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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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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved what we got, great service, cheap eats for a good plate meal - great carribean flavor. Will be back

Thank Bolo S
Niagara Falls, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying in Sunny Isles we were taken to El Tropico Cuban Cuisine. Most of us had the steak and eggs. Skirt steak with 2 eggs, hash browns and Cuban toast. Delicious with right in price.

Thank 9620
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our attempt to find more or less authentic Cuban restaurant around Trump Resort. And this was not it. Found really cool places instead in Little Havana and Latin Quarter. A nice, chilled place with a tasty food, seating outside and polite and courteous waiters. But feels all like a concrete canteen facing a busy plaza. Please do not... More 

Thank Dima D
West Des Moines, Iowa
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great, casual dining experience. Friendly staff. Fresh fish in special house sauce was fantastic. Yuca in garlic sauce worth a try. Empanada sampler (beef, chicken and ham) a must order. Great Cuban fare in laid back atmosphere. Wife's mojito was perfect.

Thank Tleonwdm
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good food at a very laid back inviting family restaurant. Masitas de puerco was unbelieveable; having dreams about this stuff...This gringo loved the Cuban coffee. The staff is so nice, helpful and inviting. I am down in Hallandale occasionally fro work and I will be back EVERY trip...

Thank crazivan
Northville, Michigan
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner - fast, friendly service and the food was quite tasty. The restaurant is very casual and family friendly.

Thank Tom42532
O'Fallon, Illinois
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in Sunny Isles Florida and looking for some great Cuban food...then I would recommend El Tropico Cuban Cuisine. You will need to start off with a house Mojito it is phenomenal!. The staff is warm and inviting. You will love the Churrasco with some yellow rice and platanos maduroz. By the way, ask for Carlos, he... More 

Thank liceaga20
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I used to live in this area and every morning I would join the locals for Cafe Con Leche, Cuban coffee with milk ( Bustello). After you have had this coffee everything else is dull! They have a walk up counter outside if you want to take it to go! This is popular! Sadly I have moved to the United... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was so delicious made from scratch it was well worth the wait ! Had appetizers and drinks while waiting for the main course staff are super friendly !

Thank Natty T
North Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

A solid, classic cuban restaurant. Large portions and definitely authentic if you're nostalgic for cuban cooking or wanting to try "the real thing." Particularly enjoy the coffee. I'm a big drinker and both the cafecito and cortadito were spot on.

Thank rlazega

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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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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?