Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe

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5119 N Nebraska Ave (at E Shadowlawn Ave)
Tampa, FL 33603
(813) 234-1000
New American, American
$ $
Tue–Thu: 5:00 PM–11:00 PM Fri–Sat: 5:00 PM–Midnight Sun: 11:00 AM–8:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Henry the Loaf is really all he lived up to be!
  • Top rated on the REAX Great Burger Debate! Sweet Potatoe Fries are Fries! No matter what Joe says. Anyway, burgers cooked to perfection!
  • Fantastic place with amazing good food. There's not a bad seat in the house!
  • Soul Food Sundays!
  • Ella's has great outdoor seating under the canopy of oaks and live entertainment that gives kids the opportunity to move around. The short list: one of our top 5 best places to eat with your kids.
  • Bangin bloody mary, enough said.
  • Soul Food Sunday is heaven. You must devour the chicken & waffles!
  • Applewood smoked bacon dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with toasted peanuts for dessert? YES! Hell yes! You have to try to believe!!!!!
  • Try the chicken & waffles with a side of collard greens and bacon!
  • Possibly the best restaurant in Tampa for foodie style dining with great drinks and beers. The atmosphere is only topped by the food. Recommended on every level. Very busy at peak times.
  • Bring an appetite, and some knitting.
  • Wino burger!!!!
  • Best and most unique food in Tampa....anything you order is amazing. Drinks are super strong also. Try the wino burger and chocolate drunken cake. There is tons of rum in the cake!!!!
  • Chef hummus - changes weekly! Come in sweats, or come in a suit - no one cares.
  • Try the good burger, the roots, or the hippy pizza. Soul food Sundays are excellent as well.
  • Excellent food and atmosphere. Get the King Killers dessert. You won't be disappointed!
  • good food. ribs and collards with bacon
  • I'm from the north and roscoes be holdin it down but this is a straight substitue for chicken and waffles (:
  • Finally a place in FL with culture. Pair that with the soul food, artwork and good tunes and it makes this bar the best thing Tampa has going for it.
  • Stop for "Soul Food Sundays" and listen to live music while eating fried catfish or chicken and waffles under a canopy of oaks. The Short List: one of our top 5 best restaurants for al fresco dining.