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Founded in 1905 by
Cuban immigrant
Casimiro Hernandez, Sr.,
the Columbia Restaurant
is Florida’s oldest
restaurant and the largest
Spanish restaurant in the
It began in Tampa’s Ybor City, as a small 60-seat corner cafe
known for its Cuban coffee and authentic Cuban sandwiches,
frequented by the local cigar workers.
The restaurant opened the Celebration location in
1989. There are several other locations in Florida.
To this day, the restaurant remains family owned!
Delicious Cuban bread
The famous 1905 salad
La Completa Cubana
The park nearby is the perfect place to walk
after a delicious meal

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