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Brocato's Sandwich Shop

5021 E Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2401
813-248-9977
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Omg I knew the deviled crabs were to die for but their breakfast is amazing too. The wait is always a little long but the atmosphere is so awesome is never matters. A "must visit" when in Tampa.

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Belhaven, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

You're going to love this place! Established in 1948 and still up and running, family owned. At 4:15PM it was crowded as they close at 5:30PM It was crowded as the home town atmosphere and the food are something to experience and the patrons know it. I might add that my wife and I now know it as well. My... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I've heard about this place for a while. My fiance were about to get a sandwich combo each. At the last minute we were warned that we could share one and have enough food. They were right!! The sandwich was big and we each got chips and a drink included in one combo! The service was efficient and friendly. The... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I know, everybody says Wright's Deli is the best in Tampa. There is this little place that would give them a run for their money. NOT an UPSCALE place like Wrights but perfect for those that are REALLY hungry for some GREAT food. Their rush hour begins around ten and hardly ever quits until dinner time. There is usually a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

On a recommendation my son and I drove to Brocato's for take out. We got the biggest and best devil crabs I've ever had!

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great Lunch Specials- you pick size of sandwich, Very Tasty Sandwiches!!!! People that were with me liked the Deviled Crab and the Empanadas. The only drawback is waiting in line so call ahead. Also you might not get a parking space close but you are usually safe with crowded restaurant.

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Englewood, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The first time here it might not seem organized......but there is a method to the madness. You will get some of the best Cuban fast food around The stuffed deviled crab is the size of my first born. A half size sandwich is enough for two! Got to love this place.

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Oisterwijk, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Now I know why they have such a big parkinglot ther, right next to Interstate 4. This place is packed during lunch, but sevrice is still very quick. 'Devil Crab' this is not on my usual Dutch menu, but Lordy lordy, is this good. They don't come cheap, but worth every penny!

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Odessa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We took some friends to lunch at Brocato's and they were blown away at the pre lunch time crowd the place was packed at 10A.M. we ordered lunch and guests could not believe haw BIG the Cuban sandwiches were. Just two Cubans to feed 4 very large eaters. We all agreed that it is the best!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Brocato's Sandwich Shop in Tampa is well known for it's famous hand pressed Cuban Sandwiches, homemade Devil Crabs & Meat Stuffed Potato Balls. They even have a special viewing area to watch as they make the Devil Crabs. Their food is so delicious that people line up around the building to place their orders. Hands down Brocato's is the best... 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: Delicatessen, Soups

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