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Crown Colony House Restaurant

) #271 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
3000 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-8752
+1 813-987-5008
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (10 reviews)
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3000 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-8752
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Reviews (179)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have found Busch Gardens to be my favorite park and the food is a big reason why, Crown Colony House is my oasis

Thank toddmQ5710XI
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Crown Colony is located inside Busch Gardens directly across from the Cheetah Hunt, they have a full service menu and a bar located inside. Every time we go we always get wonderful service that cant be beat! Enjoy a Tequila Sunrise from the Crown Colony...More

Thank Y4789ULjamies
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This restaurant offers a few options for service. The main level is a cafeteria style restaurant while the top level is a buffet and table service. I would highly recommend the top level buffet. The food is very good and offers a wide selection that...More

1  Thank darrend639
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We chose the second floor because of the option of table service and buffet. We both had grilled fish sandwiches which were excellent. Buffet option was available and most of the patrons chose it. A table by the window provided a great view of the...More

Thank F1_Grand_Prix
Reviewed 19 January 2017

very disappointed with the $40 meal plan during the holiday time at the park. very tricky of the small print Busch Garden's meal tickets when you think you can eat all you want at any time you want... not true...only allowed one entree which is...More

Thank shannon w
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We decided to dine here for dinner while we were visiting the park. My wife had the turkey wrap with fries, and I ordered the Pizza with fries and chicken strips. The food was ok for what it was. Of course it cost a little...More

Thank Iegep
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

First time diners at Serengeti Overlook. Had the mixed green salad with romaine, iceberg, arugula, endive, candied pecans, craisins, & poppyseed vinaigrette. It was excellent. All it needed to put it over the top to outstanding was blue cheese crumbles. The buffet items of sun-dried...More

1  Thank reichtum
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Just to sit on their balcony and eat a pretty good meal with a nice cold beverage and look out at the giraffes and other wild animals. What more could you want? It's amazing.

Thank coachclint
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is the best place to eat in the park (at least the upstairs is). Had a wonderful view of the "Serengeti" and our server was a gem. The Holiday Buffet was good and had everything but the dressing! For a good sit down, rest...More

Thank Buckeye017
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Has a pub downstairs and restaurant up stairs which looks out onto the Serengeti plains animal enclosure. Decorated like an old colonial hunting lodge. We went for the buffet at $19 for adults and $12 for kids which was nicely done especially the fried chicken,...More

Thank Robswindon69
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Will this restaurant be open on Christmas day for dinner? If so, what is the Christmas dinner menu? Thank you.
16 September 2016|
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Response from MonikaJL | Reviewed this property |
You have to contact the park directly Last year the buffet part was not open yet I hope they will be this year The park is open 365 days a year
Eleanor N
I would like to confirm that the Crown Colony will be open Dec 31. Says so on the web but no way to contact. Also can we make reservations?
26 December 2014|
Response from LeeStJohn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm really not sure of the opening hours this season. Regarding reservations, the layout is really fast food style, so probably not able to reserve, although there is another area upstairs which seemed more formal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-8752
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-987-5008
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