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Historic Ybor City Food Tour provided by Ybor City Food Tours

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Historic Ybor City Food Tour

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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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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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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 travelers
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 15 Mar
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
kaybee19 wrote a review 15 Mar
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
Kaitlyn B wrote a review 14 Mar
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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
Amanda B wrote a review 14 Mar
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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
Jeff B wrote a review 13 Mar
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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10
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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Lynne D
Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania
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Great tour! Lots of history.
This was a great walking tour, but it was more a history tour than a food tour. Still very enjoyable. Our guide
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kaybee19
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Lots of information and good food!
Had a wonderful time. Guide was very informative and walked us around the area. Food was great! Would do again.
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Kaitlyn B
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Awesome Food Tour!
I have lived here for 2 years, and now have a new fresh understanding of Ybor City’s History! Our tour guide was
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Amanda B
10
Not really a food tour
I will start by saying that our guide was very nice and knowledgeable. However this is not really a food tour.
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Jeff B
Canton, Illinois
20
Great history and food!
We were not aware of the history in Tampa and it was a great experience to try cultural food and understand the
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Renee
10
Amazing tour of Ybor City
Cindy was an amazing tour guide who masterfully took us through the streets of Ybor. My hubby and I just moved to
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John P
10
Entire trip
Ashley knew her history of Ybor City. The restaurants were consistent of local foods and very tasty. The history
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Jarrod Hess
Seffner, Florida
10
Great Time!
Highly recommended! Ashley rocks. Good review of the history while eating part of the culture! Don’t delay. Book
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Sandra B
10
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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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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