Est. 1925


“I’m ecstatic to bring back Goody Goody, this Tampa tradition that opened in 1925 and closed in 2005. We’ve lost too many of these iconic places over the years. Goody Goody is one of those places that helped create Tampa’s identity.
I promise to do everything within my power to recreate the flavor and memory of Goody Goody. I also promise to go back to the way the food was prepared in the old days.”

—Richard Gonzmart

Fourth Generation Co-Owner and President Columbia Restaurant Group
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Goody Goody™ is still hiring. If you’re friendly and enthusiastic with strong hospitality skills and want to join the Goody Goody™ team in this exciting new venture, please complete the job application below and apply in-person at the restaurant between 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday — Friday.
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Hyde Park Village, next to CineBistro in the former Talbot’s location.
1601 W Swann Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606.
Phone (813) 308-1925

It was close to the original location that opened in 1925 – not the fourth one on Florida Avenue that everyone remembers because it was the longest-lasting. Hyde Park Village is a great destination and we wanted to be part of its rebirth. Plus, Richard believes there are no coincidences – and the original Hyde Park Village neighborhood dates to 1905, just like the original Columbia Restaurant.

Sundays - Thursdays 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Breakfast will be offered all day.

Phone (813) 308-1925

It was the first drive-in east of the Mississippi. It opened here in 1925 and closed in 2005. People still crave their burgers (with pickles, onions secret sauce), fries and pies – especially butterscotch.

Yes, along with the original 1940s-era Goody Goody sign and some of the original school desk chairs and aluminum chairs used at the former Florida Avenue restaurant.

Yes. We serve several varieties of burgers without the sauce as well.

We serve breakfast all day, starting at 7 a.m. every day of the week.

True to our diner roots, we don't take reservations. But true to our modern take on a classic, we use an app called NoWait that can virtually help you "get in line." Just download the cellphone app from the Apple app store or Google Play, search for Goody Goody Burgers and it will give you an estimated wait time. If you want to put your name on the list, tap the "Get In Line" bar at the bottom of the screen. It will ask party size and if you have any additional requests. The app will then text your phone when the time approaches for you to be seated. That way, you can walk around and shop the amazing stores in Hyde Park Village until your table is ready!

No, but we have a take-out window with some designated parking spots.

There is a surface lot parking behind the restaurant and spaces along Swann Avenue, along with three nearby garages..

We have a second location in Airside C at Tampa International Airport. When we open more, we’ll announce the news here and on our social media channels.

Yes, they may be purchased in the restaurant and online here.

It seems to be a phonetic spelling of a German phrase that translates to Come Eat Good Food. Sounds “goody” to us.

Thank you for considering Goody Goody, part of the Gonzmart Family of Restaurants, as a potential donor or sponsor of your event.


Please note we will only accept donation and sponsorship requests that meet the following guidelines.

  • The requesting organization must be in Tampa Bay community.
  • Donation requests must be submitted via U.S. Mail on the organization's letterhead and include the 501(c)(3) tax identification number as well as a description, date and location of the event.
  • Requests must be submitted at least 60 days before the event.

Please provide a mailing address as well as a contact name, phone number and email.

To submit a request using our guidelines:

By fax: (813) 247-5881
By U.S. Mail (we do not accept email requests): Columbia Restaurant Group, 2025 E. 7th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605

Submit requests to:

Richard Gonzmart – President
Columbia Restaurant Group
2025 East 7th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605

Please note: We receive a tremendous number of requests each month. We are unable to fulfill all of these requests. If your request is approved, we will contact you using the information you provided. No follow-up phone calls or emails, please.


Drop us a line at [email protected] for questions, media inquires and more.

Sun. - Thur. 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. and Sat. 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

1601 W Swann Ave,
Tampa, FL 33606
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(813) 308-1925

[email protected]

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