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Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
+1 813-234-1000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“catfish” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A previous favorite for post Lowry Park Zoo family dinner. Grand children's toasted cheese sandwich was charred and had to scrap off the blackened cheese. Brought it to the attention of our waiter who needed a major attitude adjustment and told us it was normal!...More

Thank Celt1314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both the meatloaf and the beef tenderloin were sampled. Both were excellent. My daughter had a salad with added grilled chicken which was also very good. The hummus appetizer was a pleasant departure from the norm. It had a very fresh taste to it and...More

Thank Cfeminella
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Ordered a drink from the old bartender with grey hair behind the bar downstairs. He got it wrong. I ordered it again. He got it wrong. The reason is because this bartender was beyond trashed. He could barley even speak. Probably high ,definitely drunk He...More

Thank chavis878
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A pleasant surprise to the taste buds!! Everything on the menu is on point. Live music most days. Upstairs, downstairs and outdoor eating is possible. I had the Chicken and waffles with greens no bacon. Wifey had catfish, fried green tomatoes and grits.

Thank Hopie_Don
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our daughters go to USF, so we love to go to Ella's brunch on Sunday's. The wait for a table is always long, but so worth it!! They make the best bloody Mary's ever and their homestyle cooking is delicious---especially the sweet potato salad and...More

Thank mimzy4
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I can appreciate a great local restaurant doing it right. On the recommendation of a friend, we went here on a Tuesday evening for dinner. I got the mashed potato stuffed chimichangas and fries for apps, and the eggs and bacon pizza for dinner. All...More

Thank Acire24
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Ate brunch today with Clavers after Mass. What an awesome time. The staff was amazingly welcoming, caring and nice. Beginning with the reservation to the completion of the meal. Food was great everyone had a beautiful time. Good prices for food. I recommend this spot...More

Thank 49gj
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleased with the service and food was amazing. Really cool vibe out in Seminole heights and the weather was perfect for the patio

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Arrived just after they opened on a Sunday, and although there was a line we were seated quickly. If you have 8 or more I highly recommend you take advantage of their reservation process. Such a great atmosphere, everyone was so happy and helpful, the...More

Thank Lunitamk
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner upon recommendation of our AirBNB hosts our second night of vacation, it turned out to be the best meal we had. My husband had the beef tartare tacos and I had the rare tuna wonton appetizer and the most amazing salad....More

Thank acr1617
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-234-1000
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