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El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
+1 305-947-0094
07:00 - 23:00
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Northville, Michigan
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our dinner - fast, friendly service and the food was quite tasty. The restaurant is very casual and family friendly.

Thank Tom42532
O'Fallon, Illinois
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you find yourself in Sunny Isles Florida and looking for some great Cuban food...then I would recommend El Tropico Cuban Cuisine. You will need to start off with a house Mojito it is phenomenal!. The staff is warm and inviting. You will love the Churrasco with some yellow rice and platanos maduroz. By the way, ask for Carlos, he... More 

Thank liceaga20
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to live in this area and every morning I would join the locals for Cafe Con Leche, Cuban coffee with milk ( Bustello). After you have had this coffee everything else is dull! They have a walk up counter outside if you want to take it to go! This is popular! Sadly I have moved to the United... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was so delicious made from scratch it was well worth the wait ! Had appetizers and drinks while waiting for the main course staff are super friendly !

Thank Natty T
North Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

A solid, classic cuban restaurant. Large portions and definitely authentic if you're nostalgic for cuban cooking or wanting to try "the real thing." Particularly enjoy the coffee. I'm a big drinker and both the cafecito and cortadito were spot on.

Thank rlazega
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great meal good price, Nice environment with home made food, employees were very friendly and caring.

Thank Miguel R
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Food was great. We ordered the paella and some appetizers. The kids menu chicken breast was huge and very reasonable. Best mojitos in town! The live music on Saturdays is awesome. An authentic salsa band, and with people getting up to dance, felt like we were really in Cuba! Will go back!!

Thank mtlnicky
Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Excellent restaurant, the staff was very special, attentive, friendly and professional. The food quality quantity and taste was very good

Thank Jdks72
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Arrived as a party of 10 without reservations. Well presented and great food. A lot of different dishes as you would expect from 10 people, all delicious. Service was very good.

Thank Peter L
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

As someone of Cuban origin I am very picky about cuban food, but this place is good. I mean, it will never be Mom's cooking for me being I am biased (Mom are you listening), but I like going there for dinner. I have not been there over the weekend lately, but they usually have live music on Friday and... More 

Thank Mario P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Sunny Isles Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-947-0094

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