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Columbia Restaurant


Columbia Restaurant

649 Front Street
Celebration, FL 34747
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Casual attire is fine, but we don’t allow sleeveless shirts on men.

Columbia Restaurant Hours

Open Daily
Sunday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. (main dining room), Tapas Bar open until 11 p.m. Live entertainment in the Tapas Bar on Friday and Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m

Serving lunch & dinner daily.
Open 365 days of the year.

Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options available. 

Celebration, Orlando area

The Columbia Restaurant- A Florida Tradition Since 1905.

  • Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA) Award of Excellence
  • Named One of America’s Most Historic Restaurants by USA Today    
  • Golden Spoon: One of the Top 25 Restaurants in FloridaFlorida Trend
  • Best of Award of Excellence for Spectacular Wine List SelectionWine Spectator
  • "If you cherish your palate, visit the Columbia.”Southern Living
  • “The Cuban sandwiches are melty masterpieces, the '1905' Salad, a citywide obsession.” – “Every Day with Rachael Ray”
  • All-American Icon and Fine Dining Hall of Fame – Nation’s Restaurant News
  • Florida’s Oldest Restaurant and Largest Spanish Restaurant in the World – Florida House Resolution 9013
  • Our Favorite Romantic Restaurant – Southern Living

About This Location

“The highlight of my recent visits was the snapper Alicante. The fish, a firm and fresh-tasting fillet baked in a casserole, was surrounded by a bounty of oddly chosen ingredients that somehow all worked together.  Sweet Spanish onions, green peppers and almonds decorated the snapper, which was set on a mound of broth-infused yellow rice and garnished with fresh eggplant and shrimp wrapped in bacon and deep-fried. Chances were good that there would be something on the plate to like, and I liked it all.” – Orlando Sentinel

"Ole!: You'll feel like you're in Sevilla at the Columbia Restaurant, a short walk from the Celebration hotel, which has authentic Cuban and Spanish dishes including tapas (appetizers). It is the sister restaurant to the famous Columbia in Ybor City." – Palm Beach Post

Opened in 1997 and just minutes from Disney's theme parks, the Columbia in Celebration sits in a planned community with small-town charm that offers a variety of designer boutiques and shops.

Overlooking Celebration's picturesque Lake Rianhard, the Columbia in Celebration offers classic elegance in a Mediterranean-style setting where diners can enjoy award-winning Spanish-Cuban cuisine in our old-world-style dining rooms, an outdoor café or courtyard or our Tapas Bar.

All of your favorite foods that you may have sampled at the original Columbia Restaurant in Tampa's Historic Ybor City are here, including our world-famous "1905" Salad®. You'll also find century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Red Snapper "Alicante," Pompano en Papillot, Roast Pork "A la Cubana" and Filet Mignon "Chacho."

Click here to learn more about hosting a group or catered event at this Celebration, Orlando Location. 


Live entertainment in the Tapas Bar on Friday and Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m.

Visit Our Gift Shop

Be sure to visit our on-site gift shop for a selection of unique gifts, fine cigars and accessories. And don't forget to take home "A Taste of the Columbia" with our World Famous "1905" Salad® Dressing, sangria mix, Cuban and American roast coffee, hot sauce and Columbia seasoning. You'll also find a wide variety of unique hand-made and hand-painted ceramic pieces imported from Spain. You can also visit our shop online.


Click here to learn more about hosting a group or catered event at this Celebration, Orlando Location. 

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