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Arco Iris Restaurant

) #320 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa $$ - $$$ Latin, Spanish, Cuban
3328 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1820
+1 813-879-1357
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“vaca frita” (4 reviews)
“rice pudding” (4 reviews)
“roast pork” (6 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
3328 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1820
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best fast casual Cuban food around this area. Staff is always busy and sometimes you may feel rushed the food is worth it!

Thank kmatos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tried this restaurant yesterday. It was ok. I had a Cuban sandwich with a side of sweet plantains. The plantains were delicious. The Cuban sandwich, not so much. The service was pretty good and I didn't have to wait long for my food. The...More

Thank MzDemi
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of my uncle's favorite restaurants in Tampa, so naturally he brought us here during our visit. The food is authentic and inexpensive. The staff is quick but not very friendly, which is fine because we got our orders in quickly and the...More

Thank Dianah R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Thank you for the excellent and friendly service. The food was delicious... but you made it a great and made it a pleasant and relaxing experience. Thank you Yiddrey! ...please, convey a message to management regarding the loud and talkative short man, with the short...More

Thank pablojdelarosa
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I mostly stop by and order yellow rice and bake chicken with black beans and extra sauce. Their seasoning is great on the chicken and the prices are great as well.

Thank Bettye J
Reviewed 26 April 2017

La Teresita down the street was too busy so we decided to try this place. Big mistake, no english spoken, no wine, or beer even though shown on the menu. Ordered steak tips. Non edible. Never again.

Thank Kimberly34677
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were in Tampa for dinner at Bern's and one of our group suggested this restaurant for lunch. It is actually in a former ARCO gas station that has been converted into a very casual establishment. Portions are very generous and everything is prepared to...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Everything is prepared so well and so tender. This is a very casual spot. I usually get take out from here, but the portions are huge and you cant beat the price.

Thank Euroboyz
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This place came highly recommend by a close friend. I'm now reevaluating our friendship. The food was good, not great like he had led me to believe. It was authentic as any restaurant serving the same food. The only thing that was authentic was they...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great restaurant! This is a traditional Cuban restaurant. Everything is good, the portions are substantial. When you order an entrée, the sides come in an additional plate! The vaca frita, a lean shredded and pressed flank steak is the best in town!! The yucca, a...More

Thank MarianaVictoriaTT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3328 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1820
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-879-1357
  • E-mail
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