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El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Restaurant

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
cynthia i
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW 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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west linn, OR
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Loved the waiter, helpful with menu choices. a great mojito. The Cuban pork sandwich was delicious as was the chicken.

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Best chicken noodle soup ever made. Guaranteed. With a touch of lime it's just perfect, i can eat that for breakfast lunch or dinner.

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Memphis, TN
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The dinner I had was so-so. The Mahi was not prepared well. It was the only dinner I had there but the breakfast was right on time. I had breakfast here several days in a row. The food was good, service quick and very affordable. Much better than what was being served at my hotel. So, breakfast a thumbs up... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Cooked to order Cuban cuisine. Friendly staff. Good variety. Live music and dancing on Saturday night.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great cuban food. home cooked meals, good prices. don't miss the vaca frita, lechon asado, ropa vieja, empanadas are good too!!! love this place, get carry out here all the time, live next door, almost :)

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

great for Cuban food. large portions whether appetizers or main courses with friendly staff and reasonable prices given the location. Helps if you Habla Espanol though.

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had never had the often raved about "cuban sandwich". I'm so glad this was our introduction to the world of cuban cuisine! My husband and I each had a classic cuban sandwich. IT was great! The bread was soft, the meat was tender and so tasty. The cheese made it all hold together beautifully. The portion was enormous, I... More 

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Miller Place, New York
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125 reviews 125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The coffee here is very good. I had the caffe con leche and my daughter had the cortado. We also ordered plantains and the flan. The order of plantains was old and not cooked to order. The flan was frozen when finally served ( after a half hour) and absolutely pathetic. It was thrown out and not eaten. Again coffee... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Delicious Cubanos and Mojitos here, with friendly servers! We will definitely go back to try more food and listen to the live music if we visit the area again!

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