What To Expect
Discover why The Colombian Restaurant is a must-try in Ybor City. The restaurant which was established in 1905 is just one of the many stops on this mouthwatering tour of Tampa's historic neighborhood.
Find out why tourists and locals alike are mad about Cuban sandwiches. Try rich Colombian coffee. This tour takes you to five to seven locations where you get to try the diverse multicultural food brought about by the immigrants who settled in the area.
Walking around town between bites, our experienced and knowledgeable guides will show you interesting architectural sites, tell you stories about Ybor City's people and history, and why it was once the cigar capital of the world.
The tour is sure to be a hit for families and travelers of all ages. Our guides will make sure you end the day with full bellies and a rich understanding of the distinct flavors of the district.
Ybor City in Tampa is a melting pot of different cultures and races, as reflected in its cuisine and buildings. The city is named after a prominent Spanish-born cigar manufacturer who moved his cigar-making operation from Cuba to Florida. After decades of neglect after the Great Depression, the neighborhood was revived as an entertainment district and is now list as a National Historic Landmark District.
Food tastings that are enough for a hearty lunch
Tips and gratuities
Children 2 years old and below are free of charge.
No pets allowed on this tour.
The tour will cover approximately 1.5 miles. Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
Tours take place rain or shine. Bring sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, bottled water, rain gear (as needed), camera, and recommended gratuity for your tour guide.
Most dietary requests are accommodated as long as the tour operator is given advance notice.
Pick-up for the port of Tampa Bay is available upon advance notice.
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