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.

Meanwhile, if you’re going to be in the area, it’s only right that you learn some of the most fascinating history surrounding Ybor City.