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Ybor City

  • Events

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  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Big Pre-Fest in Little Ybor

    Editor's pick

    For the second year, Gainesville's Fest will kick off with this two-day mini festival at Ybor City venues including the Orpheum, Crowbar, New World Brewery and Tequilas. Headliners include, Less Than Jake, Screaming Females, the Menzingers, Cheap Girls, Tim Barry, Strike Anywhere and A Wilhelm Scream, with many of the acts performing special sets, like Less Than Jake performing 1996's Losing Streak in its entirety. Tequilas will have a free outdoor show starting at 1 p.m. on Thursday featuring PJ Bond, Matt Woods and many more. With so many shows and venues, best to check the website for the schedule.

    Price: $50 two-day passes, $60 at the door; $10-$25 individual tickets; $140 combo pass.

    The Orpheum: 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City, 33605

  • Big Jay Oakerson

    This comedian's story-based style of stand-up got its start after a series of dead end jobs, and he floors audiences with tales of bizarre sexual encounters.

    Price: $15-$17.

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

  • Rich Homie Quan

    The Walk Thru rapper will perform at the Ybor City club, known for hosting a slew of hip-hop performers.

    Price: $30, $50 VIP, $100 all-access.

    Club Skye: 1509 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

  • Halloween Costume Party

    Dress to impress for a costume contest, but make sure it doesn't damper your dance moves since Y Los Dos Pistoles, Sick/Sea, Radarmen and Dead Fender Twin will perform.

    Price: $6, $3 in costume.

    New World Brewery: 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

  • Figure

    The DJ will present a show dubbed "Terrovision" on Halloween night.

    Price: $15.

    Amphitheatre: 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City, 33605

Restaurants:

  • Gaspar's Grotto


    Cuisine: American casual, Breakfast or brunch, Spanish/Cuban
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Dog-friendly, Gaming stations/trivia, Happy hour, Karaoke, Live music, Outdoor seating, Sports, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1805 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Any place with "Gaspar" in its name must be a beloved place in Tampa. This one is no exception. Owners Eric and Shere Schiller are super-active in the community, often hosting…

  • 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…

Bars:

  • Gaspar's Grotto


    Cuisine: American casual, Breakfast or brunch, Spanish/Cuban
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Dog-friendly, Gaming stations/trivia, Happy hour, Karaoke, Live music, Outdoor seating, Sports, tbt* Top Bar

    Ybor City: 1805 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33605

    Any place with "Gaspar" in its name must be a beloved place in Tampa. This one is no exception. Owners Eric and Shere Schiller are super-active in the community, often hosting…

  • 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…

Attractions:

  • Cuban Club


    Features: Live music

    Ybor City: 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Tampa, 33605

    Oh so Tampa, this picturesque and spacious Mediterranean-style facility dates way back to the turn of the century as a social club for immigrant cigar workers. Now it's a multilevel space…

  • 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…

  • Centro Ybor 20


    Features: Date night, Stadium seating

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

    Muvico Centro Ybor has 20 screens, with one 3D. There's all stadium seating. Foodwise, the snack bar offers substantial options like popcorn shrimp, buffalo wings and sliders. And on…

  • Ybor City: 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

    This park prides itself as a place of relaxation and respect to those who helped make Ybor what it is today. Statues and benches represent and honor those people. Centennial Park is the…