Eating in the South is a way of life, and Columbia does it well. From Southern comfort foods to trendy food truck fare, there are many unique dining options throughout the region. Make your choice of meals and entertainment from fine dining, locally owned eateries, national franchises, lively cafes -- or even a diner as seen on TV on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives" with celebrity chef Guy Fieri.
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Voted Best Frozen Yogurt 2 Years in a row by readers of Free Times. Self-Serve Premium Frozen Yogurt & Smoothies, Fresh Fruit Toppings, Coffee, Frappes. Over 70 rotating nonfat, lowfat, dairy-free and...More
Carolina’s Restaurant and Lounge is located on the hotel property and is a full service facility. We have a full breakfast buffet everyday and a lunch buffet that is famous throughout...More
Bring a gang and laugh out loud! The Comedy Zone 1615 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201 Columbia's Hottest New Entertainment!A new Headline and Feature Act every Saturday 2 Show times of 8:00p.m. &...More
Specializing in innovative seafood dishes with a Lowcountry flair, Blue Marlin also serves hand-cut steaks, fire-roasted chicken and pasta dishes. Shrimp and Grits is a customer favorite and the...More
Italian fine dining since 1979. The executive chef uses an Old World style that is influenced greatly by his grandmother’s cooking. Their lobster bisque is served with a popular puff pastry dome that...More
This Vista West café has as much fun naming its dishes ("Hangover Hashbrowns,” “Heart Attack Wrap”) as it does hand crafting its desserts and breads. The casual, Bohemian style restaurant offers...More
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...More
The restaurant delivers what its name promises – succulent baby back ribs and great wings, served with a wide variety of sauce options. Portions are generous and can be washed down with one of the...More
A stone's throw from Maxcy Gregg park, DiPrato's brings a New York attitude to its gourmet deli selections. The executive chef emphasizes large, thick sandwiches like the triple-decker corned beef...More
First-rate barbecue buffet with the best fried chicken in town. It is honestly that good. Also features delicious catfish bites. Order off the menu for tailgating or simply to take home some quality...More
Aircraft-themed decor with an extensive collection of military memorabilia and photographs. Menu ranges from burgers and sandwiches to ribs, pizza and Greek specialties.
If you want great seafood in a casual atmosphere reminiscent of the beach stop by Gilligan's in Lexington. Specials Kids Night - Monday through Wednesday! Kids 10 & under receive a FREE kid's...More
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...More
Bring the whole gang out to Hudson's Smokehouse on Hwy 378 for mouth watering menu items and irresistible side dishes. There is something for everyone at our family restaurant, whether...More
Bring the whole gang out to Hudson's Smokehouse at 931 Two Notch Road for mouth watering menu items and irresistible side dishes. There is something for everyone at our family...More
Come and enjoy an authentic Italian experience in our welcoming dining room, or enjoy our courtyard open air “al fresco” dining. We look forward to seeing you!
J Gumbo's is now serving up Louisiana recipee Cajun style cooking at the corner of Washington and Sumter streets. While Cajun food is typically known for being hot and spicy, the truth is that Cajun...More
Jillian’s is designed for eating, drinking and mingling, with plenty of visual stimulus from 15 TV monitors and 13 big-screen TVs. The menu includes appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, soups,...More
Judy’s at the Market serves comfort food at its finest. Our motto of “fresh, healthy, local” is reflected in everything we do, from our hand-battered fried okra to our top-quality...More
Welcome to Marinoni's Restaurant and Pizzeria offering fresh, homemade food made daily for the entire family in a friendly atmosphere. Although most consider us a brick oven pizza restaurant, we have...More
A regional hippie-themed pizza chain serving gourmet, hand-tossed pies, calzones, hoagies and salads. All with fresh ingredients. Pizza toppings range from jerk chicken and pineapple to plain-old...More
The Menkoi Ramen House is located in the heart of the historic congaree vista, just minutes from a slew of other restaurants and shopping. A genuine taste of Japanese ramen, this noodle house offers...More
Asia is a continent of many different peoples and cultures, and its cooking offers an equally enormous diversity. Asian cuisine is fresh, colorful, and always aromatic. The resturants of the Miyo's...More