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“Challenge your palate and enjoy” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Dufrain

Cafe Dufrain
707 Harbour Post Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
813-275-9701
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Ranked #169 of 1,963 restaurants in Tampa
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Contemporary, Café, Fusion, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Challenge your palate and enjoy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Always great menu to choose from. Creative plates and exquisite flavors. Have to try their hind made healthy ice creams!!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Louisiana
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Refreashing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stumbled upon Cafe Dufrain by accident and we were very happy we did. Service was excellent. Food was great and wine was an added bonus. Great views of downtown Tampa :)

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tampa, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“WOW - Our new favorite place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We decided to give this place another try since some our friends said the new menu (and Chefs) has greatly improved. WOW, it exceeded our expectations. The seasonal Hummus was beets, and was amazing I had to eat fast so my husband (the non hummus eater) wouldn't eat it all. Even though I was hesitant, we ordered the watermelon, arugula, goat cheese with chili lime Lava Salt salad and it was Amazing. Our meal, we had the Short Rib "Mac & Cheese" spicy BBQ short ribs, Smoked Cheddar morney sauce,pan seared gnocchi with crispy kale. all I can say is WOW. Lawrence thanks for making such fabulous gnocchi. The deserts are just as equally fabulous. They make their own ice cream with very interesting flavors, like peanut butter sangria and a few more. If you sit outside the view of downtown is spectacular. Be ware Side Berns and Mise en Place you have some new serious competition.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Me and my husband enjoyed a nice cold beer, an appetizer and a dessert! the portions are small but they are good! The service was ok. Its a nice place to chill, sit outside and look at the bay.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Jupiter, Florida
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Nice cafe in perfect location on HarbourIsland with views of downtown”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Want cool spot with views of downtown Tampa and waterside strolling. Cross the bridge to Harbour island and escape the city in a cool cafe with good menu for Lunch.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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