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Columbia Restaurant

98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3641
+1 904-824-3341
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3641
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have eaten at all three locations in Florida but I think this one in St. Augustine has the best decor. We ordered a pitcher of Mohitos and they were delicious! Mixed at the table too! Lots of options for vegetarians if you eat dairy....More

Thank I4310MWcarolh
Reviewed yesterday

As you pass by Columbia you think it's a small place doing little business. But when you go inside its a very large two story restaurant that is packed. They take your name and give you a buzzer so they can notify you that your...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed yesterday

Our second visit within a few months and all had different food and every dish was excellent.... just like our prior visit. Great table service from Elizabeth who answered all questions about menu items with special attention for one of our party who has a...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We showed up near closing due to nothing else in the immediate area was open after 9pm. Usually that could be the worst mistake you’d make, but not here. Fantastic from the reception, server, & food. My wife is “old school” Cuban and she was...More

Thank NoCam6391
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Columbia is still serving great food in a beautiful setting. The boliche is my favorite along with the Cuban bread. My husband had the Cuban combination which he enjoyed. We split the brazo gitano cake for dessert which was a great way to end...More

Thank BeachbumSOBX
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although somewhat pricey for a family of five, it was well worth the splurge. Tapas, mojitos, the stuffed grouper and jimmy were all beyond fantastic. Best dinner we've had yet!

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I ate here over the weekend. It is an extremely loud busy touristy place. The menu is very large and it’s very intimidating. The warm Cuban bread they gave you to start was amazing , We ordered the red sangria it was...More

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our second time here, exactly one year ago we were here and had wonderful service and food. This time the food was excellent, but cold when it got to our table. We had the bread that everyone starts with. We also had balsamic...More

Thank Minkster56
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do you really need to read another outstanding review to convince yourself that a meal at the Columbia should be compulsory on any visit to St. A? We last visited 10 years ago and the food is every bit as good as our memory. We...More

Thank kwf2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the grilled corvina & empanadas. Also tried the 1905 salad which was not to my liking...but was a good quality salad. Service was very good and the atmosphere wonderful.

Thank KCfromKCNY
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deborah w
January 19, 2018|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
Hi, Trip Advisor rules don't allow us to post links to our website, and that's where you will find our lunch and dinner menus. Our many vegetarian choices are marked with a "V." Please see our website, it is Columbia... More
Gary B
November 20, 2017|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
Yes, we do allow service dogs at our restaurant.
November 2, 2017|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
You will find our vegetarian options noted on our menu with a green "V." You can find them online at our Columbia Restaurant website. TripAdvisor rules don't allow me to post the link to our website. Gluten-free options are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3641
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-3341
  • E-mail
Family-owned and operated for more than 113 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 and fresh seafood specialties. Don't miss Columbia's Original "1905" Salad(R), prepared tableside with our delicious, freshly-made dressing, a 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 in our courtyard or Mediterranean-style dining rooms, filled with hundreds of hand-painted tiles and Spanish-style fountains. We are a sister to the Columbia in Tampa's Ybor City, founded in 1905. Children's menu available. Casual attire is fine, but we don't allow sleeveless shirts on men. Open 365-days a year, including all holidays. Please visit our website for the most current menu listings.
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