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Ocean Prime - Tampa

#7 of 1,857 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710 (Boy Scout)
+1 813-490-5288
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were four of us celebrating an anniversary and the food, drinks and service were absolutely fabulous!! The prices are high but well worth what you receive. My husband and I were celebrating our 54th anniversary with our son and daughter-in-law and we ate outside with a view of the pond. Our server was tops and his recommendations were all... More 

Thank 389joyceg
Newberry, South Carolina
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife got scallops which were ok but nothing to write home about. I got the prime, bone in ribeye and it was one of the top 10 steaks I've ever had. Don't even remember the side because the steak was so good! Service was also phenomenal, with much help ordering wines, bourbon, etc.

Thank Chad J
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended dinner with 15 people. They did a good job accommodating our large group and one highly skilled waiter was able to service us all quite well. In general people order their own main dish and then share a variety of side dishes. I had the Chilean Sea Bass based on the waiter's recommendation. It was quite good, as... More 

Thank Mike E
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant several times, it has never disappointed me. We went for our office Christmas party, lunch time, weather was perfect, ambiance, food, service all were great. I have had sea bass in other restaurants, but it's the best at Ocean Prime.

Thank Saeed A
Fort Myers, Florida
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80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Been to other OP'S but first visit to this location. Food and service was exceptional. The sea bass was among if not the best I ever tasted. Expensive but worth it.

Thank Richard H
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

They have so many options for food. If you make reservations for your birthday they will decorate the table. It's so much fun. They have live music and you can it at the piano. It's very cool. Take a chance and eat here at least once.

Thank Lakesha L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Our first visit was great but, sorry to say, it's changed for the worse. Service dropped a notch and food took a nosedive. We come to Tampa every year and Ocean Prime is now out of the rotation.

Thank Artben1
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The food was average (Mitchell's Seafood is better) but this Ocean Prime has lots of ambiance, and the bar and live music is great. The service was appallingly poor for an upscale restaurant like this. Our server (Jared) was, in a word, awful. Now that I read other reviews, I see this is a trend: I should have checked it... More 

Thank usftraceym
Tampa, Florida
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Tampa is growing not only in size but in culture, as well, and Ocean Prime (OP) plays a star role. OP is an establishment that - while exceptional - does not put on airs; while you will see Bentleys, Ferraris, Mercedes etc., nobody will look askance if you Uber it or park your Honda. That is called class. Now to... More 

Thank RyanColSolare
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting Tampa for the weekend the husband and I wanted to experience a nicer than normal dinner. We were invited out to Ocean Prime and it was superb! It was a very nice restaurant that you could easily dress up or dress business casual. I'm sure there isn't a dress code but the environment was a very classy kind of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 50
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2205 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5710
    (Boy Scout)
  • Public Transportation: This is a public transit stop in front of the mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-490-5288
  • This restaurant is at Tampa Intl Airport (after security)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?