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La Teresita Restaurant

3246 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
+1 813-879-9704
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“roast pork” (35 reviews)
“yellow rice” (39 reviews)
“plantains” (23 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3246 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my, this is excellent for great food, service and live music. We will be back again and again and again. My Camerones Enchilados was fantastic! Shrimp were crisp and delicious! Others ordered Puerto Asado and it too was delicious, tender and very flavorful. 2...More

Thank CGBT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch and had two plates of Arroz con pollo (yellow rice and chicken). Very delicious. Always great atmosphere and everyone is so friendly. Just an enjoyable family oriented restaurant. The buttered toasted bread will leave you stuffed. And you just cant beat...More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited La Teresita on Sunday early evening. The place was comfortable full of families enjoying delicious meals, smiling servers and live music-not too loud-but adding to the ambiance. We tried the Arroz con pollo: Chicken with yellow rice. It was delicious. It definitely had...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Tampa is known for it's rich Latino heritage and as the saying goes...."when in Rome do as the Romans do". Well when in Tampa this is the place that the locals go to enjoy a quick bite of delicious authentic Cuban food. There is nothing...More

Thank sullytravels101
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in here after our flight from HOU. It’s just a few minutes from the airport and so worth the stop. The lunch menu is great. Large portions and the average price is about $9/with rice and beans. Wife had the...More

Thank HoustonTravlinDave
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Our family of ten went to this restaurant yesterday. Really had a great experience. The atmosphere is very special, the service is excellent and the choices available from the menu are outstanding. The prices are very reasonable and the large portions necessitated a take out...More

Thank Y9343QYmarks
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

So glad we tried this restaurant. Great food, very reasonable prices and super service. We will be sure to dine here again when we are in Tampa.

Thank 4Charlene
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This is the most popular Cuban restaurant in the Tampa Bay Area. Omar, our waiter, has worked there for 25 years. He is very pleasant and efficient with a cheerful disposition. There are daily specials and they consist of an entree, 2 side dishes and...More

Thank TRAVELdglobenow
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I went to this restaurant a couple of years ago when I was in town for a family funeral and vowed I would return. Amazing Cuban food at great prices; I thoughgt I was in my Aunt's kitchen. Meat so tender you don't need a...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Go. Just go! We ate at the lunch counter with lots of strangers, most of whom spoke Spanish. It didn’t matter. We all smiled and enjoyed being there together. We had the Tuesday pork special and Arroz con Pollo, yellow rice, plantains, white beans and...More

Thank RosalieVC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3246 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-879-9704
  • E-mail
Best Casual Dining in the Tampa Bay Area, near Raymond James & Tampa International Airport. Cuban Cuisine - Cafe open till midnight, 24hrs. Thurs- Sat. Restaurant Live Music Nightly !!! Most Meals under $9, Great Daily Specials Banquet & Catering for any event 813-447-5807 Meeting rooms available for any occasion. Thousands served every week !!! Carryout 813-879-4909 Bulk meals & delivery 813-879-9704
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