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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
Historic Ybor
+1 813-247-4040
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I find the safest the time to go there is around 6 pm to 11 pm. During the week not a large crowd and great time to see a movie and get a delicious bite to eat. Can be dicey after midnight.

Thank jjjdesh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit this area during our trip to Tampa. Very neat little area to walk around with a lot of places to eat and drink. The trolley is free and takes you all the way downtown to the riverwalk area of Tampa. Worth...More

Thank jeffkH1213VI
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I liked this neighborhood. Was almost tripped by a random chicken but hey. Lots of cigar smoke around.

Thank dan665
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took my kids to see Ybor City in hopes of showing them a more authentic and unique side of Tampa. I would like to return and try again, but our visit was not so successful. The main public public parking lot is located too...More

Thank TravelingDrumz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ybor is the raw roots of Tampa Bay .The place was built by immigrants from many countries around the world. Is old and modern with a bohemian twist. Cigars bars al fresco with espresso cafe. Open bars and happy faces celebrating ! Ybor always has...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ybor city is so unique. With all the little eclectic shops and food and cigar shops. We saw chickens just walking the streets. Such a neat experience.

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off in Ybor area and looks like alot to do. We had beers and appetizers at Columbia. Generations kept it in business since 1907 . Great food and great service

Thank Carol Ann C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The area looks amazing! Lots of beautiful old buildings and great bars and restaurants. During a weekday it's pretty quiet, so going there in the evening / weekend will be more entertaining!

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The city that never sleeps. Great places to eat, drink, and dance the night away!. Went as a group of 8 couples we had a blast.

Thank nancyr381
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Tampa pre-cruise looking for something to do. A nice little stop, plenty places to eat or to have a beverage.

Thank culatte1
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13 March 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
Drew F
18 December 2017|
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Response from babylou21 | Reviewed this property |
Just visited Ybor city. Parking was easy to find. We parked in a city lot right behind the main strip for $1 an hour. We paid ahead for 5 hours. We were there for 8. No ticket thankfully. Seemed secure but at any rate... More
23 November 2017|
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Response from Coastal717028 | Reviewed this property |
Yes .. but only some places