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1155 S Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 12, Tampa, FL 33629-5056
+1 813-289-6360
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Tampa, Florida
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Breakfast, lunch or dinner - this is your place. Omelets to order. The Best Pressed Cuban toast. Potatoes cooked with onions & green peppers was my favorite. Cafe con leche in small, medium or large. Lunch & dinner you go down a buffet line that they put on a plate for you. You get a lot for the money.

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

For some of South Tampa's finest Cuban food, this place is the best. It's cheap, simple and they are open for breakfast until 8:00 p.m. One of our favs

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Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very tasty, excellent food. One of my favorite places to eat Spanish food. Service is great and plenty.

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Thank Eve0330
Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

One of my favorite Cuban Cafeterias. The food is top notch and the portions will have you asking for take out containers. Always friendly excellent service. I've been going to this restaurant for over 10 years. Local favorite.

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Thank stevalicious
Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

great Cuban sandwich you must eat it quick don't want a cuban to sit in the foil for a long time, they are better the quicker you eat them.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

Ive been looking for a nice cuban restaurant to get my steak milanesa fix. I drove over into Tampa from Brandon and the milanesa was horrible. Most of my meal was barely warm and the milanesa was bland with a few peas and eggs on top of it. they did make my daughter a quesadilla but theres no kids food... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

Fine hearty Spanish fare in a genuine surround with friendly service always. Nice selection of Spanish-oriented dishes in a cafeteria-like setting. Authentic, friendly place to eat. Outstanding Cuban sandwiches.

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1 Thank wedwie
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

I don't get to eat Cuban food that often, so when I do I want it to be authentic and Pipo's is it!! The black beans and rice were perfect and you get a generous portion of everything. The best was the beef "old clothes" dish (don't know the Cuban name for this) but it is not on the buffet.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Pipo's is one of those restaurants on my "regular rotation" for lunch. The food is real Tampa food. Roast pork, black beans and yellow rice, plantains and cuban bread. Finish it off with a flaky guava pastry. This is more food than I can usually eat in one sitting, so I always ask for a box. Prices are VERY reasonable... More 

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Thank Janine P
Tampa, Florida
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187 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Best Cuban Sandwiches and food in Tampa! Nice, clean and friendly eat in restaurant. We had pork and chcken sandwiches on the BEST cuban bread. The Coffee laleche was GREAT also. We've tried just about everything on the menu and it is all DELICIOUS! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1155 S Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 12, Tampa, FL 33629-5056
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-289-6360

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