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Urban Cantina

#75 of 1,898 Restaurants in Tampa}
$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
+1 813-221-8226
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chips and salsa” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (44 reviews)
“carne asada” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During the past year I've had the opportunity to work in downtown Tampa a day or two a month. I do not live in Tampa (St Pete) and was unfamiliar with lunch spots other than a few local pizza or sandwich places. And then I...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for their International Taco Day deal, but we'll definitely come back on a regular day. Their chips were authentic as they come- thick and crispy. Their queso is definitely one of the best I've ever had. And their tacos were amazing!! I...More

Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything about this place. We wandered in for an impromptu family lunch...what a gem we found! The food was fresh, portion sizes were just right, and everything tasted so good. The service was friendly and prompt...we never had to ask for a refill. We...More

Thank Lara A
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I was staying at the Hilton Downtown Tampa for work and asked the staff for a recommendation for an inexpensive but quality place to have dinner. They recommended Urban Cantina, and I am glad I went. I took my food to go and waited at...More

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Food was quality and not over priced. I love Mexican because of the chips and salsa/cheese/guac. It was certainly my favorite part of eating here! The chips were thick and recently baked. The queso cheese was thick and delicious (not plasticy). And the salsa was...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had a great tex-mex restaurant just like this in Vermont until it closed. Just stumbled upon this while dropping our daughter off at U Tampa and it filled the void! Went twice in 3 days! Very good value, and the food was fresh and...More

Thank betsey0527
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to give this restaurant a shot since we were in town for comic con. Friendly staff free chips salsa, there prices are affordable and plate size are big, food was great.

Thank Miguel T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I loved this little hole in the wall restaurant. The decor was great and the staff was friendly. The chips and salsa were phenominal....the best chips I have ever ate. The food was awesome and I will definitely be back. I loved that we sat...More

Thank Robuck11
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My friend and I went to this place primarily because of its proximity to our hotel. It had been a fairly frustrating day for many reasons compounded by the fact that I had not eaten since the previous night. We were promptly greeted and seated...More

Thank Texasredsoxgirl1
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great find near our hotel. Really fresh drinks. Margarita made with fresh lime juice. Yum! Homemade chips w/ salsa were yummy. Shrimp cocktail appetizer was delicious and big enough to be a meal. Tacos were good, but side of rice was bland. Mariah was an...More

Thank AnnT1012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-221-8226
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