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Brocato's Sandwich Shop

#4 of 1,856 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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5021 E Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2401
+1 813-248-9977
07:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:30
Sat 07:30 - 16:00
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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I get hungry just thinking about it! Great value! A fun mob scene of working folks at lunch time. You grab your own chips and drink while they make your cuban or pork sandwich, It's astonishing that they get the orders right. Just gol

Thank garrettbiz
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is always busy, you want to get there early for lunch. It is worth the wait time.Awesome Black Beans and Rice. Cuban Sandwiches are great also

Thank cathyhm2015
Palatka, Florida
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They make the best sandwiches in this town. There really big and you get a lot for your money. You can go on Groupon and they have a coupon for this place and you can save a lot of money.

Thank Betty T
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've eaten there more times than I can count. They have the best deviled crabs in Tampa. The Cuban sandwiches are very good as well. I recommend them highly

Thank Dave B
Tampa, Florida
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The BEST Cuban sandwich and deviled crabs in Florida. Miley and the family cannot be beat! If you want authentic and taste at a reasonable price, you have to to Brocatto's. Been going for 30 years and have NEVER been disappointed.

Thank Henry S
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best cubans, rice & beans and crab cakes in the area. Busy place for lunch during the week, be prepared to wait a little. Authentic cuban food.

Thank familyfun05
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome Cuban sandwich huge portion of amazing black beans and yellow rice. No frills concept great lunch

Thank George S
Mullica Hill, New Jersey, United States
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here based on Trip Advisor while in town for the Bama-Clemson game--a small line was out the door at 11;30, but it was worth the wait. I got the Mary sampler which included a Cuban sandwich, mini devil crab and mini stuffed potato and hubby got a roast pork sandwich--needless to say I was not hungry until the... More 

Thank Donna S
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bring your appetite & hunger for a piece of Americana. They make Cubanos cold but will heat if requested. The decor is authentic reflecting the culture and sports scene in the Tampa Bay Area. Good luck deciding what to order.

Thank Jay M
WELLINGTON, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The prices were less than we expected and evreything was delicious. Alocholic drinks ( beer and sodas are free ) were are modestly priced and a larger size than we expected. Will be going back now that we have experienced this place the grab cakes are out of this world

Thank Richard C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Spanish, Soups, Cuban, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5021 E Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-248-9977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?