Michele Faedo’s Tampeño Cuisine opens new spot downtown

Photo of lump deviled crab

It’s finally here! Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño’s Cuisine has officially opened its second location in downtown Tampa. You can now get one of the best Cuban sandwiches in the entire region at the Hillsborough County Building in downtown.

Why should you be excited?


Best deviled crab in Tampa

For the uninitiated, all it takes is one scroll through the foodie hub’s photos and videos on Facebookand Instagram to whet your appetite for their acclaimed, award-winning food.

The succulent selection includes shrimp and grits, crab corn chowder, shrimp pasta, plantains, pressed sandwiches and seafood gumbo. It’s all the flavors of the city of Tampa sizzling at one (now two) local spots.

You can also pay a visit to their first location at 1218 Ray Charles Boulevard. 


Michelle Faedo and her husband have been a team for over 25 years. Michelle has been creating exquisite Tampeño bites since she could remember, according to the restaurant’s website

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Faedo frequently teases the amazing specials available at the restaurant. Treats like deviled crab, Tiffany’s butter cakes, shrimp pasta, crispy corn fritters, fried pork chops, sweet plantains and more. Yea, don’t visit the Facebook on an empty stomach.

What other debuts need to be on your radar?

The Sugar Factory officially arrived at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and Aubi & Ramsa will soon debut right next to it.

Fly Bar is nearing it’s official debut next to Oxford Exhange downtown as well.

Catrinas Taco & Tequila Bar will officially soft open on January 15, and Harvest Bowl Eatery & Market should open mid-January in Seminole Heights.


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