Main Street Area (Near Columbia Marriott Hotel)

1214 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.403.1404
Bourbon is a whiskey bar and Cajun-Creole restaurant located just steps from the South Carolina state capitol building in the historic Brennen Building (1869).

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse
1508 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.728.0887
Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse is a unique, all you can eat "Churrascaria" located in the historic Kress Building. Featuring a "parade" of 16 different types of meats sliced at your table.

The Grand
1621 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.726.2323
Boutique bowling alley, restaurant and bar is your Columbia, SC destination for fun, food and activities.  Make plans to relax after work to meet your friends and co-workers for drinks and games indoors or on the plaza. 

Halls Chophouse
1221 Main St., Ste. 150
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.563.5066
As South Carolina's premier steakhouse, Halls Chophouse offers wet and dry-aged USDA prime and choice beef as well as locally-sourced fish, poultry, vegetarian and gluten-free options. The Halls Chophouse menu features expertly-crafted dishes that highlight the essence of culinary creativity and distinguished flavor.

Hampton Street Vineyard
1201 Hampton St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.252.0850
Innovative American cuisine with seasonal menu changes, featuring fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, lamb, duck, veal, accommodating and professional service all taking place in an urban cool space below the sidewalk in the historic Sylvan Building.

1649 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.834.5132
Serves scratch-made, seasonal, locally- and ethically-sourced cuisine that highlights the flavors of the season and takes advantage of the amazing ingredients that are available from local farms and purveyors.

Lula Drake
1635 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.606.1968
Lula Drake's menu features a selection of unique small plates.

Main Street Public House
1556 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.834.3409
Main Street Public House sources the freshest ingredients available that are seasonal and local whenever possible. Utilizing both new and old world techniques throughout the menu, the passion for fresh and artisanal shines through with each and every dish created. The menu is described as refined casual cuisine, quality without pretension. The menu is designed in‐house and almost entirely from scratch. Complementing the seasonal menus, Main Street Public House proudly serves premium, NY style pizza in a custom brick oven throughout the day as well as into the evening.

Michaels Café and Catering
1620 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.726.2233
Traditional American and Italian cuisine.

1200 Hampton St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.771.7000
Savor the best in contemporary southern cuisine. Inspired by the bounty of the region's farms, the culinary team has created an all-natural menu that brings stylish twists to each of the season's finest ingredients.

1643 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.567.5599
New in 2021, SMOKED is an upscale fine dining experience that combines the elements of seafood, swine, and smoke. While dining, take in the microbrewing process and enjoy some of SMOKED's in-house brews crafted by Peak Drift Brewing Co.

Villa Tronco
1213 Blanding St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.256.7677
A Columbia establishment for more than 60 years, Villa Tronco serves consistently generous portions of traditional Italian fare such as veal parmigiana, chicken piccata and linguine with clams.

Vista Area

929 Kitchen & Bar
929 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.764.3825
929 Kitchen & Bar brings the essence of Korea into an upscale, warm, welcoming environment that is sure to appease lunch goers, family diners, business clients and all in between.

Blue Marlin
1200 Lincoln St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.799.3838
Specializing in creative seafood dishes with a Lowcountry kick, Blue Marlin also serves hand-cut steaks and prime rib. Shrimp and grits is a top seller, with the grits coming from right across the street at Adluh Flour. Don't overlook the more eclectic offerings, though, such as the crispy firecracker flounder, served with a jalapeño salsa.

1215 Assembly St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.451.0051
Located in a lovingly restored 1930's RC Cola bottling plant, Cola's is a "casual" fine dining bar/restaurant specializing in seafood, steaks and other culinary creations influenced by a broad range of ethnic cooking. There is an emphasis on fresh ingredients and locally grown food where possible.

Gervais & Vine
620-A Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.799.8463
True Mediterranean wine and tapas bar with more than 40 wines by the glass and a wide selection of appetizers. Dishes prepared in view and are a fusion of Greek, Italian and Spanish cuisine. 

