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The 6 Best Cuban Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: August 7, 2022

If you’ve been dreaming of a juicy Frita Cubana and a cold rum these are the top Cuban restaurants in Tampa! We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best Cuban restaurants. Don’t wait too long to visit Cuban spots for delicious mojo criollo and a refreshing Mojito.

Find the perfect Cuban restaurant

Mandy's Restaurant

Cuban, $, TampaCuban, $Tampa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout

    My Area Network, 2020

Caribbean Twist

Caribbean, $, Northeast MacfarlaneCaribbean, $Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Aguila Sandwich Shop

Cuban, $, Plaza TerraceCuban, $Tampa, Plaza Terrace
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • U-Nation, 2020

    8 of the Best Cuban Sandwiches in Tampa Bay

    U-Nation, 2020
  • Creative Loafing, 2019

    22 Cuban sandwiches in Tampa Bay you should’ve tried by now

    Creative Loafing, 2019

Triana Caribbean Cuisine

Latin, TampaLatinTampa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Pipo's Restaurant

Cuban, $, TampaCuban, $Tampa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Liborios Latin Cafe

Latin, $, TampaLatin, $Tampa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Cuban restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We pored over ratings for 7862 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Tampa and 266 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what My Area Network, Creative Loafing and U-Nation had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These spots have been featured in My Area Network - Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout, Creative Loafing - 22 Cuban sandwiches in Tampa Bay you should’ve tried by now and U-Nation - 8 of the Best Cuban Sandwiches in Tampa Bay. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

There are 76 Cuban restaurants in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, Sulphur Springs Sandwich Shop, and El Jefe's Cafe Tostada are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants that serve breakfast in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, Sulphur Springs Sandwich Shop, and Flan Factory are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for dessert in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, El Jefe's Cafe Tostada, and Carlo's Sandwich Shop are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants that are good for groups in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, La Segunda Bakery & Cafe, and Bodega are vegetarian-friendly Cuban restaurants in Tampa.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for blue cheese stuffed dates

    When ordering blue cheese stuffed dates, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Cancháncharra, a popular cocktail.

Did you know?

  • The go-to pairing

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Cuba, cuba libra is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with rum lime.

  • A long-held tradition

    Cuba has long enjoyed making ropa vieja, a dish that’s often prepared with shredded beef, tomato sauce, onions, peppers and served with yellow rice.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Tampa. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Cuban spot.

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