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What is Centro Ybor?

   Located in the heart of Ybor City,
 Centro Ybor
is an entertainment
 destination that is destined to
 become Tampa Bay's favorite place
 to relax and have fun. Centro Ybor
features an exciting mix of retailers,
 restaurants and entertainment venues
 situated around a palm-lined plaza
 that captures the flavor of Tampa's
 historic Latin Quarter.

 Centro Ybor's tenants include:

  Muvico Centro Ybor 20, providing
 unique movie-going experiences.

  GameWorks, the ultimate
 entertainment destination for
 the whole family.

  The Improv Comedy Club,
 featuring big talent from the
 biggest names in comedy clubs.

  Big City Tavern
 offering New American cuisine.

  FYE - For Your Entertainment,
 a new store design is unique to this
 location of the national music retailer

  GBX Fashion Shoes,
 ultra-hip styles for feet

 The Cigar Museum at Centro Ybor
 will give you a sense of the historic
 heritage of Ybor City while orienting
 you to the sights and sounds of
 Ybor's present.
 For more information visit them on
 the web at www.thecentroybor.com


 TBay's Hot Spot Of The Week!

The World Famous
Gaspar's Grotto
1805 East7th avenue
Ybor Pirate themed bar.

Rock-N-Sports Bar & Grille
1811 N. 15th Street
(corner of 8th Ave &
 15th St.)
Tampa, FL. 33605


   Barley Hopper's is more than just a
 celebration of ales, beers, wines and
 spirits from around the world.

   Barley Hopper's offers authentic
 quality dishes from around the world,
 comparable to what you will find in
 high-end restaurants but at
 mid-range prices.

 Located in Centro Ybor in Historic
 Ybor City
 (Tampa, Florida)

 Call 242-6680
 for more information/directions.

Or visit them on the web at



Bars and Clubs


1609 E Seventh Ave.
Ybor City FL
10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Columbia Restaurant
2117 E Seventh Ave. 
Ybor City

1902 E Seventh Ave. 
Ybor City

Green Iguana
1708 E Seventh Ave. 
Ybor City

1503 E Seventh Ave. 
Ybor City

1619 E Seventh Ave. 
Ybor City

Spaghetti Warehouse
1911 N 13th St. 
Ybor City

Ybor Square
1901 N 13th St 
Ybor City

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 Ybor City Camber of Commerce

 Ybor City Museum

Museum Hours:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily. Closed on major holidays.

Historic Tours: Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. at the Ybor City State Museum.  Tour of the Cigar Worker's House Museum, "La Casita" and a walk about tour of Ybor City.  Cost is $4 per person and limited to 20 people.  No reservations taken.  Approximately 1 hour.

Authentic Cigar Rolling Demonstrations: Witness a Cuban cigar roller hand rolling cigars Fridays and Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The museum complex, covers approximately one-half of a city block.
It includes an ornamental garden and
three restored cigar worker's houses.
One house, "La Casita" is a museum.
The Ferlita Bakery building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was acquired in 1976 and opened as a
museum in September 1980.

For more information contact the Ybor City State Museum, 1818 9th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605; (813) 247-6323


 Ybor Cigar Factory, c. 1886-90

 When Vicente Ybor built this three-story
 factory in 1886, it was the tallest building
 in the Tampa area. The June 9, 1886,
 issue of the Tampa Guardian declared
 that there was "not a more substantial
 structure in the state of Florida."