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Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar

513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805
+1 813-223-2831
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (56 reviews)
“paella” (21 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First: the food is delicious across the board. The only exception is the plain, dry bread they served to start. The cocktails were also amazing. The decor of the place is quite chic, as well. Good, clean bathrooms. Bring a sweater. Second: the service was...More

Thank Gisele L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant doesn't have parking. You can park on the street if you can find any- or pay to park. We found two lots a block away that wanted 9.00 an hour which was rather unfortunate. You can find better parking in the garages etc...More

Thank airie2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to try the tapas here, and I was not disappointed. The plates are rather large, and you can get an entree if preferred. The sangria was excellent. I really enjoyed the scallops and patatas bravas. I'm only sorry I ate too much...More

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It was a rainy night in Tampa during hurricane season, although many restaurants were closed for the night nearby our hotel, we were able to get a table later in the evening at Spain Restaurant. While the service was a bit slow, the food was...More

Thank dennylama
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was created by a Galician man in the 80s and it has endured the test of time. When we came in (8/25) we were greeted by a man that described himself as the bartender. Although he was not our server he went out...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had a delightful authentic selection of Spanish tapas as we dined with friends last evening. The clean, crisp white décor gave a modern flare to the traditional Spanish drinks and dishes. Our waitress was efficient and unobtrusive as we socialized and we never felt...More

Thank ScottieMom849
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Came here to meet a group of about 8-10 friends. The location is great and walking distance to some other nice restaurants / bars in the area . The food is average/ good. The atmosphere is not bad , simple , trendy , small. The...More

Thank Eat-Pray-Luv
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We have been three times for dinner since is so close to our apartment, and invariably has been great. Atencion, food, drinks, and entertainment. We love tapas and the ozobuco.Flamenco once a month, but spanish guitar every wekeend.Very relax.

Thank Ivan O
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We didn't know in advance, but we were lucky to be here on a night that they had Flamenco guitarists playing - what a special treat! They were outstanding! The Spanish food was very good too - try the dish with the Salsa Verde in...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We were at the Spain Restaurant for Saturday dinner. We were tempted to order some Tapas for appetizer but didn’t and we were glad because the dinner are very filling and came with a dinner salad first. We did have the white wine Sangria with...More

Thank littlewhitedog
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2016|
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Response from Carol L | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this but thought I would chime in. We had a function where several people were gluten free and they were willing and able to accommodate. Their vegetable paella was a big hit too!
Mary S
28 May 2015|
Response from Fred C | Property representative |
We are located in the Downtown Central Business district so there is plenty of meter parking around the area. Meters run Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, so free on weeknights and free on Saturday and Sundays all day. There is also a 717... More
Mary S
28 May 2015|
Response from Fred C | Property representative |
There are street meters right in front of our restaurant and they run Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm, so free every night and free on Saturday & Sundays. There is a 717 parking lot a half block away located on Tampa & Twiggs and it's $8... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805
    (E Twiggs Street / Madison Street)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Trolly available
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-2831
  • E-mail
Enjoy Mediterranean atmosphere in Tampa's most unique, modern, urban setting complimented by excellent authentic Spanish cuisine at affordable prices. Just blocks around the corner from Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and the Tampa Theater, the Spain Restaurant and Toma Tapas Bar is the perfect place to be before or after a show. We offer "Live Music" every Friday & Saturday nights and a Monthly Authentic Flamenco Dinner Show the last Saturday of each month.
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