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Aguila Sandwich Shop

3200 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33614-5929
+1 813-876-4022
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“media noche” (7 reviews)
“empanadas” (7 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (24 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Latin, Cuban
3200 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33614-5929
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about this place through a video about the history of the Cuban Sandwich, so I decided to check it out the last time I was in Tampa. Delicious Cuban sandwich. Highly recommend.

Thank Drewplayspiano
Reviewed 19 March 2018

A former local to this area suggested I try this place for my first Cuban sandwich. It was kind of hard to find as it's a hole in the wall but man was it ever worth it. Sandwich was great, price was great, service was...More

Thank g2vols
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Have eaten there three times now, breakfast once, lunch twice. Breakfast OK, this is definitely a sandwich place, not the a great traditional breakfast or lunch. Sandwiches are the specialty and I'd stick with them. My wife liked the deviled crab, lots of filling. Cubans...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Way before a certain TV host came here, my family has been coming here for prob the best cuban ive had. Still very local and family oriented and cheap. You can go wring with a cuban and the roast prok is excelelnt too. The bread...More

Thank brianinboca
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I have lived in tampa my entire life- my husband's family is from old ybor city and west tampa. I have lots of experience with Cuban, Spanish and Italian food - the food was average on this visit, service was not great. With so many...More

1  Thank neonargy
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip. Great Cuban sandwiches and empanadas, waiter was fun and his recommendations were on point. Sweet plantains were perfectly done. Dining area and storefront has been renovated since I was here last, nice atmosphere.

Thank John S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went here due to Man V Food and glad we did. Media Noche is the sandwich to get and have some ham croquettes as a nice surprise app!!...Bill paying for a group was unusual for us but staff was amazing and would easily return if...More

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A true hidden gem. The coffee is to die for!! The sandwiches are huge, so don't let the small, medium and large fool you.

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When the family owned La Ideal, it was the best cuban sandwich shop in town. When it sold, we were lost for a while. Now, Mario, Jr., has opened Aguila's a little further north on Hillsborough Avenue. And, this past year, the restaurant was totally...More

1  Thank gcubedhockey
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years, food is always good!!! Love the frita cubana, cafe con leche, and Cuban sandwiches. Mario is my best friend and gives excellent service!!! He puts on a great show and everyone loves him. You have to visit this place!

1  Thank jetersgirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3200 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33614-5929
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-876-4022
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