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Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33602-5735
+1 813-277-0112
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (68 reviews)
“sushi” (258 reviews)
“lobster roll” (24 reviews)
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Japanese, American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33602-5735
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth the $25 per person for the brunch IF you're willing to make it worth your while. There will be long lines, and heavy crowds, but there is a nice variety of food, and everything was fresh. Get there early, or make reservations to ensure...More

Thank Cee_Wanderlust
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the tuna tataki and my co worker had the salmon gazpacho. The tuna tataki had seaweed salad and shaved radish to complete the dish. The tuna was prepared perfectly and tasted awesome! It is definitely a light appetizer on a hot day. The salmon...More

Thank konachk
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments! We are so pleased to hear that your gazpacho and tuna dishes came out just the way you wanted them! We can't wait to serve you again in the future. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for dinner with a friend and we both had the sushi. Great sushi and service. I have food allergies and they were very accommodating and offered many gluten and dairy free options.

Thank CdnTravelr13
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review! We are very pleased that we were able to accommodate your allergies and deliver a 5 star experience throughout your meal. We appreciate your feedback and can't wait to serve you again.

Reviewed 6 days ago

we made reservations and ended up being early but we waited at the bar and they texted when our table was ready which was basically right at the time of our reservation. when we got there early it was packed and weather was great so...More

Thank phil m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food selection. Good service. Ate on the patio overlooking bay. Great. Park in garage out front or valet next door @ the Westin. Very convenient

Thank Fredboy1946
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your complete experience with us and can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great sushi, great service, great view. I'm a restaurant snob and this place gets an A+ every single time. I always entertain company here when possible.

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location location location... bigger venue than you think. Can accommodate quite a bit of folks - patio or inside dining. Inside dining and patio is a much more upscale crowd. We opted for the patio bar also overlooking the water (they also have an inside...More

Thank vvendygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a group of 5 at 5:00 Saturday night. There were not that many people when we entered so naturallyg there was quick service. Towards the end of our visit many more people came in yet the service was still great and never slowed...More

Thank Brianna T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very busy evening in downtown Tampa, a lot of events going on. Jackson's was crowded, but being in the open air bar by the water made it very nice. We watched the Kentucky Derby on the big screen TV's, chatted with other...More

Thank loralee353
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and kind comments. We are glad that you were able to join us and watch the Kentucky Derby, enjoy some sushi and your cocktails. We strive to provide the highest quality experience possible and it seems that it shined...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently went to Boston and was so anxious to have a lobster roll. Well, I never had time to get one and was very disappointed. We spent the night before a cruise in Tampa and went to Jackson's to have dinner. Surprise!! They had...More

Thank Joyce W
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Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant? How far is it from where the cross bay ferry docks? walkable or should we get an Uber?
13 April 2017|
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Response from Luis H | Property representative |
We are located right across the Tampa Convention Center where the Cross Bay Ferry docks. A very short walk from the dock to Jackson's. We are looking forward to serve you!
Chris P
Do you do any kind of gift cards?
22 December 2015|
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Response from Luis H | Property representative |
Thank you your request, You call our office at 813-277-0112 and order gift cards over the phone. Thank you! Kimberly Scafidi-Sullivan Director of Sales & Marketing Direct: 813-549-8889
Chris P
Do you do gift cards?
22 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33602-5735 (Formerly Jackson's Bistro-bar-sushi)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-277-0112
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Established 1997 Thank you for making Jackson's your preferred place to dine. Whether you have been here before or are joining us for the first time, we appreciate the opportunity to enhance your dining experience with our exemplary service and excellent food. Jackson's location on Harbour Island offers our guests unparalleled, sweeping views of the city's sparkling waterfront and dynamic skyline. From sunrise to sunset until late night, our vantage point overlooking the Tampa Riverwalk, Bayshore Boulevard and beyond is ideal for enjoying the special events, recreational activities and native wildlife that make this waterfront an integral part of the city's pulse. For your dining and drinking pleasure, we offer an award-winning selection of fine wines from around the world that you can enjoy sampling by the glass or savor by the bottle. We invite you to indulge in creative pairings, new-to-you wines or reunite with a hard-to-find wines featured on our extensive list of wines by the glass. We also offer handcrafted cocktails that can both complement and complete your brunch, lunch, dinner or favorites from our popular sushi bar. Jackson's central location within the heart of Tampa places you within close proximity to the Tampa Convention Center, Amalie Arena, leading hotels and celebrated cultural venues. Whether dining before a concert, taking a break from a trade show, entertaining business clients or gathering with friends and families, Jackson's allows you to enjoy the moment while also enjoying a memorable meal. It is our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you back.