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La Teresita Restaurant

3246 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
+1 813-879-9704
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“yellow rice” (34 reviews)
“roast pork” (31 reviews)
“plantains” (23 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
3246 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been here several times over the past decade.....cafe/diner and dining room. The food seems very authentic , portions are huge and food is good. When it is busy the service can be less than perfect. I wish they would just refill water without having...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While visiting the Tampa area, we ate at this wonderful little place. As a group we tried the flank steak, ropa vieja, Cuban sandwich, and tostones. In addition we had yellow rice and red beans and black beans. The portions were so huge, that our...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Cuban food. Plantains and fried yuca were particularly good. Diner-like atmosphere. Diverse crowd. Similar to renown Cuban restaurants in Miami's Little Havana.

Thank aaaaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Cuban atmosphere when you eat here. Usually eat on the counter side, with all the locals, but tonight, we felt like relaxing on the full restaurant side. Ordered one of my favorites, roasted pork, w/onions, yellow rice & black beans. Large portions, and oh...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going out to lunch with members of our family who live in Tampa and wanted to eat authentic Cuban food. They suggested La Teresita Restaurant, and we were delighted. It is very hard, no impossible, to get authentic Cuban food in the Knoxville,...More

Thank Herman F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch and shared the Cuban sandwich,just terrific and tasty then ordered Camarones Enchilados with yellow rice and black beans,and thought we had gone to Spanish heaven.Just a great great meal.

Thank mdnewman1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place! Came with my family and had the wonderful Adriam as a server. He made the perfect recommendations! Authentic, large portions, and inexpensive. This place is tops. Will be coming back soon!!!!

Thank MahaloAmigo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting a friend and wanted Cuban food so we found this place. Our waiter, Diosel, was very attentive, the atmosphere was lovely and the food was delicious! The price for the quantity and quality of food was very reasonable. Of note, there are...More

Thank Sarita617
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for authentic Cuban food for lunch and our hotel recommended the bakery at La Teresita to feed our two families. The food was outstanding and the hospitality was like we found lost Cuban relatives that wanted us to really understand, not just...More

Thank Ivantheroadwarrior
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best cuban food at the best prices. Order for the holidays, cheap, casual come as u are. Need I say more?

Thank zulia66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 AM - 5:00 AM
5:00 AM - 5:00 AM
5:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3246 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-879-9704
  • E-mail
Best Casual Dining in the Tampa Bay Area, near Raymond James & Tampa International Airport. Cuban Cuisine - Cafe open till midnight, 24hrs. Thurs- Sat. Restaurant Live Music Nightly !!! Most Meals under $9, Great Daily Specials Banquet & Catering for any event 813-447-5807 Meeting rooms available for any occasion. Thousands served every week !!! Carryout 813-879-4909 Bulk meals & delivery 813-879-9704
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