At Tabanero Cigars, We Believe...

in the heritage of the once named Cigar Capital of the World, Ybor City. We believe we can bring back our cigar industry and respect with the best elements offered in Tampa: Passionate Cuban Rollers and Oliva Tobacco Co.

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We are much more than just cigar makers. From the Ybor district of historic Tampa Florida, the heart and soul of America’s cigar history we create cigars that are truly special.  Our passion for hand making the perfect cigar is reflective of our Cuban heritage and our factory here in Tampa brings that history and love of quality alive.

  We are committed to the finest principles and care in our products and for us, each cigar is an extension of our love for cigar making. We believe it is an artistry, an artistry that we are honored to share with you. With every Tabanero cigar you are enjoying an element of our history, our heritage and the desire we have to create those cigars right here in the United States. Take a moment to look over our selection of offerings and let us help you see why our passion for making cigars is at the heart of all we do.


Cuban Cigar Sizes - Size Matters!

August 24, 2016

In this article we will be discussing the various cigar sizes that are rolled and how they affect the different characteristics of a cigar. When people visit our factory here in Ybor City, Tampa, FL the question of cigar sizes always comes up.  As people watch our rollers, they often ask why cigars come in various lengths and gauges. The size of the cigar dictates several cigar characteristics. First the length of the cigar helps to dictate how long you want to smoke the cigar for. For example, if you are interested in a short duration smoke you may want to consider a cigar between 4-5 inches in length. For a longer smoke, an hour to an hour and a...

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J.C. Newman Premium Hand Rolled Cigars Return to Ybor City, Tampa, FL

August 21, 2016

J.C. Newman announced the return of hand rolled cigars to Ybor City, Tampa, FL in a recent article featured in Cigar Aficionado Magazine. They just announced the creation of the J.C. Newman Fourth Generation Cigar Co., a boutique cigar division that will manufacture handmade cigars in Ybor City featuring American grown tobacco. This will add to the existing production of machine made cigars in the El Reloj building located in Ybor City. This announcement is not only significant to restoring Ybor City’s cigar heritage, it’s also significant to other boutique cigar manufacturers such as Tabanero Cigars. This announcement helps to affirm Tabanero’s own Yanko Maceda’s vision for restoring the rich heritage of Ybor City’s cigar industry. Yanko began the Tabanero...

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