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Oystercatchers

#16 of 1,874 Restaurants in Tampa
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2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1479 (Courtney Campbell Cswy / SR 60/Exit Bayport Dr.)
+1 813-207-6815
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Herndon, Virginia
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243 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One the basis of the limited sample of one meal - this is a superb choice for a nice upscale meal. Location facing the bay is beautiful, decor is very comfortable, service is perhaps the best I have had in restaurant in quite a long time, and the food is simply outstanding - everything about my meal was spot on!

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Iowa
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Save your money. There are so many nice restaurants in Tampa / St Pete and this for sure is not one of them. Just a run of the mill food, Cracker Barrell would have been better by far . Don't mind the price but the food just wasn't even close. Save your money !

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Thank Timmac8000
Management response:

Were sorry to hear that your experience on Saturday night was not up to the standards Oystercatcher's is known for. We would like to hear more about your experience and make it up to you. Please contact us at 813-207-6817, or provide us with the best way to reach you. More 

Decatur, Alabama
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most varied brunch I have ever eaten. Every item is fresh. From shrimp to caviar to roast beef to eggs, sausage, bacon, and fresh fruit. Every item is delicious. The drinks are exquisite and plentiful.

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Thank Mark W
Management response:

Mark, we're glad to hear you enjoyed our famous brunch! We look forward to giving you another 5-star experience again in the future! More 

Estero, Florida
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154 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great venue, associated with the Grand Hyatt, but serving the public with one of the better vistas in Tampa. Busy cubed. Reserved at 6:30, and arrived half hour early but had to wait til 6:40 to be seated. Probably our fault, and I'd advise trying for an earlier time, as sunsets are very attractive, Once seated, the service, personal attention,... More 

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Thank RoyVB
Management response:

RoyVB, Thanks for the great review! We apologize that the table wasn't ready for you at the time of your reservation, however we're glad to know that you had a wonderful experience. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Sebring, Florida
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't eaten at this restaurant in several years and wanted a great place for a date. It did not disappoint. The setting is one of the best around. Get there at sunset for a spectacular viewing. The atmosphere was updated and clean. Service was attentive and never too far away.

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Thank zeth5
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Thanks for the great review! We look forward to giving you a five-star experience in the future. More 

Cincinnati
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168 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to Tampa for a weekend and I had researched restaurants. Oystrcatchers was highly rated and it was perfect since we were staying at the Grand Hyatt where it's located. It's located away from the main building but there's a wooden walkway through lovely foliage almost to the restaurant. I'm not sure why but when it ends you... More 

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Thank Symmesgirl
Management response:

We're sorry to hear about your not so pleasant evening on Saturday night. We take great pride in being one of the best restaurants in the Bay Area, and when we fall short on your expectations we look for every opportunity to make up for it. I am sorry to hear that the manager on duty that evening did not... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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389 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the grand Hyatt, made a last minute reservation for 5 and walked over from the hotel and we check in and the hostess says that it was going to be 20-25 mins, well that's were it all started to go to hell. Roughly 60 mins we finally get seated and that's because this place either was... More 

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Hart277, I am sorry to hear that your recent visit did not go well. Please provide me the best contact information for you, as I would like to hear more about your recent experience. More 

Tampa, Florida
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147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located behind Grand Hyatt on the water is Oyster Catchers. 5 minutes to airport this is a restaurant I have been to many times. Our group of 4 sat outside and ordered wine and appetizers. It took over a hour for the food to arrive! Oysters on half shell, maine lobster and bone marrow were the apps. All were good,... More 

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Thank CabKings
Management response:

Greetings CabKings, I am sorry to hear that your group did not have a favorable experience on your visit to Oystercatcher's. Please know that absolute satisfaction is our number one priority. We will share your comments with both our service and culinary teams so that we may make improvements on the areas in which we fell short of your expectations. More 

Wausau, Wisconsin
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198 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here on the last day of a business trip with coworkers and it was exactly what we needed! The service was amazing, from the second we pulled up (thank you valet!) to the moment we left we felt like our every need was met. The drink menu is incredible - they have a wine menu online but their... More 

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Thank AlwaysOnTheGoGo_1206
Management response:

Greetings From Tampa! I am so glad to hear that your recent visit was amazing! We take pride is providing highest quality food and service. Should your travels bring you back to the Bay area, we would love to serve you again! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had consistently good meals here. The fish is definitely fresh and local. The outside dining is pleasant if Tampa isn't too hot and the views are great! We had wonderful service.

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Thank Kathy C
Management response:

Kathy C, Thank you for the 5-star review! We love hearing that you had a wonderful experience. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1479
    (Courtney Campbell Cswy / SR 60/Exit Bayport Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-207-6815

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Tampa, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?