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Mi Apa Latin Cafe
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114 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL
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114 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL
352-376-7020
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night
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A little gem and nice people
4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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Gainesville, Florida

Agree with the other reviews, low key, fun place. The food is excellent and the staff helpful. The pork is great and our group tried a number of sides, all good. Try and experiment with... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Agree with the other reviews, low key, fun place. The food is excellent and the staff helpful. The pork is great and our group tried a number of sides, all good. Try and experiment with something totally new that you have not tried before, this is the place to step out of your comfort zone.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a very casual restaurant that serves very good food. You won't go wrong with anything you order but... save room for the $1.50 flan for desert - a real bargain.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have been going here for about two years now and it is by far the go to place for a good, fast meal. Breakfast or lunch, it doesn't matter, the food is amazing. The cafe con leche is my Mom's favorite, but I tried the cortadito the other day and I am hooked for life now. The sandwiches, any... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We wanted a roast pork sandwich and a cuban and what a fabulous place to stop. Looks like fast food yet everything we ate was beyond a mama's kitchen. Red beans taste great, the roast pork sandwich Excellent, the Cuban superb, the fried plantains sweet like sugar. A wonderful place to eat, enjoy, and not fussy just darn GOOD.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I had my dad at the hospital for a few days, discover the place and went every day!!! Fast and good service, and from the appetizers to the entrées everything is great!!!!

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Plantation, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant is a real "find". Nothing fancy - be prepared for paper plates! However... the food is as authentic as it gets. And... where can you get a really good flan for desert for $1.50 ! We have never had to "wait" - fast, friendly service. Right across the street from the Gator campus.

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is the most authentic Latin restaurant we have seen outside of Miami. Although it is mostly Cuban, Mi Apa offers dishes from other Latin American countries as well. The quality of the food is excellent and the service was superb. We felt at home although miles away. It was amazing to find a true Cuban coffee or fresh Pastiltos.... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My hubby and I stopped after a movie and he had the empanada and stuffed potatoes. He said they were good. I had the pamillo steak and out was with great flavor a bit tough though. The churros were good but not like what I am accustomed to. They were very fresh and served hot out of the fryer with... More

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Gainesville, FL
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

They weren't kidding about being the #1 Cuban sandwich in Gainesville. Pretty good Cuban bread and sandwich I have had in a long while. Theri empanadas an cuban coffee remain delightful. The restaurant has been nicely upgraded from how it was six years ago, but still remains a simple and casual place to enjoy good cuban food with good company.... More

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Fast service! Great Cuban bread and Cuban sandwiches! Good breakfast sandwiches! Almost all their meals are good. It's a staple of mine for lunch and on occasion dinner. You'll be happy you checked it out.

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Additional Information about Mi Apa Latin Cafe

Address: 114 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL
Phone Number: 352-376-7020
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Latin

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