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Cafe Dufrain

707 Harbour Post Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-6701
+1 813-275-9701
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp tacos” (14 reviews)
“steak burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
707 Harbour Post Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-6701
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tasting choices, visited as a local resident at least 4x last 3 months. Menu could offer a few more choices but what’s there is very well presented and different than other choices around the island. Excellent outdoor seating, wish the wait staff were a...More

Thank Broxbanter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunchtime salads are very overpriced. The food is tasty and the service is good. I ordered the cobb salad (see picture) and it was delicious. But, because of the price, I likely won’t return.

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The positives? Great location, good service, decent wine selection. My friend ordered a salad with salmon, which she was pleased but not impressed with. I ordered a veggie stir fry, for which the only protein options were meat. I asked for tofu and was told...More

1  Thank kevin_from_AKandCO
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We live on harbour island. Its very local, great views. But, tired menu, little variation, over priced

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I had a group of 25 for informal business dinner and we had a great time! The service staff were amazing, and I was very impressed with the quality of food and how it all came out on time and hot and so fresh! Cathy,...More

Thank Eric Hans B
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is a place I almost hate to give a bad rating becaue the waiter was so nice. But I would hate for other travelers like myself to be referred there as we were by one of the guys that worked at the hotel we...More

Thank Dixiegurl
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Unfortunately, it rained when we went, so we didn't get to eat outside and see the water, but the food was quite good. We had the shrimp tacos with the house-made chips, and both were excellent. I would say, though, that the portions are small...More

Thank Maryfrances W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A great local place to eat. If gong around 7 -9 pm on Fri or Sat I would call for a reservation. Had Yucca fries ( side dish ordered as appetizer ) and burgers. Added egg to burger for extra flavor. Home made chips are...More

Thank Phan2003
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Came by with family group of ten with no reservations. We got there at 4:30 just before the dinner menu started at 5. The folks here were able to seat our large party and they shared the 5PM menu ahead of schedule. I found it...More

Thank BigAppleGreg
Reviewed 21 December 2017

So many restaurants are so noisy it's had to sit down with friends and have a conversation. We went to this restaurant today on Harbor Island across from the Amalie Arena in the downtown area of Tampa. All around are numerous condos. When we entered...More

Thank Alan Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Harbour Post Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-275-9701
Cafe Dufrain is an award-winning, family-owned and operated waterfront restaurant. Established in 2003, Cafe Dufrain is known for its unique style, modern American seasonal cuisine, and diverse wine and craft beer selections. The restaurant and educated service team offer a relaxed and comforting dining room, full contemporary bar and package liquor available all while overlooking downtown Tampa’s scenic views. Walking distance from the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Marriott Waterside, Embassy Suites Downtown and Westin Harbour Island. Pirate Water Taxi stop #4.
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