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La Lechonera

Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
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5601 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1017
+1 813-870-3504
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Herndon, Virginia
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The old owners or operators used to cook with flavor in the food. Bland unimpressive dishes are now being served at this establishment. They need to go back to what made this establishment popular with the Puerto Rican community in Florida. It is shameful to present what is being served as Puerto Rican food! Our cuisine is know for the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst service ever!!! Use to be a good place to get a quick bite of food that's not fast food. Food is mediocre now at best but the service is absolutely the worst anywhere!! Especially if you are American. They pay no attention, claim you didn't call the order in and are just generally rude. Plain and simple avoid this... More 

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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy but very pleasant folks some of the best pork I've eaten in a while! ! Service fast and friendly🌺🌞🌞🌞

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Thank Erin A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

They are respectful, clean,fresh food . awesome experience. You won't regret eating here.large selection of food and every dish is delicious.

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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

They have a very wide variety of Spanish style meals. Today I had yellow rice with kidney beans sauteed pork and onions with some plantains. It is as close to my grandmother's cooking as It gets. Loved it, can't wait to come back!

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Thank rav3n70
Tampa, Florida
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134 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Been eating here for years and years, since my kids were toddlers, now they are in their 30's. A cafeteria style Latin restaurant, with Cuban and Puerto Rican influence. Years ago even had live music and a little dancing. Been going downhill over the last year or so. My wife couldn't even eat the blood pudding we last got there.... More 

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Jackson, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

we stopped in here after an early flight into Tampa, if you are looking for a place to have great meal then this place is for you, everything we had from the rice, pernil, mofongo & morcillas were excellent. the place is clean & spacious. they also had some awesome deserts as well. if you are in Tampa this is... More 

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Thank marinedadizzy
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went here looking for a good place to eat Mofongo and found it. It was made fresh while we waited. With onions and chicharron. We added lechon and the house juice. Delicious. Their pork is well prepared and tasty. Tasted the morcilla but I'm not a fan.

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Thank Wil C
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

looking for a good latin food that didn't cost me a lot money. Had three plates and two beers and one juice, got my money worth !It cost me less them $40.00.

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Thank Chelsea250
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Loved everything except the alcapurrias, soggy. Pork was yummy and rice too. Decor is so so and parking is bad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5601 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1017
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-870-3504

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