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El Tropico Restaurant

8391 NW 12TH St, Doral, FL 33126
(305) 477-6222
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  • English first
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English first
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had the shredded beef special at lunchtime. Lots of food with rice, black beans and plantains. Delicious hot crusty rolls to start. We all had corditos (with sugar and milk). Delicious. Very friendly, attentive staff. Next visit will try the Pollo Tropical.. apparently their most popular dish. Will definitely go again !!!

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Miami
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311 reviews 311 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My friends and I had lunch here and I had the Chef's salad which was topped full of turkey, ham, cheddar and Swiss - great value for under $8! My friend's had Cuban sandwiches with plantain chips. The food was really good, very affordable but the service was very slow. The server was very nice but run off his feet... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I'm not Cuban so I really can't compare the food to my grandmother, but so far, in my travels, this has been the best Cuban food we've had and to top it off, it's setup just like a regular diner. We had dinner there last night and came back this morning for breakfast. Had the half-chicken for dinner entree and... More

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Miami
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311 reviews 311 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Came here with a colleague for lunch today. Had one of the house lunch specialties which I believe was called churrasco de pollo - a flattened chicken steak which was moist and perfectly seasoned and served with white rice and plantains. We ordered a side of black beans to go with it which made the meal or it would have... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

These tostones are delicious.They sell the as appetizers but you can definitley have them as a meal. They are big with lots of shrimp or picadillo. The shrimp tostones are my favorite. We usually order them at my office once a week. I've tried most of the dishes at Tropico and they are always delicious!

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Crossville, Tennessee
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194 reviews 194 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If in the Miami area - one must try authentic Cuban cuisine! So, after booking a room at the Hyatt Hotel in Doral, FL, I did a TripAdvisor search for a nearby Cuban restaurant. The El Tropico Restaurant, which is in a strip mall, was a short 3-4 minute walk from our hotel. Absolutely no need for a car. Walk... More

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Denver, Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We recently went to this restaurant because it was recommended to us and it was right next door to the Hampton Inn Airport West where we stayed. No car and no traffic! Don't let the fact that it is in somewhat of strip mall keep you from going. Walking through the door makes all the difference! It's a quaint restaurant,... More

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De Soto, Kansas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Fast food grilled chicken. Several menu items. Service is fast consistant food at all locations i have tried

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Bradenton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We stayed at the Aloft and didn't want to the typical chain restaurant we decided to drive down the street to see what we can find and found the is place! It's in a plaza and doesn't really appeal much to make u want to walk in and order but we did and was so glad we did! I ordered... More

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Miami, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Been there also many times, the breakfast is great and lunch is also great. Very friendly staff. Priced are cheap

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