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603 Channelside Drive Tampa, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 223-7999
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 42
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 10
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Valentines day cruise

This was our first dinner cruise in Florida. The free parking was nice, right next to the dock. The staff were all friendly and nice. Our server was new and lagged information and smooth service. She was nice though. The dinner of beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, 12 green beans and 2 shrimp was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Lisa B
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Weeki Wachee, Florida
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Honest for the price I was expecting better. I feel like we would have had the same experience on the cheaper cruises. They sat and drove us in circles for most of an hour which was truly boring and disappointing. it was decent but I would never pay that the do again!!

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We attended a birthday party celebration on the smaller yacht (Starship II) this weekend. It was a wonderful evening! The food was surprisingly much better than expected.....everything was delicious and was a nice selection. The service was excellent. The cruise was beautiful, but the boat was so nice we almost missed all the gorgeous scenery around us! The music was... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

To take in a beautiful view of Tampa Bay and a little of the gulf, this was an amazing trip. The staff were attentive and polite, but a little slow in getting to the 80 of us. The food was ok, but it took too long for the buffet line to move. And towards the end of the cruise, the... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Our Memorial Day weekend sunset cruise on the Sensation was so wonderful! We had a group of 40 and everyone enjoyed themselves! From the first call for a reservation until we disembarked it was a seamless event! The staff was excellent and really added to our cruise. They were so much fun! The food and service were impeccable. You were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My sister got married on the Yacht Starship last weekend. It was gorgeous. The staff was amazing, the DJ was fun, and the food and drinks flowed! We were nervous about it, but everything went off without a hitch. I highly recommend!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The ship is a decent size and held a significant amount of people for a private event. Food was ok, but served in way too small of an area right next to the bar. Bartender inside was punchy and fun. Music on the top deck was loud and fun. Overall, an OK experience.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We took our 2 mid twenty year old and their significant others for a night on the town . We all enjoyed the meal, food and waitress was wonderful. We then headed to the upper deck for some fun dancing and romantic slow dance like the web sight says. We had one Cupid shuffle then the DJ catered to a... More 

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midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The was very friendly and helpful. Our wait person was new , but was ok . I had Sea Bass and my wife had a stuffed chicken breast, both were very good. The top deck was wonderful view , nice warm evening. Thinking of doing next year.

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This was our first dinner cruise in Florida. The free parking was nice, right next to the dock. The staff were all friendly and nice. Our server was new and lagged information and smooth service. She was nice though. The dinner of beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, 12 green beans and 2 shrimp was very good. The cheese cake we had... More 

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Hawthorne, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Was on their valentine's day lunch cruise. Boarding was a little slow but the rest of the cruise was very enjoyable. Food was very good. It was a plated lunch and MUCH better than expected for this type of "banquet" event. After lunch they had a dj on open air top deck. Servers were very good. Great going during the... More 

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Additional Information about Yacht StarShip

Address: 603 Channelside Drive Tampa, Tampa, FL 33602
Phone Number: (813) 223-7999
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $39 to $74
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Continental

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 603 Channelside Drive Tampa, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (813) 223-7999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $39 to $74
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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