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Yacht StarShip

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603 Channelside Drive Tampa, Tampa, FL 33602
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Wesley Chapel, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to have the experience having dinner on a yacht and watching the sunset on the Bay one of these days.

Thank Nicole C
Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great time. Great service!!! The service is amazing and the view is great. Great for a date night or just because.

Thank Veronica T
Tampa, Florida
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We are looking forward to doing the 4th of July dinner cruise this year as last years was out of this world. The staff is attentive, well trained and courteous in a personal one on one way. Exceptional buffet with an open bar id the way to go. Our last cruise was Easter Sunday for Brunch. We had a wonderful... More 

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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My wife and I sailed on the Yacht Starship on a Saturday in May 2016 and had a wonderful time. Our table was for 2 (number 365) and it was at the front of the ship. 3 course meal was served the first hour of the cruise with the remaining 90 minutes with us on the top deck (there is... More 

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

Thank you for sailing with us! I am so happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience. We hope to see you again soon. Take care and smooth sailing from the Crew of Yacht StarShip. More 

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123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Today was a date day with my wife. We spent most of the day downtown Tampa. We ended the day doing great and dinner cruise on Yacht StarShip. We had a great time. Crew where very good, very pleasant, and helpful. Food was good, not great, good. It was a great table by window, we saw my cool things, stingrays... More 

Thank aaronmyers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
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 Drive Tampa, Tampa, FL 33602
  • 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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