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The 5 Best Puerto Rican Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: November 19, 2021

Craving Puerto Rican favorites like chicharrones de pollo or yucca? Then these Tampa restaurants are for you! We analyzed millions of expert and diner reviews for this list of great Puerto Rican spots in Tampa. If you want great island dining with inviting flavors and tropical cocktails such as a pina colada, visit the spots below!

Find the perfect Puerto Rican restaurant

Triana Caribbean Cuisine

Latin, TampaLatinTampa
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

La Casona

Latin, $$, RiverbendLatin, $$Tampa, Riverbend
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Monserrate Restaurant Bar & Grill

Latin, $$, WellswoodLatin, $$Tampa, Wellswood
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout

    My Area Network, 2020

Pal Campo Restaurant Tampa

Latin, $$, TampaLatin, $$Tampa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

Nilsa's Puertorican Bistro

Latin, $, Temple CrestLatin, $Tampa, Temple Crest
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the best Puerto Rican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 312 lists and articles from top sources like My Area Network, 7903 Tampa restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in My Area Network - Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take chile verde to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a chile verde with a glass of Syrah, a popular red wine.

  • Sauvignon Blanc with your pork mofongo

    Food with creamy flavors, like pork mofongo, should be paired with a white wine like Sauvignon Blanc if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.


  • Full of shrimp

    Are you a fan of shrimp? The current record for eating the most shrimp is 12 pounds! Do you love shrimp enough to beat this record?

  • A long-held tradition

    A trip to Puerto Rico is incomplete without having tried the local roasted pork, a national classic!

  • The ideal pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Puerto Rico be sure to sample the local pina colada one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

Parking info

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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 Puerto Rican spot.

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