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
My wife & I went there for a Friday nigh ...
My wife & I went there for a Friday night dinner date; this restaurant was recommended by a co-worker. The atmosphere was great, sitting outside by the water. The food & service was good. We really enjoyed our evening. The only thing we did not like was when two couples came in to eat dinner with a medium size dog & sat down two tables down from us. I DON'T THINK A RESTAURANT IS A PLACE TO TAKE YOUR DOG. Especially when spending over $100 for dinner.
The restaurant was busy, but not busy en ...
The restaurant was busy, but not busy enough for the poor service we received. Food was excellent but took too long to come out, we would have ordered dessert, but didn't want to wait around for another 30 mins.
We asked for our bill and it took our server at least 30 mins to bring the bill, take our cards and come back with our cards.
Outside bar area is outstanding. Inside ...
Outside bar area is outstanding. Inside restaurant had a "hotel" restaurant feel. Sit outside or in the outside bar area, great view and atmosphere outside. The food was excellent and service outstanding! A little pricey but good.
The place is easy to find. The selectio ...
The place is easy to find. The selection of food is nice. The server is pleasant if a bit absent minded. They validate parking which is nice. The service is very slow. Took 45 minutes to get our meal of a veggie burger and sushi. NO bread was offered. Had to ask for it after waiting 30 minutes for food.
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
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