Florida’s Very First Spanish Restaurant Has Literally Been Around Forever
When we say forever—we really mean forever. Over 110 years, forever. Owned and operated by 5 generations, forever. The oldest restaurant in Florida, forever. Okay, you probably get the point. But in case you haven’t checked out this one-of-a-kind restaurant yet, this is true Florida history at its finest.
If you’re ready to indulge in a delicious history, the address for Columbia Restaurant is 2117 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3903. The restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. To find out more information about this historic restaurant, visit the website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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