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Address: Northeast of the Downtown Tampa on I-4 at Exit 1, Tampa, FL 33618
Phone Number: +1 813-247-4040
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Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.

Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.

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Historic Ybor City Food Tour
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Lots of history

Took the trolley car ($5 all day ticket) from harbour island & spent a couple of hours exploring this little oasis of history. Wish we had more time but hopefully I get to return... read more

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took the trolley car ($5 all day ticket) from harbour island & spent a couple of hours exploring this little oasis of history. Wish we had more time but hopefully I get to return to learn more about it's importance in the birth of Cuba.

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Harold, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We only had half a day to explore Ybor city. We took the awesome little trolley to 15th street and we walked a couple blocks from there to site see. Lots of apparent homeless people with pets. Broke my heart but I'm hoping they're con artists instead of truly homeless. A few local artists, musicians lined the streets here and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The diversity makes Ybor City outstanding cool lunch restaurants with great inspiration from Cuba and south European countries. At night the area turns into a buffet of things to do. From lap dance to smooth jazz all in the area. The area is safe, tv surveillance and lots of police officers. Safety advice- stay between the two rails that runs... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would only visit during the day and with a group. Not for young families, especially with toddlers. Approached by transients that made the little ones uncomfortable and it put the adults on edge. It has a lot of history to offer but not a good learning environment

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My parents and I explored this area while we were waiting for our flight. The concept is cool. This is where all of the cigar manufacturers used to be. But now the area just has a bunch of modern stores and restaurants.

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Jacksonville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Construction going on and rude customer service........Stayed Thanksgiving night and planned on watching parade before traveling to Orlando. Construction started at same time parade did and we couldnt even watch it. When I called the front desk to see what was happening i was treated with harsh words and hung up on because she was "to busy to deal with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ybor has an interesting history which is easily visible once you arrive. A classic old style trace will get you there from downtown. There are lots of cigar outlets and people partaking in sampling them. There are also lots of clubs, bars and places to eat. Worth a short visit

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Thank Dawn C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Tampa for a short vacation and stayed in a city outside of Ybor and decided to tour Ybor. We had a great time. we had to visit two days in a row. on the first day we visited on our own and the second day we took the Ybor food tour which was awesome. The food was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had been to Ybor during the month of Dec and the street was full of nostalgic air. This area looks different and smells different from typical American colonies. Loved the themed restaurant serving delicious food on your plate. The crowd is the attraction you should visit this place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After dinner at Bernini's we walked 7th street inYbor City. Great evening. Lots of restaurants, bars and cigar shops. A very nice and safe spot for the evening

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