One of the most picturesque dining spots on the downtown Tampa waterfront, the cafe has indoor and outdoor seating overlooking Garrison Channel separating downtown from Harbour Island. The cafe serves the most popular dishes from the restaurant's flagship in Ybor City, including the Original "1905 Salad" and chicken and yellow rice. The cafe also serves cocktails, beer and wine, including the Spanish cava sangria made tableside. Tampa Bay Times
Enjoy waterfront drinks, tapas and Columbia’s Original "1905" Salad® at the Columbia Café on the Riverwalk, next to the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. Celebrate the weekend with live music every Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon on our waterfront, outdoor terrace. The Columbia Café is open from 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. daily.
If you are out on the water enjoying a day of boating, we invite you to dock at Garrison Channel outside the Tampa Bay History Center at one of 8 new tie-ups. Docking rates / information below.
We offer a full bar, and serve lunch and dinner daily with an outdoor, waterfront terrace on the Riverwalk and waterfront indoor tables and bar seating. The bar is a replica of the original Columbia Restaurant bar (Florida's Oldest Restaurant) in Ybor City, founded in 1905.
Our menu has been chosen to reflect some of the traditional Spanish and Cuban dishes that have made our family restaurant famous for over 100 years.
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The Columbia Café Tampa is located at the Tampa Bay History Center on the Riverwalk, next to the Tampa Bay Times Forum. We are within walking distance from the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown, The Florida Aquarium and the Tampa Convention Center.
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