We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
TripAdvisor
Tampa
Post
Inbox
Search

Restaurant BT

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

#129 of 1,595 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

Improve this listing

Menu

STARTERS‎
Fresh Rolls
Gulf shrimp, herbs, bean sprouts, hydro lettuce, rice noodles, tamarind, kaffier lime, peanut sauce
9.00
Mini Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Pork, shrimp, blue crab, tree ear mushrooms, glass noodles, hydro butter leaves, mixed herbs, pickled radish, chili-lime-garlic dipping sauce
9.00
Tuna Tai Chanh
Fresh‎ big-eye tuna, ginger, chili, fresh herbs, sesame, shallots, lime juice, heart of palm, tiny cilantro, passion fruit jus
14.00
Escargot en Croute
Escargot, garlic, thyme, butter, white wine, mushrooms, tomato, puff pastry sticks
13.00
Bo Tai Chanh
Tartare of filet mignon, ginger, garlic, chili, opal basil, cilantro, peanuts, shallots, lime juice, heart of palm, micro passion champagne drops
13.00
Peking Duck Burrito
Ashley farm’s duck, crispy shallots, scallions, sesame seeds, hoisin sauce
12.00
Foie Gras De Canard
Foie gras, tibetan goji berries, fig, raisin,& champagne compote, toasted baguette
17.00
Baby Squid Ceviche
Lemongrass, chili, mixed herbs, key lime, shallots, garlic, rice vinegar, hydro lettuce
11.00
Vegetarian Samosas
Potatoes, mushrooms, onions, & indian garam masala, in a crisp pastry shell & mango chutney
9.00
Mussels Vapeur
P.E.I. Mussels, lemongrass, galangal, opal basil, rice wine, black butter, grilled baguette
14.00
SOUPS‎
Vegetarian Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin, coconut milk, galangal, scallions, peanuts, micro scallions, vegetarian broth
9.00
Crab Chower
Roasted‎ batata, dungeness crab, pearl onions, dill, truffle accent, garlic toast
12.00
Crustacean Bisque
Maine‎ lobster claws, organic thyme, dry sherry, fumet de poisson, micro chives, crème fraiche
15.00
Hanoi Beef Pho
Beef tenderloin rice noodles, opal basil, bean, bean sprouts; served in a aromatic star anise, cardamom, cinnamon beef broth
13.00
SALADS‎
Caprese Connelly Salad
Fresh‎ heirloom tomato, pine nuts, garden baby basil, mozzarella rounds, balsamic fig drizzles
12.00
Green Papaya Salad
Opal basil, rao ram, mint, roasted peanuts, shallots, zesty garlic-chili-key lime juice
11.00
Global Salad
Mid eastern’ tabbouleh, japanese seaweed, vietnamese green papaya, italian caprese, mexican guacamole, south africa mint & cucumber, french nicoise
14.00
Salad Composee
Heirloom tomato, french bean, fennel, heart of palm, petite basque cheese, passion fruit champagne vinaigrette, tiny herbs
13.00
MAIN COURSE‎
Chipirones Richard
Stuffed baby squid, shrimp, blue crab, ground pork, tree ear mushroom, glass noodles, ginger, tomato relish, grilled eggplant, garlic chips, black rice pouch
25.00
Food Karma
Braised organic tofu, turnip, pineapple, edamame, shiitake mushroom, snow flake mushroom, okra, egg plant, soy sauce, galangal, coconut broth, brown rice
23.00
Magret De Canard Trina
Grand marnier-blood orange reduction, fennel, broccoli rabe, golden chanterelle mushroom risotto, hickory smoked duck chips, blood orange zests confetti
28.00
Salmon a La Plancha
Wild scottish salmon, ragout of papaya, baby leeks, bell pepper, garlic chips, kaffier lime, mandras curry, coconut water, lemongrass rice
26.00
Snapper a La Saigon
Gulf snapper, lemongrass, curry, garlic, shallot & bay leaves, shredded green & purple cabbage, vietnamese herbs, steamed jasmine rice
28.00
Cote Basque Prawns
Blue‎ prawns, espelette pepper, caramelized cipollini onions, baby bok-choy, sticky black rice, kaffier lime, coconut, & lemongrass emulsion
28.00
Tuna Sashimi Charlie Hounchell
Big-eye tuna, pickled ginger, chili, sesame oil, garlic, scallions, seaweed salad, soba noodles, dry miso dust, micro greens
26.00
Vietnamese Bouillabaisse
Gulf prawns, baby calamari, scottish salmon, mussels, pineapple, okra, bean sprouts, lily stem, tomato, winter savory, opal basil, aromatic seafood broth
32.00
Pork Tenderloin Sous Vide
Berkshire pork, herb roasted batata, baby carrots, root vegetables, lingonberry, red wine bordelaise
25.00
Deconstructed Beef Stroganoff James
Grass-fed filet mignon, chanterelle mushrooms, burgundy reduction, asian sausage bits, french beans, locally made pasta
36.00
PRICE RANGE
$35 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
French, Vietnamese
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (124)
Filter reviews
121 results
Traveler rating
78
26
8
4
5
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
78
26
8
4
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews duck tuna sashimi prawns burrito shaking beef black rice chocolate mousse butternut squash spring rolls dumplings hyde park fresh herbs chef cuisine appetizers maitre freshness
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 121 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to this location and were extremely pleased with the food selection, service and ambiance. They have a very good wine selection, and the drinks were delicious ( albeit made with sake --no liquor license). The entrees are creative and have an...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank Lynell B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best that Tampa has to offer! The cuisine is delectable and will have your taste buds dancing with joy! Chef BT uses locally grown natural ingredients and a wide variety of herbs, spices, and flavors to give you a unique experience. The...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Zdenka219
Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

