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“Excellent Customer Service & Tasty Food”

Ocean Prime - Tampa
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Ranked #6 of 2,405 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Boy Scout
Transit: This is a public transit stop in front of the mall.
Description: OCEAN PRIME is a modern American restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Voted “Best Piano Bar” and “Outdoor Scene” by Tampa Bay Metro as well as one of the “Best Seafood Restaurants in the Bay Area” by Creative Loafing, OCEAN PRIME Tampa delivers an extraordinary experience to guests. Located at the entrance to the International Plaza shopping center on the corner of West Shore and Boy Scout Boulevard and a mere five-minute drive from Tampa International Airport, Raymond James Stadium and the George Steinbrenner Field, OCEAN PRIME Tampa is a favorite destination before and after sporting events. Stunning settings and a vibrant energy, an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak, signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored wine list and truly genuine hospitality make OCEAN PRIME Tampa an ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate and indulge.
Tampa, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
“Excellent Customer Service & Tasty Food”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

At first our experience began poorly, with an unfriendly bartender who ignored us.
However, the hostess and the GM sure changed things. Our server Sara was fabulous as was the food.
The pastry chef outdid herself with my birthday Carrot Cake.
Loved the salad and the chicken sandwich. We will go back for dinner in the very near future and get the steak as we did last visit which was terrific as well.

  • Visited April 2013
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2 Thank Laurieanne M
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“excellent food - friendly service.”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

We showed up without a reservation, and were told there would be a 45 minute wait. We sat at the bar, ordered wine, and ordered an appetizer (the fondue - def recommend it). I don't think we actually waited 45 minutes before we were seated, it went very fast.
Dinner was amazing. He had steak, I had pork. I wish we hadn't snacked on anything before or had an appetizer, because I really wanted to finish my meal.
The waiter was extremely friendly, service was great. Would come back if we ever make it down to Tampa again.

Visited March 2013
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2 Thank ceebake
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Tampa, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“ellegant seafood ding”
Reviewed April 19, 2013

this is a beautful place with excellent seafood but expensive. have a lovely outdoor seating area beside a small body of water. Located near the International mall so you can also build in a shpping trip with lunch. great for special occassions

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank TampaResident743
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Food and Good Service”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

This place has a great bar, if you like choice. The food was great - I had the Sea Bass and my friend had a steak, both were excellent. The service was really great. My eating habits have changed (due to surgery) and they were very accommodating. I now have two favorite places in Tampa (Bern's is the other one.) Prices were up there but for the food and service the value was good. It is located by a mall so the views were not there.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank fgcook
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great Service and steaks”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

We enjoyed great service from our waitress who was very knowledgeable and friendly. She knew the food and wines well and recommended a nice Zinfindel. The wines generally are marked up very high so there are limited choices under $75 by the bottle. The Kanas City steak was prepared as requested and had a nice flavor. All in all a good experience. The entertainment was good even if a little hard to hear in the restaurant area.

  • Visited April 2013
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