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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Waterfront dining” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hula Bay Club

Hula Bay Club
Ranked #165 of 2,356 Restaurants in Tampa
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Naples, Florida
Level Contributor
127 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Waterfront dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Our goal was to eat somewhere near water... this semi-qualified as the table available was inside so we couldn't really partake of the sounds and smells of the marina... Service was excellent - our waitress was very helpful.. We all got a different menu item and we were all pleased. Definitely would advise going. It's pretty interesting inside decor wise. Next door is music and a whole other atmosphere - didn't try it but would next time!

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
Thank Newcomer2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mike F, Owner at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review, April 12, 2013
Hey there!

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. You'll have to come back and lock in that outdoor table, it's great. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Take care.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

246 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    81
    88
    44
    20
    13
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Collingwood, Canada
Level Contributor
42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Seafood with Water View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

Large restaurant with an attached bar situated on the water in an industrial area beside a working marina. However, the food and service were excellent. They serve various types of seafood including sushi. All of it was well prepared. Our server was very knowledgeable and explained all the dishes. The food tasted even better while eating in the sun looking at the bay. A fun place to eat at reasonable prices. My guess is that it is very busy on weekends as it is a great place to eat and party.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank petercmr
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mike F, Director of Sales at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review, March 18, 2013
Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself! We look forward to having you back on the bay soon.

Take care and cheers.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Favourite restaurant in Tampa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice, once for lunch and again for dinner. Lunch was my first experience of the blackened grouper sandwich and nowhere else has come near since - not oily and with enough spice to give it a decent kick. I returned with friends a couple of nights later for dinner and wasn't disappointed. The fish in the various seafood grills was delicious and the chicken Katsu was another popular dish. Service was prompt throughout and I will be visiting again at the next opportunity.

Helpful?
Thank charlesrodent
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mike F, Director of Sales at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review, March 18, 2013
Hi there!

Thank you kindly for taking the time to write us a review on your experiences. I'm glad to hear that you've enjoyed everything. We look forward to having you back again very soon.

Take care.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
St. Petersburg, Florida
Level Contributor
1,182 reviews
956 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
“Boating and lunch-great combination”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

We were boating near Tampa and decided to stop for lunch at Hula Bay. Good choice the food was very good in a fun atmosphere where you can tie up your boat to stop for lunch . Friendly staff and good service as well as good drinks--excellent choice!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank librarian73
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mike F, Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review, January 18, 2013
Hello there, thanks for your review! It's always fun to come over on the boat and have a great lunch! I'm glad you enjoyed everything and hope to have you in again soon!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food and view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

Visited Hula Bay Club twice during a recent stay in Tampa. Love the location with views of the marina. Dining is available both inside and outside on the deck. Great food and drink choices. No waiting for a table. The hostesses and waitresses were very knowledgeable about the menu. Our favorites were garlic shrimp either as an appetizer or entree, mussels, conch fritters, grouper nuggets, and the kapalua grill entree was wonderful. Can't wait to return on my next visit to the area.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank GinnyWiz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mike F, Manager at Hula Bay Club, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Thank you for the great review! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself at our restaurants while you were in town. Please stop by and see us next time, cheers!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to Hula Bay Club? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing