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Forest Hills Grocery

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901 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-7857
+1 813-932-6025
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Canton, PA
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289 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Flew into town last night knew I needed a good Cuban sandwich. I knew this place didn't disappoint. Had to fight the urge to eat it in the parking lot. I'm only here till Wednesday, but I'll be back for my breakfast Cuban sandwich everyday.

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Thank Tjf4569
Tampa, Florida
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friendly staff and the meat counter and deli have good stuff. Try not to get there during traditional lunch time on weekdays. It's a victim of the popularity and you will wait handsomely to be waited on. Or grab one of the prepackaged Cuban sandwiches that are ready to go if you are in a hurry.

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Thank bbqisme
Dayton, Ohio
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138 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Got a traditional Cuban sandwich (on Cuban bread--unlike those in the North), and a delicious crab roll that was packed with crab meat, that reminded me of those sold by vendors on bikes in earlier days of Tampa. One splits it and put hot sauce in the center. I prefer a different hot sauce than the package one they provided.... More 

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Thank Stanley W
Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I live that this gem is in my neighborhood. The food is great and fresh. I have never gotten a bad order or food. I love the butcher shop as well as the deli. The prices are spot on. The employees bust their behinds to get you in and out of there.

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Thank SGR536
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Truly the best Cubans in Tampa! Great Deli counter with several other options too. Call ahead to avoid the lines. Highly recommended and we will be back again!

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Thank IOPFISHING
Tampa, Florida
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

While it is just a neighborhood market, this deli uses hand-sliced choice meats and cheeses at very affordable prices. I got the 12-inch Cuban and 1/4 lb of macaroni salad for only $6. the sandwich alone would have cost $10+ most places. There is no indoor seating. For a quick, inexpensive grab-and-go, this is an excellent option.

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Thank Jacob S
Tallahassee, Florida
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I have been to this deli twice. They make the very best Cubans in Tampa. Their service is a little slow, but otherwise a great experience.

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Thank islandgirl0719
Dunedin, Florida, United States
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I had two visits here. On my first visit, I had a pressed Cuban and it was yummy! My daughter had the cheese Quesadillas which she could not get enough of. Second visit I had the Italian Hoagie that was to die for! My daughter had the meatball sub which was delicious. I tend to be a picky eater so... More 

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Thank Lara T
Canton, PA
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289 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Whenever I'm in town I have to make this place a stop on my itererary. Great Cubans and deviled crabs. Do yourself a favor and hit this place up and see for yourself how good it is. Friendly staff and good eats. What could be better?

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Thank Tjf4569
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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138 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

When I lived in walking distance I frequented the grocery for Cubans and for la segunda Cuban bread. I miss my corner store dearly. go get that Cuban and get it pressed! You won't be disappointed.

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Thank bogdana

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-7857
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-932-6025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?