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“Delicious Spanish food in generous servings”

La Bamba Spanish Restaurant
Ranked #235 of 2,706 Restaurants in Tampa
Cuisines: Cuban
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

La Bamba is a nice small cafeteria style restaurant tucked just off West Shore Drive. Their daily choices of meats are roasted pork, baked chicken, Palomilla steak, and Ropa Vieja with your choice of rice, black beans, plantains, mashed potatoes, green beans and soup for under $7. The servings are generous and the food is excellent! They are open for breakfast and lunch but get there early if you go for lunch. It is very popular with people working nearby.

Thank Tommy J
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Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

No frills place with delicious Cuban food. The sandwich was a little dry but the hot meals are fantastic. Great prices too.

Thank modernlizbennet
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Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in a for a cuban sandwich. It was very good and as was the price. Look forward to going back for a full meal. All the food set out looked great. Expect a crowd when going during lunch hours.

Thank lexus873
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Reviewed December 17, 2015

This wonderful little restaurant that is open for breakfast & lunch Monday through Friday provides a hefty list of tasty breakfast entree's that will satisfy most everyone. They also have a delicious & satisfying cafeteria style lunch menu with delicious Roast Pork, Boliche', Roast Chicken, Ropa Vieja, & even Shrimp Creole on Fridays for a price & content that you cannot beat. I really enjoyed eating with all the staff at La Bamba & most everyone there was beyond friendly & helpful. I will always go back when I am in the area.

Thank David C
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Reviewed November 19, 2015

We were staying at the Hampton Inn next door to this restaurant and walked over to the restaurant for lunch the first day we were in Tampa. I love a good Cuban sandwich and was excited to find a Cuban restaurant close by. The restaurant had a buffet with many delicious looking selections, but I couldn't pass up the opportunity to order a Cuban. My sandwich was good, but not to my taste. The meat on the sandwich was very good, but the sandwich was dressed with a good bit of mayo which I do not care for. Most Cubans have little mayo and more mustard flavor. I was also disappointed that the restaurant did not offer beer because a local Tampa beer is the perfect compliment to a great Cuban sandwich!

Thank BlueDiver3231
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