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English first
Palm Harbor, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I was turned on to this place by a good friend several years ago. I now find myself dropping in for lunch at least once per month. What's good? It's all good. Period. End of sentence. The best part is the quantity and quality of the food for the price. Example: My wife and I ate there again today. I... More 

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Normal, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Have had Cuban sandwiches up north but this was our first experience in the cafe style. Loved the gals that worked there, kissing and hugging on their regulars...so cute. Fun to try new food

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I come here every time im on this side of town, sandwiches are great, love coming for breakfast and having my cafe con leche with a cuban sandwich! Yummmmmm

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San Jose, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I was in Tampa for a short visit and asked a cashier at a store for a local, non chain, Cuban restaurant. She recommended West Tampa Sandwich shop, which was a few miles away. We went there and had the Obama Cuban and the most delicious bread pudding I've ever had (and I have had a lot of bread pudding).... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Very good honey Cuban sandwich. Got a large & my companion & I had enough for lunch. Not hard to find, but busy at noon. Would definitely return.

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Sarasota, FL
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227 reviews 227 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I don't believe this place is as fantastic as some of the reviews make it out to be. That said, it was very good. I kind of want to say its 3.5, but I'll either round up to 4 or just give it a straight up 4. Naturally, I went with the triple meat sandwich, tripleta, whatever. Steak, pork and... More 

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Additional Information about West Tampa Sandwich Shop

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

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