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Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
813-234-1000
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  • English first
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I've been to Ella's many times. I live right here in Tampa within a 5 minute drive. I'm only now taking the time to review because I had an outstanding veggie burger at dinner last night. I'm not a vegetarian, but I do enjoy a diet of few animal products. I also prefer to stay away from animal products when... More 

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Gave Ella's 2 tries first I went for Sunday Brunch to find out they only offer"southern brunch". Not everybody likes this southern brunch thing, which I am surprised that this area loves it oh well craving some pancakes with eggs decided since I was waiting for more than an hour for a table to try their ribs. They came out... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have travelled the world and Ella's has hands down the best bloody mary's concocted with their homemade chipolte vodka and delicious mix. The ribs are absolutely tender, fall of the bone, delicious meat. I prefer to eat my ribs without sauce as the smokey flavour as I appreciate the true value of bbq.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The food was really good and a family member had the curry which was really good. It was a little pricy but the atmosphere makes it worth it. I'd recommend this restaurant

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Brighton
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109 reviews 109 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Pitched up here late Sunday afternoon, very jetlagged, after ready the rave reviews on here. What a great place. Nice atmosphere. Really friendly, helpful staff. There was a band playing when we arrived so it was a bit noisy and no tables immediately available. After 10 mins we were seated upstairs. Really enjoyed the music. The drinks came quickly, the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The good: food is really really good, fresh flavorful and unique. Cool art on the walls. The bad: crowded and took a while to get a table and to get the check.

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Every time I visit Ella's I am floored by how well the place runs no matter how slammed they are! It's like clockwork, and it is because they have got it down and they love what they are doing. From the kitchen team to bartenders to servers to host and beyond to management/owners - all of them keep a smile... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Ella's doesn't hit it out of the park every time, but there is nothing in the area quite like them (decor or food) and the menu is always changing so keep an open mind and give it a shot. Smoked pork chop was cut too large to be properly cooked, but the meat was quality and the sides were great.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
254 reviews 254 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent Fare with Outdoor Dining! The color and design stand out as you drive by with its rich, brown color and outdoor terrace. My group was seated outside on a beautiful Tampa evening and we had plenty of room despite a full house. Service was attentive and helpful without being intrusive. Warm bread and butter are set out before the... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I have been to Ella's three times while visiting my son and his family. I have enjoyed every meal, even with two little ones in tow. The fried green tomatoes are delicious; even my 20 month old granddaughter liked them.. On my last visit I had The Wino, a huge burger topped with Gorgonzola and Bacon Apple Jam. I could... More 

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Address: 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
Phone Number: 813-234-1000
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Cuisine: American

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