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J Alexander's Restaurant

913 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33609-1251
813-354-9006
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Ranked #50 of 1,988 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: West Cypress
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English first
Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great restaurant- from the calamari to the carrot cake at this restaurant everything is great. The steak and fries are always done to perfection as well as their seafood specials of the day. The prime rib sandwich is always great, too. The service is top notch- always very attentive and informative of the daily specials. We enjoyed the restaurant in... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Visiting Tampa from South Carolina. Where do I start. Seriously. Have you ever had food so damn good that you become speechless and all you can do is laugh. I had the Mac and cheese and the Maui steak. When I say it was the stuff of legends that is still an understatement. When you go see if you can... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We eat at this Tampa favorite several times a year, and it has never disappointed. The food is excellent, but what really makes it stand out is the outstanding service. We don't know how they do it, but we have never had less than exemplary service during our visits.

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Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I had dinner at J Alexanders in November 2014. I liked the intimate atmosphere of the restaurant and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I ordered the Prime Rib and it was excellent. Our server was very attentive to our table and did a great job. I will be back to J Alexanders if I am in Tampa for... More

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Lakeland, Florida
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

J. Alexander's is one of our favorite go to places. They just do it right, over and over and over again. The place churn's out amazing food as consistently as the light from the North Star. The restaurant is similar to Houston's, another one of our fav's. Atmosphere is elegant, yet unpretentious. Good energy, and talk about service.... it's flat... More

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Oviedo, Florida
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Max and cheese is amazing, you can substitute for any side. I never order Mac and cheese at at restaurant but trust me it's great. Filet was cooked perfectly.

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Lakeland, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Arrived for lunch for a 1:30 reservation and we were immediately seated in a booth, as requested. Although the restaurant was nice inside, it wasn't as nice as I expected for the price range of the eatery (our lunch, including 21% tip, was $118.00). It reminded me basically of your standard mid-range steak house in furnishings and decor. Our order... More

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land o lakes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Excellent atmosphere, service and food. Crab cakes excellent. Even their burger was fantastic. Would recommend to everyone.

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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118 reviews 118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We started off with grilled artichokes. I asked how the artichokes were seasoned, and I was told that steak seasoning was used on them. I never would have expected steak seasoning on artichokes, but they were excellent! I also loved the smoky flavor of the artichokes from being cooked on the grill. Those were the best tasting artichokes I've ever... More

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tampa, fl
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Although many might find main course items a bit pricey, if you balance menu prices with the high quality of both the service you are provided with along with the wonderful high quality of the very generous portions of food served, and if you arrive with a big appetite and hungry for delicious tasting food prepared to your specification perfection,... More

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Additional Information about J Alexander's Restaurant

Address: 913 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33609-1251
Phone Number: 813-354-9006
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue

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