Neighborhoods

Ybor City

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • YG

    The Who Do You Love? rapper recently released his debut album, My Krazy Life in March, which features collaborations with Drake, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar and other big names in hip-hop.

    Price: $50, $75 VIP.

    Ybor Live: 1910 E 7th Ave, Tampa, 33605

  • Ybor City Saturday Market

    This market features produce, gourmet foods and sauces, fresh baked breads, fresh eggs, prepared foods, plants, pet treats, arts and crafts, jewelry, and bath and body products.

    Price: Free.

    Centennial Park: 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

  • Spring Hops

    Grab your tasting stein and sample from 22 brews by area craft breweries in a courtyard filled with rockabilly pinups and live music. One drink ticket gets you a three-ounce pour. General admission includes 12 tickets. Upgrade to VIP for 20 tickets and a cocktail hour. Additional tickets $1 each.

    Price: $25, $50 VIP.

    Ybor Square: Between N 13th Street and Avenida Republica de Cuba at 8th Avenue, Ybor City, 33605

  • Four Days of Dance

    This year's performance celebrating the variety and diversity of dance in the Tampa Bay area also serves as an investigation into the topics of interaction, definition, transformation and experimentation. Choreographers for this year include: Christina Acosta, Erin Cardinal, Jack Clark, Richard and Laurie Collett, Shameka Conwell, Cleon D'Oliveira, Ferdinand De Jesus, Alina Esapovich, Hannahbeth Fischer, Paula Kramer, Susannah LeMarquand, Ya-Ju Lin, Rebecca Lott, Richard Ploch, Audrey Richter and Juan Rodriguez. Each night features a different performance.

    Price: $10, free students/staff with ID.

    Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Art Gallery and Mainstage Theatre: 14th Street and Palm Avenue, Tampa, 33675

  • Iliza Shlesinger

    The Last Comic Standing winner recently released her own standup special War Paint.

    Price: $17-$20.

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