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1241 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-596-8400
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (191 reviews)
“paella” (136 reviews)
“salad” (601 reviews)
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Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1241 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767
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Reviewed yesterday

Our experience was fantastic from start to finish! We started with thier 1905 salad, made fresh, right in front of you! We had amazing bread with the meal. We decided to split a plate of paella and it was a good decision! The waiter brought...More

Thank MsLisaS
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely restaurant on Sand Key; beautiful interior with a bar side as well where we ate. Also has a very large covered outdoor eating area which always looks busy. Many choices and they accommodated my daughter's dairy-free needs. Large portions and reasonable prices. Delicious black...More

Thank Sippingwineisgood
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal in this restaurant!!! Glad we booked a table earlier in the day, as it was packed when we arrived!!!! Service was excellent, food was superb!!!! Highly recommended!!!! Good quality restaurant with a familial history!!!! Don’t miss!!!!!

Thank h4dox
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to eat, walked over from the Marriott Sand Key, good views of water if you get there early or an off time, food was authentic, not inexpensive but not over the top. Tapas are a little pricey but very good. We liked the...More

Thank C2Computer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this restaurant.Great food and service.We usually sit in the bar.The atmosphere is great .it is scenic, being on the intracoastal.We will be back soon.

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took relatives here on a Saturday afternoon. Excellent service (Steve was our waiter). Had their red sangria (best ever), calamari appetizer (excellent - we are Italians from Rhode Island so we know great calamari), 1905 salad for all four - also excellent. One order of...More

Thank floridaforever09
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Juan was our waiter; he's very friendly and took great care of us. Really good food and tasty cocktails. Great views on the water.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to 4 or 5 Columbia restaurants around Florida and always are impressed with the food and service. Add a view like Clearwater Beach Bay ,price less. There were eight in our party, each ordered a different item and not one negative.

Thank DickEzo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were celebrating our 27th Wedding anniversary and the Columbia is one of my favorite restaurants to celebrate in. The staff was attentive and the food was delicious. I have never failed to have a wonderful experience here. Customer service and good food keeps us...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 6 days ago

On Oct. 5,2017 we ate lunch at the restaurant. The weather was nice, a little windy but we decided to take a table on the outside oceanfront terrace. There were numerous other diners for lunch. Shortly after getting our cocktails, we noticed a smell of...More

Thank Bob K
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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
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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-596-8400
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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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