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Columbia Restaurant

649 Front Street, Celebration, FL 34747
407-566-1505
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Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Celebration
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Cuban, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Front St. & Sycamore St.
Description: Family-owned and operated for over 100 years, Columbia has earned acclaim for its old-world charm and award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine and wine list. Join us for century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Filet Mignon "Columbia," and fresh seafood specialties. Don’t miss Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad®, prepared tableside with our delicious, freshly-made dressing, a 100-year-old family recipe of fresh garlic, oregano, wine vinegar and Spanish extra virgin olive oil. Be sure to sample a fine Spanish wine like Torres, Montecillo or Campillo. Relax outdoors in our café or courtyard, or inside our Tapas Bar or Mediterranean-style dining rooms filled with hand-painted tiles and family heirlooms. We are a sister to the Columbia in Tampa's Ybor City, founded in 1905. Children's menu available. Open 365-days a year, including all holidays.
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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The athmosphere on the place was really nice and I really enjoyed the food there. There could've been less beans to my taste and they could've been separated and not put over the rice. The bananas as a side was something I never tried before, and it was really good. ^_^ Nothing bad to say about the place and I'm... More 

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Homosassa Springs, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere, the food, the service were all impeccable. It is a bit pricey, but worth every penny. The warm Cuban bread is delicious.

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Orlando
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have give three opportunities to this restaurant, first because I like their food and second due to the convenience to be closer to my home. Each time the food was good, they have a variety to choose but the service is from inconsistent to poor. This is what you can expect: 1) going to the lady's room and coming... More 

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This has to be one of the most wonderful restaurants we have been to. This was about the 5th time and it didnt disappoint. Great food and great atmoshphere. It is cuban food and the signature salad is to die for. So not only is it a great place to enjoy the scenery but the food wont be something you... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have been here a few times and you just can't go wrong. The food is amazing. The staff is top notch. We have always had a big group when we go and they are very accommodating and attentive. The restaurant is super clean and is within walking distance to many shops. It's a great place for a night out... More 

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West Keansburg, NJ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a very nice dinner at Columbia. There was a short wait and we got a nice table outside. All of the dishes we had were fantastic! There was a lot of scraping food off of the plate to be sure we had every last bite.

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Bloomfield, Indiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We really enjoyed tapas at this 100 year old restaurant and after we walked to downtown Celebration and witnessed their version of holiday snow! A bubble generator sprayed "snow" on the hour and "ice " skating for the kids. All in all a great time for a Christmas celebration in Celebration. As for the tapas ... Do not miss the... More 

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Snoqualmie, WA, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was our second visit to Columbia; the first was four years earlier, and the whole family wanted to come here again. Upscale, fancy decor in high-ceiling dining room, but they embrace casual dress. If you have the time, dress up a little as you are made elegant by the surroundings. We had been out at the Disney Parks all... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is in the middle of Celebration, FL (a destination in its own right at Christmas) with plenty of nearby parking, indoor and outdoor seating and some really great food and drink. It's a little loud sometimes but the prices are pretty reasonable and the food is excellent.

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was treated to dinner at the Columbia in Celebration with my family. The restaurant is lovely inside and the staff is superb. Our server was very attentive and even through our group (10) was fairly large all the food came out at he same time. The food was hot and very tasty. The manager visited our table to see... More 

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Additional Information about Columbia Restaurant

Address: 649 Front Street, Celebration, FL 34747
Phone Number: 407-566-1505
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Celebration
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Cuban, Spanish

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