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El Puerto Argentinean Grill

1623 E 5th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 (Historic Ybor)
(813) 248-8222
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Ranked #326 of 1,988 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Argentinean, Latin, Peruvian
Neighborhood: Historic Ybor
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a great place that is a hidden gem in Ybor City (Tample, FL) The sampler that can be ordered for one or two is easily sharable and we wished that we would have picked the entrée for one and just shared it. Service was pretty fast. This is the 3rd trip to the restaurant, so they must be... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Loved it. You gotta go! Found this place by accident and visited on a Thursday night. Had the Tampico and it was great! Others had the Snapper and they were very pleased as well.

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went here craving a good skirt steak. Read the reviews here and on Urban Spoon about the terrible and slow service, so I knew what to expect. And the reviews were spot on. The staff seemed like they didn't want to be there, were unfriendly, and unattentive. I believe they also forgot to put in our app order as it... More

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Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was our fourth visit and the rating is declining to the point that we will not go back. This time, we had to wait for our salads for over an hour and when they finally came, they were not what we had ordered. The appetizer soup came after the salads and thereby 2 minutes before the main course. The... More

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Tampa, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is a hidden gem near Ybor. The owner is at the grill. Get the Baby Churrasco which is the typical skirt steak. If you're really hungry you can get the full Churrasco, but it's huge. The only thing to keep in mind that if the place is full it'll take a while to get you the food as... More

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Tampa, FL
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Well tonight, like some many other times at El Puerto, I ordered the El Puerto Ensalada with skirt steak. I can't seem to get the flavor of that steak out of my mind. And the dinner rolls. Hot with really soft butter to smear all over them. Be sure and ask for the chimichurri to also put on the rolls... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

For an appetizer, I recommend the camarones empanizado (shrimp in plantain) - you may not find this anywhere else. Then, get a skirt steak and relax. The warm bread and butter (also good with the churasco sauce) is inviting. The service is quite slow, but you can always walk up to the bar and grab a brew. The food is... More

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Excellent food that is unique and delicious. Entrees are not your ordinary everyday dishes that are served at every restaurant in town. I have eaten at El Puerto 5 times and all of the meals have been very good and cooked to order from scratch. I would not plan on a fast meal at lunch time but the food is... More

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Marshfield, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Recommended by a downtown restaurant manager as 'the place' in Ybor City for a great meal, El Puerto is now a new favorite. In the tradition of fine Argentinian cuisine the meats were well seasoned and nicely grilled. The meal instantly had our attention. The conversation waned as we enjoyed the dinners placed before us. Modest decor and humble service... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Off the beaten path but delicious Argentinian food and good wine! Huge portions (seriously--one meal can easily feed 2 people), friendly staff, casual atmosphere. The ceviche was excellent, as well.

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Additional Information about El Puerto Argentinean Grill

Address: 1623 E 5th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
Phone Number: (813) 248-8222
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Argentinean, Latin, Peruvian

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