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El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

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Caribbean, Cuban
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17020 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
305.947.0094
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 70
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice, fast, no-frills Cuban food

The food is quite good. There is a special menu with very reasonable prices, the remaining of the menu not being inexpensive. We tried the arroz com leche, but it was not one of the best ones we had. We should have sticked with the internet-suggested flan.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Mauricio P
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Pelotas, RS
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Decent and honest Cuban food in this seaside location. The Yuca on the side was very good. Rice and beans not so much. Cubano sandwich was good as well.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Waither make a good Service, but main person in charge to The restaurant do not hace good aptitud With The Customer.

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Pelotas, RS
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The food is quite good. There is a special menu with very reasonable prices, the remaining of the menu not being inexpensive. We tried the arroz com leche, but it was not one of the best ones we had. We should have sticked with the internet-suggested flan.

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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was there on a Monday afternoon, close to 7pm. The food was average, with good presentation, and the service was friendly and attentive. I would go back on another occasion.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had eggs, sausage, potatoes and pastries with cafe latte and orange juice every morning for three days at this fabulous little place! The coffee and orange juice alone are worth the trip. The OJ is pricey @ $5. 89 but it is fresh squeezed and you can get it with carrots for little extra i think. The coffee is... More 

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We eat there regularly and take visitors from out of town there. Our visitors are always impressed! We can walk there from where we live. There is a large parking lot if you are driving, You usually can find a space to park near the restaurant. Most of the time we go in the evening, however, we have gone at... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

came here for breakfast, my first day in Sunny Isles. $30.00 for 3 breakfast items, plus coffee and juices. Breakfast was yummy Cuban breakfast. Service was quick and efficient.

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Linden, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

its a very nice place and the coustomer sevice is great!! the coffee is delicious!! just make sure to ask what you are ordering if you dont know about the cuban cuisine...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

I have been here countless times since moving to south Florida. It never fails to disappoint. Great cortaditos and café con leche. Favorite meals are chef salad, catered arroz con pollo, breakfast veggie omelettes, any of the specials of the day (especially pescado), and pollo a la plancha.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

First time in Miami, FL. I came here with my with my friend for lunch. The service was fast and the food is delicious. The price was good. The place was clean. Definitely would return I recommend this restaurant.

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Additional Information about El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

Address: 17020 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Phone Number: 305.947.0094
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Sunny Isles Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17020 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Sunny Isles Beach
  • Phone Number: 305.947.0094

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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