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Oystercatchers

#13 of 1,866 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
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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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Titusville, Florida
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us had dinner and a bottle wine for about 300 dollars. We have dined all over the world and WE expect really great food for that price.The place is pretty and the pianist was good....but too loud and played too long. A couple of short breaks would have been welcome!Now,the food.We expected really great oysters at 2.75 a... More 

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Thank PKAYD
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We spent my in-laws 50th Wedding Anniversary there for brunch. Great food with several food stations, mimosa served at your table or you can make your own Bloody Mary's. The service was fabulous and the view of Tampa Bay were spectacular. They serve oysters, caviar and fresh shrimp. The deserts were great also. We weren't rushed for our table ,... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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165 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was our first experience at Oystercatchers for brunch although we've been there several times for dinner. The brunch was excellent. They had a lovely display of oysters on the half shell and shrimp, that also included caviar and smoked salmon. The salads were fresh and many with fresh seafood. There was a carving station, omelet bar and pasta bar.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Booked reservations for three to celebrate family closing on a house! Great wine selection, calamari fries appetizers were amazing, unique main course items (coffee and salt crusted sea scallops recommended) and sides items are a must have... splurge for the lobster mac and cheese.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was so slow it was excruciating. Could not ever find server. Would wait forever for her to circle back through. She had the whole lower deck area where we sat and everyone was complaining. Couple next to us asked how we got our drinks finally. It was a Saturday night so they should have been adequately staffed. Food was... More 

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Thank carla s
Management response:

Carla, thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We would like to learn more about your recent experience. Our goal is absolute satisfaction, and I would like to apologize that we fell short on that. If you could please provide us the best contact number, or give us a call at the restaurant (813) 207-6817 we would... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Oystercatchers every year ( since we've lived in Tampa's area) for my husband's birthday.(He's 69). We could not believe the difference on this visit. We were the first ones to arrive and were seated at the end of the restaurant with no bay view after asking several times for a good window seat. The seafood... More 

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Thank bren m
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grouper sandwich and mahi tacos were fantastic. Very good calamari fries for appetizer. Service was okay. Very good beer and wine selection. Didn't see any beers on tap.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while staying for 2 nights at the Grand Hyatt.The service and atmosphere was outstanding!!!we were sitting by the window overlooking the Bay and enjoyed a beautiful sunset.I ordered the Mahi Mahi and it was the best Mahi mahi I ever tasted.They also had excellent key lime pie for dessert.I definitely recommend this beautiful restaurant.

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Thank John W
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the title says, this is a great upscale restaurant with wonderful sunset views. Food is fresh and high quality. Great and friendly waitstaff. The bartender was nice and knew about the beers and wines that were carried (which can be pretty rare) and she was very attentive. I'd recommend for anyone traveling solo or as a couple.

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Thank Justined0414
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place with a great view and atmosphere as priority, this is a great place. The food was pretty good from what I remember, but it didn't blow me away.

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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
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
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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Salt Lake City, Utah
Tampa, Florida
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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?