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Cafe Dufrain

#130 of 1,874 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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707 Harbour Post Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-6701
+1 813-275-9701
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My niece and I went for late lunch today. Wanted to be by the water and being new to the area we just picked on the map. Not a lot of choices on the menu. However shrimp tacos with avacado was all we needed. $14.50 for two tacos and fries or asparagus. They were delish. We were very happy as... More 

Thank Susan_dance00
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful management. They let their bartenders pick and choose who to serve. They have a monopoly in the island. Owner is a "weaky." Does not understand the concept of " customer is always right". Food is terrible. Kitchen is very dirty. Stay away.

Thank Mark M
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We visited on a busy Saturday night and had a lovely table outside. Food was ok, not great, service was good.

Thank iamkimknez
Tampa, Florida
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572 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little restaurant on Harbour Island. It has nice outdoor seating if it's a nice day out. I had the Argentinian Shrimp Salad and it was delicious- but at $18 it was a little pricey! Nice selection of mixed drinks as well!

Thank StefJax
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

: This café was completely amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed trying a local craft beer matched with a bahn mi style chicken sandwich and yucca fries. It was incredibly delicious!! The service and hospitality was incredible! I cannot wait to return on my next trip to Tampa!!!!

Thank Jason R
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Situated on Harbour Island with a view of the channel in Tampa Bay (including the Amelie arena-home to the Tampa Bay Lightning), Cafe Dufrain has come a long way from its humble beginnings. It's a Percy place for a sun downer and a great place for a meal. The menu isn't too big (which always translates to fresh food), its... More 

1 Thank Dina H
Level Contributor
35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Hidden in the midst of high end apartments. It's like a tiny village in Italy with a couple restaurants and such. The food is quite eclectic so prepare your taste buds for a delight.

1 Thank Kristin C
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Whilst doing the river walk in Tampa decided to try here for lunch based on TA reviews but must say our experiance wasn't that good. Nice location & friendly server even if she was new at the job ! But our choices of food were disapointing. I choose the kale Caeser salad with chicken but the kale was as tough... More 

Thank Thomas R
St. Petersburg, Florida
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Stopped by boat to enjoy this wonderful little place and glad we did! We got the burger and a beer special and it was really good! Upgrade to the truffle fries!

Thank Shannon W
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Kyle Masson did an excellent job waiting on us and the food as well as cocktails were perfect. If they can make an Old Fashion well which they did, then they must be good!

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Harbour Post Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-275-9701

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?