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Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
+1 813-627-7600
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating our 31st anniversary and first visit at "The Oak". Outstanding service and food! Portions were very generous! Only drawback was that the menu on line vs. menu in restaurant was quite different. Substantially higher in house. Need to be sure and update on-line menu...More

Thank Callianne64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a table in the lounge area because it was up to a 3 hour wait for a table in the dining room (this actually turned out better than expected). Our waiter, Matthew, was wonderful as well as accommodating. The entertainment was great and...More

Thank Smontini1024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not steak expert, nor is it my favorite food, but when going to place known for steaks I had to get one and I'm gad I did. I got the NY strip medium well, which at times can make it a little on the...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service was excellent and the food was wonderful. It was a long dinner towards the end of the meal, when we were waiting for our checks.

Thank Connie Y
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I recently tried this restaurant for a family birthday and the filet was one of the best I have had. They are pricey but it’s worth it. They also do a great job of making it a memorable experience and the volcano dessert is a...More

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We dined at Council Oak on Fathers Day evening and had one of the best dinners and service from Samantha and staff. Our Waygu Beef Steak Tartare was presented in a crystal dome of dry ice when unveiled became a show stopper. The chilled buttery...More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 7 June 2018

ok, maybe my expectations were inflated due to some of the reviews and a cursory glance at the menu. But, for a party of four and nearly $600 I would definitely expect much, much more... Mediocre service, over-seasoned appetizers and entrees and lackadaisical attention to...More

Thank BigPawsBBQ
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We celebrated my 31st birthday here and everything about the experience was great! We sipped on some delicious 21 year old Macallen single malt and then a great bottle of Honnig Cab Sav. The octopus appetizer was delicious and came in the best sauce ever!...More

Thank Becox87
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Outstanding apps- steaks - wines - services .... just all around great. Exceeded expectations - great job council oaks!

Thank Steve D
Seminole Hard R... T, Public Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thanks for being a fan. Come back and visit us again, soon!

Reviewed 22 April 2018

My wife and I went for dinner there last night. We had the dry aged rib eye, a salad, baked potato, sautéed spinach with a bottle of Justin Isosceles Cabernet. The wine was on sale and the waiter offered up immediately. The food especially the...More

Thank ramango
Seminole Hard R... T, Public Relations Manager at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide this thoughtful feedback. We hope to see you again, soon!

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Connie Y
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Response from Bob T | Reviewed this property |
Their telephone number is 19543277501
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Response from Paula R | Reviewed this property |
We have eaten here many times. We are locals. Causal, nicely dressed is fine. It is a fine dining experience. I think men in slacks and a polo shirt would be fine. I personally have also went in slacks and dress shirt... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610-4114
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-627-7600
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is celebrating seven years of being one of Tampa Bay's BEST Steakhouses. This crown jewel serves only the finest cuts of dry aged prime beef and the freshest seafood from local waters. The award-winning restaurant recently won the 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, as well as the 2014 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Be sure to visit us to see why the restaurant was recently added to one of the most prestigious restaurant review guides, Zagat.
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