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Pipo's Original Cuban Cafe

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9531 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33708-3754
+1 727-394-7476
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“plantains” (24 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (15 reviews)
“pork” (23 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9531 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33708-3754
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious meal! We had a coupon too, it was buy one get one half. Great deal- delicious food. We had the picadillo, cafe cubano and a special soda. The plantains and rice were yummy too.

Thank MrPeteVirginiaBeach
Reviewed December 21, 2017

the empanada was GREAT and hubs had the Cuban sandwich it was huge and yummy, we both had sweet tea that was tasty too, seemed fresh brewed

Thank DasDee
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgeable about gluten free. Delicious food - meat and rice with lovely sangria. Happy we found this place!

Thank Burkenshaw556
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

First, Pipo's would be a 5 for food quality and value. The building will never let it be 5. It's not the kind of lace you would go for ambiance. That said, I LOVE THIS PLACE. Real Cuban recipes like my wife's grandfather used to...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I was craving a Cuban sandwich and looked thru local reviews for the best one in the area . We ordered a sandwich and some pork and rice and plantains. The best thing was the plantains. I could have eaten only that ! The Cuban...More

Thank Cherstyle
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Cuban food, great service, friendly staff. Best pork we've ever had - take home some of their Mojo marinade!

Thank KaroNutPie
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Stopped in for a few Cuban sandwiches.......could have put a lot more meat in them!!!!!!!! seemed like bread w/ alittle ham and less pork! got a potato .....needed more meat inside and was very bland!!!!!

Thank joe b
Reviewed August 31, 2017

I had read trip advisor reviews of Pipo's and finally made it there on the last afternoon of our long weekend in Tampa/St Petersburg area. What a great place-we went at 2 pm so it was relatively empty. Ordered the Cuban sandwich and my boyfriend...More

Thank LaFuch
Reviewed August 27, 2017

WOW! What an unexpected surprise from an unassuming little spot in St Pete Beach Area. Super friendly staff enthusiastically explained the dishes in a buffet style setting. Incredible portions. Was sad that I did not go on Masita's day. Pork ribs were delicious. Wife ordered...More

Thank ValuReviewer
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We visited the famous Pipo's Original Cuban Cafe - it has a great reputation for good reason. Food is fresh and authentically Cuban -- we had the El Habano and the Bourbon Chicken. Both were very tasty. The double fried french fries were great, and...More

Thank ReidStPete
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July 27, 2017|
Response from Silonius3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have it on the menu. $8.95 It will be very authentic, just like everything on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9531 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33708-3754 (Formerly Pipo's)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-394-7476
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