Columbia gained popularity when it was transformed from a simple Cuban Cafe into a vibrant dining experience with live music and flamenco dancing. For over 115 years and five generations the oldest restaurant in Tampa Bay has been run by the same family. They serve some of the best food in Florida!
Once inside the restaurant you will experience something truly special. Whether you admire the talented flamenco dancers, the incredible ambiance or the hospitality provided by the staff Columbia aims to delight diners.
The iconic menu include the must order savory “1905 salad,” traditional chicken and yellow rice, sangria by the pitcher, and the legendary flan. Sharing a meal here is special serving up some of the best cuban food in Florida! Dining at the Columbia Restaurant is truly to taste the inspiring culture of the region, and of those that founded it.