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Historic Ybor City Food Tour provided by Ybor City Food Tours

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Overview
Experience the historic neighborhood of Ybor City in Tampa on this guided walking tour that includes generous food and drink tastings along the way. Home to the United States’ oldest cigar-making families, this area of the city boasts a rich Latin culture and history. Dietary restrictions and food allergies can be accommodated with prior notice.
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You'll start at
Tampa
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    Ybor City Food Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Jose Marti Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
Tampa
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Highlights
  • Enjoy generous portions from food vendors around the neighborhood
  • Learn about the history and cultural significance of Ybor City
  • Vegetarian options are available (prior notice required)
  • The tour is suitable for all ages and is wheelchair accessible
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the historic Ybor section of the Tampa neighborhood on this family-friendly walking tour. During the food crawl, sample ample portions of various food, drink, and dessert offerings, such as Cuban sandwiches, mojitos, tapas, and flan. Plus, dietary restrictions and food allergies can be accommodated, as well as vegetarian requests (advanced notice is necessary). In addition to tasting the local fare, learn about the history and culture of the Ybor City neighborhood, which was established in 1855 and includes influences from numerous cultures, including Greek, Italian, Cuban, Spanish, and more. And because of its successful cigar industry, it earned the nickname of "Cigar City."
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Departure Point
Tampa, Tampa, Florida
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please let us know if anyone in your party has a dietary restriction or food allergy when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we will work to accommodate your needs
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lynne D wrote a review Mar 2020
Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania6 contributions2 helpful votes
This was a great walking tour, but it was more a history tour than a food tour. Still very enjoyable. Our guide is not a native, but she was very knowledgeable and has adopted this city as if she was born here! It was a little pricey even with a Groupon.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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kaybee19 wrote a review Mar 2020
Murfreesboro, Tennessee18 contributions5 helpful votes
Had a wonderful time. Guide was very informative and walked us around the area. Food was great! Would do again.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kaitlyn B wrote a review Mar 2020
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I have lived here for 2 years, and now have a new fresh understanding of Ybor City’s History! Our tour guide was great! I highly recommend
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Amanda B wrote a review Mar 2020
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I will start by saying that our guide was very nice and knowledgeable. However this is not really a food tour. After walking around in the Sun for 3 hours and only having visited three restaurants which served very small portions, we decided to leave the tour in search of an
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jeff B wrote a review Mar 2020
Canton, Illinois2 contributions
We were not aware of the history in Tampa and it was a great experience to try cultural food and understand the history of the area. The food was great and our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jet483372
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Best cheese soup ever!!!
The food on this tour was very good and we found the information to be very interesting. Over four hours was a bit
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SammyJJJ8116
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Entire tour
Ashley did a great job sharing her knowledge and fun stories. Fun tour - great time! Recommend taking this tour
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chrisgO7409RD
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Great Food
Food tour outstanding food was wonderful and guide was outstanding would highly recommend for everyone.
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SaraW729
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Walk, Eat, and Learn in Ybor City
Cindy was a terrific guide. Her firsthand knowledge of the area really enhanced our experience. The various restaur
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larryb642
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Great Tour
We had a great day with another couple. Every place we went we had good food. Our tour guide was excellent and very
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tree2pelo
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Ybor City Food Tour
This is a fun tour. One learns a lot about the history of Ybor City and the ethnic food specialties. The tour inclu
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Karen48369
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Ybor City Food Tours
Had a great time. Our tour guide, Cindy, was a Tampa native who provided informative history of the area. The food
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Jim L
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Great Tour
Cindy was very knowledgeable about Ybor City, the history and food. I would recommend the tour for anyone who enjoy
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Very informative and well-run. Cindy was a great tour guide. Come with an empty stomach as you won’t go home hungry
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JanetLee123
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Great tour!
Ashley is an excellent tour guide! Continuous dialogue and lively discussion. Very knowledgeable about Ybor histor
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debhQ8249YM
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Ybor City Food Tour
Fun tour! Ashley was a fun and knowledgeable guide regarding Ybor city history. Food samples were tasty and plenti
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962maryannes
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Fun Afternoon+
This was a fun way to spend the afternoon. Very informative tour of Ybor. Laura was informative and personable. F
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LC2022
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Awesome Day!
What a great day with Laura and new Florida Friends! The history was so engaging and the food was excellent. Defini
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349Alan
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Highly recommended
I've lived here for many years, love Ybor City, but first tour. Loved it...very informative, fun group and great
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L4795QZgaryd
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Great food tour
Been on multiple food tours and this one is the best yet! Ybor food tour had great information and food. This is a
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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