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“day at the track” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs
11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, FL 33626
(813)-855-4401
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Ranked #26 of 89 attractions in Tampa
Type: Horse Tracks
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“day at the track”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

fun way to spend an afternoon. parking is easy, food average. chance to sit close to the action on the track.

Visited April 2013
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“did my horse cross the line!!! LOL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Awesome atmosphere. Always love coming to this track!!!!!!!! Place is always maintained and clean. parking is easy and within walking distance.

Visited May 2013
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Aurora, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great fun for the family”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The Tampa Bay Downs is a fun night out in Tampa to go and watch the dog races and enjoy a concession stand treat. It is inexpensive to bet and it is fun. We go every time we are Florida and fun is had by all. The facility is not fancy but it is a great experience if you have never done it before.

Visited February 2013
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Dunedin, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“OK Race track”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Food in the Poker area is good. Inside the track when horses not running is dirty. Need to keep it clean year round

Visited May 2013
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Laguna Woods, CA
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12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Fun afternoon at the track”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

So far I've been to 3 race tracks in the U.S. Tampa Bay Downs has some nice features. They offer free parking during the week and free general admission! The seats are comfortable. They offer a nice variety of food and refreshments. All good stuff. What I didn't like was that the betting booths are all downstairs, so every race one must go down the stairs to bet and then back up again to observe the race. Tiresome! Also, there should be more TVs for those of us who don't have perfect eyesight for distance. That one screen out in the middle of the track isn't adequate. At other tracks, there are numerous TVs so you can watch from the stands and see the action on the track. Finally, the gift shop was a disappointment. Not much to choose from.

Visited May 2013
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