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La Septima

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702 W Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
+1 813-685-0502
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11:00 - 21:00
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Brandon, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. Comfortable atmosphere. Reasonably priced. Have a. Erupt nice room for larger gatherings

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CHARLOTTE
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food at LaSeptima is ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS. During our brief visit to the Brandon/Tampa area, we ate at La Septima three times. The staff is great and the food is wonderful.

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Thank WILLIAM K
Dahlia F, Owner at La Septima, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are always striving to accomplish that goal! More 

Medina, Saudi Arabia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times now and have always been impressed with the food and the attentive service - definitely would recommend to all !!

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Thank guy585
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I both come from Tampa, the home of all sorts of great Cuban, Latin food. We have found it hard to find good Authentic Cuban food in Tampa these day's, With being said, we drove out to Brandon to try La Septima Cafe. We haven't had Cuban food this good in a long time. The prices are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This hidden gem of a restaurant is a must if you visit Tampa. It's authentic Cuban cuisine and offers many different dishes and sandwiches. The service is impeccable, the atmosphere is pleasant and the food is incredible. Their house executive chef Darlene Herrick that oversees the entire kitchen has all the skills and a great reputation that far exceed many... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Family Vacation. I looked up Cuban restaurants for this area and got a bunch of hits. Went to the website and we took a chance. My family came from Cuba and where we live now the number of authentic Cuban restaurants are rapidly dwindling, replaced by other latin American restaurants, some calling their food "Cuban". This place is the real... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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224 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

For 14 dollars we ordered a to go order of roast pork, black beans & rice and plantains. But when we opened the container, what we thought was going to be a scrumptious meal turned out to be a mere illusion of a partial meal. Looks like they gave us someone's left over. This place was definitely a rip off,... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food and service were very good. ...but there did seem to be a tension in the restaurant with the staff. My family recommended it, and they go quite often, so it was probably just a one time event.

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Thank Al B
Dahlia F, Owner at La Septima, responded to this review

Thank you for the four stars! We appreciate your business. I am still investigating what might have been going on about the tension you sensed, but rest assured, that is not normal for us! Please come and visit us again soon! More 

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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Ropa vieja and chicken and yellow rice. So yummy. I've been a million times and can't lay off of these two great dishes! Family owned and location is centered in the heart of Brandon.

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Thank stacey s
Dahlia F, Owner at La Septima, responded to this review

Thank you so mucho for your very kind words! It's guests like you that keep us going. More 

tampa
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome lunch. Great spot to eat at in Brandon. Plenty of help and amazing servers. I got the fish sandwich which was whitefish and it was incredible with the tasty chips. Such a nice atmosphere and great food.

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Thank djbalaban
Dahlia F, Owner at La Septima, responded to this review

Thank you! We certainly appreciate you. Words like these motivate us to keep doing better! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 813-685-0502
Description
LaSeptima represents the Old Ybor City Heritage of the owners, a blend of Cuban, Spanish and Italian immigrants who settled in Ybor City and we bring that heritage to life through our cuisine and decor with traditional recipes from our ancestors and photos and memorabilia displayed everywhere. In addition to our awarding winning cuisine, we feature a full bar with an incredibly priced wine and cocktail list.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?