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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-2365
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

I have been a couple of times and the staff are friendly and helpful, the food is very good and they have a decent selection of craft beer !

Thank Soccermike1015
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Ella's is a refreshing change from the numerous chain restaurants which are so common in the US. Emphasis is located in downtown Tampa in a trendy location and the emphasis is on fun and soul food. We would have liked to have eaten outside on...More

Thank Dervilla O
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Ok some time ago I decided to stop giving 5 stars unless the food and service really was excellent. This is a fun place. Beautiful front porch on a nice night. The service was top notch. They have a great cocktail list focused on bourbon....More

Thank bobbyk57
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The food was amazing! The staff was personable and going out of their way to be sure you have a blast. I haven't had such a great dinner in a long time. This place is truly the jewel of Tampa. Take a chance and go...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This restaurant is minutes away from downtown Tampa. Ella's Cafe opens at 5.00 pm and it becomes very busy, very soon after the opening. Nice patio although next to a busy street. You can have your furry friend with you in the patio. Excellent menu...More

Thank Gtrotter2008
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We have dined at Ella's on multiple occasions in the past. Most times we were satisfied with our visit and the food fair for the prices being charged. My wife ordered the beef tenderloin which was described as two 4oz tenderloins but came out as...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Every thing was good to excellent, we both loved the "Henry the loaf" - acon wrapped Meatloaf covered with Beef Gravy & Crispy Onion Rings served with Garlic Mashed Potatos & Seasonal Veggie. Minimal convenient parking, but worth it.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Used the NoWait app, but I don't think it worked, because they didn't have our name when we got there, & there was a huge line for outside seating when we arrived. They said about 20 minutes, but it was around 45. Luckily we weren't...More

Thank nctampa
Reviewed 23 January 2018

a friend brought me here to dinner one vening - the place is ecletic - the service was great - excellent choice of adult beverages offered -my meatloaf was some of the best i have eaten - want to come back on a sunday fro...More

Thank davidoK4998HE
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I have been a few times, staff are friendly, responsive and helpful. There is a nice selection of cocktails and the each dish was yummy. Rumor is the vegetarian burger has an incredible pull to bring you back for more. Last time we sat on...More

Thank The_Hailes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
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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