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Mi Apa Latin Cafe

114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
+1 352-376-7020
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“flan” (25 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (21 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (14 reviews)
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always get the lechón asado, with arroz morro and yuca frita. One of my favourite parts is pouring pink sauce all over my food, it’s just so good! The service here is always so nice and attentive. Only downside is that if you go...More

Thank mxriainc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 adults and two small children ate an early dinner there on 7/22/18. friendly and good service. Food tasty and hot. decent portions for the price. I will return here the next time I am in Gainesville.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Mi Apa every time we come to Gainesville. The food is great and the service is good, too. The portions are always enough to have leftovers. We had dinner and then came back the next day for breakfast!

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It's a really good restaurant, fast service, and friendly staff. If you want Latin-Cuban food in Gainesville, you should visit Mi Apa.

Thank Fadi A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Friendly staff, quick service, food made fresh to order. My go to place for Cuban food in Gainesville. Highly recommend!

Thank Orlando L
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

...don't bother. I was super excited to give this place a try. Was recommended by a friend. Went with our kids and another fanily. Staff was super nice and fast service. But the food was not good. kids had the Cuban sandwich. said public Cuban...More

Thank nyflpicante
Reviewed 9 April 2018

My daughter is a student at the University of Florida and just loves Mi Apa, she is a regular here! We met some friends who live in Lady Lake and wanted latin food. It was really, really full but the wait went by fast. The...More

Thank Irmita2
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

What can I say they do have some items very well made BUT their food is not authentic. The service seems to be good and friendly. I guess because I’m Spanish, I know what real Spanish food taste like.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Wow! Not enough parking. Dirty tables, dirty dog-eared menus, food on the floor. Seriously rude server. Would never return!

Thank LHH_7
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I arrived an hour before closing. I sat at a table for a full ten minutes watching my waitress as she told another table about her life in California and her move to Florida. She came over and took my order. The order started coming...More

Thank Fred085
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monika c
10 June 2017|
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Response from oscari995 | Reviewed this property |
It is meat and on the side, the rice and beans. Cubans make a hole in the center of the rice and pour the beans inside the hole.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-2851
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-376-7020
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