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Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

#95 of 1,842 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
+1 813-627-7600
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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993 reviews
823 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I sat at bar and had stone crabs that were outstanding ! Our server a gracious young lady could not have done a better job! Thank you for another great 5 star experience in all outlets we visited!!

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Thank bobjoness
Seminole Hard R... T, Public Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the rockin' review, Bob! It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed dining with us as we strive for all of our guests to leave with a pleasurable and memorable experience. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Fort Myers, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to dine but very expensive and service is not always as good as the food. I think it is meant more for the high rollers where they give them comps to eat there

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Thank Cynthia G
Seminole Hard R... T, Public Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, Cynthia. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed dining at Council Oak! We are a world-class destination establishment and our pricing reflects that. I assure you that your feedback will only help to improve our dining establishment in any service areas that we may have fallen short. We strive for all of our guests... More 

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179 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My golf group ate nice steak dinners 3 nights in Tampa. While we loved everything here (soups, salads, steaks, and foie gras), the price was significantly higher than other top-level meals. A 24 oz porterhouse is $70. Not extremely unreasonable, but significantly higher than other places. If you're planning to eat at the casino and/or money is not a concern,... More 

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Thank Derrick D
Seminole Hard R... T, Public Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Derrick. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed dining at Council Oak. We hope you come back to visit us again soon! More 

Leesburg, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Awesome food (can share meal as servings are huge). Steaks are really made to your order and salads are delicious and visually appealing.

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Seminole Hard R... T, Public Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for this rockin' review. We're looking forward to your next visit. More 

key west, florida
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were seated in the bar but it was suitable and though the band was playing it was not obnoxiously loud - actually pleasant. The service was exceptional. The waitress brought us "covers" due to the cold temperature in the restaurant; really above and beyond. The food was excellent. Prices reflect the fact this is fine dining, but the service... More 

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Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the Winning review. We always strive for excellence in Guest Service. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Havana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We ate in the bar area which had live music. Very pleasing while eating. I would recommend the Raw bar for two!

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Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! We're looking forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

GREAT 20 Oz ribeye, bread Augratin potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, iced tea and carrots cake!!! Service was excellent

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Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to us. We always strive for excellence in Guest Service and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal at Council Oak. Come back and visit us again soon! More 

Orlando
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Upscale, sumptuous and lots of fun! This steakhouse is a must, if you are at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

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Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the Winning review! Come back and visit us again soon! More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Airserver Rachel was knowledgeable and gave us great suggestions for ordering for her first time there she also knew a lot of history and also about the current events that she shared with us so the experience with the our wait staff was amazing the steak it was excellent the mashed potatoes were delicious and the brussel sprouts were kind... More 

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Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We always strive for excellence in Guest Service. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will visit us again soon. More 

Belleair Shores, Fl
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107 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We decided to take our son to the Casino for his 21st birthday, and booked a surprise dinner at Council Oak. Although a little noisy, we loved the atmosphere. We ordered the french onion soup and lobster bisque which was divine. We all ordered steaks and everything was cooked to perfection. The sides are a la carte, but we have... More 

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Seminole Hard R... T, Guest Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the winning review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Council Oak! We're looking forward to your next visit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-627-7600
Description
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is celebrating seven years of being one of Tampa Bay's BEST Steakhouses. This crown jewel serves only the finest cuts of dry aged prime beef and the freshest seafood from local waters. The award-winning restaurant recently won the 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, as well as the 2014 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Be sure to visit us to see why the restaurant was recently added to one of the most prestigious restaurant review guides, Zagat.

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