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The Caribbean Cafe


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Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 18 January 2019

When I lived in Tampa, nearly 50 years ago, Ybor City was about the only place you could go to get a Cuban sandwich. Over the years, many restaurants have added this item to their menus. I've tried a number of them, and the results...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BeverlyZ1008
Reviewed 15 November 2017

For years we make sure to visit the Caribbean Cafe whenever visiting St. Pete. This past trip we learned that the cafe has expanded to another location even more convenient for us. (Inside Bob Lee's at 1631 4th Street) We loved the food we ate...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank malmalth
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I'm from Tampa and I have eaten my weight in Cuban sandwiches. I found a great one in St. Pete. A Cuban sandwich is made with Ham, Roast Pork, salami and Swiss cheese on Cuban bread. In the Tampa area the are traditionally dressed with...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank bbolves
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here many times over the years. Love the Mango Smoothies and Black Beans and Rice. Of course their Cuban Sandwiches are a winner!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank TimAndJen2013
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Cubans here are the best and they are huge. A half filled me up. The location is very convenient to most of Saint Petersburg and the hours they are open makes it good for any time of the day. I got 2 on my...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The Caribbean Cafe is a little neighborhood restaurant in a strip mall on Central Avenue in St. Pete. It's been there for a long time, and I kept hearing good things about it. The pressed Cuban Sandwich combo with black beans and rice is so...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank ukeguy727
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Nice local restaurant with a friendly staff and great pressed sandwiches. The cubans are good but I would recommend the buffalo chicken salad sandwich, which is pressed on cuban bread.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Shoeman727
Reviewed 11 July 2015

They have one of the best pressed Cubans in the Tampa Bat area. Daily specials that sometimes include a Buffalo chicken salad sandwich that is awesome. The pressed jerk pork is fabulous with an excellent jerk sauce. Black beans and rice are good too and...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Mr5stars
Reviewed 30 March 2015

What a joy it is when I stumble across a place that puts love into the making of their cuban sandwich! Caribbean Cafe duked it out with the former Champ in St. Petersburg, the Lucky Dill, and came out on top with an official rating...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank GutterPupAdventures
Reviewed 15 May 2014

You definitely won't leave here hungry. Best deal is the 4 1/2 inch sandwich served with black beans and rice. We usually get the Cuban combo but I have had the turkey and chicken salad and all have been good. They also have a tropical...More

Date of visit: May 2014
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