The Columbia Restaurant was founded in 1905 and is the oldest restaurant in Florida. Locations include the flagship restaurant in Tampa’s Historic Ybor City, St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, the Historic District in St. Augustine, Sand Key on Clearwater Beach, Central Florida’s town of Celebration,the Columbia Café in the Tampa Bay History Center on the Riverwalk in Tampa and the Columbia Restaurant Café at Tampa International Airport. All Columbia locations are owned and operated by 4th and 5th generation members of the founding family except for Columbia Restaurant Cafe at Tampa International Airport, which is operated in partnership with HMSHost. For more information visit, http://www.columbiarestaurant.com
Chamber Mission Statement:
To promote and develop Ybor City by providing business resources, governmental and visitor information through a shared community vision while preserving our community's culture and historic landmarks by sponsoring projects and activities, which stimulate economic development.The Ybor City Chamber of Commerce is focused both on preserving and developing the historic district.