TAMPA, Fla., March 24, 2014 – The five Columbia Restaurants in Florida are open Easter Sunday, April 20, serving Easter favorites including Baked Virginia Ham or Stuffed Leg of Lamb. The complete dinner menu also is available all day. For reservations, see www.ColumbiaRestaurant.com
Locations include Tampa’s historic Ybor City, St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, in the historic district of St. Augustine, Sand Key in Clearwater Beach and near Orlando in Downtown Celebration.
Stuffed Leg of Lamb
Roasted domestic lean leg of lamb, marinated with red wine, garlic, lemon and oregano then filled with a stuffing of wild mushrooms, Serrano ham and dried figs. Complemented with a demi-glaze balsamic mint gravy, mashed potatoes and spring vegetables. 23.95
Baked Virginia Ham
Hand-carved ham topped with an orange sauce. Served with mashed potatoes, candied yams and vegetable medley. 21.95
Entrees served with Caesar Salad and hot Cuban bread.
Brazo Gitano “Cien Años”
Spongecake soaked in syrup with Spanish Manzanilla Sherry, filled with Spanish cream and Plant City strawberries, rolled and topped with meringue. Served tableside with strawberry sauce and flambéed. 7.95
Sangria de Cava
Spain’s wonderful bubbling cooler made with Spanish Cava (Champagne), Torres brandy and liqueur, with citrus juices. One taste will transport you to the sunny coast of Spain. Pitcher 21.
The Columbia Cafe on the Riverwalk in Tampa is open on Easter, offering a more casual meal. Easter features are not offered. Choose from the regular menu served all day. Indoor or outdoor waterfront seating available without reservations.
The Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport will not offer a special Easter menu, but will be open and serving from its regular menu.
The Columbia Restaurant in Tampa’s historic Ybor City was founded in 1905 and is Florida’s oldest restaurant. Additional Columbia locations include St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, the Historic District in St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach, Central Florida’s town of Celebration, Columbia Cafe on the Riverwalk in Tampa and Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport. All Columbia locations are owned and operated by fourth and fifth generation members of the founding family except for Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport, which is operated in partnership with HMSHost. Please see www.ColumbiaRestaurant.com for more information.
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