About Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi
Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi opened on Harbour Island in 1997 and has been witness to a rapidly changing downtown Tampa. Because it is locally owned and independently managed, Jackson’s can keep up with the demands of an ever evolving Tampa and deliver the upscale experience and tremendous value that our Guests demand.
American, Seafood, Sushi
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Friday Night Happy Hour- Live Entertainment
Saturday Night – Tampa’s Biggest House Party
Jackson’s sexiest night brings a South Beach vibe to Tampa. The music is provided by local and guest DJ’s who mix up the hottest and most current trends. Jackson’s sleek and swanky style is the perfect place to get your house music fix. VIP tables and cabanas are available nightly.
Saturday Latin Nights are sure to get you dancing! The music starts at 10pm and plays inside the Backjack's Lounge and outside on the Terrace.
Parking is available in the garage below the restaurant and we can validate for the first two hours. Each additional 1/2 hour is $1 or maximum of $6 with the ticket validation. (Parking garage is owned by a separate company.) On Saturday nights there is valet parking available.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Whether you’re organizing a business lunch presentation, rehearsal dinner or a memorable event, let Jackson’s do everything to create an unforgettable experience for every one of your guests. We combine the perfect venue with our attention to detail and offer a waterfront location with spectacular views- making Jackson's the ideal destination for all your event needs. Whatever you imagine for your event, we're here to help you realize your dreams.
We'll help you every step of the way, from planning and budgeting to coordinating the day or night. We'll personalize the menu that is right for your event and when requested we offer pre-event tastings. Events come together here! Celebration, Corporate, Group Activity, Presentation, Reception, Seated Meal, Wedding, Workshop.
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Thank you for your interest in Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi for your event! Jackson’s Bistro is a waterfront restaurant with a great view of Tampa Bay and Downtown Tampa. We have space available for groups of any size, from ten people to over 500!
Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi Ratings and Reviews
We were seated outdoors which we did no ...
We were seated outdoors which we did not request or want with a party of eight one person in a wheelchair and two senior citizens. We were there for brunch to celebrate a birthday. Our server while not need it very often was never available when we did beat her. It took over 25 minutes to get our check and another 10 minutes to pay our bill. The handicapped a guest and one of the older people were already waiting in the lobby due to the heat. The food was not bad. The food was not good. There was lots of it.
I think we were there on a bad night. T ...
I think we were there on a bad night. The kitchen was slammed as it was crowded. Two dinners arrived cold and had to be sent back. But we had waited for the food so long we couldn't wait another hour to get reserved. I happen to have lunch there the next day and it was great!
We were very pleased with our visit to J ...
We were very pleased with our visit to Jackson's. We saw it from the Pirate Taxi and thought it looked like a great place. We had a beautiful table right on the water and our waiter was very friendly. The food and drinks were equally amazing. We can't wait to return.
We dine at Jacksons regularly, the servi ...
We dine at Jacksons regularly, the service was great, but the food was quite poor this time around. My wife's grouper was very dry, she declined to finish the dish. My New York strip special was overcooked, and the sauce it was smothered in and I mean smothered, was overwhelming, so much so I could not taste my favorite cut of meat. A disappointing experience after a long week at work.
Our son recommended Jacksons to us and w ...
Our son recommended Jacksons to us and we celebrates our 33rd anniversary with friends. We had the snapper,grouper, chicken Marcella and sushi. It was all very good. We will be back again when it is cooler to dine outside. Very nice venue
Only problem I had was when I made the r ...
Only problem I had was when I made the reservation I requested inside. When I got there they put us outside and when I told the hostess that when I made the reservation, I specifically stated inside...she just said sorry, but we don't have any inside seating available...I thought that was rather odd because we were one of the first ones there and I made the reservation 2 days in advance, and there wasn't anyone sitting at ONE OF THE TABLES I MADE A RESERVATION for.
We came for brunch for my 50th birthday ...
We came for brunch for my 50th birthday celebration and we've come before around Easter. Jackson's never ceases to impress with service, attention to detail, quality, and variety of food. The Bloody Mary was a meal in itself. We live in Lakeland so coming into Tampa and making Jackson's a destination is always a treat. Keep up the good work.
This was my second visit. I love the foo ...
This was my second visit. I love the food and the ambiance, however the service was lacking. Once we were seated, our drink order was taken, but no one ever said to us it was ok to go up and start getting our food. We sat for 15 minutes before we finally asked a waiter at the table next to ours if we are supposed to just get up and go to the buffet or if our waiter had to give us a ticket or something. Our waiter hardly came to the table to see if we needed refills or anything.
The buffet is always the same. This ti ...
The buffet is always the same. This time you had a fish on the bar that looked like a shark with only bones left that was never replaced to eat. The eggs Benedict are never hot and you don't have items for children like wings hamburgers nuggets etc....I think grill 54 towards odessa has a better menu and the drinks come with the buffet price.
The ambiance is amazing but the service ...
The ambiance is amazing but the service left something to be desired. Couldn't find our waitress multiple times. She never checked on us. Plus, the meat came out much rarer than we ordered. They stopped carrying Kendall Jackson wine which our waitress said was the most popular one she served.
This place has always been my favorite but recent experiences shows the service and food quality declining. Going to take a break in hopes things get fixed.
Jackson's is always a great pick for the ...
Jackson's is always a great pick for their outside dining. Sushi was excellent, just service from bar was a little slow. It was a busy Friday night, so I'm sure that attributed to that. Overall it is one of our favorites for outside dining.
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