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“day at the track”
Review of Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs
Ranked #26 of 198 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
316 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“day at the track”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

fun way to spend an afternoon. parking is easy, food average. chance to sit close to the action on the track.

Visited April 2013
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“did my horse cross the line!!! LOL”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Awesome atmosphere. Always love coming to this track!!!!!!!! Place is always maintained and clean. parking is easy and within walking distance.

Visited May 2013
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Aurora, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great fun for the family”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

The Tampa Bay Downs is a fun night out in Tampa to go and watch the dog races and enjoy a concession stand treat. It is inexpensive to bet and it is fun. We go every time we are Florida and fun is had by all. The facility is not fancy but it is a great experience if you have never done it before.

Visited February 2013
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Dunedin, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“OK Race track”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

Food in the Poker area is good. Inside the track when horses not running is dirty. Need to keep it clean year round

Visited May 2013
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Laguna Woods, CA
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Fun afternoon at the track”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

So far I've been to 3 race tracks in the U.S. Tampa Bay Downs has some nice features. They offer free parking during the week and free general admission! The seats are comfortable. They offer a nice variety of food and refreshments. All good stuff. What I didn't like was that the betting booths are all downstairs, so every race one must go down the stairs to bet and then back up again to observe the race. Tiresome! Also, there should be more TVs for those of us who don't have perfect eyesight for distance. That one screen out in the middle of the track isn't adequate. At other tracks, there are numerous TVs so you can watch from the stands and see the action on the track. Finally, the gift shop was a disappointment. Not much to choose from.

Visited May 2013
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