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Columbia Restaurant - Celebration

4.5
3512 reviews
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$30 and under
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Spanish
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Family-owned and operated for more than 112 years, Columbia has earned acclaim for its old-world charm and award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine.

Casual attire is fine, but we don’t allow sleeveless shirts on men.

Join us for century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Filet Mignon "Columbia," and fresh seafood specialties. Don’t miss Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad®, prepared tableside with our delicious, freshly-made dressing, a 100-year-old family recipe of fresh garlic, oregano, wine vinegar and Spanish extra virgin olive oil.

Be sure to sample a fine Spanish wine like Montecillo or Campillo.

Relax outdoors in our café or courtyard, or inside our Tapas Bar or Mediterranean-style dining rooms filled with hand-painted tiles and family heirlooms.

We are a sister to the Columbia in Tampa's Ybor City, founded in 1905. Children's menu available. Open 365-days a year, including all holidays.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish, Cuban
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Tapas Bar: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(407) 566-1505
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ponciano Garcia
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Private party facilities
For groups, we offer an outdoor courtyard and indoor private dining area to host your birthday or anniversary party, office party, rehearsal dinner or wedding reception. Choose from our banquet menu or let us customize your menu for that special occasion. Our Mediterranean-style dining rooms are surrounded by outdoor dining areas and hundreds of hand-painted Spanish tiles and family heirlooms, specially selected to create an old-world charm and ambiance that lend an atmosphere of warmth and elegance to any gathering.
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Private party contact
Steve Drenth : (407) 566-1505
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Front St. & Sycamore St.
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Parking details
Free parking on the street, or in public parking lots.
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Entertainment
Live Music Friday and Saturday nights from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. in the Tapas Bar. The Columbia in Downtown Celebration opened in 1997 and is located just minutes from Orlando’s theme parks and overlooks Celebration's picturesque lake. The Columbia is situated within a community with small town charm, offering a variety of designer boutiques and shops, and next door to a movie theater.
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Special events & promotions
Although online reservations may not be available, we are still taking reservations through the restaurant.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 3512 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined a day ago

First time there, been to the Columbia in St.Armands Circle and the quality and service is once again outstanding. The standards are very high at each of the restaurants and in Celebration it has proved once again to be well worth the visit.

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RobertT (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Spanish flair! The famous 1905 salad Very hard to beat. Sangria was amazing Every time I'm in Florida I make it a point to get here

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Heather (Orlando)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

We had a wonderful dinner at the Columbia restaurant. The Sangria was perfect. The 1905 salad is always my favorite. Each one of us had a different entrée and all of them very very good. Lori was a fantastic waitress.

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Eldredges (Orlando)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Columbia is a favorite go to restaurant. It’s always busy so reservations help. Our table of four were all pleased with the meal and service.

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MaryB (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

1905 salad and white sangria are outstanding. Tapas are too rich and not best thing on menu. Service was rushed.

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BasilB (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Good food always and the best sangria . Always make a reservation since it is a popular spot

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vipDavidP (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Wonderful place in Celebration! Interesting and excellent food. Number one go to place for overall experience.

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KathyM (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Enjoyable! We ordered Tapas and all were delicious. Great outdoor space.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Our server Carol was fantastic. I have had Carol as a waitress on prior visit and I am very happy with her service and professionalism.

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KATHYC (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

A pleasure as usual. This is a very special restaurant for us, as we have nothing like this in the Cleveland area.
Our friends were celebrating their anniversary and picked this restaurant. Funny, we did the same thing 2 years ago . I believe we sat one table different this time.
Highly recommend!

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