Restaurant Reivew


2734 University Square Dr
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 849-5050
Five Stars
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This casual cafe serves classic Venezuelan and Lebanese fare such as falafel and arepas. It's a great quick stop if you find yourself in the vicinity craving something that is both affordable and delicious.

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Are-Pitas serves a variety of Venezuelan arepas, plus pitas, cachapas, and empanadas. The Hummus Plate special is an affordable and healthy choice. This affordable entrée includes hummus, chips, cucumber salad, and falafel.

The pitas are also delicious and you can customize with your own protein, toppings, and sauces.

Also they offer a nice variety of empanadas including Guava and Cheese, Chicken, Cheese, and Fish.


At this cafe, you order at the counter and customize your meal. The little service provided was friendly.


The seating area is clean and modern. No frills, just a simple clean interior.

Final Remarks

Are-Pitas is a nice choice for anyone seeking an affordable local quick serve establishment for lunch. If you are heading out to Busch Gardens, Zoo Tampa, or any other nearby attractions, give Are-Pitas a try for lunch.

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