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Hula Bay Club

5210 W Tyson Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
813 837 4852
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Ranked #244 of 1,969 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Sushi, Pacific Rim
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Food is expensive and sub-par. Service is terrible in the bar and the drinks were disappointing. It was last afternoon when we stopped in for a drink and apps. There were maybe 20 customers outside and inside. This place is missing a great opportunity to become a great place...there are lots of similar places on/near St. Pete Beach that are... More

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi Jacqueline, thank you for your feedback. I'm so sorry to hear about your experience with us. That does not live up to our standards of food quality and service. I do hope that you will choose to give us another chance. Please look for a private message from me. More

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Good view, best burger I have had in the area. They have a authentic sushi chef on staff. They also have a pool which probably gets crazy in the summer but no one was in it during the week or maybe it was not open yet for the season.

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi Brenda, thanks for the review! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed the burger you ordered! Our pool gets pretty busy on the weekends and we have a bartender at the poolside bar too. Hope to see you sometime soon! More

Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

For someone that is not a local, you likely wouldnt know about this little place unless someone recommended it to you. While visiting clients, it was recommended so everyone traveling with me agreed to give it a shot. Very glad we did. We sat out on the patio deck as the day was coming to an end. The staff made... More

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm happy to hear your party enjoyed their dining experience with us! The view of the sunset from our patio is gorgeous, so it's great you got to enjoy that too! Hope you'll visit us again next time you're in town! More

Florence, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The food was quite good, sunset nice. Don't order the Keylime cream martini....yuk...the cream curdles and you have to keep mixing it up. The shrimp appetizer was amazing!!!

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for leaving us a review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the shrimp appetizer you ordered! Hope to see you again next time you're in town! More

Reno, Nevada, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

It was not busy 3:15 pm Hostess looked like we ruined her day by inconveniencing her we sat 12 minutes with 0 help servers everywhere- don't waste your time

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, I'm so sorry to hear about your experience with us. That kind of service is unacceptable and I appreciate your feedback. Please look for a private message from me. More

Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Had a lunch at the Duke's side of the restaurant, nice view of Tampa Bay. Grouper sandwich was fried as I ordered, however, fryer oil kept dripping off the batter, ended up with a bunch of oil in the basket when all was said and done. Their chipotle mayonnaise was good, their tartar sauce tasted fishy (so I did not... More

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi Joe, thank you for the feedback. I'm sorry to hear about your disappointment with your grouper sandwich. I do hope you'll give us another chance. More

Nolanville, tx
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were visiting Tampa and Hula Bay came highly recommended by a number of people. Stopped by for lunch on a Saturday. Got a table on the deck with a great view of the water. My wife fish tacos and I a burger. Both were great. Our server was very attentive. My only complaint would be the parking, or lack... More

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks so much for the review! I'm glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed your meals. Come see us again! More

Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The view and tropical drinks are a nice way to relax and feel like you're on vacation. See more info & photos on my food blog: http://www.floridafoodlover.com/2014/07/hula-bay-club-tampa-fl.html

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for stopping by! We enjoyed having you and hope you'll come back and visit us again soon! More

Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Amazing view with beautiful sunsets and million dollar Yachts. The food was also fresh and delicious. Would eat there over and over again. They als have a lower level Tiki bar with live entertainment.

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for leaving us a review! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your experience dining with us! We enjoyed having you and hope to see you again soon! More

Delray Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Food and service were better than you would expect. Drinks were good as well. The view and the atmosphere are excellent... We had burgers, sushi, seafood, the whole selection was good....I will definitely get back...

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Mike F, General Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review

Hi Lea, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your food and our atmosphere! Come see us again soon! More

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