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South Tampa

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Address: Tampa, FL

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Loving Tampa

First time to Tampa and am loving it!! Downtown Tampa is clean and well lit. Very tourist friendly and lots to do. The views are fantastic. Even upscale restaurants... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2013
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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97 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

First time to Tampa and am loving it!! Downtown Tampa is clean and well lit. Very tourist friendly and lots to do. The views are fantastic. Even upscale restaurants accommodating of tourists in traveling clothes to keep cool.

Thank Osborn007
Palm Beach, Florida
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64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I've lived here my whole life. It didn't used to be so ridiculously snobby. It used to much more pleasant as far as the people are concerned. There are a lot of $30,000 Millionaires (people trying too hard to be something they are not..like living in studio apartments/dumps and driving a BMW or Mercedes they can't afford). The upside is... More 

1 Thank AttractiveTraveler
Tampa, Florida
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

South Tampa has the very best restaurants Tampa has to offer. Bern's Steak House and Caffee Paridiso along with other fabulous eating and drinking options.

1 Thank JeanTpa
St. Petersburg, Florida
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72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Best Homes, best area by far! Good Restaurants down Howard Avenue all the way thru Palma Cia The Bar scene is super busy on weekends so for that younger crowd its the happening place to be! Easy to hail a Taxi but the traffic and parking situation are difficult on the weekends!

2 Thank Karen E
Tampa, Florida
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87 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We live in Palma Ceia and adore it. No Strip Malls - everything is unique here. So proud my little ones are going to school here and growing up here. Certain ambience!

2 Thank KatieSelman
brandon florida
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This is a nice area. It Is close to every thing. Downtown is only 5 miles away.There are nice restaurants close by.

2 Thank nicole s
Tampa, Florida
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187 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Beautiful Old World Tampa in South Tampa. Unique part of Tampa to visit. Lots of shopping and unique stores in Hyde Park area. This area has a lot of History and woth the ride to just look around.

2 Thank Jean C
Brooklyn, New York
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161 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2013

South Tampa consists of some great restaurants such as Bella's, Bern's, Ceviche, and The Rack just to name a few. There are plenty of shops, restaurants, and bars within walking distance. I recently stayed at the Hyde Park Hotel where I got engaged, so spent 2 wonderful days walking around South Tampa with my love :) The hotel is the... More 

5 Thank Jill4115
Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

South Tampa has everything you want: great restaurants, bars shopping and entertainment. Rarely are there traffic problems. A big city feel.

4 Thank TampaResident743
Christchurch, New Zealand
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258 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2013

We asked the taxi to choose the best Asian restaurant. It was okay but lacked any sparkle on a week night with staff sitting around buffing their nails.

Thank Kiwi_rua

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