Parking | Walking | Driving
Café Dufrain offers free, validated parking in the adjacent covered parking garage. Harbour Post Drive has limited street retail parking. We’re at the end of the street on the left, on the water, overlooking downtown Tampa, directly across from the Amalie Arena. We recommend that you park in the public parking garage that is located off of Harbour Place Drive in between Channelside Way and Harbour Post Drive.
We also offer complimentary boat docking while dining, steps away from our waterfront dining room.
There is a waterfront walkway between both bridges onto Harbour Island. Café Dufrain is located on the water, between the two bridges by the roundabout, directly across the water from the Amalie Arena and overlooking downtown Tampa.
CONVENTION CENTER | MARRIOTT BRIDGE
You will need to walk southward across the bridge onto Harbour Island. Once you’re across the bridge, walk down the stairs on the right near Jackson’s towards the water. Walk eastward under the bridge towards the Amalie Arena that’s across the water. We are just a short walk ahead on the right, just after ParkCrest and the Grandview highrise condos.
Walk towards the water. Before bridge on left is a staricase to the water (near Jackson’s). Walk eastward along the water. You’ll walk under the bridge towards the Amalie Arena that’s across the water. We are just a short walk ahead on the right, just after ParkCrest and the Grandview highrise condos.
FROM CHANNELSIDE | Amalie Arena
Go over the bridge onto Harbour Island (Beneficial Drive). make your first right (Harbour Place drive) make your second right (Harbour Post Drive – limited street retail parking). We’re at the end of the street on the left, on the water, overlooking downtown Tampa, the Amalie Arena. We recommend that you pass our street and make the next right into the public parking garage.
FROM TAMPA’S CONVENTION CENTER
Go over the bridge onto Harbour Island. Turn left at the stop sign (Knights Run). Take your second left (Harbour Post Drive (towards the water)- just past the Plaza Condos. To park on the street in front of Cafe Dufrain, go straight at the stop sign. To park in our Public Parking Garage turn left at the stop sign (Harbour Place Drive) and make your first right into the public parking garage.
FROM I-275, NORTH OR SOUTH
Take the downtown exit and go south on Tampa street straight through downtown. As you go through the Brorein Street’s traffic light you will loop to the left and come to Franklin Street. Go right at Franklin Street and go over the bridge onto Harbour Island.
FROM KENNEDY BLVD
Take Kennedy Blvd. to Ashley Street. (coming into downtown) turn right on Ashley Street and then left on Whiting Street. Turn right on Franklin Street (just before and do not go under the Fort Brook parking garage area). Take Franklin Street to Harbour Island.
Take Crosstown Expressway from I-75 (toll). Take downtown west exit (no exit toll). As you exit, merge straight ahead on one way Brorein Street, go to Franklin Street and turn left. Proceed over bridge on to Harbour Island.
FROM BAYSHORE BLVD
Go to Platt Street bridge (by Publix). Go over Hillsborough River and under the Convention Center. Go right at light as soon as you come out from the Convention Center (Franklin Street). Go over bridge out to the Harbour Island.