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“Possibly the best restaurant in Florida” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Maritana Grille at Loews Don CeSar

The Maritana Grille at Loews Don CeSar
3400 Gulf Blvd, Don CeSar Resort, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706 (Formerly The Maritana Grille (Don CeSar Resort))
+1 727-360-1882
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Immerse yourself in the most delectable dining experience Tampa Bay has to offer at The Maritana Grille. At this signature restaurant of the beautiful Loews Don CeSar resort, you’re surrounded by 1,500 gallons of salt water aquariums filled with colorful, native Florida fish. You’ll dine on the freshest local seafood prepared with pure, organic ingredients in a New American style. With an extensive wine list and world-class service, it’s no wonder The Maritana Grille was voted one of the Top 10 seafood restaurants in the United States by the Gayot Guide, and has received AAA’s 4-Diamond Rating for the past 15 years. The vibe is casual, no jackets required. The atmosphere is festive yet intimate and the food is incomparably delicious. The Maritana Grille turns every meal into a magical dining experience.
Manila, Philippines
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116 reviews 116 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Possibly the best restaurant in Florida”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Fine dining at its best, great food paired with an extensive wine selection and superb service.

Visited November 2011
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Brantford, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

We loved our dinner, crab cakes, ceasar salad , coffee encrusted steak, the dining room was fully booked, we got the last reservation. The bread products were superb.
The children had spaghetti and meat balls,which they thoroughly enjoyed. The servers were adept , the only item we did not care for was the dessert Smores...our dinner was a lovely end to a perfect day.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Remodeled, new menu, excellent service and cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

It had been a few years since we dined at the Don but I doubt it will be that long before we go back. The new menu was absolutely wonderful. The presentation of all of the food were creative and enjoyable. And the taste...absolutely one of the best meals we had all experienced in quite a while. We had duck wontons, beet salad, Caesar salad and pea soup as starters - all were great - but the duck wontons are a must try. I had the scallops as an entree - and they were perfect. My husband had the Ahi tuna - which he orders quite often - but it was so good that I doubt he'll be able to eat it anywhere else. The wine selection here is amazing - you can't go wrong with anything on it. And for dessert - the apple sage reveal was delicious. Randy was our head waiter - he has been there for years - and the service was superior.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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3 restaurant reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

excellent food and service. we had our 4 year old with us and the server brought us a pillow and tablecloth so that she would be more comfy...very nice especially considering this is not exactly a kid restaurant

Visited March 2012
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Celebration”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

A little sparse for the prices, which can add up fast. One of those places that feel less on a plate is better! But they have taken it to the ridiculous! However, it is a good place for a celebration.

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