The Columbia Restaurant

Row 1

2117 E 7th Ave (bt N 21st & 22nd Sts)
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-4961
Cuban, Spanish
$ $ $
Mon–Thu: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM Sun: Midnight–9:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • A Tampa landmark covering more than a block. Open since 1905, but now Spanish paella, ropa vieja and flan are served up nightly with live flamenco shows.
  • great place to eat
  • Everything is good but get the Cuban for the real Ybor experience. Their Cuban bread is from La Segunda, a historic and authentic bakery just a few blocks away.
  • Try the 1905 Salad - Crisp Iceberg lettuce with julienne of baked ham, natural Swiss cheese, tomato, olives, grated Romano cheese and garlic dressing
  • Tampa's grand palace of Spanish cuisine since 1905. From its flamenco dancers to its ceramic exterior, the Columbia is all color. By day, it's business lunches; by night, a Tampa tourist draw.
  • Get the 1905 Salad, Ropa Vieja, Sangria, and catch the Flamenco show! The Best Cuban food in Tampa!
  • Cool building. Crappiest ovwrpriced food. Tou are better off microwaving black beans and rice at home.
  • 1905 Salad is a must. Great Sangria too.
  • See the Flamenco dancers!
  • 1905, Spanish Bean Soup, Plantain
  • Try the 1905 Salad - "The Original" - Named "One of the 10 best places to make a meal out of a salad" by USA Today
  • Must get the 1905 salad and a Cuban sandwich....yum! Oh and the table side sangria rocks too!
  • George's Burger made with Cuban bread is great for lunch.
  • Gotta get the Sangria...delicious! Feel free to order anything and everything on the menu, everything is delicious1
  • White Sangria - Tableside
  • The best food! The best wine options! The best staff! Highly recommend anything and everything.
  • Great beer
  • Sangria de Cava
  • bread pudding. best ever!
  • Cuban sandwiches on Cuban bread is the best"