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(813) 251-1777 ext. 3
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Hyde Park Village provides two multi level and complimentary parking garages. The one closest to Piquant is on Rome Ave.
Rosana Rivera/Ricardo Castro
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
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Piquant Ratings and Reviews
A group of ladies went to Piquant for a ...
A group of ladies went to Piquant for a Girls' Night Out, at 5PM on a Wednesday. There was no one else in the restaurant and our server was doubling as the hostess. I felt she could have been a little more attentive, especially when more patrons arrived to eat. A Happy Hour might be a nice addition also. I had a hamburger with truffle fries and took home a nutella croissant, which were all quite delicious!!! Everyone at the table was happy with their food. I will definitely return!
Great service and I loved having a delic ...
Great service and I loved having a delicious sandwich on gluten free bread! Thank you!!! 😊
Even though I had reservations, I waited ...
Even though I had reservations, I waited 45 minutes with a baby.
It was overpriced
The waiter went over and beyond. This may be because the restaurant was pretty empty. Also, I made a reservation at least a month prior to our visit. At 5:30 pm the restaurant called me to see if we could get there by 7 because our reservation was for 7:30 and they were closing by 8. I don't understand why they didn't call me well in advance with this information. That was a bit bothersome. The food was good, but it was over priced. We put a request in to sit outside and when we arrived, this area had not been set up for us. I made the reservation and request online. The whole experience was a bit odd. The food was good.
Our server, Tracy, was amazing! She was attentive and friendly. She even went out of her way to get my mother a band-aid after she scrapped her knee outside. I frequently dine out and I can truly say she was one of the best servers I've had in a while. Thanks Tracy!
30 minute wait for dessert! Not acceptable.
After a nice meal, we had to wait over 30 minutes for our dessert and coffee. I was told they had only 1 "guy back there". Really! How about telling me this before we order dessert so we can be prepared. Oh, in case you are wondering, the dessert we ordered was not complicated and should have taken 10 minutes at the most to be served. The service was mediocre at best.
Good food but service was not great
My husband and I made a 6:00 reservation for a Saturday dinner and planned to eat outside on the sidewalk cafe part of the restaurant. The hostess was fairly rude to us and discouraged us from sitting outside as she felt we would just complain that it was "too hot" and want to come inside. Once she seated us outside we waited quite a while for service. It seemed that there wasn't one server assigned to the rather substantial outside area; but rather inside servers all had a table or two out there. We put in our order and waited a long while for drinks. Apologizing, our server brought drinks and took our food order. It too a VERY long time to get our food but it was delicious. We waited another VERY VERY long time to get our check - in fact, I asked the very rude hostess to signal our server. Granted our server was very nice and seemed to be trying very hard; however, nothing seemed to arrive in a timely fashion.
The atmosphere was perfect and the food ...
The atmosphere was perfect and the food was stellar. I love Hyde Park and this restaurant is a jewel amongst the other businesses. Elegant dining.
Great place, bad timing
I have been raving about Piquant to my mother for months and finally decided to take her for brunch. Unfortunately, it was on the heels of a busy weekend and it showed in their food quality and selection. They were almost completely out of all their juices, the food proportions were very small, and the steak on the Steak & Egg tartine resembled beef jerky more than roast beef. It should also be noted that the coffee was severely under brewed and the service was exceptionally slow. I was so disappointed that this was my mother's first experience, knowing how amazing the food and service typically is. Despite this, my mother was thoroughly impressed and has asked when we can do brunch again. I would absolutely recommend Piquant again and again, just not on a Monday or after a holiday so as to avoid this type of situation.
Took the family out for a casual dinner. Restaurant was nice, clean, vibrant. Decent selection of drinks. Server was Evan, friendly and attentive. Food was ok, we ordered muscles and soup for appetizer . The muscles were overtaken by the liquorish. The soup was good. Main course was fish with risotto and the short rib. The fish was very good but very undersized. The short rib was very dry and not very flavorful. Overall not a bad experience, I probably wont go here again unless the surrounding restaurant's were unavailable. For me it was too overpriced for the food quality and qty.
Great food and ambience! Fries were a li ...
Great food and ambience! Fries were a little over cooked to the point that they were crispy but otherwise everything was great, thank you!
We had a fabulous meal and cannot wait to go back. We are also looking forward to trying their pastries. Menu is diverse and it all looked fabulous.
We visited the restaurant for dessert and coffee after a waitress from another restaurant in the neighborhood recommended us going there after our meal... Unfortunately our coffee was cold and our beignets were greasy. 😔 With that being said, we will give it one more try.
Chic and nice
Great place with fresh tasty food, original and on-site bakery. Service was excellent and quality is awesome. Took some pastries to go and were amazing.
