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West Tampa Sandwich Shop

Sandwiches, Cuban
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3904 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-1308
813-873-7104
Today
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good sandwich - interesting place

Found this place via Diners Dives weblink on Food Network. Always interesting to go to there locations and this one was a good one. Have to get the Cuban sandwich - it is their thing. Service was good and lots of interesting people coming and going. We had fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
leftygolfer1
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Farmington, Arkansas
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Farmington, Arkansas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Found this place via Diners Dives weblink on Food Network. Always interesting to go to there locations and this one was a good one. Have to get the Cuban sandwich - it is their thing. Service was good and lots of interesting people coming and going. We had fun.

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Hammond, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I found this Lacey accident but it hasj just what I needed. Do good I got another salad to take with me for lunch tomorrow since flying out and want a good salad,

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Lakeland, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The little sandwich shop is a gem! I have been there twice. Once I got the Cuban, and the last time I got a ropa vieja sandwich with a papa rellena (beef stuffed fried potato) on the side. Of all the Cuban sandwiches I've gotten this place is at least as good as any other, and the papa rellena was... More 

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FishHawk
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Our office had takeout from West Tampa Sandwich Shop. Every selection was an absolute winner! The Cuban is terrific, the Palomilla is incredible, but the Chorizo Sandwich is so good, I could eat one every day! And it is really affordable. $6.50 for a large sandwich...are you kidding me!?!?! You gotta try it.

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Newark, Delaware, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The staff friendly. All the locals friendly. Food really good. Amazing cafe con leche was awesome! Very simple but awesome. I wish I had brushed up on my Spanish. They were very helpful. We will go back'

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Excellent food. Despite it being very busy, the service is quick and friendly. Try the homemade empanadas.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Although my girlfriend is Cuban it was friends of ours who are Puerto Rican that prompted me to want to visit this Tampa landmark. Situated in the neighborhood of West Tampa, otherwise known as Little Havana, West Tampa Sandwich shop is such a well known institution in the Tampa Cuban community that politicians from both major parties have used it... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you want to see what a local icon is, try this place for breakfast or lunch. Hispanic food at it's best! Try the sweet plantain omelet for breakfast with cuban bread toast and cafe con leche.It is just perfect. The place sounds like it's only sandwiches but it has a lot more than that! It is always full of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

West Tampa Sandwich Shop is a small restaurant that's big on value. Pictures line the wall of celebrities and locals that have dined at this West Tampa icon for decades. Nothing fancy about it but make no mistake, the food is amazing. Keep in mind they are only open for breakfast and lunch. Enjoy!

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Monterey, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is the place to go for great Cuban Sandwiches in Tampa. The bread is deliciously buttery and crispy, the pork is succulent, and the pickles perfectly crunchy. The yucca fries and fried plantains are also delicious. Stop here and pick up lunch. You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3904 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813-873-7104

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm

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