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La Bamba Spanish Restaurant

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4815 W Laurel St, Tampa, FL 33607-4507
+1 813-287-2575
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
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Tampa, FL
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My breakfast sandwich was a lil spartan but good. Felt like there was more bread than breakfast fixins. Tell them to add whatever or more of what you want and they will for an additional fee. I now know that for next time. I always get their extra yummy roast pork for lunch and have never been disappointed. My coworker... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I asked a worker at the Tampa Airport where to go for lunch, specifying a locally-owned restaurant not necessarily on the tourist circuit. We were sent here and we were not disappointed. You get a full plate with meat and two sides for a very reasonable price. Very flavorable and interesting tastes. I would definitely come back again.

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Thank HistorianMom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great little place for lunch. The roast pork is delicious and this place is always crowded. They also make a great Cuban sandwich.

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Thank Judy D
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a small, nondescript breakfast and lunch restaurant in the Westshore area of Tampa. The food is plentiful and always tasty. Cafeteria style for the hot food and sandwiches are made to order. Friendly and laId back but efficient. Very busy during the 11:30 to 1:00 time slot but we'll worth it.

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Thank Michael B
Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of my favorite lunches. The Milanesa Steak is amazing! It is very busy with limited parking so you do have to plan to wait and to search for a parking spot.

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Thank Casie R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Great little spot in Westshore. Portions are large and reasonably priced. I've tried everything in their hot bar and I've never had a bad meal. They're open for breakfast (call ahead) and get a colada to share with friends (sweetened cuban coffee for sharing, or drink the whole thing and see into the future). Get there before 12pm if you... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It brings you back to the old cafeteria days. The Cubans are excellent along with the baked chicken. I thought the pork was too salty and when it is busy you will end up with a plate of cold food by the time you get through the line. Go with the Cuban and have them press it. If they were... More 

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Thank Sean K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I stopped here with a co-worker and I thought the food was okay. However it is super cheap. I ordered the flan and it was terrible. Have had better.

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Thank Karen V
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stopped in and picked up a couple of cuban sandwiches for tailgating at ball field. Wonderful food!

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Thank Hguiseppe
Tampa, Florida
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168 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

La Bamba is a nice small cafeteria style restaurant tucked just off West Shore Drive. Their daily choices of meats are roasted pork, baked chicken, Palomilla steak, and Ropa Vieja with your choice of rice, black beans, plantains, mashed potatoes, green beans and soup for under $7. The servings are generous and the food is excellent! They are open for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cuban, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4815 W Laurel St, Tampa, FL 33607-4507
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-287-2575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?