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Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño Cuisine – Tampa

Michelle Faedo and Her husband have been a team for over 25 years. Michelle has been creating exquisite Tampeño fair since she could remember. Come over for a taste of what Tampa is all about.

Michelle Faedo's Tampeno Cuisine
Menu and prices subject to change


Corn Nuggets 4.00
Nuggets of sweet corn, battered and fried with powdered sugar.

Broccoli and Cheese Bites 4.00
Broccoli with cheddar cheese, breaded and fried with Michelle’s chipotle ranch.

Mac and Cheese Bites 4.00
Creamy Mac and Cheese, breaded and fried with chipotle ranch.

Fried Okra 4.00
Lightly breaded and seasoned with Michelle’s house seasoning.

Tostones 4.00
Savory form of the banana, served with garlic herb sauce and chipotle ranch.

Plantains 4.00
Sweet plantains seasoned with our house spices.

Seasoned French Fries 3.00
Michelle’s house seasoning on a bed of crispy shoestring fries.

Ham Croquets (7pc) 4.00
A wonderful combination of béchamel sauce and ham. Breaded and fried with chipotle ranch.

Yucca Fries 4.00


Chef Salad 10.00
A generous portion of fresh greens with ham, turkey, eggs, shredded carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese.

Nutty Chicken Salad Plate 10.00
A generous portion of fresh greens with Michelle’s chicken salad that she makes with cranberries, pecans, and lite mayo, blended with her special herbs and spices. So much flavor, there’s no need for dressing!

Garden Salad 8.75
A generous portion of fresh greens, tomatoes, radishes, carrots, eggs, banana peppers and cheddar cheese.

Tuna Salad Plate 10.00
Michelle’s tuna salad on a bed of fresh greens, carrots, cucumber, eggs, tomatoes, and cheese.

Our hot goods and soup vary each day, co please ask our staff for today’s selections!
All of our soups and hot foods are made daily with fresh ingredients – The only way Michelle will have it!


Tampa Cheesesteak 12.00
This foot long has thinly sliced ribeye steak with mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, all grilled to perfection on Cuban bread with mayo and cheese. It’s one of a kind!

Big Mouth Cheeseburger
Or Hamburger with French Fries 12.00
Never frozen, handmade patty is a quarter pound of pure grade A love. Grilled and seasoned with Michelle’s special blend of spices served on a coca bun with choice of toppings and our house seasoned fries.
*Any Substitution for fries ADD 1.00

Palomia Steak 10.00
With grilled onions and Michelle’s special seasoning on Cuban bread and choice of toppings.

Chicken Wings with Season Fries 10.00
8 seasoned and breaded wings, fried to perfection.

Chicken Tenders with Season Fries 10.00
4 large tenders.

*If you would like your sandwiches toasted to perfection it will be a 15 minute wait*

Choice of Breads:
Cuban, Pumpernickel, Wheat, White and Coca Bun.

Choice of Toppings:
Lettuce, arugula, roma tomatoes, dill pickles, bread and butter pickles, banana peppers, jalapeno peppers, onions, black olives, bell peppers.

Michelle’s mustard, yellow mustard, mayonnaise, Michelle’s garlic butter, house vinaigrette, house seasoning.

Faedo’s Famous Traditional Cuban 9.00
Michelle’s won seasoned roast pork, honey smoked ham, genoa salami, Swill cheese, yellow mustard and dill pickles – pressed to perfection with her signature garlic herb butter.
*This has won first place in The Tampa Tribune contests and won first plae in USA Today’s nationwide contest. This is a must try!

Faedo’s Famous Hybrid Cuban 9.00
Michelle’s won seasoned roast pork, honey smoked ham genoa salami, Swill cheese, yellow mustard, dill pickles, mayo, lettuce, and tomatoes – pressed to perfection with her signature garlic herb butter.
*This sandwich as won first place in USA Today’s national competition and was named the “Holy Grail” by Tampa Tribune’s Steve Otto!*

West Tampa Pork 10.50
Michelle’s house made roast pork with onion, Swiss cheese, and choice of toppings.

Hyde Park Turkey 9.75
Honey smoked turkey breast, the best guaranteed, cut thin with gouda, pickles, mayo, mustard, arugula, tomatoes, Michelle’s special seasoning and vinaigrette on your choice of bread.

Bay Shore Club 10.00
Honey smoked ham, turkey, bacon, Gouda, mayo, mustard, pickles, arugula, house seasoning and vinaigrette on your choice of bread.

Lois and Clark 10.50
A perfect combination of turkey and roast beef with mayo and mustard, settuce, and tomatoes on your choice of bread.

Italian Veggie 9.75
This sandwich is so refreshing and satisfying. It comes with arugula, Gouda, tomatoes, shredded carrots, cucumbers a hardboiled egg, mayo, mustard and Michelle’s spice mix ad vinaigrette.

El Cubanito 5.50
On a Coca bun, slightly sweet with honey smoked ham, roast pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, mayo and mustard.

Roast Beef Marsala 10.50
Thinly sliced premium roast beef with Michelle’s mushroom Marsala – shallots and spices with mayo, mustard, and Swill cheese on Cuban bread.


Nutty Bird 9.75
Michelle’s fresh shredded chicken salad with cranberries, pecans, celery and light mayo with her spice on choice of bread.

Tampa Tuna 8.00
Sweet pickles, tuna, mayo and finely chopped celery with house spices on your choice of bread.

Michelle’s Egg Salad 7.50
Hard boiled eggs with mayo, mustard and house spices on your choice of bread.


Stuffed Potato 3.00
Seasoned ground beef with creamy mashed potatoes breaded and fried.

Devil Crab – Created in Tampa! 8.00
This is Michelle’s own recipe, unduplicated and made with 100% blue crab.

Beef and Cheese Empanada 4.00

Guava and Cheese Empanada 4.00

Crab Empanada 6.00
All her empanadas are made fresh with her special touch.

Crab Cake 8.00
This is Michelle’s own recipe made with 100% blue crab.

Whatever is freshest at the market!
Lightly breaded, seasoned to perfection, Never frozen on your choice of Cuban or coca bun and Michelle’s tartar sauce, lettuce, thin onions, tomatoes. Served with seasoned fries and a side of Michelle’s coleslaw.

Shrimp Basket Market Price
Pile of jumbo shrimp lightly breaded with Michelle’s special seasoning. Fried to perfection. Served with seasoned fries and Michelle’s coleslaw.


SM 2.00
MED 2.25
LG 2.75

Iced Tea
(Michelle’s famous Lemonade, made fresh, always)
SM 2.00
MED 2.25
LG 2.75

*All of our cookies and brownies are made from scratch daily*

Cookies 2.50
Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Raisin, Macadamia Nut, White Chocolate.

Brownies 3.00

Place Categories: Cuban Restaurants, Cuisine, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Features, Food Trucks, Outside Catering, Outside Dining, Party Trays and Sandwich Restaurants

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