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“cigar factories”(51 reviews)
Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.
As featured in 3 Days in Tampa
Northeast of the Downtown Tampa on I-4 at Exit 1, Tampa, FL 33618
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Some really nice architecture and we found a nice open market but a pretty small historic section and while known for their nightlife there was not a lot to do during the day. We did try Columbia Restaurant.. look for that review and that made...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DougWillner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get the trolley from Tampa and ride for free back in time to Ybor. Seemed very quite when we got there but became busier around lunchtime. Lots of places to choice from. Had to have a Cuban which was wonderful

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wadsleyblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always found that area Charming there's an awful lot of restaurants and entertainment locations I've been to the night parade there 6 * always wonderful great walking they run ghost tours they are and all kinds of things I think it's very popular for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 1 week ago

great shops.....great bars and venues. The area is safe and there is a plenty of parking all over so you really have no reason not to visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LoveNepal72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started our evening at Carmine’s Restaurant and had a wonderful meal. After that we visited many bars and dance clubs and had a blast! There are bars of all kinds here. Beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Connie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the culture and Ambience of Ybor. Make sure to dine at the Columbia restaurant. The nightlife is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank M K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked along 7th street for few blocks. Lot of restaurants and bars and various shops. Some of the crowd can be a little rough, but nice enough for the most part.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank virginiahome64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ybor the coolest neighbourhood I’ve been to in a long time. The architecture is varied and interesting, lots of great bars and restaurants, unique shops, Cuban coffee, live music and access to the free tram going into central Tampa in 20 minutes. Oh, and a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A city in a city. Old time experience. Had awesome time with good food and beers at the Columbia restaurant (old times). A walk across the street. Tattoo shops and coffee. Has a team which connects downtown. Stay at Hilton honours. Comfy budget hotel

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank ZindigikaSafar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting from Pennsylvania, our family signed up for this Ybor City Walking Tour online and Max Herman was our tour guide. Wear good walking shoes please! It was great!. It was a 2 hour walking tour, full of historic facts & information, & trivia. Great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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May 25, 2019|
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Response from Gladys S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you will probably get a better rate in Tampa.
February 22, 2019|
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Response from 437aaronv | Reviewed this property |
I’ve seen it patrolled by police often. I am unsure about parking but certainly you should go enjoy the concert and feel safe there.
March 13, 2018|
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Response from bugasm101 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot give an exact address but as a reference try to look for Columbia restaurant, the end is 7th street, you will find signs directing you there, the streets are on a grid pattern. For a picture perfect of the... More