Columbia Cafe At the Tampa Bay History Center - Riverwalk

Family-owned and operated for more than 114 years, The Columbia Cafe is a sister to The Columbia Restaurant in Tampa's Ybor City, Florida’s Oldest RestaurantSM, founded in 1905. Join us for lunch or dinner, and be sure to try our world-famous Original "1905" Salad®, with our delicious, freshly-made dressing. Enjoy an authentic Cuban Sandwich with Spanish bean soup, chicken and yellow rice and other entrée choices, along with tapas and desserts. Relax outdoors on our waterfront, canopy covered patio and bar with an ice cold pitcher of Sangria or Mojitos, and on Friday and Saturday evenings, enjoy live music with your meal. The Cafe proudly serves locally brewed craft beers on tap. Children's menu and takeout available.

Casual attire is fine, but we don’t allow sleeveless shirts on men.

Located next to the Amalie Arena, and walking distance along the Riverwalk from the Marriott Waterside Hotel, Embassy Suites, the Florida Aquarium and the Tampa Convention Center.



Bus Parking, Buyout Available


Cuban, Spanish

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Disability Accessible

Guest Information

Family Friendly