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Maritana Grille at The Don CeSar

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience


Bourbon Poached Pear Salad
Smoked Vanilla Puree, Sunny-Side Up Quail Egg, Arugula, Bleu Cheese Crumble, Candied Pecans
Winter Greens
Fines Herbes, Apples, Asparagus, Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette
Heirloom Gem Salad
Poached Beets, Arugula Pesto, Raspberry Petals, Candied Walnuts, Raspberry Vinaigrette
French Onion Soup
Gruyère Cracker, Caramelized Onion, Red Wine Gel
Foie Gras
Pain Perdu, Spiced Hazelnut Crumble, Cranberry Pudding, Vanilla Gastrique
Sautéed Mussels
Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Chili Fumet, Bacon Lardons, Garlic Crostini, Chili Threads
Lamb Lollipop
Smoked Applewood Cream, Carrots, Apples
Chilled Poached Shrimp
Smoked Paprika Aïoli, Brioche Panzanella, Mango Spheres
Chilled Crab Roll
Rice Paper Crisp, Old Bay Puree, Celery Foam
Wahoo Crudo
Yuzu Curd, Kohlrabi Slaw, Avocado Puree
Buffalo Osso Buco
Potato and Parsnip Gratin, Brussel Sprouts, Brussel Sprout Puree, Coca-Cola Jus
Cornish Game Hen
Goat Cheese Gnocchi, Braised Kale, Pear Jus
Duck Confit
Farro, Swiss Chard, Carrots, Blood Orange Glaze
Filet Mignon Oscar
Tri-colored Cauliflower, Marble Potato
Red Beet Pasta
Spinach, Toasted Pine Nuts, Basil and Thyme Pesto
Red Drum
Champagne and Crab Cassoulet, Black Garlic Chip
Seared Golden Tilefish
Asparagus, Saffron and Fennel Risotto, Fennel Sand
Grilled Cobia
Parsnip Puree, Swiss Chard, Pear, Glace Onions, Burnt Pear Vinaigrette
Seared Scallops
Smoked Applewood Cream, Braised Kale, Marble Potatoes
Whole Butter Poached Maine Lobster
Lobster Bisque, Mushroom Agnolotti, Sundried Tomatoes, Capers, Shaved Black Truffle
Sautéed Brussel Sprouts
Brown Butter
Grilled Asparagus
Balsamic Reduction
Truffle Pomme Frites
Truffle Powder
Fusilli and Cheese
House Blended Cheese
With an exceptional focus on quality and preparation our chef creations change daily. Sustainably driven to serve only the finest ingredients for our guests, Chef sources the freshest produce, seafood, and beef to ensure each dish is the highest quality
East and West Coast Oysters
Duo of Mignonettes, Cocktail Sauce, Fresh Horseradish
Stone Crab Claws
Drawn Butter, Stone Ground Aioli
Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva, Red Blend, Tempranillo, Spain 2009
Sant'elena "Tato", Red Blend, Venezia Giulia, Italy
Chateau Saint Andre Corbin, Red Blend, Saint Georges Saint Emilion, France
Long Shadowschester Kidder, Red Blend, Columbia Valley, USA
Clos du Val, Merlot, Napa Valley, California
Achaval Ferrer, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
'Spire' by Cuvaison, Pinot Noir, Napa Valley, California
Cambria 'Benchbreak', Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley, California
Quilt, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California
Talbott Kali Heart, Pinot Noir, Monterey, California
Louis Roederer 'Cristal', Champagne 2007
Belle Glos 'Las Alturas', Pinot Noir 2016
Prisoner, Red Blend 2015
Papillon by Orin Swift, Red Blend 2014
Quintessa, Red Blend 2014
Stags Leap 'Investor', Red Blend 2013
Duckhorn 'Three Palms Vineyard', Merlot 2012
Nickel & Nickel 'State Ranch', Cabernet 2015
Caymus 'Special Select', Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Bubbly & Festive
Syltbar, Prosecco, Friuli, Italy NV
Piper Heidsieck, Champagne, France NV
Taittinger "La Francaise", Champagne, France NV
Taittinger Rose, Champagne, France NV
Chandon Rosé Split, Sparkling, California NV
Chandon Brut Split, Sparkling, California NV
Schramsberg, Blanc de Noirs, California 2013
Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, California 2013/2014
Louis Roederer, Brut Champagne, France NV
Veuve Clicquot Rosé, Brut Rosé Champagne, France NV
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
$29 - $75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Seafood
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the mezze plate, which included house made roasted garlic hummus with cucumber sticks and black olives with feta cheese. My husband had the Don-Cesar salad, a take on Caesar Salad. Reasonable prices, excellent service by Kevin.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank songbirdtova
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a thank you to my sister for inviting us for Christmas, we booked a table for dinner. The building is imposing, both inside and out. The restaurant is quite intimate. There are exotic fish in tanks around the walls. Service was prompt and friendly....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave B
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had our anniversary dinner here and we were very pleased. It was better than our first visit. The restaurant got a new chef and she is excellent. We were kindly greeted by the staff and our waiter was very knowledgeable and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aubreyalexxis
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Don Cesar last night and had dinner at Maritana. We sat at the bar (which is our favorite), and had the pleasure of being served by Jeff. He was so friendly, accommodating, and just a true joy to be around....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JMHandy515
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Had the best evening at the bar. The bartender, Jeff Brown, provided exceptional service and guided us towards some really wonderful selections, I think he could tell we were hoping to see more than one steak on the menu. The food was amazing, lamp lollipops...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TheKnice
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

No need to offer me a table as my preference is to sit at the bar with Jeff!! Jeff is the bartender at The Maritana and knows exactly how to treat his guests to keep them wanting to come back for more of his welcoming...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SkyHarbourGirl
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Jess! Amazing dinner. Seemless Service. The food was delicious. Bring back the Reveal. Ask for Jess!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christian R
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

I love this place!! Jeff was phenomenal on taking care of us at the bar for drinks AND food. He ensured that my wife had a few tastes of her wines before she tried them. The food was SOLID!!! It would be amazing if the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nickybottles1
Reviewed November 30, 2018

There were 4 of us that dined at the Maritana Room at the Don Cesar last night. All of us have been there before. Our evening was great. Yuri, our waiter was exceptional. There used to be a great bone-in Kansas City steak on the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Marianne P
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Janet was the highlight of this restaurant. She made our birthday dinner celebration very special. The food and athmospehere was great, but the service made the meal. Janet described each dish that we were interested in with great detail and even gave us some wonderful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brandon S
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August 13, 2017|
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Response from O2665AYrichardp | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a good kids menu. I'm fact, in the past adults could even order from it. But new management has changed that policy, along with many other policies from what I understand. The kids menu even has a half... More
Brandon S
December 1, 2015|
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Response from jabber57 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the hotel website there is a tab for event locations and menus. It offers a "chat" option. I would suggest you work quickly as this is a popular venue.
Eric C
October 25, 2015|
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Response from donmarketing | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. For Thanksgiving in Maritana Grille, we offer a four-course Tasting Menu from 4-9pm for $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. If you are looking for a buffet, we will be hosting a King Charles... More
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