Columbia Restaurant, Ybor
The Hernandez Gonzmart family opened this landmark Columbia Restaurant in Tampa's historic Ybor City in 1905. Today, it’s Florida’s Oldest RestaurantSM and the world's largest Spanish restaurant.
Fourth and fifth generation family members work hard to preserve the family legacy that Casimiro Hernandez, Sr. created more than 110 years ago when he opened the Columbia as a corner cafe frequented by local cigar workers. Join the celebrities, tourists and locals who flock to the Columbia and make your next meal an experience to remember.
Our guests enjoy many of the same century-old family recipes that have made the Columbia world famous, entrees such as Paella "a la Valenciana," Red Snapper "Alicante,"Pompano en Papillot, Roast Pork "A la Cubana" and Filet Mignon "Chacho.”
Visit our store for unique gifts such as hand-painted Spanish ceramics plus “1905” salad dressing, Cuban and American roast coffee, hot sauce and Columbia seasoning.
AddressColumbia Restaurant, 2117, East 7th Avenue, Ybor City, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33602, United States of America