hot outside. With a temperature in the 90's and a heat index over 100, sitting outside wasn't...More

Thank Maketrax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a work conference and read good things about this place so recommended it to my coworkers. Sat outside and waited about 15 minutes, finally had to go ask for a server. Once she can, she seemed agitated the entire time. My coworkers...More

Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

On the water, foods pretty good and reasonable. Service is good. Has entertainment most times we've been there.

Thank Carla I
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed all our food. Good choices on the menu. Can be reached by boat or car. Good staff.

Thank Bobbie U
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Bad service and bad food, I ordered the blackened wing they had no flavor or seasoning on them. The bar staff was preoccupied and not very friendly.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A typical America bar, southern style. Lot's of fried food, and good local oysters. Do not expect to choose oyster from other regions. Only the local ones. But they were sweet and tasty.

Thank Lmadrid
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23 July 2017|
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Response from strongRob | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. There parking is quite sufficient.
Sarah W
26 June 2015|
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Response from Eldis B | Reviewed this property |
I don't have boat but my Friend does ,yes you can put your Boat in and the Fee is around $10 Thanks for to read my Review
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 N Willow Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-2807
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-251-0369
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