TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 6, 2015 – All five Columbia Restaurants* in Florida are open for Thanksgiving on Nov. 26 and accepting reservations.
The Gonzmart family invites you and your family to join us for a traditional Thanksgiving meal of roast turkey, Columbia stuffing: our great-grandmother’s recipe of Italian sausage, ground beef, chopped chicken livers, apples, water chestnuts and raisins. Other sides include sautéed carrots and string beans, sweet potato pecan casserole, whipped potatoes, homemade cranberry sauce and giblet gravy.
Our Thanksgiving meal also includes a cup of one of our world-famous soups or a fresh Caesar salad, dessert, beverage, hot Cuban bread and butter. For an additional $2.95, our famous “1905” salad may be substituted for the Caesar salad. Soup choices include: Spanish bean, black bean or gazpacho. Dessert choices include pumpkin pie, key lime pie, pumpkin flan or flan. Beverages include your choice of coffee, tea or soft drinks. The cost is $21.95 for adults and $5.95 for children under 10.
Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted, pending availability. Some seating times may not be available at some Columbia locations. If you do not get a suggestion for another reservation time when making a reservation online, please call the Columbia Restaurant of your choice. They will have the most current information on what reservations are available.
Please see www.ColumbiaRestaurant.com for reservations, or call the restaurant of your choice.
Our five Columbia Restaurant locations open at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving, and our complete dinner menu also is available all day. Locations include Tampa’s historic Ybor City, on St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach and Celebration, near Orlando.
Or enjoy Columbia’s Thanksgiving meal in your home.
Let the Columbia Ybor City provide you with a complete holiday meal for 10, fully cooked and ready with instructions for you to heat at home and serve to your family and friends.
Our Thanksgiving dinner “in a box” for 10 people is $149.95 and includes:
• 12 lb. Roasted Vermont whole turkey
• Columbia stuffing: our great-grandmother’s recipe of Italian sausage, ground beef, chopped chicken livers, apples, water chestnuts and raisins.
• Sautéed baby carrots and green beans
• Whipped potatoes
• Homemade cranberry sauce
• Giblet gravy
• Choice of one dessert:
o Pumpkin pie
o Key Lime pie
o Guava cheesecake
Columbia Ybor City location only. Orders available only in increments of 10.
Please call 813-248-4961 to place your order. Orders must be placed by 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19.
Pre-ordered, ready-to-serve orders may be picked up at your appointment time on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Columbia Ybor City at 2025 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605.
* The Columbia Cafe at the Tampa Bay History Center on the Riverwalk will be closed on Thanksgiving.
* The Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport will not offer Thanksgiving dinner, 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.
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