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South Tampa

Tampa, FL
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Ranked #22 of 89 attractions in Tampa
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
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Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The streets are very rough and desperately need to be replaced. Every year they come out and patch holes, but it leaves the streets rough. They should replace the whole streets not just fill in a hole.

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've lived in South Tampa for 7 years, and South West Shore Blvd. is a great combination of lovely homes and 5-minute access to most any shopping, restaurant, or waterfront view. Just 10 minutes from the airport or downtown, too. I wouldn't want to live anywhere else!

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
52 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

South Tampa boasts families who have been in Tampa for several generations mixed in with new comers. The New Leaf Produce market on Westshore Blvd offers fresh, local produce and Cuban bread. Dining is exceptional and encompasses a variety of international options, chains, and fast food. Bayshore Boulevard is the best place to bike, run, or walk--even though one must... More

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

South Tampa is the epicenter of Tampa. Tree lined oak filled neighborhoods with sidewalks abound here. What's best about this place is the eclectic mix of restaurants, bars and shops. You will find ground zero to be at Howard and Swann, that's pretty much the heart of the place and you are not to far from the longest sidewalk (continuous... More

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Lutz, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Trendy and fun always, but beware when it rains. Dale Mabry backs up and the further south you go, you could be underwater.

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Brooksville, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Hyde park is neat. So is Gandy bridge area. Go to harbor island and channel side. Take the trolley and see Ybor city before 9pm. The place gets crazy!

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Parkland, Florida, USA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Very diverse part of town, with Tampa Bay, Bayshore Dr (with million dollar homes), great variety of restaurants from the upscale Bern's Steakhouse, to the Green Lemon Mexican restaurant and every type of food, drink, bar and shopping. Very nice place to hang out.

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New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Went with a bunch of HS buddies. Found this area to have everything we needed. Great bars on S. Howard, shopping in Hyde Park, walking along Bayshore Blvd.....I think I might move there!

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love the SOHO area, and the South Tampa area in general. Close to Bayshore Boulevard for walking, running, skating, bicycling, exercising - fabulous restaurants everywhere you look, and some great nightlife too - something for everyone and every taste

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Seattle
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Wonderful neighborhood with classic bungalows and old houses Nice shopping and dining area with free parking Outdoor market on Sundays

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