We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tampa Bay Downs

Features Animals
11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
+1 813-855-4401
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
First horse race

Used a groupon deal that included admission,programs,food and a $2 bet. Nice employees who helped... read more

Reviewed yesterday
treetrippers
,
Fredericton, Canada
Fun Afternoon!

We went with a group of friends. What a hoot! Wednesdays are free parking, and free admission... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
globalgranny50
,
The Villages, Florida
Read all 262 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“horse racing” (31 reviews)
“finish line” (9 reviews)
“live racing” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
LOCATION
11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
CONTACT
11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
+1 813-855-4401
Call
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (262)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Used a groupon deal that included admission,programs,food and a $2 bet. Nice employees who helped with all the inclusions. We ate Nathan's hotdogs and then enjoyed the races. We even watched from the rail and finish line. My horse won and I won 10 cents....More

Thank treetrippers
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with a group of friends. What a hoot! Wednesdays are free parking, and free admission. Being senior citizens....we take advantage of these freebies! Anyway....we all had fun, and enjoyed Nathan's hot dogs!

Thank globalgranny50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a good time and certainly got one. I was expecting to go for a couple races and then leave but I never wanted to leave because it was a lot of fun. Good cheap food options and easy to place bets on...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up watching the Kentucky Derby, but that was the extent of my horse racing knowledge. I am now a horse racing aficionado. Tampa Bay Days is the reason. The Downs makes it easy to learn the industry and be up close and personal....More

Thank Pasoporaqui
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tampa Bay Downs is a fun place to go to watch (and bet on) horse racing. The people who work there are friendly and the experience is good. It is not as fancy as some racing facilities but it is still fun to go. There...More

Thank Bryan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in town for the Outback Bowl and we saw this place while driving. Stopped by and watched a race. It was great entertainment for a first time race watcher. If you have a few minutes stop by and take in the sights.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great day of fun in the sun watching live horse racing. Lots of seating indoors or out. Clean bathrooms. Good food and drinks.

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

TBD is a very well-maintained horse track with a great small/moderately-sized poker room. While most of the structure itself is very old, the grounds and the buildings are kept up nicely, unlike some other horse tracks I have been to. Parking is free and easy....More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A friend and I went on a weekday afternoon. Enjoyed seeing the excitement in real life rather than on TV. Had a fairly inexpensive hot for lunch. It was fun and a cheap afternoon out.

Thank Charger63w
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great track, plenty of parking, good prices on drinks and food. Fun time for all and family friendly.

Thank Tara W
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 164 hotels in Tampa
Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Northwest Oldsmar
533 reviews
1.65 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Northwest / Oldsmar
580 reviews
1.82 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tampa Northwest - Oldsmar
488 reviews
1.85 km away
Courtyard Tampa Oldsmar
201 reviews
1.88 km away
Nearby Restaurants
FlameStone American Grill
481 reviews
1.74 km away
Pacific Thai Cuisine
99 reviews
1.74 km away
Rawk Star Cafe
35 reviews
1.69 km away
Da Burger Joint
17 reviews
1.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
Empower Adventures Tampa Bay
113 reviews
2.80 km away
Philippe Park
314 reviews
5.37 km away
The Eagles Golf Club
36 reviews
5.91 km away
Oldsmar Flea Market
112 reviews
1.32 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Profkim65
17 December 2017|
Answer
Response from NEFANMAN |
I cannot imagine you can do this unless it is a service dog. The dogs would upset the horses.
0
Votes
Maria C
17 December 2017|
Answer
Response from NEFANMAN |
It was $1 for a weekday, cannot imagine it is any more than a couple of dollars at most
0
Votes
anita_henri2
7 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from JNPJRP | Reviewed this property |
Non smoking inside. Smoking is allowed outside.
0
Votes