Make Thanksgiving Reservations Now At Columbia Restaurants


TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2017 – All five Columbia Restaurants* in Florida are open for Thanksgiving on Nov. 23, 2017 and accepting reservations. Locations include Tampa’s historic Ybor City, on St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach and Celebration, near Orlando.

Please see www.ColumbiaRestaurant.com for reservations, or call the restaurant of your choice.

The Gonzmart family invites you and your family to join us for a traditional Thanksgiving meal of roast turkey, Columbia stuffing: our great-grandmother’s recipe of Italian sausage, ground beef, chopped chicken livers, apples, water chestnuts and raisins. Other sides include sautéed carrots and string beans, sweet potato pecan casserole, whipped potatoes, homemade cranberry sauce and giblet gravy.

Our Thanksgiving meal also includes a cup of one of our world-famous soups or a fresh Caesar salad, dessert, beverage, hot Cuban bread and butter. For an additional $2.95, our famous “1905” salad may be substituted for the Caesar salad. Soup choices include: Spanish bean, black bean or gazpacho. Dessert choices include pumpkin pie, key lime pie, pumpkin flan or flan. Beverages include your choice of coffee, tea or soft drinks. The cost is $21.95 for adults and $5.95 for children under 10.

Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted, pending availability. Some seating times may not be available at some Columbia locations. If you do not get a suggestion for another reservation time when making a reservation online, please call the Columbia Restaurant of your choice. They will have the most current information on what reservations are available.

Our five Columbia Restaurant locations open at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving, and our complete dinner menu also is available all day.

* The Columbia Cafe at the Tampa Bay History Center on the Riverwalk will be closed on Thanksgiving.

* The Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport will not offer Thanksgiving dinner, but will be open and serving from its regular menu. The Gonzmart Family Foundation is registered under the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act, and has been issued the following registration number by the Division of Consumer Services: CH17908. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 800-435-7352 within the State of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.  

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The Columbia Restaurant in Tampa’s Historic Ybor City was founded in 1905 and is Florida’s oldest restaurantSM. Additional Columbia locations include St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, the Historic District in St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach, Central Florida's town of Celebration, Columbia Café on the Riverwalk in Tampa and Columbia Restaurant Café at Tampa International Airport. All Columbia locations are owned and operated by fourth and fifth generation members of the founding family except for Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport, which is operated in partnership with HMSHost. Follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Please see ColumbiaRestaurant.com for more information.