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Ybor City

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Black and White New Year's Eve Party

    Celebrate the new year with the Ybor City Wine Society at this party of contrasts with a three glass bubble tasting featuring one glass of white bubbles, one glass of pink bubbles, one glass of black bubbles paired with a black and white food buffet.

    Price:$25.

    Ybor City Wine Bar: 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

  • Outback Bowl Parade

    Marching bands and cheerleaders from the Wisconsin Badgers and Auburn Tigerscombine for this New Year's Eve parade and pep rally with floats, walking units and more. The parade steps off at 5:30 p.m. and runs along Seventh Avenue between 20th Street and 14th Street in Ybor City.

    Price:Free.

    Ybor City: 1700 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

  • New Year's Celebration with Steve Zimmerman

    The clean comedian performs two special New Year's Eve shows followed by a party and watching the Times Square ball drop on the Improv's big screen.

    Price:$20 early show, $42 dinner/early show, $34 New Year's celebration (includes hors d'oeuvre, champagne, party favors).

    Improv Comedy Theater: 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

  • GAYbor's New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball

    Amy DeMilo hosts this year's gay masquerade themed countdown to midnight featuring music by DJ Ranny, ball drop countdown from Times Square, a champagne toast, $1,000 balloon drop, masks, party favors and $1 drinks from 9 to 10 p.m. The party goes on until 3 a.m.

    Price:Free before 10 p.m., $5 after.

    The Honey Pot: 1507 E Seventh Ave. , Tampa, 33605

  • Deon Cole

    As a comedian, this Emmy nominee has been featured on Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam, The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, Laffapalooza and his own Comedy Central Presents: Deon Cole. As an actor, he currently appears on ABC's Black-ish and will soon be one of the lead roles in TBS's Angie Tribeca.

    Price:$20.

    Improv Comedy Theater: 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

Restaurants:

  • La Terrazza Restaurant


    Cuisine: Italian
    Features: Catering, Date night

    Ybor City: 1727 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Intimate Northern Italian dining amid the hustle of Ybor. Casual yet stylish bistro takes you away from it all. Can't go wrong with the lobster ravioli.…

  • Market on 7th


    Cuisine: Pizza
    Features: Live music, Outdoor seating, Pool tables, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1816 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Located across the street from Gaspar's Grotto, Market on 7th is an understated haunt for night owls on the Ybor strip. It's got brick walls, a pool table, a few chairs on the sidewalk and a…

  • Beaune's Wine Bar


    Cuisine: Bistro, French
    Features: Jazz/Blues

    Ybor City: 2009 N 22nd St., Tampa, 33605

    Beaune's Wine Bar is a classy yet comfy lounge, perfect for a first date or an intimate night with friends. Beaune's (pronounced "bones," after the city in Burgundy) wine shop has…

  • New World Brewery


    Cuisine: Deli, Pizza, Pub
    Features: Import specialist, Live music, Outdoor seating, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Beloved by the Chucks-and-hornrims set for hosting early concerts by artists like My Morning Jacket, Animal Collective and Okkervil River, New World is a fixture for any local band that…

  • Bernini Restaurant


    Cuisine: Fine dining, Italian
    Features: Party room, Upscale

    Ybor City: 1702 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Back in the '90s, Bernini's lionhead roared with hipness, and it's still king of this jungle. The old gold interior is comfy now, the service is both old-pro and young. The menu's modern…

Bars:

  • Bernini Restaurant


    Cuisine: Fine dining, Italian
    Features: Party room, Upscale

    Ybor City: 1702 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Back in the '90s, Bernini's lionhead roared with hipness, and it's still king of this jungle. The old gold interior is comfy now, the service is both old-pro and young. The menu's modern…

  • Samurai Blue


    Cuisine: Asian, Sushi
    Features: Date night, Late-night dining

    Ybor City: 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Smart sushi, sharp sake and the fieriest beef tartare that Seoul cooking can make all add up to one popular place. Plus the Tampa location's 30-foot ceilings shelter one of the few great…

  • Blue Shark


    Features: Jazz/Blues, Live music

    Ybor City: 1502 E Seventh Ave. , Tampa, 33605

    It's one of the few bars on Seventh where you can avoid the hubbub and hassle of the Ybor nightlife crowd; where the beats are most likely from an old Delta king's boot heel kicking the…

  • Club Skye


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Dancers, Gay-friendly, Hip-hop/urban, Latin/Hispanic, Outdoor seating, VIP area, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1509 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Always popular, still running strong. Ybor's best-connected hip-hop club gets a lot of top-notch visitors (Ludacris, Lil Jon, Tracy Morgan, Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Fat Joe) thanks to its ties…

  • Czar


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1420 E Seventh Ave. , Tampa, 33604

    Lookit: When you talk about Czar, the word "hipster" is going to get tossed around a lot. There's just no way to avoid it. Sideways haircuts, thrift-store sundresses, skinny jeans…

Attractions:

  • Club Skye


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Dancers, Gay-friendly, Hip-hop/urban, Latin/Hispanic, Outdoor seating, VIP area, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1509 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Always popular, still running strong. Ybor's best-connected hip-hop club gets a lot of top-notch visitors (Ludacris, Lil Jon, Tracy Morgan, Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Fat Joe) thanks to its ties…

  • Czar


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1420 E Seventh Ave. , Tampa, 33604

    Lookit: When you talk about Czar, the word "hipster" is going to get tossed around a lot. There's just no way to avoid it. Sideways haircuts, thrift-store sundresses, skinny jeans…

  • G. Bar


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Dancers, Gay-friendly, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1401 E Seventh Ave. , Tampa, 33605

    For the past couple of years, G. Bar has been an enormously welcome, and enormously entertaining, presence in Ybor City. The fun-loving club has been a major player in building up the GaYbor…

  • Club Prana


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Dancers, Hip-hop/urban, Ladies night, Latin/Hispanic, Live music, Outdoor seating, Party room, Reggae, Upscale, VIP area, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1619 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Since adopting its current name in 2001, Prana has weathered Ybor City's ups and downs and remained one of its most popular clubs. With different music on each of its five floors - from…

  • The Castle


    Features: Big-screen TVs, DJ/Techno, Dance club, Dancers, Gay-friendly, Party room, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 2004 N 16th St., Tampa, 33605

    It's a Tampa landmark for a reason. Dark, twisted and pierced, it opened in 1992, and it kept going even as shiny new Centro Ybor opened across the street. Today, with all its spiderwebs and…