Great for travelers
We have a lot of visitors from Richmond and this is a great find! The food is great, the service is outstanding and the menu has something for everyone.
We had their burgers, at a French cuisin ...
We had their burgers, at a French cuisine restaurant were top-end, plus the fries were a special treat. We did not expect this. Worth the look.
Very Nice Evening
We went with another couple, and had a very nice evening. Our waiter was exceptional: polite, friendly and attentive. I had the power salad and my husband had the swordfish both were delicious.
Unique spot for a unique date
Accommodated a couple unique requests for a unique evening with my date. The waiter, Joe, played along nicely. Food was great. Ambiance and service was better.
The food is always excellent, service is ...
The food is always excellent, service is generally hit or miss. Amazing baked good. The plastic chairs always throw me off, they're also incredibly uncomfortable. But the food keeps us coming back, so good!
Food was very good. Yucca croquettes wer ...
Food was very good. Yucca croquettes were just the right portion, and the butternut squash salad was substantial.
The short ribs Benedict was great. The s ...
The short ribs Benedict was great. The sweetness of the scone was a nice contrast to the chipotle in the sauce. We had no room for dessert so we visited the pastry case. Our selections did not disappoint.
Great food and service! I took my aunts, ...
Great food and service! I took my aunts, one who lives part-time in Paris, and they were so happy with the food and pastries. We sat in the back by the bar and it was a little dark, but that's the worst thing I could say. We had breakfast/brunch. Being able to do late brunch on a weekday was quite nice. Definitely recommended!
Old Hyde Park Gem
This is a very nice neighborhood restaurant in Hyde Park with an upscale bar and a vibrant atmosphere. The food is somewhat pricey but well-prepared. We had an excellent garbanzo bean soup and grilled chicken entrée. The menu includes an impressive selection of salads and sandwiches, along with some delicious entrées. The restaurant was buzzing on a Saturday night. Piquant is also an excellent destination for lunch and has a lovely outdoor seating area as well.
We dine are several times a year and alw ...
We dine are several times a year and always have great meals. The service was lacking this time. Make sure to get some pastries after dinner as dessert !
Piquant Hyde Park
We have eaten here several times and found it to be a good experience. Brunch is always a good find. We plan on eating here when the green market is open. Dinner is always good. The only negative comment I have is the noise level, but that seems true with many restaurants.
Special Night Out
Tired of the same steakhouse routine. Searched OpenTable and for Valentine's Day special night. After reading the reviews I reserved a table for two. The beginning of the experience started out with no reservation found. The remainder of the night was great. The food was very flavorful and the dessert great. Made reservations for a group dinner.
The environment was great, the staff was ...
The environment was great, the staff was wonderful and the food was amazing! I would definitely go back. The only thing I didn't like was the glass chairs.
Great French Restaurant Hyde Park Tampa
Went for Valentine's Day and had a wonderful dinner. The menu was a little pricy but not too bad. Great date spot.
I was a little surprised that at the service. The Hostess literally placed the menus on the table and then left with no comment. It was obvious that the server was in a hurry to turn the table and was not very helpful regarding the menu. The food was delicious but everything else needs work.
Portions horribly small for the price.
Not worth it. Food ok, but WAY overpriced. Portions inadequate. Server was stupendous.
Fabulous! Can't wait to go again!
Our group of 6 enjoyed everything we ordered. I ordered the butternut squash salad and it was to die for. I took my time enjoying it so I could take some home as well to enjoy later. The restaurant was clean and the environment was quiet so we could enjoy conversations. I can't believe this place has been right there in Hyde Park, less than 10 minutes from work and 25 minustes from my house. I think it will become my new favorite place to eat. I already told my "foodie" partner in crime that we have a new place to enjoy in Hyde Park/SoHo area. I can't wait! :-)
Food was ok and way overpriced. Pork Bel ...
Food was ok and way overpriced. Pork Belly was not good. Fatty and greasy. Ham Croquettes were tasteless and cold. Wine selection was good.
Good food and service BUT overpriced
With a 15-20% price reduction, this would go from 3 to 4 or 5 stars overall.
Disappointed! I like the food and ambien ...
Disappointed! I like the food and ambience at Piquant, but tonight was some of the worst service I have ever had at a restaurant, let alone at Piquant. What a shame.
Went for dinner. The service was good, f ...
Went for dinner. The service was good, from the hostess to the waitress. Very attentive. The food however was mediocre. The small seafood platter appetizer was very overpriced. Got 2 shrimp, 2 mussels, and 2 very small oysters...for $18. The pork belly burger I got for my main meal was decent. I would come here for breakfast or lunch. Not really a good deal for dinner.
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