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Paninoteca Mediterranean Cafe

519 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4810
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
519 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4810
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Reviewed 11 December 2012

Paninoteca offers a small but well selected range of paninis and salads. They really shine in their mezz offerings. The feta-garlic spread calls forth the voices of angels and the baba ganush is spectacular with a hint of smoky flavor. The lamb meatballs are a...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 25 October 2012 via mobile

Ate here alone on a business trip. There were a few diners outside, and no one inside. There is no full bar so cocktails are out. The sangria is made with wine and fruit juice only (no brandy). The owner(s) is Lebanese, but the menu...More

Thank Jrsteindl
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I have spent many an evening with friends at Paninoteca, and often stop by at lunch. Last Friday I got take-out (FAST!) and enjoyed a glass of wine while I waited. Love the small plates, and the salads and the panini. Great Mediterranean flavors, and...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I've been 3 times now and always left pleased. Went this Sunday and had a chicken fontina italian panini which may have been 1 of THE best sandwiches Ive ever had. Girl got the mediterranean pita which was pretty good too. Both plates came with...More

Thank USFrob22
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Paninoteca is a small Mediterranean restaurant in Downtown Tampa. We stopped in to eat on a Friday evening during a Music Conference we were attending. It was a very cold evening with temperatures in the 40's and 10-15 mile an hour winds. The restaurant is...More

Thank familyroadtripper
Reviewed 26 September 2011

Great sandwich, good value and pretty contemporary atmosphere.

Thank Fe2O3ez
Reviewed 3 September 2011

We went there for quick lunch and didn't expect anything so nice.Very good food, very fresh. Very friendly stuff. Red sangria is to die for. Definitely we'll go back ;))))

Thank Exoticflavour
Reviewed 18 November 2010

Was only place open after Tampa Theatre an dthey have a wonderful diverse selction of sandwiches and salads. Choices were all very godd look forward to returning.

Thank Stevied888
Reviewed 29 October 2010

Paninoteca Mediterranean Cafe is a great restaurant. They offer great sandwiches with delicious dressings and just so fresh...Just be careful with the appetizzers! I ordered Lamb Balls, and we laughed so much when this was served. I had to take a picture...The chef has indeed...More

Thank JanethRector
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
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