The Columbia Restaurant Sarasota is located on St. Armands Circle in Lido Key. Family-owned and operated for over 100 years, Columbia has earned acclaim for its old-world charm and award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine. Join us for century-old family recipes like Paella "a la Valenciana," Filet Mignon "Columbia," The Original Cuban Sandwich and fresh seafood specialties. Don’t miss Columbia’s Original “1905” Salad®, prepared tableside. Enjoy an ice cold pitcher of Sangria or Mojitos, or sample a fine Spanish wine like Torres, Montecillo or Campillo.
Relax outdoors on our patio, or inside our Mediterranean-style dining rooms filled with hand-painted tiles and family heirlooms. We are a sister to the Columbia in Tampa's Ybor City, Florida’s oldest restaurant, founded in 1905. Children's menu available. Open 365-days a year, including all holidays. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Reservations accepted.
We invite you to visit our gift shop for a selection of unique gifts, fine cigars & accessories. And don't forget to take home "A Taste of Columbia" with our World Famous "1905" dressing, sangria mix, Cuban and American roast coffee, hot sauce and Columbia seasoning. You'll also find a wide variety of unique hand-made and hand painted ceramic pieces imported from Spain.