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Address: Tampa, FL

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South Tampa was just called Tampa when I grew up there back in the 60's. I was back recently for my 35 year High School Reunion, Go Robinson Knights!! There are more people, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
LauraHL9418YA
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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

South Tampa was just called Tampa when I grew up there back in the 60's. I was back recently for my 35 year High School Reunion, Go Robinson Knights!! There are more people, and there is more traffic but, much remains the same. Ybor City has been revitalized, Bush Gardens is bigger. Dairy Joy Ice Cream is still on Manhattan... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is my favorite place in Tampa to live. Been here for mot of my life and would never consider moving. All the ranch style houses are rapidly giving way to "McMansions". No more single story homes. Plenty of thing to do in this area. Everything you need is within a five mile radius of our house. This is good... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

South Tampa has its charm, however South Tampa is a bit congested, traffic is aweful. The roads flood easily with a good days rain. Night life is OK. Not too many great beaches to go to. This is not my first choice of places to have a vacation

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Thank Steve P
Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

You definitely want to hit the south Tampa area when you are in town. All best and most cultural-fashionable restaurants are here.

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Thank Raffaele P
Valrico, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

South Tampa is located on the peninsula as MacDill AFB. It has an abundance of architecture including classic tract home from the early 1960 to beautiful upscale multi-million dollar homes. It also has excellent shopping and dining. It is a sprawling area and things are quite spread out. It also boasts the world longest continuous side walk.

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Thank jgcrenshaw
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Been here all my life and can't get enough of South Tampa. Lots to see and explore, with lots of history in between. The homes are fantastic and beautiful. Don't forget to visit Bayshore while in South Tampa.

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Thank Roger P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

There is so much to do in South Tampa. There are a lot of restaurants, shops, and sites to see. I would recommend spending time here when visiting Tampa.

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Thank FamTimeFL
Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Best place to live in Tampa as far as we locals are concerned! A small town in a big city! Great schools, restaurants, health, shopping and more!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We have a friend who lives here in S Tampa. He invited us to stay, so we did. This was a very nice area. There were all sorts of restaurants, shops, and the Gulf was just in the backyard! There were multiple good fishing spots. I wanted to move here myself!

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Tampa, Florida
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155 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Way too much traffic for the amount of street. Too many apartments. After 22 years, moved to St Pete on the water. Much better way to live.

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