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Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar

513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805
+1 813-223-2831
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (62 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
“octopus” (13 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The last Saturday of the month, the Spain restaurant has a great flamingo dancing and singing floor show. We usually eat tapas. I love the blue crab, pulled pork sliders, topped off with the crape desert. Don't miss the chocolate vodka martini. This is one...More

Thank larrybilby
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Great Saturday dinner, food was excellent and very authentic to what we have had in Spain. Excellent service and a fantastic Spanish guitarist playing to make it feel like you’re actually in Spain...don’t hesitate in visiting

Thank Proudyorkshire
Reviewed July 19, 2018

My wife and I ate dinner at the Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar while at a conference in Tampa. It was our last night there, and we wanted to treat ourselves to something nice. Eating at Spain was a home run choice. Everything about this...More

Thank djlucas
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Quite unassuming atmosphere, food was great, Spanish guitarist was a plus. Weekends are jammed so make reservations. It's a must repeat on my list.

Thank larrybilby
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Food was good but service was poor. Place wasn't very busy so was surprised. Ordered paella, and they put it on a plate instead of serving it from the pan. You miss all the crunchy rice on the bottom that way, so was slightly disappointed...More

Thank SPG-BA
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We had been to a movie at the newly renovated TAMPA Theatre and it was suggested that we walk over to Spain for dinner. Since we rarely go to downtown Tampa we had never been there before but what a pleasant surprise. We started with...More

Thank RJR411
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We had our sons rehearsal dinner here. The food was very good, the servers were very attentive and the owner was hands on making sure everything ran smoothly. The only down fall to this restaurant in my opinion is the parking. We had everyone park...More

Thank sunnyday2uall
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We were trying to make Straz show so we came here prior. It was good food they got us in and out. Got there at 6, seated right away, out by 7. It was 3couples and they had bo problems splitting the bill. We will...More

Thank Deirdre D
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Had the Ossi Bucco and planned on eating a portionof it rest home. Wrong, cooked with mirepoix and served with small tenderly cooked carrots on top with the juice covering all, i ate the whole thing with a smile on my face. Asparagus on the...More

Thank jmma678
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant. Very clean. The octopus appetizer was outstanding. The stuffed fish dinner was delicious as was their salad. Enjoyed the paella and especially the Seafood Mariscos salsa verde. Our waiter Alejandro was pleasant and attentive. The flan dessert was very good. They has music...More

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August 31, 2016|
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Response from Carol L | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this but thought I would chime in. We had a function where several people were gluten free and they were willing and able to accommodate. Their vegetable paella was a big hit too!
Mary S
May 27, 2015|
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Response from Fred C | Property representative |
We are located in the Downtown Central Business district so there is plenty of meter parking around the area. Meters run Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, so free on weeknights and free on Saturday and Sundays all day. There is also a 717... More
Mary S
May 27, 2015|
Response from Fred C | Property representative |
There are street meters right in front of our restaurant and they run Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm, so free every night and free on Saturday & Sundays. There is a 717 parking lot a half block away located on Tampa & Twiggs and it's $8... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805
    (E Twiggs Street / Madison Street)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Trolly available
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-2831
  • E-mail
Enjoy Mediterranean atmosphere in Tampa's most unique, modern, urban setting complimented by excellent authentic Spanish cuisine at affordable prices. Just blocks around the corner from Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and the Tampa Theater, the Spain Restaurant and Toma Tapas Bar is the perfect place to be before or after a show. We offer "Live Music" every Friday & Saturday nights and a Monthly Authentic Flamenco Dinner Show the last Saturday of each month.
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