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La Teresita Restaurant

3246 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
+1 813-879-9704
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (28 reviews)
“yellow rice” (30 reviews)
“cuban bread” (22 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
3246 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a big place and one the community appears to love with good reason. Seating is available quickly as the dining area is large. It's not a romantic or high end place, but one to come with families and friends. The food is by...More

Thank AvaE27
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall great spot with everything that our entourage was looking to eat brunch. We got to the Cafeteria section and thought we were going to be here all day. Luckily, the waiter overheard us and send us to the Restaurant section that could accommodate all...More

Thank Adventurous7776
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lived in Tampa when I was a kid in the 80's. So I ate at the original place, the food was good and you can't be the price. Not fancy, but so worth going to if you want some good latin food.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I really enjoyed our dining experience at this wonderful, authentic Cuban restaurant just minutes away from Tampa Int'l Airport. The place was clean, service was excellent, food was plentiful and delicious, and prices reasonable.

Thank craigkordic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a week in the Tampa and we ate here twice, had to go back after the great first visit. First visit was a busy Sunday lunch and ate the counter and had the chicken. Enough food for two and the black beans...More

Thank TizGA
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you so much !!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I went there hungry & left VERY satisfied!! We ordered the Cuban sandwich, black beans with the fried rice meal. We really like how they put lettuce & tomato on the sandwich. The rice was soo good it had meat, shrimp, egg...More

Thank ddarragh9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there by accident the first night and were so impressed we couldn't wait to come back the next night. Friendly fast efficient service. The waiters we encountered Deosel, Roberto, and Jorge were amazing. Very helpful and gracious while being friendly and efficient. The...More

1  Thank JimG1945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a old school family owned establishment that has been around forever in Tampa. All of their food is consistently good and the waitstaff is friendly and attentive. Their daily specials are all good and I have had just about all of them over...More

1  Thank mike s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always stop in for lunch when in the area. This is a neighborhood cuban spot always busy and the daily specials are the way to go. Have a cafe con leche and enjoy the local scene. Fast and friendly service.

Thank belindasv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have heard positive reviews about La Teresita from our friends in the area so we decided to try it. The restaurant itself is easily accessible. The hostess' greeting was cold and distant. Did not even looked at us. Once seated, we asked if we...More

Thank Misery78
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 05:00
05:00 - 05:00
05:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3246 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-879-9704
  • E-mail
Best Casual Dining in the Tampa Bay Area, near Raymond James & Tampa International Airport. Cuban Cuisine - Cafe open till midnight, 24hrs. Thurs- Sat. Restaurant Live Music Nightly !!! Most Meals under $9, Great Daily Specials Banquet & Catering for any event 813-447-5807 Meeting rooms available for any occasion. Thousands served every week !!! Carryout 813-879-4909 Bulk meals & delivery 813-879-9704
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