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Tampa Bay Downs

#28 of 196 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
+1 813-855-4401
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Outdoor Fun

We try to go to this track once a year. Its the closest track to us, although not the most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Deltona, Fl
Beautiful horses

Had a great time although I lost 7 races. Best sandwiches. Good seats and beautiful horses. Plenty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Largo, Florida
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
+1 813-855-4401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try to go to this track once a year. Its the closest track to us, although not the most glamourous. We always enjoy the day, win or loose. Nice to sit in the (hard) seats & enjoy the filtered sun & watch the ponies...More

Thank redundantecho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time although I lost 7 races. Best sandwiches. Good seats and beautiful horses. Plenty of handicapped parking. We did go on a Friday so I do not know about the weekends.

Thank Fltraveler1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always go for brunch several times during the race season. The brunch has many options. The view from this private area is great from your table or you can also go outside on the deck. The private betting windows are also very convenient.

1  Thank JJPCheers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need a nicer restaurant to sit and watch the races...3.00 to enter 3.00 for program and .50 cents for a pencil..really...

Thank priches2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bought a Groupon for four people. Great deal. The food is terrific and very reasonable! They close for the season at the end of the month so get out there now or put it on your MUST DO list for next season

1  Thank HeidelbergSummer
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had fun betting on the horses at Tampa Bay Downs, we even won a few bucks! The track is pretty run-down, it really could use a facelift but we still had a great time anyway. Everyone that worked there was friendly, and the beer...More

Thank Reesa M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We are not gamblers, and had never been to watch the races, we went to enjoy lunch and watch the horses. What a fun afternoon we had. We made reservations at the Skye Terrace where you can relax and enjoy your own table for the...More

Thank seagal63
Reviewed 16 April 2017

a really nice track and facility. super friendly staff. free parking. free admissions on weekdays. reasonable concessions prices. will go back again soon.

Thank James H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We paid for the whole box which was only $16, food was cheap and good quality. The downside was we were new to this and coming from UK the betting system is different, the two ladies allocated to the boxes were miserable and unhelpful, other...More

1  Thank ajhchapel
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Took family there for a day with the ponies, had a good time in the clubhouse and outside. Very friendly staff people going again shortly. Note group coupon has great deals for this place.

Thank swatgs
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Is Tampa Bay Downs non-smoking?
7 May 2017|
Response from Christine A | Reviewed this property |
Indoors is non-smoking but the grandstand is open air and allows smoking.
Is there an age restriction?
1 March 2017|
Response from rickbrennanrn | Reviewed this property |
Not to sit and watch the races. Obviously, have to be 18 to bet but kids sit in the stand with their parents.
Do they race in the rain?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Screwball | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they do race in the rain. Nice covered grandstand so very comfortable to watch the races.