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Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar

#184 of 1,875 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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513 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4805 (E Twiggs Street / Madison Street)
+1 813-223-2831
08:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Mon 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 8 pm reservation Saturday night, no one bother to let us know the place was rented at 10 pm for a private event, we had to rush eat (wine+appetizer+paella) in about 45 minutes. We went there with some friends planning to enjoy the night/live music and ended up taking food home in boxes, very disappointed :(

Thank Gelys77
Newark, Delaware
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mushy octopus, weird decor/vibe, rookie waitstaff. Seating uncomfortable. Delish shrimp appetizer. Live music was nice. Limited wine menu.

Thank Mcardillo
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230 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious, the staff was attentive, and the live music was wonderful. Highly suggest the patatas bravas. Not a traditional style but super tasty

Thank Ekgator
Lake Orion, Michigan, United States
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98 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here and had tapas which were all great! Great wine too. They had guy on acoustic guitar playing who was great too. Good prices, great atmosphere and definitely will be back

Thank Kristie Y
Tampa fl
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I have been eating lunch here for many years , if you want great spanish food this is the best in downtown without a doubt. The food is all good but my favorite is the roast pork, yellow rice. Try it you'll be back.

Thank 501bill
Alton, Illinois
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went in with hubby and our niece. Our niece had been there before and suggested tapas. We enjoyed Croquettes, Empanadas, and a spicy octopus with red potatoes. Best sangria I've had in years! There was also an art showing of various young artists, and the paintings were amazing! Halfway through our meal a three-piece band came in and played beautiful... More 

Thank Cathy A
Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had drinks at the bar, some of the best cocktails we have had in Tampa, handcrafted and carefully balanced drinks. Our drinks were served by bartenders that were exhausted from a long day's work, but still friendly and welcoming. This was a post dinner stop, but we still ordered octopus tapas, which I loved, but others complained had too... More 

Thank DudesAdrift
Hollywood, Florida
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went to this restaurant on the 24th december. The staff is very polite and professional. The food was okay , nothing exceptional for this price. I ordered Paella, the ingredients were very good but the rice was tasteless, definitely not a typical european/spanish paella.

Thank Remy_Blue13
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

If you love authentic Spanish food, you will enjoy SPAIN. My dining partner lived in Barcelona and was so excited to share the offerings of this restaurant with me. Ask for the specials and take the recommendations, we "picky" diners were pleased!

Thank lenitag2016
Cayman Islands
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was very pleasant and the food was tasty. The bar area was welcoming and bathroom facilities kept clean. Excellent spot for a party, group event etc. Would definitely visit again!

Thank joparke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Spanish, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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
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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Tampa, Florida
Trinity, Florida, United States
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Trinity, Florida, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?