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Tampa Bay Downs

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Address: 11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
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A day at the races

We went on a day that was a bit cloudy but perfect for the horses, our first time here but not the last.we had such a nice time pizza,beer,pop corn and the ponies.... Easy access... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2016
Karen M
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Venice, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

If you haven't been to the downs you should make a trip there. Its a small venue so getting around is real easy. The areas are clean and the staff is really nice. Food and drinks are reasonable and the variety is good. You are allowed to smoke in designated smoking areas and even though I''m not a smoker it... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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27 reviews
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Reviewed April 26, 2016

Fun place for all the family - even the kids, they can see the horses. Food was good and very reasonable.

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King George, Virginia
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40 reviews
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

My friend who lives in Tampa took me to the track after a morning of fishing for a few races, what a great track, clean, efficient and very reasonable concessions, Draft Beer for $2.50! The folks working there were among the friendliest i have found and it was an enjoyable experience despite not picking many winners. During the week there... More 

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Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We went on a day that was a bit cloudy but perfect for the horses, our first time here but not the last.we had such a nice time pizza,beer,pop corn and the ponies.... Easy access into the parking lot as well as track, extremely friendly all the way around. We won a few and lost a few but totally enjoyed... More 

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Thank Karen M
Lemont, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Another trip to Florida and another trip to Tampa Bay Downs. This time just me and husband. No wins that day, but just as much fun. Nice place for a restful activity and you don't spend too much. Keep it fun. Also nice to rest after nearby visit to Olsmar flea market walking a lot over there.

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Brewerton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Fun time if you like Horse racing. Didn't cost anything to get in and prices where very reasonable. Cover grandstand, free parking. Good way to spend an afternoon relaxing, while watching the races.

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Oldsmar, Florida
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

The Tampa Bay Downs track has two sides to it and that can make it fun for anyone. The main doors lead to the grandstand & clubhouse which have food & drink and many places to wager. Great for adults. The tent area to the north end has its own entrance and can be a lot of fun for children... More 

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Thank oldsmar4me
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8 reviews
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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Love this racetrack. Small intimate feel makes for great atmosphere. Friendly staff and good racing. Concessions fairly priced. Bathrooms kept clean. Could use some upgrades (tvs and new betting machines), but overall a great place for an afternoon at the races.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

for for a day at the rices and a couple of drinks with the guys. Good admosphere and lots of fun. Good all around small track

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

An upgraded racing program without any competition nearby has helped the Silks survive in the competitive Florida gambling market.The facility also has a poker room and simulcast betting. Check before you plan to go: the racing season is relatively short. The biggest downside to this facility is the horrific lack of parking. Either plan to arrive REALLY early or get... More 

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