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Bodega Comida Cantina Cafe

1120 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-1651
+1 727-623-0942
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1120 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-1651
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a hole in the wall but a very clean, well adorned little hole. The food is incredible! Very unique. There really is no place similar in St. Petersburg. The flavors are bursting and so pleasing. You have to go & experience this little...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great little gem in St. Petersburg for lunch or dinner. Most of the seating is outdoors, though they do have a small air conditioned area. I recommend the Cuban! :-)

Thank Travel_Weather
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bodega is a walk up and order establishment. They do have seating outside. The food is some of the best in Saint Pete. In my opinion, it's the best Cuban in the city. It is in proximity two other restaurants and bars, making it a...More

Thank Derrick K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Funky place WITH VERY GOOD FOOD AND VIBES. We have driven by this cafe many times and there is always a line out front so we decided to give it a try and were not disappointed!

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to grab a bite! Authentic food, huge portions you can easily split, get it to go and it's perfect!!

Thank LAN0001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is good! Service is fast! You get a nice lunch or dinner for only $9! And you are full! Don't hesitate to try their specials! There are also seats at the back, not only in front of the place!

Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very popular Cuban sandwich shop on Central Avenue in St. Pete. We tried the Cuban Sandwich and the LeChon - both were quite tasty. With a glass of Modelo, or a fresh and tasty 'fresca' soda -- awesome! A short wait to order, and...More

Thank ReidStPete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sort of a glorified food truck. The Cuban sandwich was very good. Beware though: it's huge! There is patio seating in the back if the tables up front are filled. Also, be aware it gets crowded right before any Tampa Bay Rays game (just down...More

Thank DRLand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for lunch. The reputation of this establishment is well deserved. We never had cuban cuisine before, it was the best introduction to it!

Thank RNO_Ox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have yet to taste any food that wasn't at least awesome level there! Everything is 5 star cuisine level good food!

Thank John E
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Julia H
hello, went for lunch last weekend and am excited to come back. excellent meal and atmosphere. I'd like to bring a visiting friend on a weekday evening but I think it will be chilly. is there inside seating next door?
12 January 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-1651
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-623-0942