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La Tropicana Cafe

1822 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3808
+1 813-247-4040
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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08:00 - 15:00All hours
Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban
1822 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3808
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice little cafe/restaurant, well located but so poorly signed that the phrase "blink and you miss it" really applies to it, specially in an area like Ybor where the eye tends to wander. It's also got an entrance in the back, which...More

Thank Milos_Hrma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently good and large portions. I always wonder how they can afford to give such portions at those low prices. Love this place.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I remember going here back in the 80's....love the Devil Crab and Stuffed Potatoes...all smothered in hot sauce. Only open till 3, so go early and get your fill of the crab. Also have great Cuban sandwiches. Us to only take cash, but now take...More

Thank 349Alan
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The food is good, but no cuban coffee like you get in other cuban restuarants. They had espresso and cappuccino.

Thank MVonel
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A must go for great food. Remodeled. Cuban coffee is incredible. Cubans are the best. Fast service. Yummy

1  Thank Corey K
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A great Cuban sandwich and a café con leche ( like café au lait ) It is Cuban coffee with scalded milk, most people take it with sugar. My favorite is a pressed Cuban sandwich and a Coke. Try other items on the menu, when...More

Thank Floridafish
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was supposed to be of Cuban food....I am cuban and the food was just ok. The restaurant has a great location in heart of Ybor city right in their main plaza. However, you can't even see their name on the outside due to...More

1  Thank mireyma1
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a place to come to if you want great Cuban food that's not expensive. They have good service and it's centralized in downtown Ybor city.

Thank Cmihigan
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Excellent food .... went for lunch, but we had breakfast .... Cuban Coffee, Cuban Bread, friendly staff ... meter parking behind the building ... nice area

Thank NJPel
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stumbled on La Tropicana on a recent trip. It is centrally located on 7th street in Ybor and the outside patio is fantastic for people watching and dining if you have your pet in tow. The waitstaff was great, very friendly and helpful. The food...More

Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1822 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Ybor
  • Phone Number: +1 813-247-4040
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