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Historic Ybor City Food Tour

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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.
  • Enjoy generous portions from food vendors around the neighborhood
  • Learn about the history and cultural significance of Ybor City
  • Vegetarian options are available (prior notice required)
  • The tour is suitable for all ages and is wheelchair accessible
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the historic Ybor section of the Tampa neighborhood on this family-friendly walking tour. During the food crawl, sample ample portions of various food, drink, and dessert offerings, such as Cuban sandwiches, mojitos, tapas, and flan. Plus, dietary restrictions and food allergies can be accommodated, as well as vegetarian requests (advanced notice is necessary). In addition to tasting the local fare, learn about the history and culture of the Ybor City neighborhood, which was established in 1855 and includes influences from numerous cultures, including Greek, Italian, Cuban, Spanish, and more. And because of its successful cigar industry, it earned the nickname of "Cigar City."
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tampa, Tampa, Florida
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Food tasting
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please let us know if anyone in your party has a dietary restriction or food allergy when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we will work to accommodate your needs
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Very informative. Learned a bit more about a city I have been to and lived near for decades. Tasty food.guide was very knowledgeable and welcoming . We had fun with our adult son along.
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Had a great time enjoying some of the amazing food and learning some of the history of Ybor City! Our team came in 1st place in the Scavenger Hunt!! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone that likes to eat and has a competitive bone in their body
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Response from Nadina T, Manager at Historic Ybor City Food Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Paul, so glad you enjoyed our Scavenger Hunt Tour, you helped us to make history. We're the 1st Company in Tampa to offer this exciting tour! Welcome back anytime to see our Original Historical Food Tour were you learn more interesting facts about Ybor City!
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It was a great adventure, found out alot about ybor I didn't know and I always been here in Tampa. This tour shone a new light on the city and had a great time along the way
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We live in Tampa and love Ybor City, but we really didn't know much about the history of the area, so when our out of town guests suggested this tour, we jumped on it! Cindi, our guide, was great. She was knowledgeable about the history of Tampa/Ybor City, including the foods we
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Enjoyed the tour. Cindi was very knowledgeable about the city and the buildings. The food was delicious and a great representation of the area. Highly recommend.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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