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717 South

717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-2414
+1 813-250-1661
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-2414
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here to celebrate a birthday and someone wanted to thank me for making something for them. We made a dinner reservation for 6:00 because they told us that they were expecting a large party around 7:00. We were promptly seated but it really didn't...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We fancied the duck balls as a starter but apparently they’re off now. Were put in a kind of glassed-off area which became very noisy as the evening went on. Perhaps a booth would be better. I was still happily eating my main course when...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us stopped for an early dinner. We opened the restaurant at 5. Anthony, our waiter, was really great. He was helpful with suggestions. Everyone loved their dinners. The pork chops were wonderful, as were the lasagne and the tuna. The menu has many...More

Thank Monty A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at 717 for a birthday celebration. We ordered several appetizers, including the baked cauliflower, which was absolutely delicious! I had the Kale and Brussels salad as my entree. It was really good and very satisfying. The cilantro dressing that came with it...More

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a pleasant dinner. The service was good and we were given a different table with no hassle after we didn't like the first one. We had wine and an entree each, and we were both pleased.

Thank Dodiew423
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I always consistently have a wonderful experience when at 717 South. It is a Howard Avenue staple and has been a go to spot of mine for years. It is a comfortable warm space with high ceilings and an open kitchen. We were welcomed and...More

Thank susant771
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

A friend came through town unexpectedly and we decided to try 717 South. We sat at the bar for faster seating and started with an appetizer of the edemame which was perfectly steamed and tender. My friend chose the Prime NY strip steak and Mac...More

Thank jt0261
Reviewed 12 October 2017

First the good stuff - all the entrees were very tasty as well as the drinks. As a matter of fact, my wife was disappointed with the taste of her wine she selected and it was replaced at no cost. There is plenty of parking...More

Thank M T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went for our second visit to 717 and it was as spectacular as our first visit. I started with a "skinny rita" from their specialty cocktails. We then started the same way with ordering the mushroom risotto dinner as the appetizer for the table....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We have eaten at 717 several times. The food has always been good and so has the service. I was debating between 3-4 stars. We had an unusual experience when we ate there a couple of weeks ago. Went there on my birthday. At the...More

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Casual attire is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-2414
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-250-1661
  • E-mail
717 South is proud to bring you fresh and local ingredients. The highest quality hormone free chicken and when possible seafood that is harvested in a sustainable fashion. We wood-fire all our in-house hand cut steaks..Extensive wine list ( over 300 wines by the bottle) , martini's and specialty drinks from all parts of the world. Michael Stewart, a local native, is the owner and Korean-born chef Robert Masson displays a sure mastery of all ports and parts of the world. Set within 1920's art deco paintings, wood trim, high ceilings, and an open kitchen, welcomes each patron. 717 South was recently voted TOP 20 Best New Restaurant in Florida, Best Place for Dinner, Best Wines by the Glass, TOP 400 Places to dine in Florida, Best Happy Hour and many others.
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