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The Refinery

5910 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-6604
+1 813-234-3710
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“pork shoulder” (5 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
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5910 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-6604
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food but something was missing. Went with large group and service was average at best. Staff did not go out of its way to make evening special. Asked for bread for the table and waiter brought out plate with three pieces. When asked why...More

Thank DEBurns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, with all of the great reviews I checked it out. The atmosphere was cool but the food was just ok, nothing special and in my opinion very overpriced !

Thank Soccermike1015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With all the great reviews, I was expecting an amazing brunch. This was a waste of time and money. The only thing that tasted good was the gravy. The biscuits were dry. The eggs and potatoes were cold. You get four 1/2 pieces of bacon...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is simple and yet intriguing. I loved the bar area the most! Best Whiskey Sour I've had in a long time! I started my meal with the grilled cauliflower appetizer which was very tasty with a brown buttery sauce. My husband chose the...More

Thank Marie O
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Refinery recently moved from its smaller location down the street. The new place, where Fodder & Shine used to be, is all cement floors and exposed ceilings and utilities. Not cozy, but fine. The staff is pleasant and helpful. We started with a few...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve read good reviews from local food writers so I was looking forward to visiting with my husband on a date night. Very difficult to find at night due to minimal, poorly lit signage. We did make reservations and when we arrived were told to...More

Thank neonargy
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I recently did the Refinery's Sunday brunch with friends. We reserved early, so we were able to get upstairs patio seating, which is the best option in the place - downstairs is just too loud. The wait staff were truly excellent - quick, informative, unobtrusive,...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Refined Burger. Ok, I know some of you will think...hamburger, peanut butter, marshmallow fluff and potato sticks; how do all of these things go together. Well, deliciously, that’s how. Sounds crazy, I agree. But it was an amazing bite of sweet, savory saltiness that you...More

Thank DataDott
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Just went there a few days ago with my wife after a friend of mine recommended it. The place is a bit hard to find but in a accessible area. We sat at the small bar (about 5-6 chairs) and the server was very nice....More

Thank Medvet2015
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I chose this place because the menu is eclectic and the place has been reviewed in several mags. 4 of us met here. We ordered 3 appetizers, 4 different burgers and both desserts on the menu. The catfish biscuit app was good. The black eye...More

1  Thank 3crazytexans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5910 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-6604
    (Frierson Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-234-3710
This is a new restaurant that openend in Tampa in March of 2010.
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