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El Puerto Restaurant & Grill

1623 E 5th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-5113
+1 813-248-8222
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“skirt steak” (21 reviews)
“churrasco” (23 reviews)
“plantains” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Latin, South American, Peruvian, Spanish, Argentinian
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1623 E 5th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-5113
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Tostones Rellenos de Camarones was our appetizer and it was very good. We loved the way it was presented. My husband ordered Saltado de Mariscos which is Shrimp, squid, octopus and scallops sautéed with red onions, tomatoes and herbs, served with fries and white rice....More

Thank meztaz7050
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been to El Puerto about 10/15+ times if not more and I have always had an enjoable meal. Yes the service can be a bit slow especially if you are there for lunch so plan accordingly, it might take longer than expected. I ordered...More

Thank 8ric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Tampa for work and always try to eat here. Always good and different from the standard chains.

Thank DavidandKim
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively small restaurant but knocks it out of the park. Every item is made fresh when ordered.... absolutely fabulous. Have been here several time before and the food is consistent. Free parking at this Ybor restaurant is across the street. Most street...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Strap your food bag on. Good food and lots of it. Their blood sausage is the real deal. Best chimichurri of any place on Earth. Seriously. And, you can take some home with you.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The plantains were the best I have ever had in the Western Hemisphere. Unfortunately I was looking forward to eating Argentinian beef. I should have known that they couldn't serve this for the price they charged. The tomatoes were good which is rare in Florida....More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The palomilla it's good need little more spice but with chimichurry taste 😊 good I have to say stuff plaintain the shrimp need to be cut and seasoning cause was blend. Taste good!

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The place is in a very quiet area, even if some blocks away there is a busy area, the staff is very nice, the best part is that you can take your time choosing your food and drinks with NO PRESSURE !!! The food is...More

Thank adrianahaddad
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My wife and I were in Tampa for a concert getaway weekend recently and was looking for a different dinner restaurant than the usual ones that we visit in Bay Area. We found this one on Trip Adviser and made a 7:45 reservation. After a...More

Thank Rhino2525
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

In town for business. This place is nestled in a neighborhood, very close to the famous Columbia Restaurant. Upon exiting the car. A rooster welcomed us in the lot, the sun was shining and the place reminded me of key west. Bright colors, big windows....More

Thank obiratkenobi
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Scott K
16 September 2016|
Response from Alan C | Reviewed this property |
Scott you'd need to address your question direct with the restaurant, I was just a customer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1623 E 5th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-5113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Ybor
  • Phone Number: +1 813-248-8222
  • E-mail
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