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“A neat place to check out”
Review of Ybor City

Ybor City
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US$59.00*
and up
Historic Ybor City Food Tour
Ranked #16 of 196 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Once the cigar capital of the world, Ybor City is now a thriving community.
North Palm Beach, Florida
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“A neat place to check out”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Interesting architecture in the area. Many shops, restaurants, and bars to keep you busy. A bit quiet during the day, but that is a good time to explore. Many varied places to eat including Cuban, sports bars, wings, breweries, pizza etc. At night it changes quite a bit with party people.
Many clubs open at night that cater to a specialized cliental. This is not a place to bring kids at night as there could be a diverse party crowd walking around. Although it seems very safe, there are many questionable looking people walking about. There is a police presence at night as they do not want any trouble. The area has a New Orleans flair but falls way short of that area.

Visited May 2014
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owings mills maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“NICE TO VISIT”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Some of the buildings look ornate with the iron balconies like on NOLA. It is in need of updating some of the buildings which are closed. It then would be vibrant. There are small shops and restaurants. A nice stroll down the main street will take about hour (maybe longer) looking into the shops. It's not much to see. I hear from the locals that there is a vibrant night life. We were there during the day.

Visited May 2014
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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fun and Excitement”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Exciting and fun place to visit. Very good night life with lots of clubs and bars. Well worth it when going to Tampa.

Visited March 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
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“Great at night, boring the rest of the day”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Ybor City is a fun place with lots of activities in the evening hours. Live music, countless bars and restaurants, all in an 1800's, Cuban influenced setting.

Don't go there before 7 PM though. We had lunch there once and it basically is a ghost town during the day.

Visited June 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Old time tobacco center”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

A old time suburb famous for the Cuban hand rolled cigars. There remains remnants of the industry and there is an atmosphere of yesterday. Several good Cubango restaurants remain and I was lucky to get into one with no reservations. I enjoyed a step back in time and for those of you who wish to take a pause in iur he'll bent society it might be worth a side trip here.
It is not flashy, loud or opulent but a glimpse of old Florida.
Try the columbine a restaurant for authentic Cubango fare. Worth a bit of a driver

Visited June 2014
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