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La Lechonera

#620 of 1,897 Restaurants in Tampa}
$Latin, , Caribbean
5601 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1017
+1 813-870-3504
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“mofongo” (4 reviews)
“morcilla” (2 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
5601 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1017
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Was looking for lunch on a budget. Found "La Lechonera" it was very homie, great pricing and delicious food. They focus on baked pork, which I ordered and it was delicious. Service was great, served off a Buffett. You pick out your food for a...More

Thank Riquenrico
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Not the best food in town, but this place will always deliver good food. Lots of choices. Friendly staff.

Thank Bennie T
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The old owners or operators used to cook with flavor in the food. Bland unimpressive dishes are now being served at this establishment. They need to go back to what made this establishment popular with the Puerto Rican community in Florida. It is shameful to...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Worst service ever!!! Use to be a good place to get a quick bite of food that's not fast food. Food is mediocre now at best but the service is absolutely the worst anywhere!! Especially if you are American. They pay no attention, claim you...More

1  Thank MDCJCJ
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very busy but very pleasant folks some of the best pork I've eaten in a while! ! Service fast and friendly🌺🌞🌞🌞

Thank Erin A
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

They are respectful, clean,fresh food . awesome experience. You won't regret eating here.large selection of food and every dish is delicious.

Thank richard d
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

They have a very wide variety of Spanish style meals. Today I had yellow rice with kidney beans sauteed pork and onions with some plantains. It is as close to my grandmother's cooking as It gets. Loved it, can't wait to come back!

Thank rav3n70
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Been eating here for years and years, since my kids were toddlers, now they are in their 30's. A cafeteria style Latin restaurant, with Cuban and Puerto Rican influence. Years ago even had live music and a little dancing. Been going downhill over the last...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

we stopped in here after an early flight into Tampa, if you are looking for a place to have great meal then this place is for you, everything we had from the rice, pernil, mofongo & morcillas were excellent. the place is clean & spacious....More

Thank marinedadizzy
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went here looking for a good place to eat Mofongo and found it. It was made fresh while we waited. With onions and chicharron. We added lechon and the house juice. Delicious. Their pork is well prepared and tasty. Tasted the morcilla but I'm not...More

Thank Wil C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5601 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1017
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-870-3504
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