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Restaurants near Riverbanks Zoo And Botanical Garden

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24 restaurants available nearby

A photo of Motor Supply Company Bistro restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3215)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Columbia
Located in the historic Congaree Vista with a heated patio and free valet parking, Motor Supply has been serving progressive, New World cuisine using classic French culinary techniques for over 20 years. Led by Executive Chef Wesley Fulmer, the kitchen's lunch, dinner and brunch handwritten menus change daily, featuring contemporary New American cuisine, with nods to Creole, Cajun, Southern, French and Asian cuisine. Motor Supply works with local, sustainable farms for produce, meats, dairy and more. Seafood is caught off of the SC coast, and all of our charcuterie, desserts, stocks, sauces and dressings are made in-house. The bar boasts an extensive Wine Spectator Award of Excellence-winning list (2006-13), imported, domestic and local craft beers, as well as an artisan farm-to-shaker cocktail list made from house-infused liquors, handmade bitters, barrel-aged spirits and locally-sourced ingredients and garnishes, mixed up by Head Barman Jake Smith.
A photo of The Melting Pot - Columbia SC restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(905)
$$$$
• Fondue • Columbia
Booked 26 times today
Experience a new way to dine when you make The Melting Pot in Columbia your next dinner destination. From the first bite of our delicious artisan cheeses, to the last bite of our decadent chocolate fondues, you will know you have made the right decision! Whether you want to have the full four-course adventure or you are in the mood for perfectly crafted cocktails and cheese fondue, you can find what you crave on our tables. Our friendly staff specializes in creating your perfect night out. Come join us today at The Melting Pot.
A photo of Smoked restaurant
4.5
Awesome(408)
$$$$
• American • Columbia
Booked 38 times today
Smoked, is an upscale fine dining experience that combines the elements of Seafood, Swine, and Smoke.Smoked strives to give patrons the customer-driven experience unique take on libations that are unmatched fine dining.
A photo of Blue Marlin restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3471)
$$$$
• Low Country • Columbia
Booked 39 times today
Welcome to the Blue Marlin Restaurant, proudly serving "A Taste of the Southern Low Country," located in Columbia South Carolina's thriving Congaree Vista District. Stretching from Savannah to the South, and Georgetown to the North, the Low Country is resplendent with the bounties of the sea and coastal marshlands. Succulent shrimp, oysters, crabs, crawfish and catfish abound. Lush greens, corn, rice and ripe red tomatoes are plentiful. Low Country cuisine brings all of this food together in a sumptuous array of unique and distinctive dishes.
A photo of California Dreaming-Columbia restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1352)
$$$$
• American • Columbia
Booked 1 time today
California Dreaming is located in Union Station, a historic train station in Columbia, SC.The restaurant serves a mix of hearty American classics in a large family-friendly atmosphere. What sets them apart from the rest is that every dish is fresh and prepared from scratch daily, including notable favorites, like the California Dreaming Salad, honey-butter Croissants and fall-off-the-bone Baby Back Ribs. Additional features: online ordering with curbside pick-up.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Columbia restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2066)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Columbia
Booked 25 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House serves the finest aged, corn-fed USDA Prime beef. Broiled in a trademark 1,800° oven & served on a plate heated to 500 degrees, your steak is presented sizzling hot at your table.Additionally, the menu includes select fresh seafood & other meat entrees, including seasonal specialties like foie gras, buffalo strip & scallops. A variety of fresh-cooked vegetables, including seven kinds of potatoes, salads, homemade desserts & an extensive selection of over 100 domestic & imported wines complete your dining experience. Ruth's Chris never fails to please!
A photo of Saluda's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3084)
$$$$
• American • Columbia
Booked 34 times today
Located in the heart of Five Points, just steps from the University of South Carolina’s campus and less than a mile from the state capitol building, Saluda’s has been impressing Columbia residents and visitors since it opened to much fanfare in 1996. Saluda's has created an exciting menu intermingling classically prepared dishes with cutting edge techniques and ingredients. Saluda's menu is built around mixing locally grown seasonal products with luxurious ingredients from around the world. Saluda's features Southern cuisine with French and Italian influences to create a menu both familiar and new. Our professional and courteous staff serves all of our guests with true Southern hospitality.
A photo of Al's Upstairs restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1010)
$$$$
• Italian • Columbia
-Window seat requests are not guaranteed on the weekends or holidays-Please, no children under 6 years old on the weekends.-Private dining rooms available, please call 803-920-9406
A photo of Boku- Columbia restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(39)
$$$$
• Asian • Columbia
Booked 4 times today
At Boku Kitchen and Saloon, you can be sure you are receiving only the highest-quality meals with the freshest ingredients possible. We pride ourselves on not serving our customer's pre-made food. We make everything from scratch, including our noodles, salads, crab rangoon, calamari, soups, cocktails, and more! All our food is made-to-order. You won’t be able to find quality like this elsewhere!We want to make your time at our restaurant as enjoyable as possible. Therefore, at Boku Kitchen and Saloon, you can trust that we will provide you with a made-from-scratch meal paired with the best cocktails, sake, wine, and craft beer you will find in Columbia, SC.Our team is excited to serve you, your family, and your friends' delicious meals and beverages. See you soon!
A photo of The Venue restaurant
3.8
Excellent(106)
$$$$
• American • Columbia
Booked 2 times today
Your eater-tainment destination is now on the 1600 Block of Main Street. Perfect place for brews, and entertainment or virtual sports gaming. Enjoy LIVE MUSIC every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!
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