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Ybor City Food Tours

Tampa, FL, USA
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About Ybor City Food Tours
Experience a taste to satisfy all your senses. We offer exciting varieties of food walking tours. Each tour is a 3-hour walking tour where you will learn the history of a National Historic town, eat at the oldest restaurant in the United States and enjoy authentic foods at more than 4-5 other restaurants!While our most requested tour is the Original Historic Food Tours, we have over 6 different tours. Visit us at our website to booknow. We also offer cooking classes to children ages 4-17 years old through our sister company, Junior Chefs Of America. If you have a passion for cooking, or a child that wants to learn, visit their website http://www.JuniorChefsOfAmerica.org for more details! We are looking forward to your visit to our exciting city, Tampa!!
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Experience the historic neighborhood of Ybor City in Tampa on this guided walking tour that includes generous food and drink tastings along the way. Home to the United States’ oldest cigar-making families, this area of the city boasts a rich Latin culture and history. Dietary restrictions and food allergies can be accommodated with prior notice.
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Experience the delights of Ybor City with 4-6 food and drink tastings during this easy 3-hour walking tour. Beyond the diverse eats and that you will indulge in, you will be fascinated by the historical stories of this age old city that was established since 1855. So much rich culture and history that both your taste pallets and your mental senses will both be delighted and enlightened!
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Laura is very knowledgeable and friendly. She knows so much of the history. She knows the buildings, the people and even some of the poetry and music tying it all together. She provides a realistic picture of life when Unit was first established. She even...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JeniferBreaux
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent quality tour. Tour guide was knowledgeable and food was delicious. Learning about the city was interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jaquan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an awesome tour I enjoyed myself thoroughly. I’ve been to a few tours in Europe but this one was just marvelous because it was in America and it was in Florida in an international city! This was really quite unknown to me being...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sheron L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've taken food tours around the country (and the world) - - this was good. They need to work on having a smoother mix of history and food as the tour started out very slow and we didn't get our first stop for over 30...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LoveNepal72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As someone who hangs around Ybor quite a bit it was awesome to learn about all of the historic aspects of the places I'm constantly walking by. There's a surprising amount of history on these streets and some amazing food. Laura was a wonderful guide...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Nadina T, Director of Sales at Ybor City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a wonderful time, looking forward to having you join us on a future tour. We are introducing Scavenger Hunt Tours coming this Fall! Stay Tuned To our website for updated information & our Facebook page. Feel free to reach...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hey Frank our tour guide was really knowledgeable about the history of Ybor City. We stopped for food & drink during the tour. All the restaurants and food related to the city and history. If your thinking about visiting Ybor City consider taking the food...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rk K
Nadina T, Director of Sales at Ybor City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a wonderful time, looking forward to having you join us on a future tour. We are introducing Scavenger Hunt Tours coming this Fall! Stay Tuned To our website for updated information & our Facebook page. Feel free to reach...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great information!! Delicious picadillo. Was hot dat, but Frank placed things nicely. Fun afternoon. 😋More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Susan W
Nadina T, Director of Sales at Ybor City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a wonderful time, looking forward to having you join us on a future tour. We are introducing Scavenger Hunt Tours coming this Fall! Stay Tuned To our website for updated information & our Facebook page. Feel free to reach...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our tour in Ybor! The Picadillo dish was fantastic ... and the Cuban 🥖 was perfect. Would have liked to have ended with a dessert. Thanks to Frank, our tour guide, for a lovely day!More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Brooke C
Nadina T, Director of Sales at Ybor City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a wonderful time, looking forward to having you join us on a future tour. We are introducing Scavenger Hunt Tours coming this Fall! Stay Tuned To our website for updated information & our Facebook page. Feel free to reach...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to spend 3 hrs and learn about the food and culture of Ybor City. Went with a visiting friend and even though I live here, it was the first time I have taken this tour. Our tour guide was Cindy and she...More

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Nadina T, Manager at Ybor City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a wonderful time, looking forward to having you join us on a future tour. We are introducing Scavenger Hunt Tours coming this Fall! Stay Tuned To our website for updated information & our Facebook page. Feel free to reach...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all had a fantastic time. Would do it again. Laura was a wonderful tour guide. We had a party of six peopleMore

Date of experience: August 2019
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Nadina T, Guest Relations Manager at Ybor City Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a wonderful time, looking forward to having you join us on a future tour. We are introducing Scavenger Hunt Tours coming this Fall! Stay Tuned To our website for updated information & our Facebook page. Feel free to reach...More

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Msnfromnc
December 11, 2016|
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Response from yborcityft | Property representative |
We are most honored that you are contemplating visiting our Food Walking Tour. Please give us a call during normal business hours at 813-408-1078. We will be more than happy to personally answer any questions and/or... More
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lfseale
May 18, 2016|
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Response from Nadina T | Property representative |
Sounds great, this is a 3-hour walking tour where he will learn of the 4 cultures that historically made Ybor City. He will eat at 5-7 Restaurants on this journey. The cost is $59 per person. Feel free to call us at... More
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Deborah M
September 27, 2015|
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Response from jaugusti1950 | Reviewed this property |
Deborah, It's not just about the food; it's also about the fascinating history of Ybor City and how it evolved from 40 acres of swampland. The wings were at the Tampa Brewing Company, a craft brewer in Ybor, and were among... More
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