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J Alexander's Restaurant

#44 of 1,856 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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913 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33609-1251 (West Cypress)
+1 813-354-9006
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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237 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is considered a real treat by our Floridian friends but today, it was so noisy that it was hard to hear anyone speak and impossible to enjoy the jazz that played in the background. Nonetheless, the food was great. I had the Southern Chicken Salad. We split one chocolate cake desert and ice cream between the four of... More 

Thank Mike K
Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I end up here 1-2 times a year to meet up with friends and the food, beverage and service is consistently excellent every time. They have a nice upscale vibe so if you want to get a little dressy you won't feel out of place, but they aren't so fussy that you feel under dressed in a clean pair of... More 

Thank LMKruger
Sarasota, Florida
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148 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with friends after a shopping spree in Tampa. Sat at the bar and had great fish tacos, super baked potatoes and a really good piece of carrot cake. Nice decor and atmosphere, fabulous bartenders and seems to be a favorite of the locals. I would recommend it for a really nice dinner or just a place to pop... More 

Thank amy099
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish tacos, baked potato and French dip. All fabulous! Service great, drinks they were on top of it!!!!

Thank Sharon F
Murray, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined for dinner during a pre-cruise stay. It was 1 1/2 block easy walk from our hotel Courtyard Marriott Tampa-Westshore. We made reservations and had to take a late seating of 8 pm for 6. We walked on over early and was seated by 7:30. Excellent food and service. Definitely recommend

Thank kjh2012
Riverview, Florida
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1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pasta was not good the chicken was overcooked. It would be better if it was grilled. Very salty was everything. I think it's too expensive for 23 dollars for pasta. The tables were not clean. And the server his clothes looked very dirty. He looked very neglected.

Thank K B
Muncie, Indiana
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually I meet friends at the usual places like Chilis or Applebees. But for something different, we went to J Alexander's for lunch. The food is definitely a cut above the other chains. The service was excellent. The wait staff was attentive without being pushy. The waiter made sure drinks were filled and that everything was a-ok. The food tasted... More 

Thank TylerTV
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have not been to restaurant for years. Decided since we were downtown we would pay it a visit. Happy we did! The food was wonderful with large portions, the experience was relaxing, along with great service. We will make sure we do not wait another 15 years before we go back. Loved it!

Thank greenthumb1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding dining experience. The food was great and the service was even better. I highly recommend J. Alexanders for your next dining experience.

Thank Bob D
Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been eating here for years and haven't been disappointed once - the food is delicious, the servers are attentive, and the drinks are strong.

Thank Shannycakes11184

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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$21 - US$30
American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33609-1251
    (West Cypress)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-354-9006

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