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Norma's Ybor City Cuban Shop

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1305 East Baker Street, Plant City, FL
1 813.754.6557
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

This place is always busy when I go. The Cubans are good but what I really like is the stuffed potatoes. Loaded with hot sauce and I am happy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Angie T
Mulberry, Florida
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Mulberry, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I grew up in Plant City, and this is the place for a great Cuban sandwich! No credit cards accepted, so please have cash!

Thank Stephiepoo88
Mulberry, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This place is always busy when I go. The Cubans are good but what I really like is the stuffed potatoes. Loaded with hot sauce and I am happy.

1 Thank Angie T
charlotte nc
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I had read some reviews of the various local stops in Plant City, and after eating here last week, I wonder about some of them. From the outside, its obvious that the nature of the establishment you are entering, and that should be a clue as to the level of your expectations. It's an American old world local sandwich shop.... More 

Thank scduo
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Cuban sandwich was good but the service was terrible. Waited at the counter for 5 minutes before anyone said anything ,Hello was not even said. It took 25 minutes just to get a sandwich. The place is old and dirty, I will not return.

1 Thank Tomofbrandon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I've always passed by but never stopped in, today I'm REALLY glad I did. It's a little hole in the wall full of flavor and friendly people! The owner Norma is a very warm delightful person she made me feel like family! I will definitely be back!!

Thank Leesuh94
Mulberry, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

this shop has a small menu but extraordinary pressed Cubans ,Bravo to black beans and rice , and the sweet ice teas is worth coming to Norma's all on its own , the bread is true Cuban bread and garbanzo bean soup is the best I ever had . as for the service .....Its is fast and efficient and Vivia... More 

Thank angelakirk
Plant City, Florida
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I go here all the time and I'm quite aware that they can make a better sandwich then the bull crap I received today press with butter but no butter ugh lunch break can't go back Owell lesson learned

Thank shawn g
Madera, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We know and love Cuban sandwiches. There was very little cuban pork, if any, mostly ham, and no mojo that we could see. It did have mustard and pickle, but only if you order it "all the way". Not on our return list. On an after thought, the Sugar Cookies are excellent. Might go back for them.

Thank corkyg02
Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

I was warned that it isn't an attractive place to eat and it's not, it is an old gas station converted into a Resturaunt but the Cuban food is soooo worth it! I got the steak sandwich and it was delicious, wasn't thrilled by the stuffed potatoes I won't get them again.

1 Thank missysbaskets
Tunnel Hill, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

great cuban sandwiches friendly staff easy to find

Thank marilyn m

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1305 East Baker Street, Plant City, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: 1 813.754.6557

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen


Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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