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Ybor City

Northeast of the Downtown Tampa on I-4 at Exit 1, Tampa, FL 33618
+1 813-247-4040
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Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“cigar shops” (136 reviews)
“night life” (80 reviews)
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

If you are looking to get a tattoo, smoke a cigar or hookah, then this is the place for you. Otherwise don't bother. A lot of the shops were closed or empty. There was too much cigar smoking on the streets where people walked by--ugh,...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I suppose it depends what you're looking for but in a modern city I always think it's worth visiting the 'old town' if there is one. It was quaint. Cobblestone streets old or at least old style shop fronts and facades made it worthwhile. Take...More

Thank DREW R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited during a weekday in the early afternoon. but quickly realized this area is meant for nights out with hard partiers. I felt bad for the few folks we saw with little kids that were walking around, they definitely were not in a family-friendly...More

Thank tareviewer17
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to have a night out especially at the weekend , we loved this place .. had a great meal and fun night out with family and friends at hamburger Mary’s ....

Thank allansmith59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ybor City was a fun way to spend a night in Tampa. Funky stores, particularly, Dysfunctional Grace Art. If you are lucky, you might see the chickens that live in the neighborhood!

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a movie theater, college dive type places to eat, a 7 Eleven, tattoo shops, an Italian place, around 9 cigar shops, homeless people and beggars. Public transportation does not go here and taxis do not frequent the area. I was downtown for a...More

Thank Sabrina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit if looking for something not water sport related. Trendy little area with great history, as city was born through the cigar industry. You can go do a tour at the Historical Center which I would suggest if have...More

Thank ohfamily50442
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited downtown Ybor City on a chilly Saturday morning, so crowds were not a problem! There was not much “action” as we were not looking to buy cigars, drink, or get a tattoo, but it was fun to look, and one of the vintage...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic area but is not all that. Doesn’t have much to offer. Boring, dull; can be unsafe so always be aware. Nightlife is boring

Thank visiting84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed walking around. Make sure you stop at the visitor center and watch the 3 minute movie about the history of the town. It was great little town full of places to eat. Look forward going back when it is warm. Take the street car...More

Thank Jill R
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Drew F
18 December 2017|
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Response from rsmolens1043 | Reviewed this property |
Some people like Carmines....I get Cubans locally in Sun city center...Hot Tomatoes restaurant
23 November 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes .. but only some places
Laura B
5 October 2017|
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Response from Sherina G | Reviewed this property |
Actually, they have restaurants and bars that do allow smoking cigars outside where you can enjoy a drink or meal out in the open air :)