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Columbia Open Mother’s Day - Accepting Reservations
Treat your Mom or any loved one to lunch or dinner on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11.

We’ll be serving from our dinner menu featuring the flavors of classic Spanish and Cuban cuisine in all of our locations including Tampa’s Historic Ybor City, Sarasota on St. Armands Circle, St. Augustine, Sand Key in Clearwater Beach and in Downtown Celebration. A children’s menu is also available.

We are now accepting reservations for Mother’s Day, and we look forward to making your meal special. For reservations, click here

For a meal with a waterfront view, visit us in Sand Key on Clearwater Beach.

Outdoor seating available in Sarasota on St. Armands Circle, St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach or Downtown Celebration.

For Mother’s Day gift ideas, Click here for our online gift shop.

The Columbia Cafe on the Tampa Riverwalk and Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport will serve from our regular menu. A specific Mother’s Day menu is not available.

Mother’s Day Features

Tapas
Montadito de Jamón y Manchego
Fresh-baked Cuban bread brushed with 1905 sauce and topped with vine-ripe tomatoes, Spain’s famous Serrano ham, Manchego cheese and baked to perfection. 9.95

Entrées
Mahi Mahi “Torremolinos”
Boneless fillet of Mahi Mahi grilled and topped with Gulf of Mexico shrimp, sun-dried tomatoes and caper saffron sauce. Served with snap peas and yellow rice. 22.95

Mar y Tierra
Grilled beef medallions topped with sherry béarnaise and a baked stuffed half Maine lobster accompanied with citrus butter served with roasted potatoes and vegetables. 29.95

Dessert
Mango Mousse Cake
Moist vanilla sponge cake with a hint of coconut layered with a tropical mango mousse infused with passion fruit. 7.95

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Columbia Restaurant Open For Easter - Five Locations in Florida Accepting Reservations
The hunt for a great Easter meal leads you to the family-owned, world-famous Columbia Restaurant, with five Florida locations for your Easter meal.

We’ll be open on Easter Sunday, April 20, serving all day from our dinner menu featuring the flavors of classic Spanish and Cuban cuisine in all of our locations including Historic Ybor City in Tampa, on St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, in the historic district of St. Augustine, Sand Key in Clearwater Beach and in Downtown Celebration, near Orlando. A children’s menu is also available.

We are now accepting reservations for Easter, and we look forward to making your meal special. For reservations, click here

Easter Features

Stuffed Leg of Lamb
Roasted domestic lean leg of lamb, marinated with red wine, garlic, lemon and oregano then filled with a stuffing of wild mushrooms, Serrano ham and dried figs. Complemented with a demi-glaze balsamic mint gravy, mashed potatoes and spring vegetables. 23.95

Baked Virginia Ham
Hand carved ham topped with an orange sauce. Served with real
mashed potatoes, candied yams and vegetable medley. 21.95

Entrees served with Caesar Salad and hot Cuban bread.
Try Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad® for 2.95 extra.

Dessert
Brazo Gitano “Cien Años”
Spongecake soaked in syrup with Spanish Manzanilla Sherry, filled with Spanish cream and Plant City strawberries, rolled and topped with meringue. Served tableside with strawberry sauce and flambéed. 7.95

Sangria de Cava
Spain’s wonderful bubbling cooler made with Spanish Cava (Champagne), Torres brandy and liqueur, with citrus juices.
One taste will transport you to the sunny coast of Spain.
Pitcher $21

For an Easter meal with a waterfront view, visit us at Sand Key on Clearwater Beach.

Outdoor seating available in Sarasota on St. Armands Circle, St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach or Downtown Celebration.

The Columbia Cafe on the Riverwalk in Tampa is open on Easter Sunday, where you are welcome to enjoy a more casual meal from the regular menu, Easter features are not offered. Indoor or outdoor waterfront seating available without reservations.

Our Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport will also be open on Easter Sunday, serving from our regular menu. Easter features are not offered.

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Columbia Menu Available for Takeout
Our Columbia lunch and dinner menu items are available for takeout. Please call one of our locations to place your order, and for pick-up details.

Please click here to find one of our Columbia’s that is near you to call in a takeout order.

All Columbia menu items are available to go from The Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport, orders must be placed in person.

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Emeril Lagasse visits Florida’s oldest restaurant, The Columbia, in Tampa’s historic Ybor City
Emeril Lagasse visited Florida’s Oldest Restaurant, The Columbia in Tampa’s historic Ybor City for his show, Emeril’s Florida, on The Cooking Channel.

At The Columbia, he learns how to make their famous paella with Andrea Gonzmart, a fifth generation member of the Gonzmart Family. Gonzmart’s great-great-grandfather founded the Columbia in 1905.

The interview can be seen here.

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5th Generation Columbia Family Member Andrea Gonzmart Interviewed on “Flavors of Tampa Bay”
Take a tour of our waterfront Columbia Restaurant in Sand Key on Clearwater Beach with Andrea Gonzmart, 5th generation family member on “Flavors of Tampa Bay.”

The interview can be seen here.

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Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad® Selected “One of America’s Top 10 Best Salads” by USA Today
Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad® was selected as “One of America’s Top 10 Best Salads” by the Salad Guy, author Wiley Mullins in USA Today. The Columbia is the only restaurant in Florida named to this list.

Wiley Mullins, author of Salad Makes the Meal: 150 Simple and Inspired Salad Recipes Everyone Will Love, shared his list of favorite places in the United States with Kathy Baruffi for USA Today.

Regarding the Columbia, Mullins says, “Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad® is famous throughout Florida, and salad lovers travel near and far to enjoy it. No wonder it’s trademarked!” “Tossed and created at your table, this masterpiece of a meal includes the juiciest beefsteak tomatoes you’ve ever tasted, lettuce, tender baked ham, Romano and Swiss cheeses, olives and a deliciously smooth garlic dressing.”

The others places named to the list include Ching’s Table in New Canaan, Conn; City Grocery Café in Oxford, Miss.; Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, NY; Chez Panisse in Berkeley, Calif.; 84 High Street in Westerly, RI; Café Pasquals in Santa Fe, NM; Firefly in Lenox, Mass.; Hall Street Grill in Beaverton, Ore.; and True in Mobile, Ala.

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