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Waterfront dining at its finest! Family-owned & operated for over 114 years, Columbia has earned acclaim for its old-world charm & award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine. Open 365-days a year, including all holidays. Casual attire is fine, but we don't allow sleeveless shirts on men. Join us for century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Red Snapper "Alicante" & fresh seafood specialties. Sample a fine Spanish wine like Montecillo or Campillo. Don't miss our world-famous Original 1905(R) Salad, named "One of America's Top 10 Best Salads" by USA Today. Whether you choose a table looking out onto the radiant blue waters of the Intracoastal Waterway from the Mediterranean dining room,
$10 - $48
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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The food is excellent! Spanish inspired dishes from Spain. The restaurant had been open since 1902, so as the waited said, they have worked the kinks out. Everything we ordered was delicious! Paella was amazing! Tapas were a fun way to start the meal.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SonnyaD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first night in the Clearwater area, we were tired from travel and decided to stay within walking distance of our hotel. So, we tried the Colombia. WOW! I was in the mood for paella and the seafood paella did not disappoint. The serving was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank HZybas
Reviewed 3 days ago

We lived in FL for 20 years , always went to your place on The Pier in St. Pete... as tourist this July we vacationed on the Beach near this site ... the food was fantastic as usual. The servers were great. ... was fun...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently spent two evenings at the Sand Key location of the Columbia Restaurant group. We have visited the Ybor City/Tampa location several times over many years during our travels and have always enjoyed the food, service, and ambiance. We were eager to try this...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DiamondDiva60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first place we ate at we made dinner reservations at Columbia after reading reviews. Our server made a pitcher of Sangria and tossed my 1905 Salad at our table. My wife had a pork chop and I ordered a sampler plate that had a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jeff1789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the atmosphere of this restaurant and the fact that it has been owned by the same family for more than 100 years. Service is friendly and professional and there is a lot of Cuban and Spanish dishes featured in the menu. While the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JoachimP428
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the best restaurant in 20 days of Florida trip. The service was very good, the food was excellent! The restaurant history is amazing, they are open since 1905! Definitely coming back!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MarianaMusa
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves Cuban food. As soon as we cross the Florida line, he’s looking for the closest Cuban restaurant. We sat on the deck and watched dolphins frolic in the water. The food was spectacular, and my husband said that the black beans were...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SouthernAsian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very vibrant fast paced restaurant so a bit noisy - food was very good, would visit again. Tasty, Filet Steak Salteado - and calimari -

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank sportywhisper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere w/ outdoor seating to eat & view the beach. Good food & service. Big serving portions.

Date of visit: July 2019
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May 23, 2019|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
We can provide meals to go. Give the restaurant a call and they can assist you.
January 29, 2019|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
We do have several private rooms for celebrations, including one for 10 people. A 100th birthday is an incredible birthday to celebrate! Trip Advisor rules don't allow us to post phone numbers here, or our website address... More
January 21, 2019|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
No, we do not offer a Happy Hour. TripAdvisor rules don't allow us to post our website address, but you can find our menu, along with other information, on our website.
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