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Bodega Comida Cantina Cafe

1120 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-1651
+1 727-623-0942
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pollo” (41 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1120 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-1651
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After checking in at our hotel we enjoyed a pleasant stroll down Central Avenue to Bodega, great way to stretch our legs after the long drive across Alligator Alley and we were seriously hungry! We don't usually queue up for food, but lucky for us...More

Thank JourneysOut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool, classic Cuban food in a fun atmosphere sit at a table on the sidewalk, or some down an ally or go into the juice bar next door. I also love watching the walkers by.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want authentic Cuban food , this is the place to go. The Cuban sandwich is to die for. The line was long but its worth the wait. Fresh food with great service.

Thank Sedrick463
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband picked up dinner for us to eat at hotel. The food was good (I had the salad with chicken which was delicious), husband the lechon sandwich and kids enjoyed the ham and Swiss. Price was good. Quality was nice. Friendly and quick service (for...More

Thank BeachVacationTravele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Bodega is the best quality and quantity! You will not be disappointed with any item off the menu. Be sure to check out the eating area in the back off to the left of where you order at the front window.

Thank msenous6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dishes I tasted: lechon, both kinds of slaw, coconut (?) chicken, black beans/rice, maduros (bananas). Both of the slaws were delicious, but we all liked the sweet and spicy better than the jicama as far as flavor. The slaw was served in a pretty...More

Thank LeakyB85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can we say OMG. The lines are long, but they move. It tells you something, the locals all eat here. The smell permeating from this place just grabs you. We had no idea what to get, so we all got 4 different sandwich. Cuban, Lechon,...More

Thank MaeH4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Knew right away this place was the real deal. There was a line and the tables were full. Definitely worth the 15 minute wait. Cashier was friendly and had time to joke with us while taking our order. The food was fantastic. Made to order...More

Thank funkyc54
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Small restaurant with outdoor seating. We ordered at the window and waited a short time for our lunch to be brought to us at the patio. My husband ordered a plate of Pollo Posada (with beans and rice) and I had a Cuban sandwich. Both...More

Thank TeriDB
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

All outdoor seating was nice. More of a sandwich place and bar feel. Tried 4 different sandwiches and favorite was the Cuban. Lightly salted maduros was a first but quite tasty.

Thank Travis C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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