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Brocato's Sandwich Shop

#2 of 1,893 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups, Cuban
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5021 E Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2401
813-248-9977
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Today
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Big Cuban, chips and a soda for a reasonable price !

Never had a Cuban that big since i started coming Brocato's. The place is always packed evertime I've ever been which is always a good sign. It seems like they have a lot of regulars because people just come up and say I'll have the regular lol. As far as the taste of the food the sandwich tastes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
dcastillo9
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Too crowded, small space, too many tables. Looks dirty, you have to almost shout for your food. A real mess at ordering. Not my kind of eatery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Never had a Cuban that big since i started coming Brocato's. The place is always packed evertime I've ever been which is always a good sign. It seems like they have a lot of regulars because people just come up and say I'll have the regular lol. As far as the taste of the food the sandwich tastes like heaven.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Brocato's is awesome and has been a family favorite for many years. You can't go wrong with any food selection there. Brocatos is a family run business and they take great pride in their business and genuinely care about their customers. I HIGHLY recommend Brocatos :)

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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Don't expect anything fancy seating is mostly outside, very busy expecy to wait, don't be shocked at the 7.99 price for the deviled crab or stuffed potato, there are huge and made with the very best ingredients, and comes with chips and a drink. Very light breading and vrey crisp. Haven't tried the sandwiches but talked to others and they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

They have an amazing Cuban sandwich. The place gets packed during breakfast and lunch so you have to be patient. My only complaint on this place is that service really takes a long time. Y u have to wait 20 to 25 minutes for a sandwich. So it may be a problem if you only have 30 min lunch.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent, best deal around drink and chips included in the price of the sandwich. Very busy but even then we did not have to wait long for our food.

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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Without a doubt, the best Cubans in Tampa. Large, meaty, flavorful, and reasonably priced. However, it is always very busy so don't expect to pop in and out quickly.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Family owned business. Great place for authentic Cuban sandwiches or catering your next business meeting. Call ahead to save time...it gets very crowded during lunch time.

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Spring Hill, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Cuban and all other sandwiches are the best .All sandwiches come with drink and chips. The deviled crab is the best,cant say enough for this place. its always overflowing with customers.

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Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My family and hundreds of others waited 35 minutes to get our lunch this past weekend and it was worth every minute. Heck you got to go to this place at least once to check out the crowds and stuff on the walls but then the food is great and the value is outstanding and you too will be hooked.... More 

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Additional Information about Brocato's Sandwich Shop

Address: 5021 E Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2401
Phone Number: 813-248-9977
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups, Cuban

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5021 E Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813-248-9977

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?