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Cafe Dufrain

#92 of 1,866 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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707 Harbour Post Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
+1 813-275-9701
11:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

: This café was completely amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed trying a local craft beer matched with a bahn mi style chicken sandwich and yucca fries. It was incredibly delicious!! The service and hospitality was incredible! I cannot wait to return on my next trip to Tampa!!!!

Thank Jason R
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on Harbour Island with a view of the channel in Tampa Bay (including the Amelie arena-home to the Tampa Bay Lightning), Cafe Dufrain has come a long way from its humble beginnings. It's a Percy place for a sun downer and a great place for a meal. The menu isn't too big (which always translates to fresh food), its... More 

1 Thank Dina H
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Hidden in the midst of high end apartments. It's like a tiny village in Italy with a couple restaurants and such. The food is quite eclectic so prepare your taste buds for a delight.

1 Thank Kristin C
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Whilst doing the river walk in Tampa decided to try here for lunch based on TA reviews but must say our experiance wasn't that good. Nice location & friendly server even if she was new at the job ! But our choices of food were disapointing. I choose the kale Caeser salad with chicken but the kale was as tough... More 

Thank Thomas R
St. Petersburg, Florida
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stopped by boat to enjoy this wonderful little place and glad we did! We got the burger and a beer special and it was really good! Upgrade to the truffle fries!

Thank Shannon W
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Kyle Masson did an excellent job waiting on us and the food as well as cocktails were perfect. If they can make an Old Fashion well which they did, then they must be good!

Thank David C
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went for lunch this week. Nice table arrangement, open air with good weather, not crowded but some people. But, the menu and service disappointed me. Not enough options for me (and I am not picky). I prefer healthy, non-salad, lunch-size and lunch-priced option. I ordered the fresh catch sandwich, replaced the fries with asparagus. Waiter didn't mention the $3 upcharge.... More 

Thank Ndalence
Tampa, Florida
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restuarant is on Harbour Island and the parking can be challeneging. The food is pretty good the view is nice on the channel.

Thank paula g
London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I found the review on TripAdvisor and it was a short walk along the dock from the Westin hotel. Staff are first class, so knowledgeable and helpful. Food was good - not gourmet but tasty and not too expensive.

1 Thank MBA1888
Tampa, Florida
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had the deconstructed blue cheese wedge salad and the delicious chocolate torte cake. Had a baba beer on tap and all is good.

1 Thank Marc H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Harbour Post Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-275-9701

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?