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Oystercatchers

#13 of 1,851 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1479 (Courtney Campbell Cswy / SR 60/Exit Bayport Dr.)
+1 813-207-6815
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Newberry, South Carolina
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We caught an Uber to Oystercatches and were thrilled! First, my team (Clemson) was staying at the Grand Hyatt so all the waiters, etc. were decked out in their Clemson gear. Then, we got a waiter and I literally let him order me all of his favorites. Stick with the simple fish menu - as I had the grilled snapper... More 

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Thank Chad J
Alpharetta, Georgia
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169 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a great surprise to find that the Grand Hyatt and Oystercatchers were playing host to the Clemson Tigers during the National Championship. The entire staff was in orange (many with the Tiger Paw) and the excitement in the restaurant was palpable. We had good food and a really nice team waiting on us. Enjoyed it very much.

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Thank KShawnT
Tampa, Florida
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been here for dinner in a long time, so we wanted a special seafood dinner on New Year's Eve. My husbands dinner, he had the scallops, was okay. I had ordered the grouper, and that dish was very much overdone and therefore dry and not flaky like it should be. The plates could have been a little... More 

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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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90 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner experience was very pleasing even though we arrived after sunset so we had no view of the Bay. The food preparation, presentation, flavor and service were all top-notch. There are no vegetarian options on the menu, but it was absolutely no problem for the chef to prepare a pasta dish for me with sun dried tomatoes, spinach, garlic... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was voted Best Brunch in the Bay and there is a reason. Tons of food choices- Bloody Mary Bar. Awesome

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Thank Stunning1
Tampa, Florida
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121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took family to Oystercatchers for Sunday Brunch and we were blown away. While not cheap was still a great value for what you receive. All you can drink, Bloody Marie's and Mimosas, raw bar and soooooooo much more. Like I said Amazing food, drink and location. Be sure to make reversation! See you there!

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Thank Twaynej11
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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228 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wide variety of seafood sauced and cooked to your order is the main feature of this elegant restaurant in a forest setting near downtown Tampa. Our service was very attentive but a little too pumped with energy, stopping very frequently to check our orders, wine and drinks. My Tuna Tartare Poke was quite lovely to look at but the... More 

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Thank mikeforney
Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... because we love the location. Great to walk around before/after meal and drinks. Oysters were great while rest of meal was well below average and disappointing. DO NOT get the lobster mac & cheese or the overwhelming fishy salad.

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Thank gregan5
Florida
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1,339 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 808 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here last night and was somewhat disappointed. First the good: 1)Valets are always friendly and engaging; 2) Server (Deb) was terrific; 3) Table had great view of the bay and sunset. The meals on the other hand had too many problems. The calimare app was delicious--tender, lightly battered but the sauce was too sweet. Two of the four salads... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I took my sister here for dinner, heard good comments. The service was very good, wasn't happy with the menu choices. Sister thought the food was excellant, wife and I thought it was ok, but highly over-priced. I would have rather sat outside for the sunset, drink some cocktails, and just ordered some appetizers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1479
    (Courtney Campbell Cswy / SR 60/Exit Bayport Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-207-6815

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?