The Best Non Traditional Cuban Sandwiches in Tampa

If there is one food Tampa is known for, it’s the Cuban Sandwich! If a traditional Cuban Sandwich is what you’re looking for then you should check out my post on the best Cuban sandwiches in Tampa. But one of the things I love about the Tampa food scene lately is all of the non traditional twists on the Cuban that our local businesses are putting together. Check out the spots below & let me know if I missed your favorite non traditional Cuban!

The Breakfast Cuban

Where to find it: Hemingway’s

What it is: Their award winning Cuban sandwich with two fried eggs & guava-glazed crispy pork belly!

Tampa Girl Empanada

Where to find it: Empamamas

What it is: A crispy empanada stuffed with roasted pork, honey ham, genoa salami, swiss cheese, pickles, & their Tampa Girl sauce!

The CuBaoNo

Where to find it: Ichicoro

What it is: Tampa Style chasyu asado, ham, Swiss, pickle, & spicy yuzu mustard in bao buns!

Cuban Egg Rolls

Where to find it: Harpoon Harry’s

What it is: Egg rolls stuffed with slow braised pulled pork, black forest ham, Genoa salami, baby swiss, pickles, & mustard dipping sauce!

Cuban Nachos

Where to find it: The Franklin Manor

What it is: Nachos topped with Dijon queso, pickled onion, Cotija cheese, cilantro, and jalapeno aioli with your choice of mojo pork or grilled chicken!