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Ocean Blue Sushi Bar

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13030 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2808
+1 813-269-2583
16:30 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 03:00
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Tampa, Florida
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The first thing we were told as we ordered drinks, was that the menu was not correct. The 1/2 price drinks and sushi was now buy one at full price, get the second 1/2 off. The prices were on the high side for sushi and drinks, so we only had a couple drinks and 2 orders of sushi for apps.... More 

Thank MikeyPenn
1 review
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I always come here with a group of friends and this time i was just shocked with the service!!!! I can understand when your understaffed but when the restaurant is busy with ONLY 1 SERVER, the food runner or helper , whatever she was. Was rude when giving my partner a refill and she quoted stating "I am not your... More 

Thank Josue D
Dade City, Florida
Level Contributor
58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Ocean Blue is first a bar. They stay open until 2-3 am. The sushi was average although served quickly. There are other choices nearby and I would have chosen differently if the timing had worked.

Thank jmignone
Level Contributor
50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Went here because the wait time was too long at Sushi Alive...BAD IDEA! Being seated immediately was the ONLY good thing about this experience. Ordered an appetizer which was delivered half cold! That told me it wasn't made fresh, just popped in the microwave to heat. Ordered sushi rolls and noticed that the guys "supposedly" rolling the sushi were just... More 

Thank Valerie L
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Came here for my birthday dinner with friends, complimentary shots on your birthday so that was kind of fun! Got 5 different rolls (Volcano, Mexican, Spicy Tuna, & 2 other specialty rolls that I can't remember). Crab Rangoon & Edamame for appetizers were great. Our male server was very nice and attentive. They weren't very busy for a Friday night... More 

Thank Elizabeth C
Gainesville, Florida
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Vegetarian rolls and basic rolls are relatively inexpensive. Staff seems to be all young heavily inked women who like to show cleavage - if you like that sort of thing :-). Didn't bother me any. They provided good service and good value. Not the best sushi I've ever had but certainly not the worst and it's conveniently located to me... More 

Thank krislier10
Portland, Oregon
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

This is one of the best sushi places we've come across! From the staff to the decor to the food portions and selections, this is a great place. We keep coming back.

Thank competent_one
Level Contributor
37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

reasonably priced and great sushi. Very fresh food and service was very nice. Conveniently located. Their fried cheesecake was to die for. Food presentation was amazing.

Thank natalialopez2
Odessa, Florida
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Waitress had a lousy attitude serving below average sushi with poor food serving skills and presented our check with higher prices than on the menu with no explanation or apology. This restaurant was dark, dingy and with zero ambiance. Going back to our 1st choice down the street Sushi Alive where there was a wait of 45 mins for good... More 

Thank Crazycruiser99
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We went there for lunch after receiving a Groupon for half price. There was no one eating there except us. It did not look like a restaurant; but maybe a night club. We heard about how great it was at night with 1/2 price specials on food and drink and loud music. But we wanted to try the sushi. The... More 

Thank jasmineFlorida

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Open Hours
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 03:00
16:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13030 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-269-2583

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?