We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1,969 Tampa Restaurants

Ocean Prime - Tampa

2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710
+1 813-490-5288
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #12 of 1,969 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $50
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Boy Scout
Transit: This is a public transit stop in front of the mall.
Write a Review

294 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    191
    61
    26
    7
    9
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Tampa, United States
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

> The location of the restaurant is nicely located--easy to find and service in the restaurant and bar were both exacting...most of the time. > The ambiance in the bar is silently wicked (in a good way)--just like their prime black orchid cocktail...especially during "happy hour". The restaurant is charming and spacious. > My favorite happy hour appetizers are: calamari... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

When it's that special event or that special person in your life, you found the right place for the best date night spot in town. Service is impeccable and the food is exquisite. Love the champagne by the glass too!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Va
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We picked this place when we spotted the deck by a man-made lake. It took so long for our drink orders to be taken and delivered (45 minutes for my husband to get a glass of wine) that we decided not to order dinner because the service was so slow. The manager comped our drinks but I would not go... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The calamari were too sweet! The steak wasn't tasty at all! The sorbet to finish the meal at strawberry flavour it doesn't help the digestion! The classical Lemon sorbet is the best everywhere! We both had to drink a hot lemonade to digest after dinner! It was definately too pricy for what we had eaten!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I visited Tampa on a weekend trip and actually planned to dine at Ocean Prime as I usually research everything. I am certainly glad I did! This restaurant and our waiter Drew's service was impeccable but I expected nothing less. Others reviewers expressed the menu as "pricy" but it's comparable to other upscale restaurants and it's well worth it. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ocean Prime never disappoints. Always great service, perfect atmosphere and wonderful food and drinks. Everything on the menu is worth having, lunch is as good as dinner!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our friends and I stop here every time we go to Tampa. Truth be told we stop for the incredible Cosmo's at the bar. The appetizers and service are ALWYS exceptional. However this time we were there for lunch and it was equally delightful. The top two dishes were the Shellfish Cobb salad, and the Shrimp Banh Mi WrapSticky Rice,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We went with a large group,always a challenge for the waiters. The room we were seated in was pleasant, but felt separate from the rest of the restaurant,so I really couldn't get a feel for the ambiance of the restaurant. The service was good but the star of the show was the food. The special was the grouper so I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The atmosphere was modern and open . The food was innovative and delicious. Our server was Tyler Vannetta who was attentive and fun to converse with. I recommend you not just go to Ocean Prime but run there for the great food and service.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
360 reviews 360 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I took my team to Ocean prime for dinner to celebrate some successes with our business. I've never been here since I don't live in Tampa. With a private room that was conducive to conversation and an intimate feel for 16 business colleagues. The service was outstanding and quite professional. Adam was our server and lead a team of very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Ocean Prime - Tampa? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing