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La Bamba Spanish Restaurant

4815 W Laurel St, Tampa, FL 33607-4507
+1 813-287-2575
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good49%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (18 reviews)
“roast pork” (5 reviews)
07:00 - 15:00 Hours
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
4815 W Laurel St, Tampa, FL 33607-4507
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Want to throw some love on my favorite lunch place. As some background, I've eaten at all the 'best' cuban places in Ybor, been to the Cuban sandwich festival. None compare. La Bamba isn't fancy, the staff isn't out of the way friendly, they're not...More

Thank elmer_99
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great Cafeteria style restaurant. Cozy, clean, affordable, good food. Needed to try Cuban Sandwich before leaving Florida. Glad we had an opportunity to stop by La Bamba Restaurant. Tasty Cuban Sandwich.

Thank Margeskk
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place was packed at lunch with locals and I understand why. Fresh cooked buffet style, or ala carte ordering. Small venue, but delicious food. This is a cute little restaurant. Staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Just be prepared for a crowd. The line...More

Thank MarnieB482
Reviewed 2 December 2017

My girl & I had just came into Tampa, we picked up a car at the Payless rental place right down the street from La Bamba back in Nov 2017. We mentioned to the car agent Greg that we we're hungry for Cuban food, he...More

1  Thank exwday
Reviewed 27 September 2017

La Bamba is my go to spot for lunch at least once a week. I am always craving their Cuban sandwich and yellow rice and beans. This is by far the best Cuban I have ever had! The staff is friendly, the food is amazing...More

1  Thank isnina02
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very unfriendly staff that barely looks at you and looks generally annoyed. Food was so salty it was almost impossible to eat. Cheap tacky interior. Don't bother going there...

Thank kalitanya
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Breakfast is good and inexpensive and lunch is superb and fast! Pulled pork, rice, and plantains! Can't go wrong. The staff is perfect also!

1  Thank LeBarronAD
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Cuban Cafeteria near hotels on east side of airport. Two lunches-two traditional dishes, both delicious and inexpensive. Wish I had the time to try more, DEFINITELY back again.

1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This Cuban cafeteria style restaurant sets a very casual atmosphere. The portions are very generous, I had left overs. The staff is friendly and the line moves quick, so have a idea of what you want to eat. I was so impressed with my simple...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Stayed at the Hapton Inn next door and decided to give this place a try. Cuban sandwich and Lentil soup for my wife and I hit the spot. Authentic food in a casual setting, family run, cafeteria like, but more bang for your dollar. No...More

Thank ek2stix
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4815 W Laurel St, Tampa, FL 33607-4507
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-287-2575
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