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Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi

) #31 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa €€ - €€€ Japanese, American,
601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33602-5735
+1 813-277-0112
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (69 reviews)
“sushi” (262 reviews)
“lobster roll” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33602-5735
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The worst Mother's Day brunch buffet! They had tables so jammed that it was elbows to elbows. So much chaos, way over crowded! Constantly bumping into customers and staff. The only thing I liked on the buffet was the prime rib, pasta and omelet stations....More

Thank jaxmilmom
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an excellent meal here. They have a fairly extensive menu that includes sushi. While I like sushi, I generally don't order sushi from non sushi bars. Others in the party did have sushi rolls and they were good. I chose a swordfish entree...More

Thank travel4sushi
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! We are pleased that you were able to try the sushi even though it was not on your personal order and you enjoyed your entire meal. Thank you for your feedback!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Jackson's three times during my recent stay in Tampa. The location cannot be beat--it is right on the water, adjacent to the Westin Harbour Island and several water taxi services. Grab a waterside table by the outdoor bar, enjoy the beautiful view and...More

Thank Sabine_D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made reservations for mother's 80th birthday dinner. We arrived to be told we had to wait 15 minutes even though I saw tables available. Then we were told they gave our waterside table away to people because of the rain. Then the manager on...More

Thank Joanne P
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and highlighting your experience at Jackson's, Joanne. We strive to offer our 5 star experience to every group that chooses to dine with us but it seems that we missed our mark during your visit and especially on your mother's...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been here a handful of time. Its a great location if visiting the convention center or staying on Harbour Island. From brunch to cocktails they hit it every time.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of menu items, food is amazing! The staff are always helpful and the view is great! Now, if you were planning on getting there for dinner, then you will need to check out their clubs, area is transformed to a dancing floor with great...More

Thank Rania_MHA
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so proud that we could offer a 5 star experience and we can't wait to serve you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Brunch is served on Sundays for $27 pp. Lots of variety so be prepared for all the good food. The view is beautiful. You're surrounded by water and the location in downtown Tampa is perfect for a night out. Well worth it! Going back with...More

Thank Lakeya J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop by for dinner. Not much fo formal dinners, we decided to sit in the bar area. Joe was our waiter and we couldn't have been more pleased. But WAIT!! My hubby had the red fish and scallops and...More

Thank jswider
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We are so happy that you and your husband had a great meal. We can't wait to serve you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've usually had good experiences here and I'm thankful this was not a business dinner. The food was horrible, my dish came out after everyone ate, and my son had an allergic reaction to something (we don't know what as he had the same thing...More

Thank Craig B
Luis H, Owner at Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, Craig. I am extremely sorry for any inconsistencies that you experienced during your recent visit. We strive to provide a 5 star experience each and every time but it seems that we missed our mark during yours. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This late night spot has been on my to-do list for quite some. I'm glad it has been crossed off. We were more amazed by the views than the meal itself. But our waiter was very attentive and our food arrived rather quickly. It just...More

Thank Lashawnda M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you serve conch (fritters or crushed)?
22 June 2017|
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Response from konachk | Reviewed this property |
I honestly can't remember. It's not something that I look for on the menu. Sorry.
Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant? How far is it from where the cross bay ferry docks? walkable or should we get an Uber?
13 April 2017|
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Response from Luis H | Property representative |
We are located right across the Tampa Convention Center where the Cross Bay Ferry docks. A very short walk from the dock to Jackson's. We are looking forward to serve you!
Chris P
Do you do any kind of gift cards?
22 December 2015|
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Response from Luis H | Property representative |
Thank you your request, You call our office at 813-277-0112 and order gift cards over the phone. Thank you! Kimberly Scafidi-Sullivan Director of Sales & Marketing Direct: 813-549-8889
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33602-5735 (Formerly Jackson's Bistro-bar-sushi)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-277-0112
  • E-mail
Established 1997 Thank you for making Jackson's your preferred place to dine. Whether you have been here before or are joining us for the first time, we appreciate the opportunity to enhance your dining experience with our exemplary service and excellent food. Jackson's location on Harbour Island offers our guests unparalleled, sweeping views of the city's sparkling waterfront and dynamic skyline. From sunrise to sunset until late night, our vantage point overlooking the Tampa Riverwalk, Bayshore Boulevard and beyond is ideal for enjoying the special events, recreational activities and native wildlife that make this waterfront an integral part of the city's pulse. For your dining and drinking pleasure, we offer an award-winning selection of fine wines from around the world that you can enjoy sampling by the glass or savor by the bottle. We invite you to indulge in creative pairings, new-to-you wines or reunite with a hard-to-find wines featured on our extensive list of wines by the glass. We also offer handcrafted cocktails that can both complement and complete your brunch, lunch, dinner or favorites from our popular sushi bar. Jackson's central location within the heart of Tampa places you within close proximity to the Tampa Convention Center, Amalie Arena, leading hotels and celebrated cultural venues. Whether dining before a concert, taking a break from a trade show, entertaining business clients or gathering with friends and families, Jackson's allows you to enjoy the moment while also enjoying a memorable meal. It is our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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