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Capebeach Jan 29, 2014 12:03 PM

Looking for a good restaurant near Marriott Tampa Waterside to take customers for dinner. Thanks.

  1. sunshine842 Feb 10, 2014 11:33 AM

    Along with Andy's suggestions, you might also consider

    the Columbia in Ybor City (Spanish/Cuban),

    Bernini in Ybor City (Italian)

    Bern's Steakhouse (world-class - just a short cab ride)

    or Mise en Place- longtime gourmet classic on Kennedy Boulevard, just a few blocks from the Marriott.

    No way would I take clients to any of that cut-and-pasted list in Channelside - Channelside is a dining and entertainment complex put there to entertain cruise passengers, not hosting a professional dinner.

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      eliselaurel Feb 10, 2014 11:28 AM

      Last time I was in the Tampa area I ate at Anise Global Gastrobar for lunch/brunch but I can see it being great for dinner as well. Great cocktails and food. I had the duck tacos which were amazing and my boyfriend and I shared an assortment of their buns.


      Looks like it's only a 3 min drive or 17 min walk from where your staying too.

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        andy huse Feb 10, 2014 10:29 AM

        no no no. the recs Brawny has given really don't match up with your request. Malio's downtown would be a better bet, less touristy and more upscale, for professionals. Charlie's steakhouse? I'd consider bamboozled downtown (casual Vietnamese) over any of the recs given.

        1. Brawny Jan 30, 2014 06:12 AM

          Great choices in Channelside....enjoy!

          Thai Thani 88%
          $$ Channelside - Asian, Thai 615 Channelside Dr

          Precinct Pizza 86%
          $ Channelside - Burgers, Italian, Pizza 615 Channelside Dr

          Columbia Cafe 90%
          $$$ Channelside - Cuban, Spanish, Tapas 801 Old
          Water St. Ste 1905

          Tinatapa's 80%
          $$ Channelside - Cuban, Spanish, Tapas 615 Channelside Dr

          Splitsville Lanes 88%
          $$ Channelside - Burgers, Pizza, Sushi 615 Channelside Dr

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