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603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5443
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Kissimmee, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Yacht was amazing. The staff was wonderful and attentive. The food was delicious. I paid extra for the birthday package and it was well worth it. Will definitely be back for more special occasions!

Thank leighohs
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband wanted to do something special for our 29 Anniversary he paid $210 .00 for dinner and dance To me the dinner was OK not worth the 200 sorry my husband food had a spoonful of white rice it was cold he said his salmon was delicious.I had pork chop with a scoop of mash potatoes and a small... More 

Thank Irena R
Palm Harbor, Florida
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

My friends and I had picked up a groupon for their "Rock the Boat" series because we figured it would be something different to do. The band, the Cigar City Rollers was the featured attraction. 4.0 star rating 9/5/2016 My friends and I had picked up a groupon for their "Rock the Boat" series because we figured it would be... More 

Thank TampaEskymo
Tampa, Florida
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

For our 50th Wedding Anniversary, our Son and Daughter in law set up a celebration for us - and what a wonderful adventure! It started on the 2nd floor of the ship - the "Party Room" and we had a wonderful waitress to meet our every need - she constantly poured our bottle of Champagne and took great care of... More 

Thank Jean C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I visited the starship for a island vibe 2 hour night cruise with dj cardinal and dj spice .I had such a good time. It was a mix crowd of all Races and ages and there was a different DJ on all three levels of the boat .Staff was very courteous .Just all-around good experience. The food was great drinks... More 

Thank Brittany D
Taylor V, Public Relations Manager at Yacht StarShip, responded to this review

Brittany, thanks so much for being part of the Rock The Yacht Summer Music Series. I am so glad that you had a wonderful evening. Come back and cruise with us again soon. All the best! More 

Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Booked as a company incentive get together, 80 people. Everything handled smoothly and professionally. The big surprise was the great food. Many comments that the quality and flavor was excellent. Couldn't have been happier with service, the ship, the food and the overall experience

Thank Uncle1time
Miami, Florida
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Sailed on 4th of July cruise with husband and 5 year-old son. The prices were very high, which can be expected to a certain extent, but the food was terrible. There were very few choices - the point of a buffet is to have multiple choices! $90 for a kid to eat cold mac and cheese and drink water?! Service... More 

Thank AAW7
Taylor V, Public Relations Manager at Yacht StarShip, responded to this review

We are deeply sorry that you and your family did not enjoy the holiday cruise with Yacht StarShip. We strive to provide an exceptional experience for each guest who cruises on one of our vessels and we would love another chance to show you why we are one of the leaders in our industry. Please email me at mharris@yachtstarship.com so... More 

Safety Harbor, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Excellent experience for any event. Sitting was good. Buffet lunch was excellent (Most conscious diners would not pig out, balance menu selection is the choice and was presented.) Excellent Margaritas! Very nice top deck music and dancing. Had an excellent Mothers day cruise. We are chartering this Yacht for a wedding this year!

Thank 805snobbyme
Taylor V, Public Relations Manager at Yacht StarShip, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending this very important day onboard Yacht StarShip. I too sailed that afternoon and was so pleased with the beautiful weather we were blessed with and we are super excited to host your upcoming wedding. Thanks again for the great review. Smooth sailing from the Crew at Yacht StarShip. More 

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

My family and I went on the "Yacht Sensation" by StarShip. It runs daily dinner cruises out of Clearwater Marina. We went Thursday June 23rd to celebrate our daughter's graduation. We arrived on time 6:15 for a 6:30 departure. We got our picture taken & boarded. The steward said we were seated at table 44 and ushered us to it.... More 

Thank Sandyloucita
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went on 6/24/16. This was a Dinner Buffet cruise... It was ok but I had 3 mild issues... First, the food was not very good. You can't expect much from a Buffet, but this was quite bad. The salmon was dry and dull... The Chicken was not tasty. There was mashed potatoes (yuck) and some veggies... Furthermore, the music was... More 

Thank ccefola

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $74
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, International
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5443
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 18132237999
Tampa Bay's Premier Dining Yachts | Tampa • St. Petersburg • Clearwater

Yacht StarShip, America's First 3-diamond rated Dining Yacht by AAA, ranks in the top 28% of all restaurants. Our exquisite dining cruises offer private seating, tableside service, spectacular views and dancing under the stars.

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