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Columbia Restaurant

98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-3341
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (1,193 reviews)
“paella” (264 reviews)
“tapas” (313 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
98 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Columbia and had an awesome night. The food was delicious. The paella was amazing. The girl that took care of us was very helpfull and caring.

Thank Lissett F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every time we visit St. Augustine, my wife and I dine at least twice at the Columbia Restaurant. It is really more of an experience, and it is a great place to go with friends. They pace the meal well and never rush you. The...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant and we have eaten here every summer for the past 6 years for our anniversary. Typically the food is divine with true Spanish and Cuban tastes, but this time everything was just average. My rice was over cooked (a lot)...More

1  Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent menu and nice location. Staff were efficient and attentive and the food was very good. Will go back again.

Thank Tom2626
Reviewed 5 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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schmidtktally
view tapas menu
19 June 2017|
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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
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dawnshymkowich
Are the entrees large enough to share?
16 May 2017|
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Response from guestservices1905 | Property representative |
Yes, they are. And we do not charge a fee to split entrees.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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