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Nearby Hotels

The Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Ybor Historic District

1700 E 9th Ave

(813) 769-9267

Located within walking distance of The RITZ Ybor

The Hampton Inn and Suites Ybor City

1301 E 7th Ave

(813) 247-6700

Located within walking distance of The RITZ Ybor

The Don Vicente de Ybor Historic Inn

1915 N Avenida Republica De Cuba

(813) 241-4545

(866) 206-4545 Toll Free

Located within walking distance of The RITZ Ybor

Downtown Tampa / Channel Side

Residence Inn Tampa Downtown

101 E Tyler St

(813) 221-4224

1.5 miles away from The RITZ Ybor

Courtyard Tampa Downtown

102 E Cass St

(813) 229-1100

1.6 miles away from The RITZ Ybor

Hyatt Regency Tampa

211 N Tampa St

(813) 225-1234

1.7 miles away from The RITZ Ybor

Embassy Suites Tampa - Downtown Convention Center

513 S Florida Ave - (813) 769-8300

2.8 miles away from The RITZ Ybor

The Westin Tampa Harbour Island

725 S Harbour Island Blvd

(813) 229-5000

2.2 miles away from The RITZ Ybor

Nearby Dining

Centro Ybor

Centro Ybor is the entertainment, dining and shopping complex of Ybor City. Conveniently located less than one block from The RITZ Ybor, the complex boasts a Muvico 20 Movie Theater, Claire's, District 7th Avenue, Gameworks, Gra-Fx Design of Tampa, Improv Comedy Theater, Silver Edge, Stogie Castillo's, Sunglass Hut, Tampa Digital Studios, Urban Outfitters, Victoria's Secret and dining options such as Centro Cantina, Fresh Mouth, L'Olivier Restaurant & Cabaret, Marble Slab Creamery, Rock-N-Sports Bar & Grille, Samurai Blue Sushi & Grille, Starbucks, Tampa Bay Brewing Company and Teatro on Seventh.

Ybor City Walking Map & Guides are available at the Visitor Information Center located at 1600 East 8th Ave., Ste. B104 in Ybor City.

Acropolis Greek Taverna

(813) 242-4545

Bernini of Ybor

(813) 248-0099

Carmine's Seventh Avenue

(813) 248-3834

Columbia Restaurant

Florida's oldest and most honored Spanish restaurant located less than half a mile from The RITZ Ybor.

Gaspar’s Grotto

(813) 248-5900

Green Iguana

(813) 248-9555

The Laughing Cat

(813) 241-2998

Mema’s Alaskan Tacos

(813) 242-8226

The Nest Bistro & Bar

(813) 247-7500

New York, New York Pizza Bar & Grille

(813) 248-1845

The Spaghetti Warehouse

(813) 248-1720

Streetcar Charlie's Bar & Grille

(813) 248-1444

Channelside Entertainment Complex

Channelside is an entertainment, shopping and dining complex located in Downtown tampa, a short trolley ride away from The RITZ Ybor.

The complex boasts an IMAX movie theater, several shops, bars, nightclub and restaurants such as Bennigans, Gallagher's Steakhouse, Hooters, Margarita Mama's, Splitsville, Stumps Supper Club and Thai Thani.

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The RITZ Ybor was originally built in 1917 as the the Rivoli Theatre where a play could be seen for 15 to 35 cents each.

By 1945, the building expanded and became The RITZ Theatre until the 1970's. The building was entered in the Register of Historic Places in 1973 and the National Historic Landmark District in 1989.

In 1988, the Capitano family purchased the building where Masquerade Nightclub resided from 1992 to 2006. Masquerade presented mostly alternative rock band concerts and hosted a popular sink-or-swim 80's Thursday night.

Masquerade closed in 2006.

On June 26, 2008 and after a much-touted renovation, the building reopened as The RITZ Ybor, Tampa's premiere special events venue.