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Address: Northeast of the Downtown Tampa on I-4 at Exit 1, Tampa, FL 33618
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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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We have enjoyed visiting this historical part of Tampa when we are in the area; and, especially enjoyed the Cuban food/restaurants there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Marco Island, Florida
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Marco Island, Florida
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed visiting this historical part of Tampa when we are in the area; and, especially enjoyed the Cuban food/restaurants there.

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Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab place to take the kids to grab a burger and watch the fascinating gay community walk by! (B4 u freak, I am gay!) Great place to show your kids that we have a fabulously diverse area to explore and meet new amazingly relaxed people x

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ybor City is kind of fun to stroll though because the architecture looks like what you might expect from New Orleans, but don't expect much to do. Hubs and I came on a Sunday mid-day and the place was d.e.a.d. I would bet its more a night life destination, which is fine, but with all that character it seems a... More 

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Gulfport, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is so much to see and do in Ybor City. It is full of history, beautiful buildings, excelent restraunts, and friendly clubs, The perfect day trip !!!!!

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Sugar Grove, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This historic part of Tampa makes a great afternoon or evening trip. Take the streetcar from downtown to Centro Ybor and walk around from there. Some little shops, but mainly restaurants, cigar shops and bars.

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Thank Matt D
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a few hours here and the crowd got scuzzier as the evening went on. The area is filled with cigar rolling stores, tattoo parlors, great Cuban coffee and Cuban sandwiches. Once you've walked up and down the long street and had something to eat, you're done unless you're into clubs and rowdy, very rowdy nightlife.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I never read reviews before I write mines. Kinda think it misses the point. I did read some this time, and to my surprise they are contradicting. Never been in this place before, and I liked it. With my husband on a escapade from Miami, where we live, we had a great time. Historic street, where once stood cigars companies,... More 

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rosemere
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Unpleasant evening at Ybor City. Not convinced it is a place very safe after 10 pm. Drug sellers yelling "marijuana" in cars while we were quietly dining outside in an Italian restaurant. Youngsters poorly dressed standing up nearby their BMW... in fact, besides boring bars, tattoo shops and unremarkable restaurants, nothing much to do in Ybor City.

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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as many authentic places to eat as expected. A fair amount of neat places to see the cigars rolled but the rest is really a lot of tattoo places and really loud bars. If you want the more PG version go during the day

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Graham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been there several time, and plan to go back. This was once the cigar manufacturing center of Florida, and is located in Northeast Tampa. A lot of really nice trendy bars and restaurants , many specializing in Cuban Dishes. A number of nifty cigar shops, some of which have people rolling cigars in the old style, right up in... More 

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