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Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
+1 813-234-1000
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
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81 - 90 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Our timing couldn't be better - a fairly long wait disappeared when they opened the upstairs - then, as soon as we got our drinks, the band started. Went on "Soul Food Sunday", and don't regret it. Very tasty, good value, and cool place. People...More

Thank WJRAL
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This place has it all. A truly creative fun menu that could please anyone. At least 40 beer options and even more drink options. Plus a friendly helpful staff. We enjoyed every minute. We had the wino burger, roots (sweet potato with several veggies) and...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Went to Ella's to celebrate a birthday and it had a great atmosphere for a party. A little on the loud side, but great service more than makes up for it. Ask for Rufus as your server -- very attentive and quite the mixologist to...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Very charming restaurant, love all the art pieces everywhere. Food was excellent. My sister and I were both undecided between the same two dishes, so we decided to each order one and split them. Our waitress overheard this conversation, and had them plated up for...More

Thank Lisa K J
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Recently moved to area and locals recommended this place. Overall good experience with some exceptions. Old style, quaint décor. The place was very busy on a Wednesday. Somewhat of a limited menu but plenty of custom drinks available. Price range was varied. Veggie burger was...More

Thank M T
Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you don't like Ella's you should just stay home. The food and service was terrific. The curry dish is better than at most Thai restaurants. The burgers are excellent. Get there early as it fills up fast. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Gabe D
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Southern style craft cocktails combined with good food. This place is uber popular with the locals so get there early, don't park in the neighborhood, or be prepared to wait for a table. The ahi appetizer and the pork chop are my favorites.

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Very busy place at about 1:30 on a Sunday. Great eclectic atmosphere with a colorful clientele. Not your average menu...a little something for everyone. Enjoyed a veggie burger but it took almost an hour to get it! Kim our server was good but the kitchen...More

Thank cheryld58
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved the Bloody Ella, their take on a Bloody Mary. It had a little spice and came with a smoked rib on top. BTW, the rib was just as good if not better than the drink. Get there early for Sunday brunch because it...More

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The food and music, who could ask for anything better than Ella's. The four of us had different meals which were awesome and plentiful. The band "Woody Pines" knocked our sox off so we ended up buying their new album on line. Definitely the place...More

Thank andyfrelick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-234-1000
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