Explore Ybor's Vibrant Nightlife - From Laid-Back Lounges to High-Energy Dance Clubs

Skye Rodgers

By , Local Expert, Tampa
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Ybor City is Tampa's enchanting historic district, conveniently located close to the downtown and Channelside neighborhoods. During the day you'll find lots to do, strolling the charming streets, dining at great restaurants and exploring the rich culture and history of the neighborhood. As darkness falls however, Ybor City is transformed into a hub of adults-only entertainment as the bars and clubs fling open their doors to welcome nighttime revelers. To help you decide on the best options, 10 Best has compiled a list of ten popular hot spots.

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  • 1

    The RITZ Ybor

    Considered the best live music venue in Tampa, the RITZ in Ybor City attracts national artists.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be prepared, drink prices are a little higher here than at some other venues."

  • 2

    Tampa Bay Brewing Company

    The popular Tampa Bay Brewing Company offers handcrafted local brews in the heart of Ybor City.

    Local Expert Tip: "Want to skip the alcohol? Try a satisfying glass of their handcrafted root beer. Guaranteed to please kids of all ages."

  • 3

    Club Prana

    With multiple dance floors, celeb DJs and great drink specials, you can dance the night away at Ybor City's popular Club Prana.

    Local Expert Tip: "They fill the place from bottom to top, so on slow nights not all levels will be open."

  • 4

    New World Brewery

    New World Brewery, located in Tampa's historic district, offers good food, good music and good beer at good prices.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out their popular Smoker Wednesdays from 4:30-8:30 pm when $5.00 gets you a plate of BBQ chicken with sides."

  • 5

    G. Bar

    Located in the Ybor City neighborhood, the G. Bar is Tampa's most popular and largest gay club.

    Local Expert Tip: "Both sexes are welcome."

  • 6

    Fuma Bella

    Fuma Bella is an intimate and friendly spot in Tampa's Ybor City that is known for its great cocktails.

    Local Expert Tip: "As its name implies, smoking is allowed. Due to its small size, this means Bella Fuma can get pretty smoky."

  • 7


    The Crowbar is a popular live music venue in Ybor City that features an eclectic variety of music options and reasonable prices.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the popular Ol' Dirty Sundays party for a laid back afternoon of good music and free food."

  • 8

    The Orpheum

    Specializing in local artists, the Orpheum in Ybor City is a great place to check out regional talent.

    Local Expert Tip: "The music is good and the price is right, but if you're over 25, you might be in the wrong spot."

  • 9

    Club Skye

    Club Skye is a popular hip-hop flavored dance club located in Ybor City.

    Local Expert Tip: "This is one of the few 18 & up clubs left in Tampa, so the clientele skews a little younger than usual."

  • 10

    The Castle

    Popular with the alternative crowd, the Castle is one of Ybor City's most popular nightclubs.

    Local Expert Tip: ""Everyone is welcome, nothing is taboo" is the motto here."



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