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Cuban Breezes

#174 of 1,844 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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13980 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635-9656
+1 813-814-9939
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the Cuban Breezes on a wondering exploration of Tampa. New Winter residents and wanted some authentic Cuban food. Found the restaurant and was impressed by the atmosphere, with outdoor seating, no waiting and knew the food would be good as there were lots of "locals" already there. The food was excellent and the service better. Would recommend for a... More 

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Thank Rebecca S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little Cuban restaurant with authentic food. A true taste of Cuba. Seating inside or out. Mexican beers and a small bar. I come here often.

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Thank telscout
Venice
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I travel from Tampa to Vero Beach to Key West basically everything south of I4 . Miami is great but this place it the real deal for great Cuban hands down! Eat here flavor town awaits at the right price!

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Thank FoodBarron
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here in the way home from the beach. My sister loves this place and she was right! Empanadas were amazing especially the chicken and the beef sandwich we had was big enough for five or six people. Friendly prompt service and wonderful food. Who could ask for more?

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Thank Donna S
Florida
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1,185 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 742 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Lunch or dinner, 7 days a week this place is always busy. The reason---good food at great prices. We stopped in for dinner with another couple tonight and once again were quite pleased. Two had the lechon asada with black beans and rice and the sweet plantanos. Large portions of tasty Cuban dish. Third member had a variety of food,... More 

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Thank jaybeeFL
Suntree, Florida
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We picked this one out of a hat as we were in the area overnight and like Cuban food! We got real lucky, Ample parking, nice and clean and appealing atmosphere. Our server was very prompt and very attentive. The food was very good, tasty and hot (temp hot-my bugaboo) Reasonably priced too. I could not help but notice they... More 

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Thank Toyoguy
Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My boyfriend and I love this place. We drive almost 40 minutes (one way) to eat there. My favorite is the Cuban sandwich and Empanadas. I’ve tried other Cuban sandwiches at other restaurants and even other cities/states but this is the only one I really like. My boyfriend usually gets one of their burgers or wraps and we’ve tried the... More 

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Thank Tanja W
Venice
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I'm 2for2 this week on my travels to St Pete Clearwater area. First time - great find! Had the Vaca Frita better than I have found in my last 4 trips to Miami. "I'll be back"

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Thank FoodBarron
Crestview, Florida
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We came in half an hour before closing and the staff was still very friendly and the food was great. We weren't at all familiar with Cuban food, so we ordered a little bit of everything and truly enjoyed all of our meals.

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Thank HonestD987
Florida
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1,185 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 742 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We frequent Cuban Breezes as you can see by my numerous reviews. We go back because the food, service and price are great! Last night my wife and I went for dinner and they were a little off! As usual the Lechon Asado was very good accompanied by the fried plantains and black beans and rice. I ordered the Palomilla,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13980 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635-9656
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-814-9939

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