Cuisine: American, Eclectic, New American
Price Range: $$
Quiet, casual, romantic; Café Dufrain represents all the qualities that make Harbour Island seem worlds away from Tampa's bustling downtown area. Set among high-rise condo and apartment developments,... Read More
Quiet, casual, romantic; Café Dufrain represents all the qualities that make Harbour Island seem worlds away from Tampa's bustling downtown area. Set among high-rise condo and apartment developments, this award-winning restaurant quietly serves up some of the best dishes in town. Local, organic and sustainable ingredients are combined in recipes that are changed seasonally. They call their approach "new American comfort food cuisine." Combined with great service and a carefully selected boutique wine and craft beer list, lunch or dinner at Café Dufrain is sure to please even the most discerning. For an added bonus, the views of downtown from the waterside patio leave quite an impression, especially at night.
- Best for Restaurants near Amalie Arena Because: Casual and romantic, Café Dufrain offers waterfront dining and a casual pub atmosphere a short walk from Amalie Arena.
- Best for Restaurants near Cruise Port Because: Located on downtown's Harbour Island, Cafe Dufrain offers a quiet respite and great food close to Tampa's cruise port.
- Best for Waterfront Dining Because: In addition to great views of Tampa's downtown waterways, Cafe Dufrain offers modern American comfort food and great wine and beer list.