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The Refinery

5137 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2137
+1 813-237-2000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“hanger steak” (15 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
5137 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2137
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we try different restaurants during restaurant week. We were not disappointed tonight on our visit to this restaurant. Every course was pretty unique and very good. Wine and beer selection also very good. We found out tonight they have a rooftop bar and...More

Thank tampatravelerby2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the atmosphere a lot and the waitstaff was friendly, but honestly the food was very overpriced and the menu was limited. I had the burger with wilted lettuce on the side (aka salad). I had such high hopes for this place! Sigh.

Thank cat3reynolds
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My buddy and I went up for a Sunday sandwich. I recommend the upstairs bar and rooftop dining. It's a genius use of space and the perfect way to catch the breeze. Service is fantastic, prompt and professionally passionate about their craft. The beer selection...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We loved the atmosphere sitting outside on the upper level covered deck. Although the menu was limited and unique, it was delicious! Enjoy the breeze in the quaint setting.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem. Traveling Florida for a while we had some decent burgers, but none really stood out. Until we stepped into this place. A decent sized patty, great toppings and medium is actually medium. Pay 4 usd extra for grass fed beef....More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Small group from work got together, ate on the upstairs patio. Nice evening to do so. Small menu but found something easy to eat.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the brunch options here. I also loved that they have a outdoor seating area that has a nice breeze and made the atmosphere special. I will go back for dinner based upon the brunch.

Thank JMG0990
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The change their menu frequently. They mainly had burgers, and a few (3 or 4)additional dishes. The food was good, but I was looking for/expecting more from them. The first bottle of wine I ordered they did not have. I don't know how restaurants with...More

Thank Granmio
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arrived late morning and made reservations for dinner at The Refinery for Friday evening. The restaurant is located in a renovated house and it has about 9 or 10 tables. The food is farm-to-table fresh and I cannot remember when I had a burger...More

1  Thank Daphne P
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a great burger while in Tampa- found it!! Probably one of the best burgers I have had in a long while. This farm to table restaurant does it great- upgrade to the grass fed beef and the fries are truly fresh. My...More

Thank Jakejakeno1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5137 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2137
    (Frierson Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-237-2000
This is a new restaurant that openend in Tampa in March of 2010.
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