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603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5443
+1 813-223-7999
09:00 - 18:00
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Port Richey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was great. Had chefs special, lobster ravioli. Husband had pork chop dinner. Big portion of each. Had meatball fontina for appetizer, wow was great. Beautiful views of Tampa bay. Music and dancing on 3 floor after dinner. Would definitely do again.

Thank Jeanne H
Spring Hill, Florida
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had dinner aboard The Yacht StarShip on July 4, 2016. We set sail at 6:30 out of the Channelside Dock/Tampa. We dined in an elegant ambiance with impeccable service and the dinner was absolutely delicious. The music while dining along the way was perfect. Our specially ordered drinks were prepared perfectly by the bartender. Watching the... More 

Thank divaonthego2017
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on this ship it was really nice seeing all the nice houses along the way to the ocean. The food was really good. We really enjoyed our time on the ship.

Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Music was horrible, definitely not for a relaxing night on date. Unless you like headbanger music. Waitstaff was mediocre at best. A big no!

Thank Jo D
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Large group of us (60) booked a lunch/dinner cruise. Food was very good full dinner. I had half a chicken. As we ate we cruised around the bay with a narrated 3 hour tour. No Gilligan experience we got back to dock just fine.

Thank tom g
Jacksonville, Florida
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154 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were in a large group and were told sit wherever we wished upon boarding the ship. Our server, Lissette, did a superb job of explaining the choices of food for the day as well as what she would be doing for us. We never had to ask for anything - it was definitely one of the most pleasurable trips... More 

Thank Marty W
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your money. This was a 3 course sit down meal. The service was poor, the quality of food was even worse and management barely did anything to rectify the situation. This was 2 1/2 hour cruise. It took 45-50 to get the salad and soup. Food orders were wrong and when it finally arrived the meat was cold.... More 

2 Thank Vivian H
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very disappointing cruise dinner.... reserved a nice dinner cruise for an anniversary and from what I've heard from friends who've gone on it, it's usually calm and a very nice atmosphere. However, I was NOT warned by this company that an extremely large "church party" was attending the same night. They were very loud and rude and completely ruined any... More 

2 Thank andyv12345
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went on this cruise for thanksgiving and found the selection and quality of food and desserts second to none and.the service was fantastic. After the experience my wife and I decided to splurge and spend almost 500.00 to go on the new year cruise. The cruise was nice as was the fireworks, however the food was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I was on this cruise for a rehearsal dinner, and it was fantastic. The food was very good and the staff was great. The tour of Tampa Bay at night was beautiful.

Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 39 - USD 74
American, International
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5443
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-7999
Tampa Bay's Premier Dining Yachts | Tampa • St. Petersburg • Clearwater

Yacht StarShip, America's First 3-diamond rated Dining Yacht by AAA, ranks in the top 28% of all restaurants. Our exquisite dining cruises offer private seating, tableside service, spectacular views and dancing under the stars.

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