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Kafe Kokopelli

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37940 Live Oak Avenue, Dade City, FL 33523
+1 352-523-0055
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Engaging atmosphere. Delicious food. Great service. We all enjoyed looking around at the animals, stars and other eclectic decor. Our server was friendly and attentive. The chili was great! My husband and I both had the Filet which was delicious! We have 2 teens and were greatful to find smaller entree portions for them since they have outgrown kids menus.... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

While on a recent road trip to Dade City, we were looking for a lunch spot that wasn't a chain or fast food. After a quick search on my TripAdvisor app, we were led to Kafe Kokopelli and what a great find it was! The decor is eclectic to say the least with a very comfortable and inviting feel. The... More 

Thank Irene Z
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Smithfield, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Met my local friends here for drinks and food. Good cheerful service, food was great and timely, and drinks were flowing.

Thank Brandon W
Central Florida, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many others from the surrounding area, we have been meeting friends here occasionally for lunch or dinner as it is a half way point from Tampa and The Villages and we enjoy the eclectic atmosphere. After a very disappointing and overpriced dinner last Tues., the four of us decided not to return in the future. We would have had... More 

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Webster, New York
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21 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love stopping at Dade City and have found some great restaurants. This was not one of them. The food sounded great-the Cuban sandwich I ordered was paper thin and tasteless. The sandwich my husband wanted to order was not ava. The one named after the restaurant was nothing special.

Thank Debbie S
Steve Q, Manager at Kafe Kokopelli, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you were so disappointed. I have to assume the sandwich your husband wanted was the short-rib. Since we cook from scratch we do run out of menu items from time to time. It could be our purveyor was out of what we ordered or we sold a lot of that particular item before the next delivery. As... More 

San Antonio, Florida
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134 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I usually love this restaurant it is one of my go to places for friends visiting or for business meetings but this time it disappointed big time slow service I had to get up and get my own drink one of our party's meals was wrong and she ended up not eating with us but had to get a Togo... More 

Thank Garry W
Steve Q, Owner at Kafe Kokopelli, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing in your guests. After going over your review with our manager, Andrea, I feel we could have handled things better. First, your server made a mistake by hitting the calamari button instead of chicken. An honest mistake. Second, most restaurants add an auto-gratuity to large parties that is automated through their POS system. You by no means... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Twelve family members gathered from different parts of the state for a holiday luncheon and ordered off the menu. The server was efficient and friendly. Everyone's food was to their liking and guests were delighted to find a special new place for a celebratory time. Andrea, the manager handled all the preparations for an attractive table very nicely.

Thank Bobbie7
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Traveling through the area and luckily found Kafe Kokopelli. Enjoyed drink and appetizer at the bar while getting something to go. Very friendly staff, cute eclectic restaurant with a nice bar area. Tried the pub nachos which were very good and the prime rib sandwich which was excellent. Hard to choose because the menu looked great. Looking forward to returning... More 

Thank ahote15
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful meal, excellent service, would go back again. Different than the chain restaurants and for us that is a good thing.

Thank Patricia H
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We are thrilled to find such a quaint restaurant with such a fine menu. Great service the whole night. We celebrated my wife's birthday starting with a fried Brie Cheese appetizer which was served up with a side of cranberry sauce and honey. Very Tasty! Then we both ordered pasta dishes made to order. Both were large savory dishes with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
American, Healthy
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37940 Live Oak Avenue, Dade City, FL 33523
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Dade City
  • Phone Number: +1 352-523-0055
Located in Historic Downtown Dade City Florida, Kafe Kokopelli resides in a near 100 year old red-brick, vine covered building that was constructed in 1919. Originally built as a Model-T Ford Sales and Service center it was home to the local Ford dealers until the mid 1970's. Saved a few months from demolition, the building was restored and converted to house what is now Kafe Kokopelli, a favorite of locals and visitors from all over the country.

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Brandon, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
11 months ago
Bushnell, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?