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El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
+1 305-947-0094
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cuban sandwich” (16 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (8 reviews)
“vaca frita” (8 reviews)
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07:00 - 23:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
€€ - €€€
17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

When we arrived at about 10 am on a weekday morning during Christmas time, we were seated relatively quickly. When we left an hour later, people were lined up waiting for tables. All with good reason. Great American breakfast with a Cuban flair. Wait staff...More

Thank DeliaMaria
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This place has changed so much and although the service was ok, the quality of the kitchen was really poor. The steak sandwich(pan con bistec) was so over seasoned it tasted like steak Oregan-atta. The chicharron de Pollo was a deep fried roasted chicken that...More

Thank Dave-NYC-2006
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place has good Cuban food. We ordered the vaca frita and it was delicious. Also the bread they bring you as an appetizer was super fresh and very tasty. Our waitress was very nice, friendly and did a great job of taking care of...More

Thank Itza love
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Coffee Con Lache is exceptionally delicious as well as the Coffee Cubano. Their desserts and fried plantain are really good too.

Thank SusieD1234
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great food great service great prices. Definitely the best Cuban place in the area highly recommend the fried fish as well as the sandwiches are awesome.

Thank ElPasoMaker
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I'm Cuban and I love a good Cuban breakfast but this place just didn't live up to my expectations. The cafe con leche was really small and not that good. The pressed Cuban bread was not that well toasted and also not what I expected....More

Thank PurpleLady2
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Whole family ate here for breakfast while on vacation and the food was delicious. Steak and eggs were amazing. Chorizo, potato and onion omelet was outstanding and the Cuban bread they bring to the table is to die for. Definitely will come back!

Thank Sportsmom8078
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We walked over from our hotel based on TA reviews. Quaint place, great service. Everyone that works here seems very happy and kind. We started with the Combo Cubano which we shared with 4 people, see photo....it's filling. They bring you a big plate of...More

Thank Adrienne C
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome Food! Had the skirt steak with chimmichuri and their mojito is delicious! Staff is also very friendly!

Thank cbmoves1
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, steak was a little dry but the handled it great and brought me something else very quickly

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I have never made a reservation and have never had to wait. I guess it depends on what time you wanted to go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Sunny Isles Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-947-0094
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