Came late on a Saturday eve after a long time we haven’t been here. We came to have some drinks and desserts. It’s always nice, elegant and delicious.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank anat4om
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Don't come here with any expectations other than a great meal. The menu is always so varied and inviting, I try whatever looks great, and it always is. Steak tartare ala BT, spring rolls that crunch, melt-in-your mouth short ribs, or a bento box. Fabulous.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank 50stateDave
Reviewed August 11, 2019

The place is beautiful inside and out. Food is so unusual and so wonderful. You must have the fresh rolls and the asparagus soup made with NO CREAM.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank mooshe31
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Our food from appetizer through dessert was the freshest, tastiest, most beautifully presented meal in recent memory. The black rice was amazing. We were so impressed. This will be our new “special event to celebrate” place.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank 570marciac
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Consistently great Asian Fusion fare served with panache and flair. Garden dining is available in addition to the low-lit, intimate dining room inside. Only downside is the lack of parking - finding a space can be tough.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank starwatchsam
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We are never disappointed. We have followed BT for more than 22 years and she only gets better. Your experience begins in the parking lot with all the fragrances of fresh herbs and exotic fruit trees. Her outside dinning takes you straight to Asia. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank tampabaymom5
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

This little gem offers a terrific meal in a minimalist atmosphere My husband and I picked it after a show at the Straz. I started with the Peking duck burrito and hubby had the escargot. Mine was delicious. His was sublime we ordered bread to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Monroesmar
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful meal matched only by the stellar service. Everything was so delicious and carefully prepared we have already (just left the restaurant) committed to returning to try other menu items. The list of specials included beef dumplings which were awesome. My husband had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank elaineontheroad
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 171 nearby hotels
Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection
867 reviews
.85 miles away
Hotel South Tampa and Suites
841 reviews
.90 miles away
Quality Inn Airport – Cruise Port
358 reviews
1.01 miles away
Hyde Park Hotel
97 reviews
1.15 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,926 nearby restaurants
Datz Tampa
1,149 reviews
.06 miles away
Osteria Natalina
184 reviews
.41 miles away
Pinky's
229 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 610 nearby attractions
Joe and Son's Olive Oils
20 reviews
.25 miles away
Toffee to Go
16 reviews
.26 miles away
EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge
62 reviews
.82 miles away
Spa Evangeline at the Epicurean Hotel
25 reviews
.87 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurant BT staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing