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“Excellent!”

Paninoteca Mediterranean Cafe
Ranked #256 of 2,783 Restaurants in Tampa
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at a nearby hotel and looking for a light meal close by. Walked past the Paninoteca Cafe and almost didn’t stop because there weren’t too many people inside. Read a few reviews and decided to try it. We are glad we did! The server was very friendly and attentive and we sat down and ordered a pitcher of sangria. Very good, nice balance of fruit and wine. We ordered several appetizers which were very authentic Greek and extremely tasty. The entries are a mix of Italian and Greek which are brilliantly executed. Prices are very reasonable!

The food is very fresh and carefully prepared. I love this place and want to come back.

We finished with cannoli and baklava which again were excellent.

My only suggestion to the restaurant is to invest in some new menus.

Don’t pass this spot by, you’ll regret it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ChgoJohn
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We tried the taboule which was fresh and full of flavor, we also tried the labneh. It was very creamy and smooth, with just the right amount of honey drizzled on top. The ceviche was spicy and delicious, the shrimp were the perfect consistency. We also tried the Kofta, it was spiced just right, surrounded by hummus and pita, served with a side salad. Overall, the food was delicious, the service was friendly, welcoming and efficient. Sit in the window facing the street so you can watch everyone go by and enjoy.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Francesca003007
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Great food. The service was slow, but excellent. I think they may have been short staffed. Outdoor seating available with some shade. Only 1 bathroom for all patrons. Will go again - good selection.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Nthomas177
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We come here before straz shows. The sangria is refreshing and everything on menu is great. Served fast hot and tasty! I usually just stick to 1 item on most menus but here venture out and try all. Great choices for carnivores vegan etc.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Anytime there is lamb on the menu, I have to try it! It was served hot and tender in a warm pita with plenty of lettuce and tomatoes and tzatziki. There was a nice side salad that accompanied it.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank hjcbirdbath
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