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El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

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17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to try the cafe cubano and ham/cheese sandwich. If all cafe cubano is this good I may become a fanatic! It was ground and brewed as we ordered it.We were very happy with the smoothness of the coffee and the sandwich. The server was very nice and attentive.

Thank Patricia B
Toronto, Canada
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered out from this restaurant based on the positive reviews we read on tripadvisor. We opted for the Cubano sandwich (ham, sliced pork, Swiss cheese, pickles) which was pretty good, as well as the tostones con mojo with garlic sauce (green plantaines with garlic sauce) and ropa vieja (shredded beef in tomato sauce with peppers and onions with rice),... More 

Thank AMToronto29
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

From breakfast to lunch to dinner, this restaurant is perfection. Food is amazing, everything! Friendly staff and reasonably priced. Great live music also!!

Bronx, NY
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We had breakfast for under $10.00 per person! The food was well prepared and plentiful. There was no need to eat lunch after that breakfast. If you love espresso, you won't be disappointed, Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank nievesl366
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We ate here once had Steak/Eggs and fried Plantain food was ok big portions reasonable priced, nice staff! They do a amazing Cuban Espresso which we returned for one every night of are holiday.

Thank susiestevo
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Food overall was ok, we had vaca frita with rice and maduros (not good). Overall was just "ok", and service could improve.

Thank Rocio M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Very good staf and testy food. I live near and going there very often. Kind place. Fried plantains Super good

Thank Anastasija T
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

The food quality and simple, clean dining area in this restaurant is great! We've eaten here twice now and the food doesn't doesn't disappoint. It's interesting and extremely annoying that bad service can put a dark cloud over the otherwise good experience. This woman really needs to rethink the line of work she should be in because the woman looked... More 

Thank mayansunsets
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place all day around ... good for a quick cofee or lunch.. Today I also found out that they have an amazing Latino band Saturday nights. I ended my night eating Tres Leche and dancing merengue.. Awesome!!!

Thank Sally R
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We are so happy to find this great Cuban restaurant near Newport Beachside resort. We went El Tropico 4 days out of our five-day trip in Miami, and you could tell how much we love the food and waiting staff. We had brunch, breakfast and lunch at this wonderful gem in Sunny Isles. Everyone is super friendly. Also, the quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Sunny Isles Beach
  • Phone Number: 305.947.0094

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?