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“A lot of fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tommy's Paradise - CLOSED

Tommy's Paradise
18636 Gunn Highway, Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 475-6973
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Tampa, Florida
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“A lot of fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Great food, drinks, outdoor music / bands! Everything we had was well prepared and tasty. Wait staff attentive!

Visited November 2012
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Local Restaurant”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Had dinner with 3 friends. Mostly an outdoor place with locals drinking beer. Food was below par, and service was slow. This is close by our house and we thought we would be making it our local restaurant. Food was poor, but beer was cold. I would stay away. Don't feel like the food was fresh, and it was way over cooked.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere okay food and service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

we went with friends and really liked the outdoor seating area and the general atmosphere of the place. It was a nice night and the music was very good..However the service was very slow, we sat for a while before anyone came over to take a drink order. Our server was nice but it took forever to get food and more drinks, Maybe they were shorthanded but it wasn't that crowded. They just seemed disorganized and the food was just okay.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Will not go back”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

Arrived at around 6:10, the place was not to busy, maybe 20 other people.Alot of tables were reserved for a large party. Went with my wife and grand daughter, our waiter Dan was great, we ordered chicken nuggets for our grand daughter, brisket sandwich for my wife and I ordered the half order of ribs, at around 6:15, my ribs arrived after 7:00 and they were cold, sent them back, returned still cold, then in a little bit our grand daughters meal arrived, then in another little bit my wife sandwich arrived, mostly fat. The point is in a generally slow place with a few people over half already eaten, why does it take 45 minutes for ribs that I guess should be cooking most of the day, that come out cold, chicken nuggets that need to deep fry about 5 minutes and a brisket sandwich that I would guess take almost an hour to arrive. Seemed that the place was totally disorganized in regards to the kitchen. Wish them luck as we will not return.

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“Getting worse every time we go back.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

When it first opened it was great. But every time we go back its worse. It has a great atmosphere but the food is lacking. The well water smells and taste like sewer, I am sure that can't help the taste of the food. This forces you to buy a bottled drink because the ice cubes make the fountain drinks taste like sewer flavored soft drinks. And they don't have bottled water.

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