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Best American Restaurants in Columbia


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A photo of The Collective Offshore restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Hanover
Booked 32 times today
The Collective, a local hospitality group, has brought two new concepts to life at the Columbia Lakefront. Offshore features innovative seasonal cuisine highlighting coastal flavors from Maine through the Carolinas. Guests enjoy the elevated casual ambience, delicious bites, carefully curated bar program, and sweeping views of Lake Kittamaqundi from the restaurant and outdoor patios. With a focus on community connectivity, detailed service and hospitality, Offshore brings a fresh take to this iconic location. Along with its sister live music and entertainment venue, Encore, The Collective anchors the rejuvenated Lakefront District in the heart of downtown Columbia.
A photo of The Food Market - Columbia restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Columbia
Booked 65 times today
"The Food Market - Columbia" is widely praised for providing some of the best American cuisine. Reviewers speak highly of the restaurant's attentive and knowledgeable service, citing servers like Ben and Meredith as top-notch. The innovative and diverse menu is frequently lauded, with dishes like Crispy Lobster Fingers and Cream of Crab Soup standing out as customer favourites. Additionally, the restaurant offers a good selection of wines and inventive cocktails, further accentuating the dining experience. Customers also appreciate the modern venue and speedy delivery of beautifully prepared food. With its high-quality cuisine and exceptional service, "The Food Market - Columbia" is a preferred American dining destination for many.
A photo of Seasons 52 - Columbia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Columbia
Booked 59 times today
Seasons 52 - Columbia is a highly regarded American cuisine restaurant, earning an impressive reputation among its regular patrons and new guests alike. The establishment is recognized for its impeccable service, demonstrated by the attentive and professional staff that is knowledgeable about the food and wine menu. Reviews emphasize that the restaurant provides a "great atmosphere," exceptional service, and wonderful food, making it an ideal location for any celebration. They champion health-focused dining, serving fresh, local, and seasonal food options, lightly seasoned, and not smothered in heavy sauces, providing a fresh take on American cuisine. Guests consistently note that the experience, from the delicious food to the comfortable setting, is "well done all around," and highly recommend it for its great service, location, and food.
A photo of Blackwall Barn & Lodge restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Columbia
Booked 43 times today
The Blackwall Barn & Lodge provides a venue unlike any other in the County for residents to host special events, meet with colleagues and friends, dine in comfortable and rustic elegance and enjoy entertaining family, friends, and out of town guests for special occasions.Many of life’s most memorable moments are centered around the dining table with family, friends, and colleagues. We are committed to providing our guests attentive service, where regulars are recognized, their preferences remembered, and their dining and beverage options are promptly fulfilled.
A photo of Medium Rare - Columbia, MD restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Columbia
Booked 41 times today
A Diner's Choice Award winner for the last 12 years! Legendary Medium Rare offers a unique, prix fixe dinning experience of artisan bread; a mixed green salad; prime, dry-aged steak; and hand-cut fries (Vegetarian option always available) in a relaxed, fun, environment. Please allow us 15 minutes to seat you after your full party has arrived and after checkin at our host stand. As we do only one thing, we do our best to make the food and experience exceptional and also a good value. We also serve brunch on Saturday and Sunday's with a great prix fixe including French Toast, Steak and Eggs, Eggs Benedict and bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Screwdrivers. WALK INS and CALL AHEAD seating are always welcomed..
A photo of 18th & 21st restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Columbia
Booked 26 times today
18th & 21st brings something fresh and classic to Columbia, Maryland. Named after the Constitutional Amendment that enacted Prohibition and then subsequent Amendment that repealed it, 18th & 21st promises to bring back a bygone era through an elevated, tailored evening experience. Our food and cocktails reflect the feel of prohibition supper clubs. This not to say we're stuck in the past, but rather that we try and emulate the style of that era. That means beautiful presentation, careful crafting, and perfect pairings to keep your night on beat. Combined with live music, this creates an unparalleled experience for the discerning and adventurous looking for a sophisticated evening. Due to the nature of the experience at 18th & 21st we request that all diners be over the age of eighteen.
A photo of Glenwood's - Columbia (formerly Stanford Grill) restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Columbia
Booked 75 times today
Stanford Grill - Columbia is a gem for Contemporary American cuisine, offering a delightful array of well-executed dishes. With quality ingredients, precise execution and generous portions, their menu ranges from "The Stanford" cheeseburger and prime rib to their Hickory Grilled Tenderloin Filet, and delightful desserts such as Key Lime Pie and Chocolate Uprising. The restaurant consistently captures excellent reviews, with patrons celebrating its tantalizing flavors and outstanding service. As one guest warmly noted, Stanford Grill “never disappoints" with "food quality and choices… service and presentation…always excellent". It is praised for its “savory and carefully cooked" American fare which successfully showcases the essence of contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Cured Tap & Table restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Columbia
Booked 24 times today
The Cured Tap & Table is continuously acclaimed for its exceptional American cuisine made to order. Reviewers rave about the restaurant's fresh ingredients, exquisite meals, excellent beverages, and delightful desserts. The staff are often praised for their politeness, attentiveness, and engaging nature which greatly enhances the overall dining experience. The restaurant is also known for its cleanliness, which is a strong indicator of its well-maintained kitchen. With its great ambiance and exceptional service, Cured Tap & Table remains a consistent favorite among patrons for its quality American cuisine. Its uniqueness lies in its twist on classic dishes and this is frequently mentioned as a highlight in their reviews.
A photo of lāk Columbia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Columbia
Booked 8 times today
Lāk Columbia effortlessly tops the charts of American cuisine with its outstanding food, attentive service, and congenial ambiance. As per numerous reviews, this restaurant consistently delights its patrons with delicious and well-prepared dishes that emphasize the essence of American cuisine. Some favorites include the pan-seared salmon, crab crostini, seafood rigatoni, and lamb chops. Notably, a diner praised the seafood rigatoni as the most excellent they’d ever had, marking an unforgettable dining experience. The setting overlooking the water only enhances the culinary delight, making it a preferred choice for many. With an absolute commitment to quality, Lāk Columbia turns every visit into an unforgettable gastronomic journey.
A photo of The Walrus Oyster & Ale House - Columbia restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Columbia
Booked 23 times today
Located in Columbia, The Walrus Oyster & Ale House is famous for its exquisite seafood cuisine. It's been highly recommended by numerous customers for its excellent food and service. Special mentions include the waffles and chicken, plus the shrimp and grits. Also, the fried oysters and chef's dozen raw oysters have been quoted as 'must-haves'. Despite a minor hit and miss with the crab cakes and fish chips, the overall seafood quality has been great according to customer reviews. The restaurant also gains praise for its great ambiance, live music, and attentive staff. The Walrus Oyster & Ale house is considered a go-to destination for seafood lovers.
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