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Oakley's Grille

#248 of 1,867 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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17631 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647-3223
+1 813-523-5075
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tampa, Florida
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I had the grilled fish. It was very good. But the sweet potato fries are the best. You can get them savory or sweet. We got sweet and they came with honey for dipping. They were not greasy at all. I will go back just for the fries lol.

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Thank MG33523
Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I went here on a Friday night to check out their award winning burgers. The gentleman who rung me up (who I assume was either the owner or manager) was a friendly people-person who could sell ice to an Eskimo! We took our seats and the food arrived shortly afterward. It was hot and delicious--no one should have their hungry,... More 

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

For some reason this place won a Best Burger award. The Wesley Chapel magazine always talks about this place like it is the end all be all of burger joints. I have to tell you, it isn't all that good. The burgers are average burgers. The fries were not hot. The tomato was soggy. I came here by myself and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I really like the chicken tacos. The chicken philly cheesesteak is good also. The staff is always friendly, and service is quick. Great lunch place.

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Thank Mich A
Connecticut
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We recently visited for the first time after reading positive reviews and can honestly say the food was good quality and overall burgers were very good, a notch or two below excellent. I put this place above five guys. It is in the category of a five guys but more like a better quality establishment with nice decor and overall... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Delicious cheeseburger. Cooked Medium as requested, good seasoned frys Unassuming small place next to Dairy Queen. A tad better than 5 Guy's. Friendly service.

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Thank LGB973
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

My friends at work usually order lunch from there, however, this was my first time visiting and eating from there. The atmosphere was friendly warm. The ghost hamburger was delicious, well done, not to spicy. It reminded me of homemade Saturday nights' dinner back in Brooklyn. I will go back.

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Thank 59Beverly
Tampa, Florida
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

As residents of the New Tampa area we have come to appreciate Oakley's delicious burgers and friendly service, so it was with great surprise that we had a sub par experience all because the staff was more focused in going home than serving their customers. We arrived a few minutes before closing time and from the get go it was... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We go here once in a while to get our burger fix, service can be a hit or miss depending of if the boss in or not. Burgers are thick, juicy and cooked to your taste. Don't much care for their french fries as we are McDonald Fry fans. Go next door get an ice at the DQ afterwards if... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

They claimed everything to be the freshest, fish was good except a little over battered for one of the pieces. Burger was cooked good, liked the thick pickles, but wonder where what I thought to be grill marks came from, they cook on a flat top. Will go back for another try, staff/owner was friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17631 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647-3223
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-523-5075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?