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We ate dinner at Cuban Foodies tonight. I drive by this location all the time and never knew this restaurant was here. It’s right next to Lowe’s in Oldsmar. We split an empanada and then got a Cuban sandwich & Masitas.

 

All of the food was good. The empanada had a tasty filling and the pastry was flaky. The pork was tender, the plantains were sweet and the Cuban sandwich had a good mix of meats and cheese. Service was a bit slow & scattered, especially when a few more people came into the restaurant. Total bill with a drink was $20.

Cuban Foodies
13855 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL
813-475-4493

Cuban Foodies Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
Food4/5
Service3/5
Atmosphere3/5
Value3/5
3.4/5
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  • Filed under: Cuban, Oldsmar, Tampa
  • BBQ


    Went over to Oldsmar Smokin’ BBQ for lunch today.  We’ve driven by a few times and finally made it in.  And I’m glad we did!  I tried the two meat combo and Loren ordered the Skippy Sandwich.

     

    You get your choice of meats with the combos so I choose ribs & brisket, plus mac & cheese and coleslaw.  The mac & cheese was one of their “competition sides” and it lived up to it.  Creamy with a great flavor & texture.  I’d definitely order it again.  The ribs were tender with a savory rub on them.  Just a hint of spice and absolutely delicious.  I ate all of them.  The brisket was also flavorful & tender.  After Loren finished his sandwich, he had to help me with the rest of the brisket.  His sandwich was also brisket with cheese, fried onions & a horseradish mayo.  He scarfed it up.  Total bill with a drink was $23  and we’ll definitely be back.

    Oldsmar Smokin’ BBQ
    120 Commerce Blvd
    Oldsmar, FL
    813-328-4469

    Oldsmar Smokin' BBQ Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato



    Food5/5
    Service4/5
    Atmosphere4/5
    Value4/5
    4.4/5
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  • Filed under: BBQ, Oldsmar
  • Seafood


    We went over to Jack Willies in Oldsmar for dinner tonight.  We sat on the patio, but I think we would have enjoyed our dinner more had we sat inside.  There was a table of loud, drunk people behind us and they allow smoking on the patio, so the overall atmosphere just wasn’t for us.  The food, however, was pretty tasty.

    Loren ordered the blackened Mahi with fries.  He said the fish was fresh and tender with just the right amount of spice.

    I ordered a fried seafood combo with oysters and grouper.  The waiter heard “shrimp” instead of grouper, so he had to take the plate back & then bring me another plate with the grouper.

    It was  big ol’ plate of fried food.  The oysters were delicious.  I love me some tater tots and the hush puppies had a good flavor too.  The grouper is why we went there in the first place and it had a nice crispy coating and the fish was tender and flaky.  Total bill with a drink was $35.

    Jack Willie’s Tiki Bar and Grill
    1013 St Petersburg Dr
    Oldsmar, FL
    813-854-1972

    Jack Willie's Bar, Grill, and Tiki Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato



    Food4/5
    Service3/5
    Atmosphere2/5
    Value3/5
    3.3/5

    Back Again


    Quick lunch at Craft Street Kitchen.  We’re here almost every weekend.  Today Loren tried one of this month’s specials, the Nashville chicken tacos and I went with the knife & fork BLT.

    The chicken tacos had a bit of spice in the batter, but the vinegar sauce that comes with it was very spicy.  The waitress recommended getting it on the side and it’s a good thing she did.  He put a little bit on the chicken and that was plenty.  The knife & fork BLT has fried green tomatoes, bacon, corn, avocado, onions and a little bit of red peppers on it.  It was a tasty lunch for $22.

    Craft Street Kitchen and Drinks
    3153 Curlew Rd
    Oldsmar, FL
    727-314-4270

    Craft Street Kitchen Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato



    Food5/5
    Service5/5
    Atmosphere5/5
    Value5/5
    5.0/5
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  • Filed under: American, Oldsmar
  • Indian Food


    We went over to Desi Tadka in Oldsmar for dinner tonight.

    Loren got the Lamb Rogan Josh and I got what I always get, the Butter Chicken and some garlic naan.  The spice level was perfect tonight, not too spicy, but has all the wonderful Indian flavors.  Service is hit or miss here depending on how busy they are, but tonight was pretty good.  Total bill with a drink was $38.

    Desi Tadka
    3780 Tampa Rd
    Oldsmar, FL
    813-475-5955

    Desi Tadka Indian Cuisine Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato



    Food4/5
    Service3/5
    Atmosphere3/5
    Value3/5
    3.4/5
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  • Filed under: Indian, Oldsmar