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Review for Ybor City Wine Bar by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
The Ybor City Wine Bar is exactly what Ybor City needed. It reminds people that Ybor is more than just a nightlife clubbing party district but instead that Ybor is a treasure. Centrally located right in the heart of Centro Ybor overlooking 7th Ave, the Wine Bar is ..
Pros: Great location in the heart of Ybor City. It is classy but a down to earth bar. Very friendly staff and they host some cool wine events.
Cons: It does not have their own parking so you have to park at a nearby lot or parking garage but the location is in the center of all the action.
Review for Centennial Park by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
Centennial Park in Ybor City is so charming and a great place to just relax in the evening or attend one of the many events and markets that are held here. Next time you are in Ybor, take a strong through Centennial Park.
Pros: Some fun events are held here and it is a good escape from the bustling Ybor City 7th Ave. Great place to just relax too.
Cons: They need more events to utilize this great space. Parking in Ybor is tricky if you are not a local and know the spots.
Review for Bernini of Ybor by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
I had lived in Ybor City for many years and unfortunately had never dined at Bernini's. I finally made it there for lunch and had the Crispy Duck. Amazing food! Very friendly staff and enjoyable restaurant experience. I highly recommend Bernini's in Ybor City.
Pros: Amazing food, martinis and service.
Cons: Parking in Ybor City is difficult for those not familiar with Ybor.
Review for Club Prana by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
I have been a big fan of Prana for years, ever since I moved to Tampa. They have been consistent over the many years as one of Tampa's best night clubs. Ybor City has had its struggling times, but through it all, Prana was the place that never ..
Pros: Rooftop bar on the 5th level in the heart of Ybor City. Always a good time!
Cons: You have to arrive early if you want to avoid the long lines.
Review for Samurai Blue Sushi & Sake Bar by Carlos
Rating: 5 Rating
I think Samurai Blue is perhaps one of the best sushi restaurants in Tampa Bay. It has survived the nasty 2008 recession and continued to still serve quality fish and food that can satisfactory even a picky sushi diner like myself. I traveled to Tokyo, Japan last winter and have ..
Pros: Excellent sushi, excellent service, nice atmosphere inside.
Cons: Parking in Ybor City can be a bit of a pain.
Review for Gaspar's Grotto by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
Gaspar's is one of my favorite bars in Ybor City. Live music, outdoor patio bars, good food, friendly staff and pirate themed. It's a fun bar that always has events going on whether its pet related, art, charity, live music or even beach themed, they throw a good ..
Pros: The people, the staff, outdoor patio bars and live music.
Cons: Parking, just like any place in Ybor City can be a pain at certain times of the day.

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About Ybor City

Founded in 1886, Ybor City became known as the cigar capital of the world. The poplulation flourished with imigrants from Cuba, Spain, and Italy. Today Ybor City Historic District is the heart of Tampa's history and is filled with multi-cultural restaurants, bars and night clubs, specialy shops, art, music, architecture, and special events to celebrate Tampa's history. Two of the biggest events are the Guavaween Festival and the Gasparilla Knight Parade. There is trolley transportation to and from Downtown Tampa and Channelside. Also enjoy shopping at the many specialty shops along the streets as well as Centro Ybor which also has restaurants, Muvico movie theater & a few bars. Whether you are a history buff, looking for some relaxation, amazing food, or some excitement afterdark, Ybor City is definitely a place to visit in Tampa.

Ybor City nightlife includes some of the hottest college bars & night clubs in Tampa. You will also find everything to include techno dance clubs, outdoor patio bars, martini bars, entertainment venues, happy hour bars, live music jazz bars and much more. Restaurants in Ybor City Tampa range in everything from ethnic cuisine to small pizza shops. Dining in Ybor City is popular for the lunch crowd, tourists & late night dining. Although Ybor City in Tampa is mostly known to the locals for its great nightlife & dining, the neighborhood has much more to offer.

Ybor City has been a staple for the Tampa Bay community for so long and continues to do so. Be sure to check out the Ybor City History Museum along with several of the historical sites in the community. Venture out of the heart of Ybor and you'll be emersed in the soul of Ybor. The historic homes, cigar factory buildings and more will paint a picture of the past along with a glypse into the future of Ybor City and the region.

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Events in Ybor City

on Saturday, 15 Jun, 2:30 PM
at Raymond James Stadium
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607
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Immerse Yourself In An Incredible Cultural Festival Experience.

on Saturday, 15 Jun, 6:00 PM
at The Gimmick
2213 East 6th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
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The Gimmick presents the some of the best comics of Tampa and beyond every Saturday! 6pm! BYOB!

on Saturday, 15 Jun, 8:00 PM
at Italian Club Ybor City
1731 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
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Epsilon Mu Mu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Presents The Annual “All White Party" Saturday June 15, 2024.

on Saturday, 15 Jun, 9:00 PM
at The Castle Ybor
2004 North 16th Street, Tampa, FL 33605
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Endless Night Tampa Vampire Ball 2024

on Sunday, 16 Jun, 11:00 AM
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Get ready for a powerful session where you'll receive personalized healing and deliverance in a one-on-one setting!

on Friday, 28 Jun, 12:00 PM
at Picnic Island Park
7404 Picnic Island Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33616
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Clave Picnic Alert! It’s nothing like Florida summer weather! Bring your swimsuit and get ready for a time you will never forget!

on Saturday, 29 Jun, 1:00 PM
at Cactus Moon Market Garden
4206 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33603
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Come enjoy a fun-filled enchanted garden-themed day party with music, drinks, and good vibes!

on Saturday, 29 Jun, 8:30 PM
at The Commodore
811 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
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Psych! will take you on a beautiful hilarious journey that includes interactive therapeutic crowd work, stand-up comedy, personal and intimate questions during a diagnostic comedian session with a licensed therapist.

on Sunday, 30 Jun, 3:00 PM
at 13312 Cain Rd
13312 Cain Road, Tampa, FL 33625
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Fly Girls Brunch Social Club presents 100 Women in White Affair! Women coming together to network and support Women Entrepreneurs.

on Tuesday, 2 Jul, 6:30 PM
at Emanuel P. Johnson Recreation Center
5855 South 78th Street, Tampa, FL 33619
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