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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Polk County's Premier Waterfront Restaurant.
$16 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On vacation from Uk, friends took us here on a Sunday. The restaurant was very busy...but we had no wait before being shown to a table. The head of house..who I believe is the owner is very well organised and it shows how well run...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank PaulJ1956
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just visited for our 19 wedding anniversary and I gotta say we loved it! The food was delicious. From the fish sandwich, bacon mac and cheese and sweet potato fries, everything is excellent. The crem brulee is so delicious. To top it all the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Yito79
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'll start with the trip in. So I found this place here on TA. The location is a little off the beaten path; however, once you get here you'll understand why. It's got a beautiful view of the bay. The interior of the restaurant is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank U3640UMkevina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was superb. Meal was good.Atmosphere was fine. Didn't check out the bathroom but I am sure it was fine. They had a happy hour till 6 but I don't drink.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dawn s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting family in Florida and had dinner tonight at the Harborside. Delish! Our waiter, Julian, was outstanding! Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have frequented Harborside for over 15 years. The operation right now is as solid and predictably good as ever. The sunsets over Lake Shipp are a peaceful end to the workday here. The Ahi Tuna and Sea Skins are our favorite apps followed by...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank WCoutandabout
Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here often - I would recommend lunch, dinner and special occasions. I definitely enjoy the steak and lobster bites. The house salad is an added bonus.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal last week. My wife had their Shrimp Trio and it was great. She particularly liked the stuffed shrimp. I ordered the grouper sandwich and had them hold the bread and the fish was a nice sandwich size and perfectly cooked!...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank RGR_Davenport
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to the Harborside since it opened. We tried the lobster roll when it first opened and did not like the celery based concoction that the lobster was wallowing in. It gave the lobster an odd unpleasant taste. We complained to the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bailyn was an extraordinary waitress! We were her only customers downstairs. She paid great attention to the four of us without being overbearing. We will definitely go back and ask for her.

Date of visit: May 2019
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December 16, 2017|
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Response from Robin A | Reviewed this property |
Their telephone number is 863-293-7070
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Harborside will be open with a special menu.
Patricia C
June 5, 2017|
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Response from mac60115 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Really don't know suggest you call Harborside about a private room!
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