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Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
+1 813-234-1000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite places to eat until recently. Our last visit was very disappointing. While the food was good overall, the (adult) drinks were terrible. Both the Bloody Mary sans-rib (typically, my go-to) and Mimosa were terrible. I sent the Bloody Mary back because...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We arrived about 5:30 pm and found very few people there, mostly at the bar and were seated outside as we asked. It is near a busy street but was a nice evening to eat outside. There are heaters if needed. We had very good...More

Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This was both of our first times at Ella's and it was such a great experience. First and foremost the peach mimosa was wonderful, I got the large and it was more than enough for me. The Bloody Mary comes with an option that includes...More

Thank MeghanWhalley18
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Went here for a birthday party for my son and sat outside. The weather was great and despite being 40 ft. from Nebraska Ave., traffic noise was not an issue. Inside was crowded and had a great vibe. Outside was much more relaxed. Service was...More

Thank uneekware
Reviewed 13 September 2017

You have got to go check this cute restaurant in the heart of Seminole Heights, staff was amazing, food was so good and the portions could last you two days! Friday night they had live music that was awesome! This is a family friendly spot

Thank Rania_MHA
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My family took us here for dinner. They have been here a few times. 3 of us had the chicken roulade that was very good with noodles mixed with mushrooms n other things that was real tasty. Son had meatloaf which he said was very...More

Thank flowers53
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Some friends of ours invited us to Ella's for SOUL FOOD SUNDAY! They open at 11 but get there early since there WILL be a line waiting to get seated. They have indoor and outdoor seating and this place is a trip! First, let's take...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had not made a visit to Ella's in some time until last night. We were quickly reminded that we should put this restaurant into our plans more often. We arrived about 7:30 on a Thursday night and found two open seats at the bar....More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a cool place for dinner during a visit to Tampa. Ella's was perfect! Food and drinks were delicious. The prices are reasonable. Definitely warrants a return visit!

Thank nitebyrd
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The folk art on the walls inside is lots of fun, and the menu has an interesting variety of dishes, which are generally well prepared. Sitting outside on a cool evening can be pleasant.

Thank Beatrice B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-234-1000
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