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La Teresita Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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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
US$5 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat lunch here occasionally and fell that you get excellent value for the price. I had the roast pork with 2 sides for $10 including tax and had enough food for luch the next day. Plenty of toasted buttered Cuban bread to go along with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Howierxl
Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills and delish! If you want legit Cuban food in Tampa, this is where you need to go. You'll feel as if you're in a Cuban cafeteria in Little Havana. All of the food I've had is great. The service is fast. The portions...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anoriginal2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited after relatives were picked up at Tampa Airport. We have eaten at the Pinellas Park location but this was first time here. Great food, great service, reasonable prices. We now have someplace to eat added to our list of 'Our Favorites.'

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kenny T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty. Real Cuban food. Real tasty Cuban food. So very tasty real Cuban food. I don’t know what else to tell ya. A good ole down home kinda place. Staff very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 5879rickc
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We went with a large group for lunch. Our tables were ready, service was very good and the food was very well prepared. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Roasted chicken was outstanding. Sides of black beans, arroz moro and plantains were tasty. Well worth the trip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ARay44
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We recently visited the Tampa area and wanted some good Cuban food. La Teresita did not disappoint. We tried a variety of items including several beef dishes and a rice option. The sides were delicious. We loved the plantains and the chick pea soup was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Friends brought me here, and it was their first time here, too. They were recommended to this by people in the events industry. It was quiet until they turned on the music, a little loud. All 3 of us had pork, different ways. I had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed December 6, 2018

We've been going here for over 30 years, and this is our go-to place for Cuban food. We always sit on the side with the barstools and counter service, where most of the locals sit. The best cafe con leche in Tampa, for sure. Always...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catharine L
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

This is part of a complex so if you don’t spot it right away, don’t give up! (The inadvertent side trip into the bakery was nice though!). This is more like a “family” of diners and servers - it’s filled with laughter, music and yes,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kimberleemcpike
Reviewed November 19, 2018

If you're looking for a top shelf, swanky place with (at some places) snooty waiters then this place is not for you. If you want real Cuban food, with restaurant decor that harkens back to 1960-ish Havana then please go here. Great food, and service...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank barbara k
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