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El Tropico Restaurant

17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
305-947-0094
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Cuisines: Cuban
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Akron, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was my first trip or Miami, so the hotel recommend EL Tropico for a Cuban meal as the best in the area, and it was within walking distance. We were a little taken back by the restaurant in the strip plaza look, but were pleasantly surprised by the great meal we all enjoyed. Other than the plain atmosphere, the... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was my first visit to El Tropico, and I ordered the Tropico sandwich, which is a Cuban plus sausage. It was perfect - best Cuban sandwich I've had. I tried my friend's food as well and the beans&rice were just right.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The food was delicious, the service was fast and gave you a smile all the time,the restaurant was cozy and pretty!

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Hialeah, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I asked for a Mamey milkshake and they did not have it in spite that was in the menu. Then I asked for a papaya milkshake. They brought me something that was no papaya. Then I ask for a chocolate milkshake and they brought me one made with Chocolate powder. My wife asked for a medianoche sandwich and it was... More

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Best steak sandwich in the world😍😍😍 never have tried on as good as this one it good cheap I recommend everyone to come to this restaurant when in Miami

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Gatineau Qc
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We finally tried this restaurant and the food was very good. The service as well. We will be coming back.

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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you're looking for a good breakfeast with really excellent coffee at a good price this is it. The coffee is much better than in any coffee chain that you see everywhere for a fraction of the price.

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Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was my second trip to Miami. In walking around the area in Sunny Isles, a year ago, I discovered this wonderful restaurant. I was able to try the the Cuban Sandwich and the Media Noche (Midnight Sandwich), that I had seen on food TV. I make a list of things/places I would like to try when I travel. In... More

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The food here is wonderful and the service is even better! We had a beautiful day at the beach and ate outside while the thunderstorm rolled through. A true South Florida adventure.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was our first time having cuban food, and we were not disappointed. We had the vaca frita, cubano sandwich, and the miami sandwich. We also had beef and chicken empanadas. We enjoyed it all. The vaca frita was very flavorful and the black bean and rice cooked perfectly. Reasonable prices and friendly service.

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