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La Casona

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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5709 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1019
+1 813-414-9774
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pinellas Park
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Delicious Spanish food! Friendly staff, fast service. Variety of plates! Great Sangria! Skirt steak, conch salad were great!

Thank Monica V
Tampa, Florida
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I friend recommended this place for the mofongo. we went at lunch time on a Saturday. The lot was full & it seemed busy. We were seated after a few minutes. We got menus and it seemed a bit pricey for the neighborhood, considering the lower priced options just within a few blocks. So we waited about 5 minutes. No... More 

1 Thank Johnny-Boricua
Riverview, Florida, United States
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were looking for some good Mofongo after we had it on a cruise to Puerto Rico. My co-worker is from Puerto Rico so I asked him where to go. He told me to go to LA Casona Restaurant in Tampa and he was spot on! We around 3pm or so since the place isn’t that big and gets crowded... More 

1 Thank William Mark M
Port Orchard, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Food was very good but the service here is terrible. I ordered the mofongo with chicken. It had to have been sitting for a long time at the pass as it was quite cold. When I told the server, she took the dish back. When she returned, the dish was the same one she took back. She had thrown it... More 

Thank Hammer2722
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

It hard to make this review the day before i when alone and service was good actually great. The next day i took a friend with me so he can enjoy the service there. He is a blk male like to try what the spanish culture has to offer. It took 10 mins to be seated, the host is also... More 

Thank vablade
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Being Hispanic I believe I know about authentic Puerto Rican food, this place hands down is the best around town! Its clean, the waitresses and waiters are super friendly, we bring our family from out of town here every time they come to visit Florida. So not pass this place up!

1 Thank Vazquez-DiMarco
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

On my trip to Tampa, I wanted to eat some Puerto Rican food and looking around, I found la Casona restaurant. The food was delicious and the service was great. Our server Daniette was great!! I recommend it!!!

Thank Laura M
Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Don't get me wrong the food was def typical Puerto Rican cuisine and though not that bad it was not what I expected! I was raised in Puerto Rico and since I have been back at the states I've been wanting a good typical Puerto Rican meal that I could conveniently pick up. The mofongo I had was bathed in... More 

1 Thank Family_Travels88
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I found this restaurant over a year ago while looking for a good mofongo; which is hard to find in Tampa. The mofongo and any other dish on the menu was terrific. My business partner and I visited this restaurant frequently and shared our experience with co-workers and family. In my last visit on Saturday, September 12th I wanted to... More 

2 Thank Albin S
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141 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent mofongo con camarones, mofongo con mariscada (todos los mariscos , incluyendo langosta), awesome sangria ($24.00) , and the server DIANETTE she is sooo awesome that she makes you feel like family and home. The food is like MOMS kitchen! Past by if you are around, you won't regret it! 👍🏻

1 Thank RyeOrtiz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5709 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33603-1019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-414-9774

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