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“Horrible Food”

Maestro's Restaurant
Ranked #510 of 2,461 Restaurants in Tampa
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Conveniently located above the Jaeb Theater, Maestro's Restaurant features premier tableside service sure to enhance your theater experience. Maestro's chefs create a unique menu for each show. Reservations required. Maestro's is open at 5 p.m. prior to evening Broadway performances, as well as other selected shows.
Reviewed January 10, 2013

If you call a buffet with over cooked food good you must be on a camping trip, well it looked bad so we head to the restaurant talk about horrible food and WAY over-rated and priced. Unbelievable that you would have this excuse for food with a GREAT performance like Wicked. Someone needs to take notice this has gone on way too long.

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Thank BoatTramp
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

We travel from Sarasota and it's always difficult to try to eat before a show at the Performing Arts Center. Maestro's is the solution! Great buffet and the food is very, very good. Plus there is no hassle trying to get out to see your show. They already know that and the restaurant is located at the theatre! What more could you ask for!

2  Thank SRQ-Travelor
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

been here over 5 times
food always top shelf,especially dessert
drinks are good,better than fair amount of alcohol and coffee is excellent
you know the price and the menu before you go in
wait staff excellent,entree never served too soon
better if not called "appetizer"buffe as cheeses,fruit,vegetables,and superb soups all excellent
relaxing in that easy to park,less traffic,and right at theater
parking is $12,but cheaper places close

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Thank molllly
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Reviewed May 28, 2011

Call me crazy, but when I spend $100 for dinner in Tampa, I expect more than convenience. Our dinner was a real disappointment, but it was the dessert course that capped it off...it was just plain terrible! Most diners left theirs; I wish I had not bothered.

Our food was industrial, probably prepared off-site somewhere. The dessert left a chemical aftertaste that left me with a headache and indigestion.

Sure, it's an easy to go downstairs to the theatre, but Maestro's needs to step up.

Never again for me...

1  Thank happyeaterSarasota
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Reviewed April 1, 2011

We did not think of this place until it was too late to get a reservation which turned out to be lucky for us. We were told we could sit at the bar for dinner and had a wonderful time. The view is better from the bar and the service much better as Davis, the bartender is terrific- very attentive and fun. We had the grouper entree and it was great. The only problem was that we were too full to enjoy more than a taste of the most incredible chocolate dessert ever. All this, plus a two minute walk to your seats downstairs.

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Thank Jack T
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