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Seven 17 South

717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
+1 813-250-1661
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Ranked #138 of 1,968 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $32
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Swann
Description: 717 South is proud to bring you fresh and local ingredients. The highest quality hormone free chicken and when possible seafood that is harvested in a sustainable fashion. We wood-fire all our in-house hand cut steaks..Extensive wine list ( over 300 wines by the bottle) , martini's and specialty drinks from all parts of the world. Michael Stewart, a local native, is the owner and Korean-born chef Robert Masson displays a sure mastery of all ports and parts of the world. Set within 1920's art deco paintings, wood trim, high ceilings, and an open kitchen, welcomes each patron. 717 South was recently voted TOP 20 Best New Restaurant in Florida, Best Place for Dinner, Best Wines by the Glass, TOP 400 Places to dine in Florida, Best Happy Hour and many others.
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English first
Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Seven 17 South is a fantastic dining experience. Our server Brittany was exceptional, friendly and efficient. My husband had lamb and I had the sea bass. Both unbelievable and delicious. Our brie starter was also great. The dining environment is cool, vibey and elegant without being pretentious. You have to try this place!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was by far the best "foodie" experience we've had for many years. We travel to eat and have been literally all over the world in pursuit of excellent food. The chef at 717 South could easily compete with Thomas Keller (we've eaten at his restaurants as well). From the service to the dessert, this was a meal to be... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went here during the week with some friends and we were sat in a private enclosed dining room. The service provided was simply wonderful....from the wine to the food. We started off with an appetizer that included shrimp and grits (delicious), calamari and a couple other items. Everyone ordered something different and there were no complaints from anyone! You could... More

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Ate here for a weekend dinner and enjoyed the food but some things needed some fine tuning. The bread that came out was cold and hard - obviously not fresh. The salmon entree was a little overcooked and the sweet potato mash looked a little dry - maybe it got left under the heat lamp a little too long. I... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I went to 717 South on a date night. In summary the food and atmosphere were absolutely amazing! Details: we started off with the Hanger Steak Flat bread and we ate every bite! Then I had the Asian Pot Roast and my husband had the Lasagna. They were both cooked perfectly and well seasoned. The meat was... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

717 South is one of my favorite restaurants in the Tampa area. My son attends The university of Tampa and we are from NJ so whenever we drop him of or visit him we have to eat at this restaurant. Excellent food (kudos to the chef!) never had a meal we didn't like or that was not prepared perfectly. Our... More

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Randolph, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is my new favorite place to dine in Tampa when in town. I went with my family on a Saturday night and had a wonderful dinner. Everyone in my family enjoyed our dinners. We also had a great server. When we are in town again we will definitely be back. Thank you for a great meal!!!

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Brandon FL
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went for lunch with a very large group. The service was great and well organized. I had the avacado BLT which was very good...the bread was outstanding, but the star of the luncheon was my husband's duck burger. If you go for no other reason at lunch, have the duck burger. My next lunch out is 717 and the... More

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Lutz, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We dined midweek and upon arriving it was nice to see a comfortable bar scene in a bit of an old-school setting which is hard to find. Dinner was solid, not great. Menu feels about 10-15% overpriced however if you are using a Groupon it brings that $120 Drinks-Appetizers-Entree right into line. Service was top-notch.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is a great value for your money whether you sit at the bar, snack, or have dinner. Service is top notch and if you want something all you have to do is ask. Favorites include the hangar steak at $22, the brussel sprout appetizer, the salads, and the short rib spring roll. The bartenders here are top notch,... More

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Additional Information about Seven 17 South

Address: 717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
Phone Number: +1 813-250-1661
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 32
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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