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“Very Nice Lunch Stop”
Review of Mi Apa Latin Cafe

Mi Apa Latin Cafe
Ranked #23 of 568 Restaurants in Gainesville
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Homosassa, Florida
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Very Nice Lunch Stop”
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

The food was excellent, very fairly priced and served by a fast friendly wait person. The only detractor was the paper and plastic serving ware. I would definitely grab a quick lunch here again.

  • Visited August 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Florida
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743 reviews
565 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
“Tasty food, fast service, fair price”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is a bright, charming little spot for very good Cuban food. The addition of fans makes sitting on the patio much more tolerable in the summer.
We have been many, many times and have always found the wait staff eager to please and efficient. We especially like the palomillo steak, the Miami sandwich, and the picadillo.
If you need a post-meal pick-me-up get an espresso which is strong, delicious and loaded with sugar. It is a thimble sized serving but packs a punch.
Try the flan; it is thick and eggy and amazing.
They do have a drive thru.
Take care with parking - other businesses are strict about using their places.

Visited June 2013
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Thank travchef
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Gainesville, Florida
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nasty”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

I did not find this food good at all. I hope to never go back there. My husband, on the other hand, loves their cuban sandwich, which I find bland.

Visited December 2012
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Snellville, Georgia
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Just blah! latino food”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Decided to try this place on way to disney. We tried roasted chicken which was good and tostones which were the worst ive ever had. Kids menu chicken was Not edible so we refused to pay for it. Flies in restaurant were very annoying.prices are acceptable considering food quality. The food here attempts to make an attempt at authentic latino food but it falls short. Wont be going back.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank everywhereman13
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Miami, Florida
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140 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great substitute”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

My fiance really liked, he said it was not mom's cooking but a great substitute. I enjoyed however, fiance is cuban and I'm puerto rican. they definintely covered his basic dishes. Not much puerto rican variety. I was looking for some cuchifrito/pasteles yummmmm, let me stop here. lol

overall great restaurant. the palomila with arroz blanco and frijoles negros good.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Marlene M
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