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Cafe Don Jose - CLOSED

12350 N 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617-1519
+1 813-985-2392
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“grouper” (5 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Cuban
€€ - €€€
12350 N 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617-1519
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I recently visited Cafe Don Jose with a large group of family members. We met here about 5 on a Sat night, surprisingly there were no crowds and we were seated right away. Our servers were great, all the food was good, not the best...More

Thank tampabrat22
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was a slow Tuesday night. My bride and I were invited to meet friends at this location who've been here several time. When we pulled into the parking lot we thought it was closed. There was no one else here at 6pm. We were...More

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoyed the red sangria, grouper cooked in parchment and the chicken salteado. Everything was cooked to perfection and good sized portions and the meal included a nice salad she tossed right at the table. We had flan for dessert and it was light and...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were invited to a wedding rehearsal dinner that was held at Café Don Jose. They have a very nice banquet room and served around 40 that evening. The event was seamless and the food wonderful. Our group had a choice of Shrimp Scampi, Chicken...More

Thank Nancy-SC
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A friend & I decided to meet up & try the cafe out late one night after work. She had the traditional & I tried the white sangria. They were both very good. Ordered the phyllo pastry appetizer with chorizo & cheese (can't remember the...More

Thank beachbaby1277
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere for business. We enjoyed our lunch and salad which had an amazing house dressing Love the pirate decor. The hostesses were great.

Thank djbalaban
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The good news was the food was very good from bread, salad to entree and the decor and ambience were pleasant. The server rushed us to order and rushed us out..maybe she had a date afterwards. She even pulled the cloth napkin out from under...More

2  Thank Susan J
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I really like this place and have never been disappointed. Usually forget about this place unless on that side of town, it is kind of out of the way and easy to miss. This is a great place for business or for couples, lunch or...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The last two years I have traveled to this area of Tampa and ate at this restaurant. I had a great meal both years here. Fabulous food and great service. I have a very low salt diet and since they make everything with fresh food...More

Thank billo40
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Passing thru on our way north and it was one of the hotel recommendations. There were very few cars in the lot and patrons in the restaurant so we were leery of dining there. This is an old style theme dining spot, kind of outdated...More

Thank Larry K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12350 N 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Temple Terrace
  • Phone Number: +1 813-985-2392
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