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The 7 Best Cuban Restaurants in Tampa

Updated: March 5, 2021

Looking for the finest Cuban food in Tampa? We did the heavy lifting for you by evaluating all the best review sites to find the top 10 Cuban restaurants in Tampa. Explore everything you need to know about the top Cuban restaurants below.

Find the perfect Cuban restaurant

Mandy’s Restaurant

Cuban
Tampa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Caribbean Twist

Caribbean
Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Luv Child

Latin
Tampa, Courier City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Aguila Sandwich Shop

Cuban
Tampa, Plaza Terrace
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Triana Caribbean Cuisine

Latin
Tampa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Pipo’s Restaurant

Cuban
Tampa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Liborios Latin Cafe

Latin
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 8777 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Tampa and 266 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what U-Nation, Tampa Bay Times and Creative Loafing had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. These spots have been featured in U-Nation - 5 Great Cuban Restaurants in Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Times - Seven quintessential Cuban sandwiches in the Tampa Bay area and Creative Loafing - 22 Cuban sandwiches in Tampa Bay you should’ve tried by now. 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. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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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