Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi opened on Harbour Island in 1997 and is one of the only waterfront venues in Tampa. Because it is locally owned and independently managed, Jackson's can keep up with the demands of an ever-evolving Tampa and deliver the upscale experience and tremendous value that guests demand. Happy hour pricings Monday-Friday from 4pm to 7pm. Friday night happy hour is a great atmosphere with a DJ playing live Top 40 music while guests enjoy the magnificent sunset over Tampa Bay. Jackson's features private dining, Friday & Saturday Nightlife, and Sunday Brunch too! You can even bring your dogs to bask in the warm weather out on the patio. Come out to Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi-where the only thing better than the view, is the food!
Friday Halloween party at Jackson's Annabelle's Awakening
Join us on Friday October 26th for Annabelle's Awakening! Part 1 in our Epic Weekend of Halloween events at Jackson's Nightlife! With special guest Buckwheat from the Nuthouse Wild 94.1on our waterfront terrace main stage!
A Haunting on Harbour Island
Join us on October 27th for the biggest Halloween party in the bay area at Jackson's Nightlife! Costume contests, special performers, and an evening of dancing in our 3 music rooms!
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Jackson's Bistro is a waterfront bar and sushi restaurant located on Harbour Island in Downtown Tampa. The perfect spot for entertainment and special events with private dining areas and a patio overlooking Tampa's skyline.
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General InfoHappy Hour Monday - Friday 4pm - 7pm Jackson's is an ideal venue for events of almost any size and kind. Featuring multiple dining and entertainment areas, Jackson's can accommodate your needs. Jackson's can keep up with the demands of an ever-evolving Tampa and deliver the upscale experience and tremendous value that our Guests demand. We offer happy hour pricings Monday thru Friday from 4pm to 7pm. Our Friday night happy hour is a great atmosphere with our live DJ playing Top 40 music while guests enjoy the magnificent sunset over Tampa Bay.
Jackson's most popular night elevates the standard for Tampa clubbing. Fantasy Fridays provides a diverse blend of sound in every room. Inside the lounge the music is a selection of 80's and 90's while the Bistro Bar bumps house music all night long. On the waterfront terrace and VIP, the DJ mixes an eclectic selection on Top 40 that continues to keep the crowd live. This night caters to an upscale party crowd and is brings in some of the most beautiful women in the bay. VIP tables and cabanas are available nightly.
Jackson's sexiest night brings a South Beach vibe to Tampa. The music is provided by local and guest DJs who mix up the hottest and most current trends. The waterfront terrace features Miami house flavors while the inside the lounge bumps Latin beats. At the Bistro Bar you will hear a mix of Top 40. Jackson's sleek and swanky style is the perfect place to get your house music fix. VIP tables and cabanas are available nightly.
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This popular Harbor Island spot has a beautiful location on the water. It's conveniently located close to the convention center and is walkable to events in the area. Lots of food and drink options!
Amazing Sunday brunches.
Extremely disappointed with how we were treated with visiting Jackson's today. We waited roughly 5 minutes at the hostess stand while one hostess was too busy to say, "Hello" to us. The other hostess came back, and we asked if there was a chance we could be seated at a table for two. This woman's reply was in a rude, almost condescending way "There is absolutely nothing inside or outside." We had to ask what the wait was, and she looked annoyed when we did. She told it would be 30 minutes or more, but that she didn't know where we would wait. With that, we left...don't know if we will ever come back to try their food
Great Lobster Rolls!
Pros: walk to it...Gelato Stand and Pizza is great and free delivery!
Cons: Great happy Hours... then a younger crowd comes in later ...to young for me, sometimes. Really no con's 9I go to sleep by the time they are coming out LOL)
I have been visiting Jackson's since I first moved to Florida way back in 1999. My parents would often spend time after work there and as a kid I only went for their California Rolls. During the mid-2000s I took up a summer job on Harbour Island and would often walk across the street to Jackson's for lunch with my fellow co-workers. During these times the sushi was very fresh at Jackson's and it was one of my favorite places for sushi. During the past few years the sushi has teetered from delicious to good and sometimes mediocre. It would be better if the service was better. During one visit with some friends, we were completely ignored by our waitress who disappeared for over an hour while we waited for food orders that were never placed and tried to find someone capable of closing our bill so we could leave. I wish it was the only time were subjected to this kind of service, but repeat visits have fared similar results. I do like Jackson's as a nightlife venue. I love that they have three different rooms with different music and the outside waterfront is just breathtaking. Paying for parking sucks and cover charge can be high at times, but I suppose it cannot be cheap to offer th
Pros: Fun nightclub, good music, great view
Cons: Food and service experiences are mixed
The view and atmosphere is amazing but the food is not up to par with the prices. It's not horrible but not that great. I would definitely recommend going for drinks/appetizers instead of dinner. But when you have a view like that it's hard not to enjoy it!
Pros: View and atmosphere
Pros: Great food! I love their sushi. I would recommend this place to my friends.
Pros: A nice waterfront view on the patio.
Cons: The food isn't the best I've ever had, especially for the prices.