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Founded in 1992, Miguel's Mexican Caf is food establishment that serves a variety of Mexican-style cuisine. Its menu includes appetizers, salads, desserts, soups, burgers, steaks, chops and seafood items. The restaurant provides broiled clams, crisp tortilla chips, seared tuna, ground sirloin, fried taco, fried calamari, cheese nachos, pork carnitas, and chicken quesadilla and fajita. It additionally offers grilled onions, stuffed jalapenos, pork tenderloin, chicken tostada, cookies, lamb chops, smoked salmon, beef steaks, french fries, roast red chili, baked beans, cheese nachos and smoked bacon. The restaurant also provides saut ed spicy pork, beef burrito, chicken enchiladas and shrimp scampi. It offers catering, reservation, carry-out, parking and delivery services. Miguel's Mexican Caf is located in Tampa, Fla.

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Price Range
Northwest Tampa, Southwest Tampa

Miguel's Mexican Seafood & Grill

Miguel's Restaurant

Miguel's Mexican Cafe

Miguel's Mexican Seafood & Grill Restaurant

Mexican Restaurants, Latin American Restaurants, Caterers, Seafood Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Party & Event Planners, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Private

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: No

Attire: Casual

Good For Groups: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Caterers, Family Style, Mexican, Latin American, Seafood

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Price Range : Average


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Kay A.



We ate there today for the first time and we were surprised how full it was at 1 in the afternoon. In spite of the large crowd we were seated rather quickly. I hadn't eaten breakfast so I was pretty hungry when I arrived, so knowing the wait time I asked for some chips and salsa and they gladly accommodated me. Everyone was pleasant especially our server Mary. The food was very delish. I live in Riverview but I can see myself intentionally returning to dine.

Keisha R.



Love the atmosphere, the different sitting arrangements as well as the food. Have been twice and never disappointed.

Jeff A.



Great food and excellent service.
Wish we would have known happy hour was from 2 to 4 before heading over here.



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Excellent Mexican Food

Miguel's is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Tampa Bay area. It has a very good variety of delicious Mexican dishes as well as very good chips and salsa. The service is personable, if not fast and the food is consistently good.



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Food decent but nothing to rave about!!

we went around 2pm on a Tuesday. Went for the Tuesday special, 24.99 fajitas for 2 plus margarita/sangria pitcher. Being from Texas, I think I've had better, but the fajitas weren't too bad, Boracho beans were awesome, rice was nice but not what I was used to, but good. The only real let down when our food was placed in front of me were the tortillas!!! straight up store bought. and it seems that they weren't even warmed up on the stove but heated up some other way(nuked maybe)..I hate to say the tortillas kinda let down the rest of the meal. The pitcher of margarita tasted like water down lemonade. As far as the staff goes. He was very accomodating. Atmosphere was not a big problem. I'd say a good restaurant for in and out dining for people your already chummy with.. but not for a first casual date or something like that.



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Great find, warm atmosphere, great food, moderate pricing

Just dined there last evening for my second visit and was as impressed as the first. Small,quaint restaurant, not fancy, but warm ambience. I think their sangria is some of the best around so order a pitcher if you're sharing. The food is much better than the quality at the ""chain"" type mexican restaurants popping up. The service is attentive as on both occasions the waiters checked back several times to see if we needed anything. My bellweather is the chips and salsa which is complimentary, the salsa is very good, diced with a medium hot factor and the chips are even better. It's a moderately price family restaurant that is definitely worth a visit if you like mexican food that is freshly prepared and modest pricing..



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good stuff

Cheap, fresh, homemade, very solid Mexican food. This is really tasty stuff - I finally found an inexpensive restaurant in Tampa that doesn't serve junk! Yeaay! I love to come back to this place.



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If you want Mexican food and drive by this place....dont stop go to Taco Bell....Im serious!!!!

I had been craving mexican food for a few days and looked up the reviews on this restaurant,what a mistake. First off the drinks,what mexican restaurant doesnt make good Sangria?This one...well unless you like watered down fruit punch.I have had better Sangria at Olive Garden and cheaper.The service was terrible,the busser could've done a better job.The food was cold by the time we recieved it however the two other people with me ate it but I wanted new stuff and it still came out cold,lol.Lets top off the evening by saying the waiter didnt even ask if we wanted refills,or even dessert before he dropped our check,then came back to see if we had paid,but guess what after all that we were still willing to eat dessert. The dessert was okay.I just want to say service was slow food cold and when all is said and done it wasnt even a fri or sat night....Enough said!



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Good, fresh food and a lot of it.

It?s relatively small and simply appointed dining area and weather worn though still colorful exterior shouldn?t be taken at a negative face value. This is an excellent dining establishment for people who like really good food at a reasonable price with generous portions served in a reasonably quick manner.
The one draw back is the small parking area which leaves a lot to be desired. It would also be a good idea to call ahead if coming in with a large (6 or more)group.
I have enjoyed all the dishes I have been served and I am most fond of the Pollo Loco a grilled chicken entree for under $10 and the Fajitas Mario a spicy take on this favorite dish that doesn?t overwhelm for around $12. One of the hardest things to do is to not fill up on the appetizers; the size of the Stuffed Jalapenos alone has to be seen to be believed.
I have been eating there now on at least a monthly basis for the past 2 years and the quality of the food has remained consistently high no matter what I have ordered, and they have a large and varied menu to choose from. All food is cooked to order and only the most dedicated glutton could walk away hungry. If you like Mexican food you can not go wrong in choosing Miguel?s.

Jesse Perry



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Runied My Family Night...

My husband and I took our 2 kids here for dinner last week. When we got there only 5 tables had diners and 4 or 5 other tables had not been bussed. They sat us 2 tables from the front door. The waitress came and stocked the sugars on the table (obviously doing her side work ) but NEVER waited on us. We waited for 20 minutes!!!!! There is no way they didn't see us ...we were right b the hostess stand! Finally we just got up and walked out. Luckily we went down the street and had a great dinner .....

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