Main Street Area (Near Columbia Marriott Hotel)

Al-Amir on Main
1734 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.401.5882
Relaxed Mediterranean kitchen dispensing hummus, shawarma and kebabs, plus pizza and pasta.

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.

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.

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.

Nonnah's and Sea & Salt
930 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 20201
Nonnah's and Sea & Salt offers a seasonally inspired classic southern menu with Mediterranean and Asian influences, full service bar with a wonderful list of wines, big frothy cappuccinos and desserts.

P.O.S.H. at the Sheraton Downtown Hotel
1400 Main St
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.988.1400
This fine dining restaurant provides a chic dining experience featuring global cuisine from their award-winning executive chef with a progressive wine list.

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


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.

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.

Ristorante Divino
803 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.799.4550
Ristorante Divino is Columbia's destination for excellent Northern Italian cuisine featuring fresh and locally grown ingredients prepared in modern combinations. Whether our guests select seafood, duck, beef or our homemade pasta entrees we guarantee the most authentic and delicious Northern Italian cuisine experience.

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.

Tin Lizzy's
700 Gervais St., Ste. C
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.768.4562
Tin Lizzy's offers their guests a unique taqueria with FlexMex cuisine and service rooted in genuine hospitality.

700 Gervais St, Ste A
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.312.9911
Tsunami is a modern Asian cuisine and sushi restaurant with a full bar where providing an exceptional dining experience is our priority. The freshest ingredients ensure exquisite meals from the fun, creative atmosphere of our sushi bar to the intimate tabletop dining in our exotic interiors.

Twisted Spur Brewing
705 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.764.0203
Twisted Spur pairs incredible, one of a kind craft brews with food that stands above the rest in its quality and preparation and provides a complete experience that embodies the spirit of Columbia.

Five Points Area


Cellar on Greene
2001-D Greene St
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: 803.343.3303

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

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.