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“Nice view of the water!”

Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi
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Ranked #27 of 2,461 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Asian, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Franklin/Channelside
Description: Established 1997 Thank you for making Jackson's your preferred place to dine. Whether you have been here before or are joining us for the first time, we appreciate the opportunity to enhance your dining experience with our exemplary service and excellent food. Jackson's location on Harbour Island offers our guests unparalleled, sweeping views of the city's sparkling waterfront and dynamic skyline. From sunrise to sunset until late night, our vantage point overlooking the Tampa Riverwalk, Bayshore Boulevard and beyond is ideal for enjoying the special events, recreational activities and native wildlife that make this waterfront an integral part of the city's pulse. For your dining and drinking pleasure, we offer an award-winning selection of fine wines from around the world that you can enjoy sampling by the glass or savor by the bottle. We invite you to indulge in creative pairings, new-to-you wines or reunite with a hard-to-find wines featured on our extensive list of wines by the glass. We also offer handcrafted cocktails that can both complement and complete your brunch, lunch, dinner or favorites from our popular sushi bar. Jackson's central location within the heart of Tampa places you within close proximity to the Tampa Convention Center, Amalie Arena, leading hotels and celebrated cultural venues. Whether dining before a concert, taking a break from a trade show, entertaining business clients or gathering with friends and families, Jackson's allows you to enjoy the moment while also enjoying a memorable meal. It is our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Visited Jackson's for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Parking was easy and they validated parking (just remember to bring your ticket with you). We were immediately seated. On that particular day it was raining, so outdoor dining was not an option. However, even from inside, there was a scenic view of the water & convention center. Portion sizes were generous. The waitress was friendly. Would recommend this restaurant to others staying in the Convention Center/Harbour Island area.

Thank TravelingZestfully
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Reviewed February 8, 2014

The location is great and if its a nice night, sit outside! The staff are friendly but I found the service a bit slow. Good menu and wine list. A bit pricey, but not outrageous. I ddi not try the sushi, but many of my colleagues did and really enjoyed it. My wedge salad was large and fresh. The stacked grouper was tasty, but would have been better if it was server hot. The bar was very busy.

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Thank Howard S
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Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were in town waiting to board a cruise ship the next morning. This restaurant was close to our hotel. Glad we tried it! Food was great. Beautiful location on the water.

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Thank mprochn
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Reviewed February 5, 2014

Attended a corporate party at this location and really enjoyed it! Although we did not eat off of the menu due to it being a party, the food that was presented was good. The location is the best very pretty and the atmosphere is great. Full bar, but they could not make any frozen drinks which was disappointing.

Thank coptrainer1578
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JacksonsBistro1, Public Relations Manager at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time our to write a review for us! We appreciate the support and feedback from our customers. We are so glad that you enjoyed your business event.

We hope to see back again soon!

Best Regards,
Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi

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Reviewed February 5, 2014

Sets on the water front. Good food. Bar and TV. I ordered food to take to the room twice. Club and salad. Very good. Nice menu.

Thank Emmaling
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