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Mi Apa Latin Cafe

114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
+1 352-376-7020
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...don't bother. I was super excited to give this place a try. Was recommended by a friend. Went with our kids and another fanily. Staff was super nice and fast service. But the food was not good. kids had the Cuban sandwich. said public Cuban...More

Thank nyflpicante
Reviewed April 9, 2018

My daughter is a student at the University of Florida and just loves Mi Apa, she is a regular here! We met some friends who live in Lady Lake and wanted latin food. It was really, really full but the wait went by fast. The...More

Thank Irmita2
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

What can I say they do have some items very well made BUT their food is not authentic. The service seems to be good and friendly. I guess because I’m Spanish, I know what real Spanish food taste like.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Not enough parking. Dirty tables, dirty dog-eared menus, food on the floor. Seriously rude server. Would never return!

Thank LHH_7
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I arrived an hour before closing. I sat at a table for a full ten minutes watching my waitress as she told another table about her life in California and her move to Florida. She came over and took my order. The order started coming...More

Thank Fred085
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

What a great find for Cuban Food-breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack-anytime.The staff is young, vibrant, and personable. Food is tasty and promptly served. Don't overlook the beverages as their cafe con leche and fruit juices and smoothies are excellent. The word is the Flan is top...More

Thank drjeffh
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We are in Gainesville often to visit family. We usually have at least one meal here per visit and stop off for Cuban Coffee on the way out of town and a pastry or two. Definitely not fancy but the food is good.

Thank MirolgaTumen
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice outdoor area. Great and fast service. Very affordable prices. Extensive menu. Wish I could come back for more. Tried the pabellón arepa with passion fruit juice. Both amazing! Very filling too.

Thank Ramon G
Reviewed November 19, 2017

After my husband's back surgery, some dear friend brought us lunch from Mi Apa. We had many items to choose from: black beans, rice, plantains and Cuban sandwiches. My husband has been to Mi Apa many times and enjoys it. I selected the Cuban sandwich...More

Thank Pascale S
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

I personally did not find the taste appealing my background is Colombian and Dominican and this restaurants food just didn’t do it for me. Service was great, the staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Stephanie B
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monika c
June 9, 2017|
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Response from oscari995 | Reviewed this property |
It is meat and on the side, the rice and beans. Cubans make a hole in the center of the rice and pour the beans inside the hole.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-376-7020
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