Columbia Restaurant - Ybor City

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$31 to $50
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The Columbia is Florida’s Oldest RestaurantSM, founded in Tampa's historic Ybor City in 1905. Family-owned and operated for more than 114 years, the restaurant has earned acclaim for old-world charm as well as for its award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine and wine list. Open 365 days a year, including all holidays and serving lunch and dinner daily. Casual attire is fine, but we don’t allow sleeveless shirts on men. Experience the Fire of Flamenco! Monday through Thursday, with reservation times for the show at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., or 7 p.m. for the 7:30 show. Friday and Saturday reservation times for the show are 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. show and at 8:30 p.m. or 9 p.m. for the 9:30 p.m. show. There are no shows on Sunday. There is an $8 cover charge per person for the show. Reservations for dinner and the show are required. Please call the restaurant to check availability for reservations.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Spanish, Cuban
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Dinner: Monday-Thursday: 4-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 4-11 p.m., Sunday: 4-9 p.m.
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Phone number
(813) 248-4961
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Geraldo Bayona
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Private party facilities
From groups of 10-400, we offer private dining areas to host your banquet, business lunch, rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, party or group event. Choose from our banquet menu, or let us customize your menu for that special occasion. We have on-site event planners to handle all the details.
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Private party contact
Caroline O: (813) 248-4961
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We can help you with all your off-site catering needs. We offer a full line of catering options, including food, beverage and service. Our staff will coordinate all rental equipment, setup and service.
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Cross street
21st Street
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Parking details
Free parking on the street or in one of our two private lots either directly across the street from the restaurant or directly behind the building. We also offer valet parking nightly after 5 p.m.
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The Fire of Flamenco six nights a week: Enjoy a 40-minute Spanish-style Flamenco show that includes dinner for an additional $8 per person for the entertainment. Call 813-248-4963 to confirm availability and to reserve. Also, the Dick Rivers Jazz Band plays in the cafe Tuesday through Saturday 8 p.m. to midnight.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine