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Havana Village Sandwich Shop

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120 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609
+1 813-872-9049
Today
07:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I have been to this place many times over the last 20 years and their Cuban sandwiches were always right on. Today was ridiculous. I realize what day it is but after shopping with my wife I decided to have something I don't eat often. The sandwich was pathetic. NO pork. It tasted like ham and bologna with so much... More 

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Thank Joseph_Isaacs
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We've been coming back to Havana Village for 30 years, and it has changed hands several times. Today's visit proved that it is still worth the trip--perfect fried yuca and a mouth-watering medianoche sandwich. New owner has created a friendly atmosphere. Try a tropical shake for a refreshing finish!

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Thank Becky J
Tampa
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for what it is. Good food, very nice service, and surrounded with a decor straight from years ago. I always enjoy my food and service here. It is definitely dated, but that's what makes it very relaxed. Come with friends or family to have some old Tampa Cuban coffee and a meal. The old timers make... More 

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Thank Manny D
Norwalk, Connecticut
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

From great service to delicious food, this spot is a must whenever we travel to the Tampa area. The "café con leche" (coffee with milk) is awesome!

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Thank lcuevas915
Palm Harbor, Florida
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Posted hours today were until 7:00pm. We arrived at 6:30pm and found the doors locked and no one around. Very disappointed!

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Thank sfisher25
Treasure Island, Florida
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90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The key to a cuban sandwhich is the press and Havana Village knows how to make a good Cuban Sandwhich. Plenty of meats with of course the pork that seals the deal. I hadn't eaten here since 1997 after I moved and I swear it was like a flashback in time - nothing changed except the prices. But $5.95 for... More 

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Thank Glenn55Southlake_TX
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

I was craving some picadillo so I thought I would try this Cuban restaurant located near me. Unfortunately they were sold out of it when I arrived at 1pm. I decided to go ahead and get a sandwich since I was already there. I ordered the Pan con Lecheon (pulled pork sandwich) and was fairly disappointed. For some reason it... More 

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Thank Patrick R
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

I love this place. I always order a cuban and a cafe con leche and I'm a happy girl. We'll sit and chat and sip on our coffee. Great place to grab food!

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Thank 02wonderful
Accra, Ghana
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166 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Easy to find and park, unlike going into ybor city. Staff very friendly esp owner who sang in Spanish. Place was clean and easy going. The Cuban was good, not great. Too much mustard and bread too dry. Flan average. They charged me for two diet cokes instead of one, didn't notice till later. Maybe an oversight but dunno, a... More 

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Thank spicycouple22
Safety Harbor, Florida
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676 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

Lynn and I have not been to Havana Village in years, but we decided to try it again recently while on a day trip to Plant City. We were surprised that the menu had changed considerably from how remember it in the past. We once bought Cuban Sandwiches, empanadas, chicken and yellow rice and more really reasonably. Some items were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-872-9049

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