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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 #55 of 1,997 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
Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We were heading to the theater and chose J. Alexander's for its location and from some past experience. We arrived early and were given a quiet booth which we had asked for. Frankly, everything was excellent: staff, service, food quality, good value for the price. Prime rib was so good it blew us all away, my husband loved the pecan-crusted... More 

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Tampa, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The atmosphere and service is great. Nothing memorable on all of my four visits. Had calamari for appetizer, salmon for entrée. On one occasion, I had the salad for entrée. Food was fine but nothing to rave about.

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Leesburg, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I met up with friends for dinner at J Alexanders and I have to say their hamburgers are the best I think I have ever had. I have been going there for years and it is always a winner. I like the atmosphere and the service was wonderful. Big thumbs up!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The perfect spot for entertaining clients or meeting with the vendor over lunch. The food is tasty and fairly prompt, and the decor with its dark mahogany wood, is upscale and a perfect place to conduct business.

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
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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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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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