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Ocean Prime - Tampa

#8 of 1,997 Restaurants in Tampa
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2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710 (Boy Scout)
This is a public transit stop in front of the mall.
+1 813-490-5288
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This restaurant is at Tampa Intl Airport (after security)
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 303
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exceeded expectations

Food, perfect. Service, beyond! Everything you should expect from a quality restaurant. Sophisticated. Educated. Experienced. Dedicated.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
I_Love_D
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Illinois
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Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food, perfect. Service, beyond! Everything you should expect from a quality restaurant. Sophisticated. Educated. Experienced. Dedicated.

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Thank I_Love_D
tampa
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182 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for dinner. Everything is still great, just stay away from the seafood salad. Not the best salad for the taste or the price. It tasted bland and wasn't chilled and the dressing didn't add any flavor.

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Thank luv2travel33549
Key West, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite places when visiting Tampa! The cucumber gimlet is one of my favorite drinks! The service is always fantastic! I highly recommend this place for great food and a great time!!

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Thank brenda r
Jackson, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jared was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the menu, offered samples when we couldn't decide. I felt pampered but not smothered by his attention. We had the Prime Roll wrapped in carpaccio beef, followed by the Blackened Snapper and the Grouper with Gnocchi. At Jared's recommendation we chose the Lobster Mashed Potatoes--his description was "creamy dreamy mashed potatoes" and he was... More 

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Thank drjohn90
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While in town visiting Tampa & Clearwater for Spring Training I ate here twice in 3 days! The restaurant is beautiful inside but coming from up north we wanted to sit outside on the really pretty patio- complete with large umbrellas so you don't melt in the FL sun. Food was fantastic both days. I had one of the BEST... More 

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Thank diamondlilx
Amersham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for drinks and nibbles in the bar after a work function. Ocean Prime service is impeccable. The appetisers we had included the best Calamari I have had along with an incredible cheese fondue along with delicious fries with Parmesan and truffle oil. The cocktails were smoking just take a look at the pictures. Ocean Prime delivers on all... More 

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Thank peterhopwood
Kansas City, Missouri
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Ocean Prime for lunch. Everything was delicious. The warm sour dough bread. Our server Tyler was the best. He offered wonderful selections. I had the crab melt, my husband had the crispy fish sandwich. We wanted to taste each other's meal so Tyler split it for us. It also came with French onion soup. We even splurged... More 

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Thank pcseward
Scotland, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I was there on business Service was good I had calamari for strangers and grouper as main which was of a good standard Very noisy restaurant This place caters for the usual American food experience ,seafood and steaks etc

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Thank Brian L
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there this weekend for my birthday and it was really nice. Such an elegant place, staff (very cute looking people) is very nice and willing to answer any questions. The price for a steak is OUTRAGEOUS...but going to a place like that you already know you're there for the experience, SO enjoy THIS experience!... Food is good, drinks... More 

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Thank anna t
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At six on a Tuesday night, the place is already packed and only tables available without reservation are in the bar area and outside patio. As full service is available for both options, I took a table in the bar area. I ordered lobster bisque and sea bass, the most popular sea food menu of this restaurant. The first things... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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