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Have you been to these three highest-ranked steakhouses with outdoor seating in Tampa, Florida?

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This week's warm and dry weather makes it a great time to dine outdoors and enjoy great food! Therefore, we have sourced the top steakhouses with outdoor seating in Tampa, Florida. Keep reading to find out who they are and why you should travel there.

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When dining out at new places, your best bet is to get recommendations from people you know or online reviews. With thousands of people nominating their favorite places to dine in the U.S. on the TripAdvisor website, we think the top 3 choices are what the majority says are the best.

Luckily, Tampa has many outstanding steakhouses, but for the ultimate dining experience, we have sourced the top 3 Tampa, Florida steakhouses that have outdoor seating and offer highly ranked food, according to TripAdvisor. They are worth traveling for!

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The top 3 Tampa, Florida steakhouses with outdoor seating in Tampa, Florida

Black Rock Bar and Grill

Many Florida locals would be familiar with this bar and grill with four locations in Florida, including Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Brandon, and over a dozen restaurants in the U.S.

This steakhouse gets raving reviews about plump and juicy steaks cooked to perfection. Reviewers mention favorites such as sirloin steak, pretzels, cheeseburgers, fondue, clam chowder, lobster bisque, and baked scallops.

Black Rock Bar and Grill is all about the sizzling volcanic grill cooked by you just the way you like it!

It makes for an exciting and fun night out, and along with delicious starters such as lobster dip, Asian sticky ribs, Jamaican jerk chicken wings, and volcano shrimp, your senses will explode.

Other menu highlights include the huge variety of burgers and seafood sandwiches. They even have a plant-based burger for the vegetarians in the family.

Additionally, outdoor seating makes this the No.1 steakhouse with outdoor seating in Tampa, Florida.

"Great food and service. Started with the soup trio. What a great idea. The clam chowder was lukewarm, but the french onion and lobster bisque was perfect. I had the seafood trio (tuna, shrimp, scallops) with asparagus and truffle fries, and the Mrs had the sirloin with a baked potato. Cooking on the rock is awesome. Perfect every bite. The baked potato was huge. No room for the awesome-looking desserts. Will definitely go back, and soon." - Travellin2havefun, TripAdvisor.

See their Website for more information.

11702 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, Florida.


Steelbach prides itself on offering a Southern-inspired kitchen and chophouse and partners with local Florida producers to deliver grass-fed beef and fresh handpicked flavors to every dish.

Menu highlights include delicious cuts of meat and fresh salads. TripAdvisor travelers love the ribeye, steaks, fried chicken, and grilled seafood selections.

On top of that, guests love the extensive wine list and craft cocktails.

The steakhouse can get busy, so take a walk along the river and enjoy nature instead of waiting.

"Outdoor Dining. What is a beautiful day on the River Walk without a great meal outside. The swordfish is magnifique! A classic spin on chicken incorporates brick. Who knew! Add some lardons on top of that. Listen, this new American-style restaurant did not disappoint. Vegan??? Brussel sprouts are to die for or the broccoli even. Don't forget to try the cornbread. Portions are hefty so bring your appetite!" - Inspire26118, TripAdvisor.

See their Website for more information.

1902 N Ola Ave, Tampa, Florida.

Cody's Original Roadhouse

Cody's Original Roadhouse offers a laidback atmosphere with the decor of an era gone by.

Offering a diverse menu of fresh-cut, flame-broiled USDA prime and choice steaks, prime rib, rotisserie chicken, and pork back ribs, guests love the fresh cuts and also the fresh fish, burgers, and fajitas.

They also love the outdoor dining, the service, and the great prices.

Additionally, they offer a generous happy hour and we think that is definitely the time to be there! See their Website for more information.

11202 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, Florida.

"Good food, decent prices. Cody's is a good place to stop for a decent meal at a reasonable price. The menu is large and varied. Happy hour till 7. The large beer is 32 oz. Peanuts to eat while waiting for food." - GregB052148, Tarpon Springs, Florida, TripAdvisor.

Have you been to any of these steakhouses? What do you think? Please leave a comment at the bottom of this story and tell us your favorite steakhouse with outdoor seating in Tampa, Florida, and if it's worth traveling from interstate to visit?

(Source: TripAdvisor)

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