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Mi Apa Latin Cafe

114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
+1 352-376-7020
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“flan” (22 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (17 reviews)
“cuban coffee” (13 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
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Reviews (217)
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Reviewed today

If you like Spanish cuisine this place is right for you. Really god coffee and roasted chicken with cuban sauce and rice.

Thank ona_mon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to bad, my mother is Cuban so this reminded me of her cooking. It was very busy and we had to take our food to go since there was no where to sit. But it was worth it, and the price and portions were...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just went through the drive through to get some snacks on the way to visit my new grandbaby at the hospital. Ordered some guava pastelitos, a flan and a tres leches. All three were EXCELLENT and the drive through was fast and efficient!

Thank Mami2three
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always pack since it does not have a lot of tables. However, it is worth the waiting. Great place for Latin food (Cuban, Colombian, etc.) with no great pretensions. We have been there for brunch and always satisfied with the food and...More

Thank oscari995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is great! Whenever we come, we always get the fresh fruit juices. Sometimes we come only for the fruit juices. Also, a favorite of ours is the yucca fries, which taste absolutely amazing. The rice and beans are great! At the end...More

Thank arjunbamzai
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a trip to Gainesville and was pleasantly surprised . As good a Cuban sandwich as I have had in much larger cities. Will go back.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Honestly, this should be a go to for every broke college kid. Prices are wonderfully low, and portion sizes are very filling. Whatever you get, I definitely recommend the mojo sauce with it. Generally I'd say takeout or delivery is the way to go, but...More

Thank Costin A
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Their meals lack the sabor, or flavor, authentic Cuban food has. Their ropa vieja is too salty, their pastelitos were stale and the place just has a very unwelcoming, cold vibe. Their tostones were dry and flavorless. The only people who throughly enjoy this place...More

1  Thank altheyak
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Empanada... So gooood! Their breakfast is excellent! Eggs and Cuban toast delicious. Coffee is strong! They have a great black bean soup and plantains. The food is served so quickly. My only issue is everything is paper products and Styrofoam which is a little dinky......More

Thank Corinne K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a latin place this is the right place. They have pastries, corn patties and original latin food from colombia, venezuela & cuba. Great place!!! One more thing they have excellent coffee.

Thank NestorTrujillo
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monika c
How is the Vaca Frita served from here? beef in the beans? or beef in beans and rice?
10 June 2017|
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Response from Natalie A | Reviewed this property |
I did not try the vaca frita.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-376-7020
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