Upper-Scale Restaurants in/near the Vista area:

American/Southern
Motor Supply Company Bistro
920 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201-3128
Phone: (803) 256-6687
Website: www.motorsupplycobistro.com
Description: An eclectic blend of Contemporary American, French, Italian and Asian cuisine… something for everyone’s palate.

California Dreaming
401 South Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 254-6767
Website: www.californiadreamings.com
Description: Serves large salads, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, pasta, chicken and steaks.

Harper's Restaurant
700 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 252-2222
Website: www.harpersgroup.com/harpers_columbia.asp
Description: Menu includes hickory-grilled steaks, fresh seafood, Carolina BBQ, fresh ground burgers, specialty salads and sandwiches.

Liberty Taproom & Grill
828 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 461-4677
Website: www.tbonz.com
Description: An eclectic Euro-fusion menu offers delicious salads and appetizers, succulent soups, colorful entrees and a wide range of beers.

Cellar on Greene
2001-D Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 343-3303
Website: www.cellarongreene.com
Description: Wine shop by day, wine bar by night. Menu includes snacks, pizzas, fresh seafood, steaks, and homemade desserts. 

Pawleys Front Porch
827 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 771-8001
Website: www.pawleys5pts.com
Description: Features creative burger combinations named after South Carolina coastal cities or themes as well as appetizers and fish tacos.

M Vista
701 Lady Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 255-8878
Website: www.miyos.com
Description: Menu includes appetizers, sushi, entrees such as Szechuan seafood and dinners from the wok including sesame chicken and almond shrimp as well as vegetarian dishes and a selection of hot and cold sake.

Miyo's on Main
922 South Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 779-6496
Website: www.miyos.com
Description: Menu includes appetizers, sushi, entrees such as Szechuan seafood and dinners from the wok including sesame chicken and almond shrimp as well as vegetarian dishes and a selection of hot and cold sake.

Tsunami Downtown Columbia
700 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 312-9911
Website: www.tsunamicompany.com
Description: Authentic Japanese sushi restaurant and bar, also offers traditional Japanese tempura, pot stickers, tataki, and hibachi.

Bistro/New American
Hampton Street Vineyard
1201 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 252-0850
Website: www.hamptonstreetvineyard.com
Description: Innovative American cuisine with seasonal menu changes, featuring fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, lamb, duck and veal.

MoMo’s Bistro
2930 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 252-2700
Website: www.momosondevine.com
Description: Variety of dishes including beef, pork, chicken, quail and seafood.

Rust Business Social Club
918 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 251-2405
Website: www.rustcolumbia.com
Description Provides business professionals the opportunity to network, entertain and dine in a professional atmosphere.

Terra
100 State Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: (803) 791-3443
Website: www.terrasc.com
Description: Classic Southern dishes including Jamison Farms BBQ lamb-stuffed mac and cheese gratin, roasted kurobata pork shoulder, specialty wood oven pizzas

Mr. Friendly's New Southern Cafe
2001-A Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 254-7828
Website: www.mrfriendlys.com
Description: New southern cuisine featuring many daily specials including ocean-fresh fish and seafood, as well as innovative meat, poultry, and wild game dishes.

Coffee
Peace Love & Rocky Roast
923 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 255-2277
Website: www.peace-love.net
Description: Coffee and gelato, with sandwiches and snacks. All 1960s rock and roll, all the time.

Continental/Fine Dining
Hennessy's Restaurant
1649 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 799-8280
Website: www.hennessyssc.com
Description: Specialties include steak and lobster, rack of lamb and fresh seafood dishes, wide array of desserts and full liquor and wine list.

P.O.S.H. at the Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel
1400 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 988-1400
Website: www.sheratoncolumbiadowntown.com
Description: Featuring global cuisine and an extensive wine list.

Saluda's
751 Saluda Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 799-9500
Website: www.saludas.com
Description: Southern cuisine with French and Italian influences, featuring salads, seafood and steaks.

Cuban
Mojitos Tropical Cafe
1004 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 779-1717
Description: Latin-theme food, drinks, decor & music.

