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Columbia

1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-596-8400
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (193 reviews)
“paella” (134 reviews)
“salad” (552 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33767
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We love the Columbia and eat here when in the Tampa area. This was our first time at the Clearwater location, but the food is just as good. I had half a cuban sandwich and the 1905 salad. My wife had a roast pork sandwich....More

Thank davidhess76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Clearwater for the weekend and our first stop after checking into our hotel was the Columbia for lunch. We split a sandwich and had the 1907 salad which was outstanding. A couple of Sangrias made it perfect....More

Thank Huge321
guestservices1905, Public Relations Manager at Columbia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are pleased that you chose to dine with us, and that you enjoyed our "1905" Salad. It was named for the year we opened what is now Florida’s oldest restaurant in Tampa's historic Ybor City. Our Columbia here in Sand Key is a sister...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to the Tampa location before but absolutely love the beach location in Sand Key/Clearwater Beach! Our views of the water, the amazing professional servers, the drink options and diverse menu? All awesome! I love the Black Bean Cakes, the 1904 Salad made tableside, the...More

Thank D7351OPlaurah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best coffee and breakfast . Had the French toast with bacon- huge portion and just delicious. Their coffee is so good and they send you off with a cup to go!

Thank Ryansmom222
guestservices1905, Public Relations Manager at Columbia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We just want to note that don't serve breakfast. It looks like you meant to post this review for another restaurant. We serve lunch and dinner, 7 days a week.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best meal in Florida ever. Our waiter Louis was very accommodating to our taste, and was able to point us in the right direction for our meals. The drinks were fabulous, I recommend the 1950s salad. You will not be disappointed if...More

Thank Serena B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had arroz something for dinner. It was a beautiful dish wherein the seafood tasted as it should. It was good but certainly nothing great. It was $28 if memory serves. My boyfriend has lobster tortellini called canellini something and it was pretty disgusting. It...More

Thank ecouponsandoffers
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr an my boufriend when to this restaurant for lunch. As soon as you walk in you see the colobian culture. High class vary well cater too wighters. Food was vary good. The best part for me was the bread an butter. The brought back...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying locally on Clearwater Beach and so decided to visit here and had Tapas for our evening meal. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the prices reasonable. We sat outside next to the water and watched the birds on the shore as...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just cruising through Clearwater enjoying the view, when I saw the sign well we have been to the Columbia Tampa so we popped in, great classical and full of Latino atmosphere and décor. We had drinks and nibbles, the services was excellent, not...More

Thank Reuben J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the tapas here. Sand key location is a favorite of ours. Mussels with chorizo is fantastic. Many healthy options that use quality ingredients. Many locations around Florida from St. Augustine to Sarasota. Several here in the Tampa area

Thank salchichaplata
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pubpanda
10 November 2016|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
We do offer a gluten free menu. TripAdvisor rules don't allow us to post our website link here, so if you google "Columbia Sand Key" you will find our website. Use the pull down menu called "News and Events" and then choose... More
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Angie4302
22 October 2016|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
We have details on our website for booking an event. TripAdvisor rules don't allow me to post a link here for our website, so if you google "Columbia Sand Key" and then click on "Locations" "Sand Key" you will find details.
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Leena S
11 October 2016|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
We have details on our website for booking an event. TripAdvisor rules don't allow me to post a link here for our website, so if you google "Columbia Sand Key" and then click on "Locations" "Sand Key" you will find details.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33767
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-596-8400
  • E-mail
Description
Waterfront dining at its finest! Family-owned & operated for more than 112 years, Columbia has earned acclaim for its old-world charm & award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine & wine list. Join us for century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Filet Mignon "Columbia," & fresh seafood specialties. Sample a fine Spanish wine like Torres, Montecillo or Campillo. Don't miss our world-famous Original 1905(R) Salad, named "One of America's Top 10 Best Salads" by USA Today -- The only restaurant in Florida to be named. Whether you choose a table looking out onto the radiant blue waters of the Intracoastal Waterway from the Mediterranean dining room, or experience the casual atmosphere from our outdoor deck on the water, you can enjoy the cuisine that has consistently been voted Tampa Bay's Favorite. Casual attire is fine, but we don't allow sleeveless shirts on men. 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.
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