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Tampa Bay Downs

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Address: 11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, FL 33626
Phone Number: (813)-855-4401
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Great Way to Spend the Day

If you like horseracing, Tampa Bay Downs is for you. Great races and great buffet on the second floor. We travel with a bus group and that's makes it even better...no driving.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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The Villages, FL
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Winchester, Kentucky
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This was a bus trip from the resort to Tampa Downs.. We were in a party of 47. We sat in the club house and was served an all you can eat buffet. The fresh and very tasty. The servers were very organized maintained orderly lines to the buffet. This was a nice group trip.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If your in or around Tampa,Fl. and the thrill of horse racing is on your list of things to see, then this is the place. From the time you enter the facility, you get a feel for the horses, see wagering stations and then you walk outside to the track which is both turf and dirt and you begin to... More 

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Norwood, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Track always a fun time, weather you win or lose. Great club house and they have a tented area where you can bring your own drinks and snacks, leaving you more money to bet.

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Glendale, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff and other patrons first time we've been to horseracing in two decades very nice facilities and beautiful track this was an entertaining way to spend for five hours reset in box seats in the clubhouse and at Trackside. Take the number eight horse in race number four to win

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The Villages, FL
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you like horseracing, Tampa Bay Downs is for you. Great races and great buffet on the second floor. We travel with a bus group and that's makes it even better...no driving.

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Columbus, Indiana
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106 reviews 106 reviews
4 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were with a group of 25 people who had reservations at the Garden Suite area at Tampa Bay Downs. It is inside seating, but only with 15 seats, which was a problem given that it was an unusually cold day in Tampa. In addition the seats are theater style which requires those on the end to get up every... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Really recommended. Free admission, reduced drinks prices, helpful staff and good racing. Food was good value and tasty.

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Been to a-lot of tracks around the country. This is by far my favorite. Big time racing with a good home style feel. Great daily food specials. Great friendly staff. Close to the action seating. Free Parking. This place is a fun day at the races. So, grab a stogie or a beer and join me out on a bench... More 

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Chicago, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This track is pretty average. We were there on a colder day. The inside space and restaurants are nothing to write home about. Could use a little bit of sprucing up. We were there years ago and people told us they had completed some reconstruction. I didn't see it. The bathrooms were nice and clean. They really need to improve... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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170 reviews 170 reviews
49 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

While visiting family recently, we spent several hours at Tampa Bay Downs. It was a pleasant day weatherwise and what's nice is there are lots of tables and chairs inside if you need to stay out of the sun, but being able to get up close to the horses anytime is always a convenient option. We went on a Sunday,... More 

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