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Columbia Restaurant

98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-3341
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (1,193 reviews)
“paella” (264 reviews)
“tapas” (313 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to the Columbia Restaurant multiple times and I always try to stop when I'm back in the area. I just can't resist the pitchers of Sangria, warm Cuban bread and the famous 1905 salad. And best of all, you can walk it all...More

Thank shell904
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant is located in the heart of St. Augustine's Historic District, and it is one that should not be missed. The food is great, with a very large selection from which to choose, and the service is excellent. Specializing in Spanish/Cuban cuisine, it is...More

Thank Connie12848
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate here with the whole family including 5 kids. Service was good. Food was great. Atmosphere is nice, fountain inside, tile floors. I always enjoy their special 1905 salad that they toss at the table. They take reservations. Located in a pleasant area to walk...More

Thank DebsCoco2
Reviewed 6 days ago

If we're early, or waiting for a table (oops forgot to make a reservation), we enjoy a few drinks at the bar with their delightful bartender Michelle. I never miss their 1905 salad served with hot bread. Their menu is extensive and you can have...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my 4th Columbia I've dined at and I was not disappointed. The waiter we had was a blast; making us laugh and enjoy our time there. We went at 12:30 p.m. and expected we may have to wait in line. Upon arriving, we...More

Thank DonnaZappala
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant is charming and service is good but food is average. They do make a big deal out of their famous salad, but it is just lettuce with tomatoes and julienne cheese and ham. They mix it at the table so it is fresh...More

Thank NewOrleansfirstgal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times now and both the food and service was good. The cava sangria is really good! Will be going back for more

Thank Jimx97B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are local and only go here because our picky eater son LOVES their bread and butter. Sad I know! Their food is only ever average to us (adults) and every visit I hope that we will get a fantastic meal and then we spend...More

Thank dpp74
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say about The Columbia? It never disappoints. I generally have the 1905 salad, but this time, I had the Heart of Palm Salad. It was better than the 1905. The white wine was cold and very enjoyable. Service was prompt.

Thank L A M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome Tapas and great atmosphere. The food was delicious and plentiful. This is the place to go for a different and cultivated dining experience.

Thank Kay K
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view tapas menu
20 June 2017|
Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
You can view all of our menus on our Columbia website. Trip Advisor guidelines don't allow me to post our website address, or a URL for you to use. - Sorry, questions may not include HTML or website links. Please edit your... More
Are the entrees large enough to share?
17 May 2017|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
Yes, they are. And we do not charge a fee to split entrees.
Beth D
is there a children's menu
19 April 2017|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
Yes, Columbia has a children's menu, here you go: CHILDREN'S MENU - For children under 10* ________________________________________ Cuban Sandwich $5.95 Macaroni & Cheese $5.95 Chicken Fingers $5.95 Steak... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-3341
  • E-mail
Family-owned and operated for over 111 years, Columbia has earned acclaim for its old-world charm and award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine and wine list. Join us for century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Filet Mignon and fresh seafood specialties. Don't miss Columbia's Original "1905" Salad(R), prepared tableside with our delicious, freshly-made dressing, a 110-year-old family recipe of fresh garlic, oregano, wine vinegar and Spanish extra virgin olive oil. Be sure to sample a fine Spanish wine like Montecillo or Campillo. Relax in our courtyard or Mediterranean-style dining rooms, filled with hundreds of hand-painted tiles and Spanish-style fountains. We are a sister to the Columbia in Tampa's Ybor City, founded in 1905. Children's menu available. Casual attire is fine, but we don't allow sleeveless shirts on men. Open 365-days a year, including all holidays. Please visit our website for the most current menu listings.
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