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Historic Ybor City Food Tour

Highlights
  • 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)
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Historic Ybor City Food Tour
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Historic Ybor City Food Tour
From US$ 59.00
Overview
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.
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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Reviews (157)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Over Priced, Under Fed

Tour was scheduled for 12:30, received text morning of the tour changing time to 2:30 (no reason given). I believe because we were the only 2 scheduled on this particular day they wanted us to cancel. Tour was suppose to have 5 food stops. 1st...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 14 May 2018
Great food and interesting history tour

Cindy was our tour guide. She is very knowledgeable and is excellent as a tour guide. She kept us on target, but answered all of our questions. Tour gives a detail explanation of how life was in the beginning of Ybor City and up until...More

Thank BaileyBud
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile
Historic Ybor City Food Tour

This is a great way to learn about the history of the hidden gem that Ybor City is. The pace of the trip was great. We stopped often to see a new historic site. Our guide grew up in the area and had many personal...More

1  Thank GWEN C M
Reviewed 17 April 2018
They failed to show up.

I scheduled a tour for today, was there 45 minutes early, and they failed to show up. I called Ybor City Food Tours, they said the guide was at the doctor and was running late. Next they said my Groupon booking was for 2 (I...More

1  Thank johngholbrook
Reviewed 7 April 2018
Very Knowledgeable

Spent the afternoon with Raymond. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Ybor City. While we've been in Florida for over 30 years, we had never investigated this gem of a city. The food on the tour was very good! Bringing all the cultural...More

Thank SWLFlorida
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