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Urban Cantina

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
+1 813-221-8226
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chips and salsa” (30 reviews)
“tacos” (58 reviews)
“chimichanga” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of my lunch spots in Downtown Tampa since it is one if the few Mexican restaurants within walking distance (Taco Bus is another exactly a block away). First tip is to get there early, especially if you have a large party. They...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gatorzman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with family. Food arrived quickly. Bunch of vegetarian option and all were great. Veg chnni was fantastic. Food was very resonably priced. Our server michelle was great and helped us browse through the menu for vegetarian options.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RavindraAiyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with a large group, and had a solid meal. The queso was very bland, but we poured some of the excellent salsa into it and mixed it up and it was much better after that. The guacamole needed more seasoning as well. Everyone...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shanettec
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was near our hotel. The chips and salsa were fabulous! The tacos were delish. Wish they were on the ocean side of Florida.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 529carolv
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and stopped by since it was by my hotel. So glad that I did, everything was excellent! I did a trio of tacos, fish, steak, and chicken - soooo good! The chips and salsa are also on point!!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SOulful1913
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here after a day at the museums and wasn’t terribly impressed. With more of a slightly dirty bar vibe, than a restaurant vibe, the food was bland and uninspired. The fish tacos and chicken tacos both had a ton of meat... it’s just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I2432NFscottc
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We were here last year and I fell in love. I love Mexican food and margaritas, and this place is at the top of my list-in the US and Mexico. This visit, we just stopped in for a drink and snack at the bar as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JulieandDan
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I stopped in for lunch on a business trip. Since my work was done, I had a margarita. It was good, and the food was very good. The place doesn't look like much, but the food was very good. It was not expensive.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tswdfm
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Randomly walked in here while strolling the area. I was impressed. It was delicious. I loved the chips and salsa. They make a very spicy margarita. It was fast, delicious and affordable.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daye A
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great place with oh-so-many options. Had a hard time choosing my meal. Family friendly, but also a good place to grab a brew after work. Staff was helpful and hustled for everything.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OriginalFrau
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-221-8226
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