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Seminole Hard Rock Casino & Hotel — Tampa
Contact: (800) 937-0010 • SeminoleHardRock.com
Other Property Eateries: The Green Room, Floyd’s
Head Chef: Matthew Sadowski
Cuisine: American steak house
Description: Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is an innovative and sophisticated fine-dining experience meant to cater to those with discriminating tastes. Named for the iconic, ancestral oak tree, which is still in existence, where tribe leaders gathered to discuss tribe affairs, the Council Oak offers up the finest USDA steaks from its very own butcher shop and seafood from local waters, plus live Maine lobster from its custom-made saltwater tanks.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 5-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-midnight
Buffet Name: Fresh Harvest
Price Range: $15.99 and up
Description: Experience the most unique and entertaining dining sensation in Tampa Bay. Chefs perform daily preparing dishes from around the world right before your eyes. Fresh Harvest is Tampa’s legendary live-action dining experience. It features seven kitchens with the freshest ingredients on display and chefs standing by ready to prepare your food right in front of you. The floor plan is designed to look and feel like you’re enjoying fresh air in an open marketplace. It is one of the newest additions to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and is located just upstairs the grand staircase right outside of Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
Hours: Daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Contact: (954) 327-7625 • Seminolehardrockhollywood.com
Other Property Eateries: Beach Club, Constant Grind, Hard Rock Café
Chef de Cuisine: David Roach
Description: The Council Oak is a Classic American Prime Steak and Seafood restaurant and proudly offers guests genuine “prime,” 21- to 28-day-dry-aged beef. The restaurant serves the finest cuts of prime beef and the freshest seafood from local waters, plus “live” lobsters from specially made saltwater tanks.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 5-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-midnight; Council Bar open until 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday; Sunday Brunch: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Restaurant Name: Blue Plate
Cuisine: Louis Marandola
Description: The Blue Plate is a 24-hour diner serving “comfort foods.” All dishes are house-made on premises. Delectable desserts are created in the bakery. The lunch special is a soup and half sandwich for $4.95, and the dinner special is a prime rib dinner for $17.95. Breakfast served 24 hours a day.
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Miccosukee Resort & Gaming
Contact: (877) 242-6464 • Miccosukee.com
Other Property Eateries: Café Hammocks, Cypress Lounge, Empeeke Aya
Head Chef: Juan Carlos Velez
Cuisine: Steakhouse and exotic meats
Description: At this intimate signature restaurant, you will find a touch of the exotic with a great variety of succulent meats and delicacies native to our region, such as frog legs, wild boar, buffalo, alligator and distinct Indian fry bread. It also offers an extensive international wine list, exquisite liquors and exclusive cigars.
Hours: Daily 6-11 p.m.
Buffet Name: Empeeke Aaweeke
Description: The all-you-can-eat international buffet offers first-class dining at affordable prices. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with menu items showcasing continental and international cuisine.
Hours: Daily 6 a.m.-midnight.