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Columbia Restaurant

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649 Front Street, Celebration, FL 34747 (Front St. & Sycamore St.)
+1 407-566-1505
11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Farmington, Michigan, United States
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346 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

At least our fifth time here. Three of four had grouper entrees off the menu. Our fourth had ribeye. We all started with a shared 1905 salad. We had the Tempranillo - Cabernet Sauvignon blend. Everything was excellent. One small note, the onion in one of grouper entrees was strong. A vidallia onion would be better. Love this place.

Thank Ralph R
Loudon, Tennessee, United States
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the atmosphere of this family owned restaurant. It has a clubby, charming feel to it. It provides comfortable booths and tables for both indoor and outdoor seating. Noise is at a moderate level. We had reservations and were greeted by the hostess and immediately seated. Within a few minutes, Diego, our waiter appeared with our menus and to get... More 

Thank tellicomarge
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Usually this place is on point; however today the sandwiches were not fresh. My wife ordered hers with no cheese. Guess what! Cheese melted all over. Not a big deal, but the remake was a hate sandwich. No condiments. Just meat and bread! Like fine, your gonna send your sandwich back...here is what you get. She has a dairy allergy.... More 

Thank Wurlitzer420
Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do yourself a favor and get away from the franchises of International Drive and take a short ride to the Columbia. The 1905 salad lives up to the billing by the hundreds of reviewers on this site. The crab cakes were excellent, but the star of the entrees was the chicken and rice. I know it sounds pedestrian, but this... More 

Thank Bonnie R
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love eating here! It always exceeds my expectations by far! I highly recommend it. Efrain is a wonderful server as well! He will make sure your experience is authentic to the Colombian experience.

Thank janeygirl05
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visitor to Columbia last night and the food was spectacular and delicious. My friend and I each began with a special Pete's Manhattan of their expansive menu. We decided to have an evening of tapas. When all was said and done, we had eight tapas dishes. The ribs were "fall off the bone", the scallops were tender, the... More 

Thank Scott K
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants we have visited in Kissimmee, servers were very friendly, quick and efficient. They reviewed the menu, made helpful suggestions and brought drinks and appetizers in a timely manner. The food was served to all three couples at the same time and everything was fresh and hot. Food was delicious and portions were generous... More 

Thank Everett M
Hooksett, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Columbia four or five times now when we come down for vacation in Kissimmee and we have never had a bad experience, the food, drinks,service and the overall atmosphere is fantastic. The 1905 original salad is wonderful as are all the dishes we've tried. Today I had the Cuban sandwich and my wife had the crab cakes... More 

Thank BobinNH
Orlando, Florida
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservation & sat waiting for another couple. It took the waitstaff about 30 minutes to serve our first glasses of wine in a restaurant that was only about half full. The choice were wide, but fairly expensive. As a price point 2 for two of us with 2 glasses of wine (each), the bill was about $100 +tip.... More 

Thank gjk0506
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love everything about this place, went twice already and plan to return one more time in our 1 month stay in the Orlando area.

Thank Douglas K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Front Street, Celebration, FL 34747
    (Front St. & Sycamore St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Celebration
  • Phone Number: +1 407-566-1505
Family-owned and operated for more than 112 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(R), 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 Montecillo or Campillo. Relax outdoors in our cafe or courtyard, or inside our Tapas Bar or Mediterranean-style dining rooms filled with hand-painted tiles and family heirlooms. Casual attire is fine, but we don't allow sleeveless shirts on men. 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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