Hickory Tavern
907 Senate St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.765.9280  
Hickory Tavern offers a unique brand of casual dining, lively bar atmosphere and sports enthusiasm providing the perfect destination no matter what the time of day.

Kao Thai Cuisine
1001 Senate St., Ste. 300
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.569.6881
Kao Thai Cuisine offers authentic street-food that is commonly found on the streets of Bangkok as well as a mix of West-meets-East dishes that will excite and classic Thai dishes that will comfort.

Liberty Taproom & Grill
828 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.461.4677
Located in Columbia's beautiful Congaree Vista district, Liberty Tap Room is an upscale casual dining restaurant serving traditional American cuisine with a twist alongside signature Liberty Ales, unique draft beer and craft brews in a fun, modern atmosphere.

Longhorn Steakhouse: Gervais St
902-A Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.254.5100
Steaks, chicken, salmon and shrimp in a fun, warm Texas saloon setting.

M Vista
701 Lady St., Ste. C
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.255.8878
Like American culture, M concept has evolved from regional Shanghai and Szechuan cuisine to a melting pot of northern and southern Chinese cuisine, Korean style BBQ, Vietnamese- and Thai-influenced dishes and Japanese sushi. 

Motor Supply Co.
920 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.256.6687
An early pioneer of dining in the Vista, Motor Supply's eclectic menu reflects a classic bistro mentality and changes every day and every night. Upbeat, cosmopolitan atmosphere and excellent food. Especially popular for Sunday brunch.

936 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.661.7741
Pearlz Oyster Bar is a fun, eclectic restaurant serving the very best in fresh seafood, including an assorted mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and regional favorites. The raw bar offers a variety of Lowcountry and Gulf oysters as well as specialty oysters, in addition to fresh seasonal shellfish.

Di Vino Rosso
807 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.550.9699
Di Vino Rosso is a restaurant specializing in traditional Italian dishes with local twists with an extensive wine list in historical 1920s building.

Ruth's Chris Steak House at the Hilton Hotel
924-A Senate St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.212.6666
Ruth's Chris Steak House is located in the heart of downtown Columbia in the city's financial, entertainment and historic district within the lobby of the Hilton Hotel and conveniently close to the Vista, Columbia's most vibrant arts, dining, and entertainment districts. 

SakiTumi Grill & Sushi Bar
807 Gervais St., Ste. 103
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.931.0700
Upscale Vista hotspot includes a popular bar area and a separate sushi bar. Extensive sake list complements beer and wine offerings. Plenty of nonsushi items are on the menu, including grilled items and tasty appetizers such as the lotus root chips.

Five Points Area

Mr. Friendly's
2001-A Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: 803.254.7828
Since 1995, Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Cafe  has been serving new southern cuisine in a sophisticated, yet casual environment using only the freshest ingredients and simple preparations. There are always ocean-fresh fish and seafood specials, as well as innovative meat, poultry and wild game dishes.

751 Saluda Ave.
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: 803.799.9500
Saluda's boasts and outstanding reputation as one of the Capital City's finest restaurants. Owner Steven Cook and his staff are dedicated to providing a dining experience unparalleled in Columbia with emphasis on outstanding food, extensive wine and cocktail selections, and elegant Southern service.

Other Columbia-Area Restaurants

Al’s Upstairs
300 Meeting St.
West Columbia, SC  29169
Italian fine dining since 1979. Offers fresh fish, veal, pasta and steaks with impeccable service and a beautiful view of Columbia's skyline.

Black Roster
201 Meeting St.
West Columbia, SC 29169
Serving Frenchish food with a spectacular rooftop bar.

California Dreaming
401 South Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.254.6767
Located in a historic railroad station, California Dreaming opened in 1984 and ever since has been a popular destination for businesspeople as well as students and faculty from nearby USC. Serves large salads, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, pasta, chicken and steaks. Truly outstanding mixed drinks, and the honey croissants always are a hit. Great first-date place, too.
100 State St.
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: 803.791.3443
Making a conscious effort to support local farmers and using as many locally grown ingredients as possible, Terra intends to prepare the freshest and finest ingredients simply so that they speak for themselves.