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La Fondita De Leo

528 Cleveland St, Clearwater, FL 33755-4008
+1 727-447-4800
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (41 reviews)
“rice and beans” (13 reviews)
“pork chop” (13 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
528 Cleveland St, Clearwater, FL 33755-4008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I heard an advertisement of this place on the radio and decided to give it a try. We checked the reviews and decided not to go by the bad reviews and check it our for ourselves. We should have listened! We arrived...More

Thank ninamercado4876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is excellent. Menu prices are reasonable; not cheap, not expensive. Staff does an adequate job. And there's always a good crowd in there, Downside is that they run this restaurant like a tourist trap on South Beach: They up-sell and add charges...More

Thank TPA77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I just found this incredible restaurant serving the exotic dishes of Puerto Rico! While the Tampa Bay area has a plethora of Cuban Restaurants, a fine Puerto Rican restaurant is a bit harder to find. La Fondita de Leo is it! After...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This review makes it 5 star because the food is on point. But if I had walked out with the rude hostess I would have never made it to the table and missed out. The waiter we had was from Venezuela, very polite young lady...More

Thank Dany F
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Had to pay a service fee for using a credit card. Is distasteful and makes the owner look greedy. This was a surprised to me since I've been there two times before this visit. I was told by the manager that is something that about...More

Thank Benjamin Q
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We came here 8/20/18 because a friend recommended it as having good Puerto Rican food. The place looks nice, I will say that. We sat down and the waiter came over after a while and we were ready to place our whole order. He left,...More

Thank exodus98
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here for the first time , service was excellent ( Jose made us feel like eating home ) and the food was superb ! Since we moved to Florida from Puerto Rico we always look for good authentic places to eat Puerto...More

Thank Julio2708
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Unfortunately, we had a bad experience. We were really excited to visit this restaurant because there is another La Fondita de Leo back home in Puerto Rico. We planned our trip from Orlando to Clearwater and obviously this place was in our schedule. The ambience...More

4  Thank sedosa
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is great Puerto Rican’s food. One of the only restaurant in the city that is busy and friendly and the food is great

Thank Bambooly
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I have been here several times, the food is great, love the mofongo and the blood sausage. It is a nice place and service is pretty good. The new “service fee” turned me off. If you pay with credit card they pass to you what...More

Thank Felipe A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 Cleveland St, Clearwater, FL 33755-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-447-4800
  • E-mail
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