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Mi Apa Latin Cafe

114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
+1 352-376-7020
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cuban sandwich” (21 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Got 4 croquetes and was highly dissapointed. Tasted old and not much like ham. Growing up in Miami and being Cuban has made it very hard for me to find any food items at Mi Apa I am truly satisfied with. Won't go back any...More

1  Thank maidero155
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Just had lunch at Mi Apa Latin Cafe in Gainesville, FL. Today it was Boliche Mechado - “Eye-round roast stuffed with Spanish sausages and simmered in a tomato and wine cooking sauce.” My two sides were House Salad and Sweet Plaintains. The atmosphere is bustling...More

Thank Randolph D
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I always get the lechón asado, with arroz morro and yuca frita. One of my favourite parts is pouring pink sauce all over my food, it’s just so good! The service here is always so nice and attentive. Only downside is that if you go...More

Thank mxriainc
Reviewed 24 July 2018

4 adults and two small children ate an early dinner there on 7/22/18. friendly and good service. Food tasty and hot. decent portions for the price. I will return here the next time I am in Gainesville.

1  Thank avlfoodie2017
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We visit Mi Apa every time we come to Gainesville. The food is great and the service is good, too. The portions are always enough to have leftovers. We had dinner and then came back the next day for breakfast!

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 16 July 2018

It's a really good restaurant, fast service, and friendly staff. If you want Latin-Cuban food in Gainesville, you should visit Mi Apa.

Thank Fadi A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Friendly staff, quick service, food made fresh to order. My go to place for Cuban food in Gainesville. Highly recommend!

Thank Orlando L
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

...don't bother. I was super excited to give this place a try. Was recommended by a friend. Went with our kids and another fanily. Staff was super nice and fast service. But the food was not good. kids had the Cuban sandwich. said public Cuban...More

1  Thank nyflpicante
Reviewed 9 April 2018

My daughter is a student at the University of Florida and just loves Mi Apa, she is a regular here! We met some friends who live in Lady Lake and wanted latin food. It was really, really full but the wait went by fast. The...More

Thank Irma C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

What can I say they do have some items very well made BUT their food is not authentic. The service seems to be good and friendly. I guess because I’m Spanish, I know what real Spanish food taste like.

Thank Stephanie B
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monika c
10 June 2017|
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Response from oscari995 | Reviewed this property |
It is meat and on the side, the rice and beans. Cubans make a hole in the center of the rice and pour the beans inside the hole.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-376-7020
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