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“an institution”
Review of Pipo's Restaurant

Pipo's Restaurant
Ranked #330 of 2,706 Restaurants in Tampa
Price range: US$5 - US$10
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Reviewed June 25, 2016

these guys have been there for a hundred years it seems. they turn out consistant chicken and rice, plantains, pork and the other Cuban staples.its just like any Cuban grandma turns out. not fabulous but tasty with big portions and authentic. the place is in an old 1940's converted house that looks about to fall down. lots of the employees speak no English and make you, the customer, feel like an idiot if you don't speak Spanish. oh, it's a cafeteria. be prepared for that

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Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food here is divine! This is the real deal! Cuban sandwiches, shredded pork and moros, plantains....YUM! Portions are large. We were able to share to dinner plates between the four of us (two were preteens).

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Thank Lovetotravelnow5
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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Pipos serves up delicious Latin foods. They feature about 4 different entrees per day, plus the standard Cuban faire like deviled crabs, stuffed potatoes and Cuban sandwiches. The atmosphere is pretty boring, but the food keeps the locals coming back. Today I tried the oxtail, it was excellent. I had my choice of two sides, I selected yellow rice and green beans. It included a drink and help yourself Cuban bread. There was more food than I could eat and at $9.95 it was by far the most expensive item on the menu. If you want to eat like a local, check out Pipos. If pork chops are one of the entree choices, I highly recommend them.

Thank John C
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

Love the variety of food here and it is all good. The chicken and steak dishes are the best in the area. The garbanzo soup is very tasty. The pork can be a little dry late in the day sometimes.

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Thank bluetim13
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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Food served cafeteria style...make your selections from a variety of Cuban foods and enjoy lunch or dinner at a modest price, but oh the taste...awesome. Pipo's most ordered dish is the shredded pork with yellow rice topped with black beans & diced onions. Add some sweet plantains and you have a little bit of cuisine heaven! Sweet tea, sodas, and beer along with coffee are beverage choices. Beware that the pork serving is really big and can be shared.

Thank David E
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