Desserts
Nonnah's
930 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 779-9599
Website: www.nonnahs.com
Description: Lunch menu includes sandwiches, salads and soups. Dinner menu includes stuffed portabella mushrooms and 6-ounce filets.

Greek/Mediterranean
Mediterranean Tea Room
2601 Devine St.
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 799-3118
Description: Wide selection of traditional Middle Eastern foods such as hummus, baba ghannouj, falafel and tabbouleh. Entrees also include chicken, lamb and beef.

Al-Amir Downtown
629 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: (803) 771-0515
Description: Signature dishes include hummus, falafel, lamb kabob, mujadara and shawarma. The wood-fired brick oven produces excellent pizza, flatbreads and baguettes.

Tabouli Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar
2930 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 256-1007
Website: www.taboulisc.com
Description: Tabouli restaurant features a large menu of appetizers, soups, salads, beef, lamb, and chicken entrees, seafood, pastas, and specialties from our brick oven.

Italian
Ristorante Divino
803 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 799-4550
Website: www.ristorantedivino.com
Description: Specializes in Northern Italian cuisine with the rack of lamb serving as its signature dish.

Al's Upstairs
304 Meeting Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: (803) 794-7404
Website: www.alsupstairsitalian.com
Description: Offers fresh fish, veal, pasta and steaks with impeccable service and a beautiful view of Columbia's skyline.

Dianne's On Devine
2400 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 254-3535
Website: www.diannesondevine.com
Description: Nightly specialties, classic Italian dishes, steaks and seafood. 

Garibaldi's
2013 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 771-8888
Description: Large Italian menu specializes in fresh seafood and typically boasts eight or nine specials.

Villa Tronco
1213 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 256-7677
Fax: (803) 256-4336
Website: www.villatronco.com
Description: Traditional Italian fare such as veal parmagiana, chicken piccata and linguine with clams.

Japanese/Korean
Saki Tumi Grill & Sushi Bar
807 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 931-0700
Alt. Phone: (803) 799-7749
Website: www.sakitumigrill.com
Description: Popular bar area and a separate sushi bar as well as plenty of non-sushi items including grilled items and tasty appetizers.

Sato Japanese Steak & Seafood House
1999 Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: (803) 782-1064
Website: www.satosteak.com
Description: Following the popular Hibachi grill model, entrees are prepared at your table and include a shrimp appetizer, onion soup and salad along with fried rice and hibachi vegetables.

Middle Eastern
Mezza Lebanese Bistro and Hookah lounge
701 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 708-0236
Website: www.mezzavista.com
Description: Offers a variety of hold and cold appetizers including hummus and falafel, entrees include shrimp and chicken kabob from the grill.

Seafood
Blue Marlin Steaks & Seafood
1200 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 799-3838
Website: www.bluemarlincolumbia.com
Description: Specializing in innovative seafood dishes with a Lowcountry flair, Blue Marlin also serves hand-cut steaks, fire-roasted chicken and pasta dishes.

Oyster Bar
1123 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 799-4484
Website: www.oysterbarcolumbia.com
Description: Old-fashioned oyster bar, enjoy the freshest Gulf oysters, steamed or raw.

Pearlz Oyster Bar
936 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 661-7741
Website: www.tbonz.com
Description: Features an assorted mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and regional favorites, raw bar offers a variety of oysters and fresh seasonal shellfish.

Steak House
Longhorn Steakhouse - Vista
902-A Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 254-5100
Website: www.longhornsteakhouse.com
Description: Delicious, legendary Western fare featuring hand-cut steaks and thick and juicy burgers.

Ruth's Chris Steak House at the Hilton Columbia Center
924 Senate Street, At The Hilton Columbia Center
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 212-6666
Website: www.ruthschris.com/locations/columbiasteakhouse.html
Description: Signature steaks, appetizers, soups, salads, desserts.

Sushi
Camon Japanese Restaurant
1332 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 254-5400
Website: www.canonsushi.com
Description: Soups, salads, appetizers include tempura and sashimi, teriyaki and teumpua entrees, and specialty sushi rolls dinners.

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