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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mi Apa has really great Cuban food and great service. Jenesy was very friendly and provided a great experience!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café of Gainesville. We take great pride in our Cuban Cuisine and are glad you enjoyed your selections. Our Team always goes the extra mile in providing our Guests with excellent service, and I will pass on your...More

Reviewed 25 March 2022 via mobile

Debbie was an amazing person. She was kind and patient. The service she provided was excellent. I will definitely be returning.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2022

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café of Gainesville. We are so glad Debbie provided you with excellent service. I will pass these positive comments on to her Manager. Your 5-Star Rating is very much appreciated and Welcome to our Mi Apa Family! Please...More

Reviewed 18 March 2022 via mobile

Another great meal at Mia a. Server Claudia did a great job as the service was excellent. I really enjoyed having steak and egg bowl for breakfast. It was a great way to serve the meal and tasted delicious.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2022

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café of Gainesville. We take pride in our Cuban Cuisine and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with us. We have a great Team and will pass on your positive remarks about Claudia to her...More

Reviewed 7 March 2022 via mobile

Friendly staff, good presentation, clean. Delicious food, plentiful. Very popular, in a strip mall with inside and outside sittingMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2022

Hi Alex: Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café of Gainesville. We take Great Pride in our Cuban Cuisine and are very happy to hear you enjoyed your meal. We feel we have a Great Team, and I'm glad you had a great experience....More

Reviewed 6 March 2022 via mobile

Visited the Newberry location. Third visit where there was not enough wait staff attending the dining room, making for extended delays in bringing food, refills, and final checks. Today, we witnessed a family of four walk in and sit down - not sure who they...were, but wait staff appeared to know them and several came over and hugged the man and woman (who had two teens in tow), then spent several minutes chatting. Waiter after waiter came over and got the family’s order, drinks, appetizers, and repeatedly came back and asked if they needed anything. We watched multiple tables repeatedly ask for to-go boxes, checks, and refills, only to have wait staff walk off and serve or chat with this particular family instead. The food was excellent (as always) but the table service at this location seems to have a pattern of being short-staffed on the floor. Behind the counter seems well-staffed, and we never have an issue when using to-go or drive-in. But the inattention to dine-in guests, especially to divert already stretched resources to some preferential customers (still not sure who they were…maybe the owner or their family?) is bad business. If they don’t want to adequately staff the dining room they should probably consider making this location drive-through only. There are many other restaurants in the area that appreciate dine-in customers. The Newberry location is not one of them. Three strikes and you’re out in our book.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 4 February 2022 via mobile

Claudia is an exceptional server! The food is wonderful and the environment was perfect for catching up with friends! Thanks For your recommendations, Claudia!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 28 January 2022 via mobile

I visited the place with my family. The food was delicious and our server Claudia helped us through the menu. We plan to visit again.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2022

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café. We take great pride in our Cuban cuisine and the service that our Team provides. Thank you for the positive comments regarding Claudia, I will make sure they are passed on to her Manager. Peter Ynigo, Owner

Reviewed 28 January 2022 via mobile

We ordered vegetarian arepa and it was yummy! Our server Claudia served us pretty fast and helped us throughout the menu. We plan to visit again.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2022

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café. We take pride in all our Cuban cuisine. We also have a great team that provides excellent customer service. I will make sure Claudia's Manager is aware of your comments. Peter Ynigo, Owner

Reviewed 25 January 2022 via mobile

Thanks Maria for the great breakfast! MiApa is always ready with good food and the best coffee in town!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2022

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café. We are glad that you enjoyed our breakfast with us, and do have a great assortment of coffees. We have a great staff and will make sure Maria's Manager is made aware of your positive comments. Peter...More

Reviewed 24 January 2022 via mobile

Excellent food , coffee and service! Claudia is a great server with a great personality!! Try the Cafe de leche! The portions are very large!!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Peter Y, Owner at Mi Apa Latin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2022

Thank you for visiting Mi Apa Latin Café. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with us, and we do have a variety of different coffees. Your positive comments regarding Claudia will be passed on to her Manager Peter Ynigo, Owner

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Frequently Asked Questions about Mi Apa Latin Cafe

Yes, Mi Apa Latin Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Mi Apa Latin Cafe offers delivery services.

Mi Apa Latin Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5