About Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi
Tampa, FL 33602
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
The service was very good. A little slo ...
The service was very good. A little slow once the restaurant became busier. The blue crab cake was outstanding -- the best I've ever had. The table was outside and the water view was very relaxing. Can't wait to visit again.
I went with my wife for Valentines day. ...
I went with my wife for Valentines day. The service was horrible, it looks like somthing was happening to the waiter . He did not know the menu, he forgot multiple things thoughout the night, even the bill when he handed to us was not inside the holder. The food was ok but soup was not warm.. definetly not what you will expect from a restaurant at this pricepoint. I asked to sit outside and they said nothing was available and that was not the case. Just bad service all around.
Beautiful environment, we sat right on t ...
Beautiful environment, we sat right on the water. Our waiter was attentive, and our food was amazing. I got the new York strip and it was possibly the best I've ever had. My wife got the Mexican roll and she loved it. Would definitely come back.
Nobody wants to pay over $100 and have t ...
Nobody wants to pay over $100 and have to yell for your date to hear you.
Overall good experience. Very disappointed by noise level. My wife and I We're celebrating our first married Valentine's Day. And it seemed like because we were the 'young' couple we were placed in a strange corner next to a very loud party. Like bass booming loud people shouting on microphones and when I expressed it was a problem the manager didn't seem to take it seriously.
The frustrating part was that the older couple seated next to us got complimentary dishes and treated with respect by a manager. And it just fell short for us.
But the server and the food were good enough to warrant a high rating.
The wine was a bit pricey without less e ...
The wine was a bit pricey without less expensive options. The food was good and our server was great! The coffee was OUTSTANDING and I highly recommend the Korean spring roll appetizers! We are repeat customers of Jackson's and usually go for lunch but this was a special anniversary, I mentioned it to our server and she presented our favorite Keylime pie with "Happy Anniversary" spelled out on the plate!
We visit Jackson's often and this was th ...
We visit Jackson's often and this was the worse experience we have ever had there. The service was terrible and we barley touched our food. We saw our waiter three times, once to take our order, once to bring us drinks and to drop off the bill. We waited for over an hour for our meals and sat without drinks - the entire time. We had to hunt our bill down - getting our bill and paying took even longer. We have never had an experience like this there and we have been there during some of their busiest times. We will not be returning. The view of the water and city do not compensate for the price of the food, especially when we didn't even eat our meal because the quality of the food was less than expectable.
First time at this restaurant. The revi ...
First time at this restaurant. The reviews indicated it to be a good place, and they were right. I was in Tampa on business and wanted to meet some friends that live in Florida, for dinner. We were all favorably impressed by the quality of the food, excellent service, excellent setting, and overall great value. I would recommend this restaurant highly, and plan to go back there the next time I am in Tampa.
I order grouper dinner with no butter sa ...
I order grouper dinner with no butter sauce, the whole plate came covered and floating in looked like butter sauce, when i said to the waitress what is this she said I dont know I told the kitchen no butter sauce. I tried to eat it, it was soaked and mussy, salty, my fish was ruined as well as the spinach. i hardly ate any, it was disgusting for me. once she cleared the table she saw I hardly touch my dinner and didnt say anything after i believe she made the mistake. and it was expensive. If I hadn't been out with a acquaintance i would have sent it back before I even tried it.
Food was very good however we were rushe ...
Food was very good however we were rushed through dinner even though the place was nearly empty. Server never explained specials. We only knew about them by overhearing other waiters explaining them to their tables. We also had to ask for bread while it was offered to other tables. Seemed a bit pretentious overall as well.
My husband and I come to Tampa one or t ...
My husband and I come to Tampa one or twice a month from Toronto, Canada to visit our son that lives close to Jackson's . We always stay at the Marriot Waterside so we can walk over for dinner and enjoy family time together while watching the boats go by and people watch. Always a must to go to Jackson's every time. Really enjoy the Sushi and great service.
Everything was great except for I had le ...
Everything was great except for I had let the lady at the front know that it was my boyfriend's birthday and she said would talk to the waiter but he never came back after we paid the bill. I was a little disapointed that we never got to sing happy birthday to him and they never made sure that they brought out the cake for him. And the mac and cheese was also a little bit too salty for my taste.
The food and te view were great. It was ...
The food and te view were great. It was not terribly busy but from the time we placed our order to the time we got our check was close to 1 1/2 hours. Lots of gaps where we did not see our server, Much confusion as to who had what. Some soups that were ordered to be served before the main course came afterwards.
La cena estuvo bien, nada extraordinario ...
La cena estuvo bien, nada extraordinario, el servicio a pesar que no estaba lleno fue bastante tardado (después de ordenar tal vez unos 40 minutos en traer la comida), lo cual afecto mi experiencia en general.
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