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717 South

717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-2414
+1 813-250-1661
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Closed Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
717 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-2414
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is wonderful! We came with a group of friends and had a blast, they served delicious varied foods and drinks and we did not wait long for our orders. The ambiance is energetic and sophisticated. I definitely recommend it.

Thank Kat S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great neighborhood feel, but great food and good service, we have been many times and always enjoyed it.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

All the girls are hot and friendly and fast to serve. Prices are high, and I don't get the thing about 2 dollars for rocks?? I would complain about that as well , its not the 2 bucks its the point...If it came form an...More

Thank JD P
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I had a group of 28 for dinner, and I'm extremely picky about everything - where people are sitting, how much space between chairs, what they are eating, how they are served and when they are served. Yes, I drive restaurants crazy. Donald was a...More

Thank samanthaf1963
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We had dinner for a group of about 25 here. The food choices were excellent and well prepared. The staff was very accommodating and the service was very good. People enjoyed the sirloin and the salman.

Thank donalds562
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

This is the third time I have been charged An additional $2 for a drink on the Rocks... where in the heck did that start. I just find it ridiculous to charge some an additional fee for a drink, the cost said $13 and you...More

2  Thank James B
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

South Tampa has so many good restaurants it’s sometimes hard to make a decision where to go. We are glad we chose this one. We had Salmon and Grouper and they were perfectly prepared. The starter bread is very good and we didn’t have to...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We loved it! This was not my first time here, but my guest was a newbie and wowed! Natalie was truly amazing and attentive. I think I must have had at least six glasses of fresh brewed teas and she did not skip a beat...More

Thank M L
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Went to 717 South with friends. Wanted to try a new place, and boy, were we pleased with our choice. The appetizer escargots were amazing. All our meals and dessert top notch. Highly recommend.

Thank Eva A
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The food was good and atmosphere, decent. However, the prices felt high for the level of experience. Many better experiences in Tampa for that price.

Thank SteveD619
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July 23, 2018|
Response from Melanie K | Reviewed this property |
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March 28, 2015|
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Response from Donald B | Property representative |
Casual attire is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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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