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Address: Northeast of the Downtown Tampa on I-4 at Exit 1, Tampa, FL 33618
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+1 813-247-4040
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Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.

Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.

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Historic Ybor City Food Tour
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A Must Go Place when Visiting Tampa

Been going there since 1980 when I moved to Tampa. Still take a stroll there once in awhile, and always take visitors there. Not the greatest restaurants but a few good ones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
William C
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Ybor is ok. Plenty of local eateries and music places. It caters to a pretty diverse crowd unlike most of Tampa. All in all it's is a a good place for visitors to check the history of the area.

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Thank amsb31
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Went to The Acropolis for happy hour and a late lunch. Good food, ate outside as the weather was awesome and there was a festival going on with lots of people watching. Great afternoon.

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Thank Susan V
Grayson, Georgia
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133 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ybor City is alive. The Main Street 7th ave offers tradition with the Colombian Restaurant to local boutiques,cigar bars, restaurants, cruise of local flavor, unique shops, etc.. Night life is off the chain with various bars that offer live entertainment. The comedy club is nearby along with museums, galleries and a College. Check out the new Ybor City, it is... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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131 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been going there since 1980 when I moved to Tampa. Still take a stroll there once in awhile, and always take visitors there. Not the greatest restaurants but a few good ones. Always go to La Tropicana for Cuban toast and coffee, sometimes go to La Creparia for pretty good crepes although not cheap. Columbia a treat but mediocre food.... More 

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Thank William C
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243 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent historic place to visit, especially for a snowbird tourist. The visitor center is a good place to start.

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Thank Ole D
Chicago
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have a few hours to spare, this historical town is fun to walk through, watch cigars being made, sit and have a drink outside and just enjoy being in a unique area. We spent the afternoon there.

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Thank Irish1954
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing architecture that takes you back in time. Wonderful restaurants and quick food vendors with reasonable prices. Plenty of parking in a nearby garage.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of Italian restaurants, especially pizzarias are plentiful. The nightlife has turned a bit tacky. And please try to attract more that the crystal meth users.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice old city with lots of restaurants and bars. Nights can be fun with the party like atmosphere. Many areas have homeless problems with many beggers

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Thank coltonjm
Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An authentic and historical town with a streetcar that connected us to the River Walk in Tampa - round trip for $2.50 each for us seniors. The visitor center has good info and a short video about the founder, cigar and coffee elements, and a great suggestion for lunch at the Columbia - oldest Florida restaurant which was delicious.

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