About 717 South

717 South is proud to bring you fresh and local ingredients, including the highest quality hormone-free chicken and seafood that is harvested in a sustainable fashion. We wood-fire all of our in-house hand-cut steaks.

We have an extensive wine list (over 300 wine bottles) as well as martinis and specialty drinks from all parts of the world.

Set within 1920s art deco paintings, wood trim, high ceilings, and an open kitchen, 717 South was recently voted into the TOP 20 Best New Restaurants in Florida, Best Place for Dinner, Best Wines by the Glass, TOP 400 Places do dine in Florida, Best Happy Hour, among many others.

Meet The Owner

A South Tampa native, Michael Stewart graduated from Florida State University with a Real Estate Finance/Business degree. After living in Los Angeles for 10 years, he moved back to Tampa full time in 2004, where he used his deep-seated knowledge of the tight-knit local community to create a flourishing restaurant business.

Our Location


717 S Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606

(813) 250-1661


Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm