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There are many restaurants in Ybor City, but what is the most popular one? Ybor City is losing one restaurant because they are closing after 93 years of business. That restaurant is Tony’s Ybor City Restaurant on 22nd St. The owner of the restaurant talked about why he is closing the restaurant, “Some people are gonna wonder why. It’s just time.” He has been thinking about closing the restaurant for about a year, but now it will close on September 2nd.

What is the most popular restaurant in Ybor City?

  • Columbia Restaurant

    It opened in Ybor City in 1905 in the same location it is in now. It’s Florida’s Oldest Restaurant and the world’s largest Spanish restaurant. They have Flamenco dinner shows on Tuesday through Saturday.

  • The Barterhouse Ybor

    This is a newer resturant as it only opened in 2018, but it is already making waves. It is located on 15th St in Ybor City. The say on their website, “You’ll find the fare at Barterhouse to be an honest homage to the local farmers market. It graciously speaks to an enriched way of life prior to planes, trains and automobiles. The cocktail menu is equally as committed to the swanky traditions that once-ignited iconic 1940’s bars. All brought to life through details that capture the rich history of Ybor City.”

  • Tampa Bay Brewing Company

    Located on 8th Ave. they have a brewhouse and 24 constantly rotating taps. They also have a full service kitchen specializing in beer-infused food and a large outdoor patio and bar.

    TBBC release new beers every week and they have live music on Friday nights.

  • La Terrazza Ristorante Italiano

    Located on 7th Ave. and located in Ybor City since 1996. On their website it says, “Perfectly mastered Northern Italian classics from the Emilia Romagna region paired with it’s friendly and unpretentious atmosphere exudes an aura of dining in Italy.”

  • Casa Santo Stefano

    It is located on 22nd St. and is owned by the Gonzmart Family who also own the Columbia. Richard Gonzmart says of the restaurant “Housed In A Former 1925 Ybor City Macaroni Factory, Casa Santo Stefano Pays Fond Tribute To The Sicilian Food I Ate Every Sunday With My Best Friend Vincent Palori.”