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El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

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17020 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-3642
+1 305-947-0094
07:00 - 23:00
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed a good breakfast for a very reasonable price. Cuban restaurants are becoming my favorite for breakfast! Haven't had the opportunity to try it for lunch or dinner yet :)

Thank RnJ221
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This unassuming little place is one of the best Cuban joints in all of North Miami Beach. All the foods or traditional and prepared in the classic Cuban style that is known to be Cuban food. I know this personally because I am Cuban.

Thank Santimd
Isanti, Minnesota
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had grouper Fillet and lobster along with fried banana and mixed vegetables. Bread served Before our meal was very good.

Thank golden6315
West Lafayette, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family decided to stop here for dinner after a day of travel. The host suggested mojitos as a drink special. We got tired of waiting so we asked for our check. $15 drinks each was a bit of a shock as a special. We paid our bill and left. Won't be back. My expectation is that if you are... More 

Thank coach_rms
Bronx, New York
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Grea Food, prices ok. Must have the plantain chips and The cassava. Excellent coffee and Pastellos!!!!!!

Thank Lucy O
Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for an early lunch with the family. Very kid friendly fast service with good gluten free options. The Cubano was good but not excellent. The prices were very good as was the service. Good coffee and my wife says the monitors are good too. Al fresco dining option available.

Thank OttawaDPG
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Okay Cuban food but nothing special. Roast pork dry and overcooked. Most disappointing was cafe con leche which really a cappuccino. Not the real deal.

Thank mikeabw
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

That's the place to get great coffee and food anytime of the day. Indoor and outdoor. Loved it every time

Thank lels999
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch here.. The servings were ample and tasty. The waiter was professional and attentive. The white linen on the tables added since ambiance.

Thank Vicki W
Gainesville, Florida
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Huevos rancheros were plain eggs floating in a plate of salsa. I had to order a side of black beans for this meal to even hint of Cuban food. Good coffee. Polite staff. Clean bathroom.

Thank Jane O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?