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Join them for lunch to enjoy such classics as Shrimp-n-Grits, Pan Seared Salmon Cakes and a Fried Green Tomato BLT. Customer favorites at dinner include the Fried Select Gulf Oysters, Compart Farms Pork Steak, Smoked Gouda-Applewood Bacon Mac-n-Cheese and varying selections of Prime Beef, freshly caught Seafood, locally-farmed produce and housemade desserts. Solstice also offers one of SC's best Wine Lists with over 200 selections, as well as, an innovative cocktail list.
Everything was incredible!
Delicious ! friendly staff! We were visiting from out of town and were happy to discover this great place
Came in again for a late snack. Ended up getting tempted by all the good looking food we were seeing, so we ordered a bottle of wine and split up a fried chicken entree. Wow was it good! Juicy and fried to perfection and the collards were delicious. Highly recommended. And as always, Chelsea served it all up like a pro. See y'all next time.
Thank you for this awesome review. As usual, we can't wait to see you again! Have a great week!
Second time there. Amazing as always. Looking forward to bringing my team from work there on Wednesday.
Great anniversary dinner with complimentary prosecco. Staff is friendly and attentive. Food is delicious.
Another wonderful "date night" at Solstice! We shared the fried green tomato appetizer, I had the tuna poke and brussel sprouts and my husband had the pork special. It was all delicious and our wonderful server, Renee, was so helpful.
Thank you for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your meal! Come back to see us soon and feel free to ask for Renee when you return! She is a great one!
we came in for a light snack and a bottle of wine on Friday night. Lovely date night.
Best part of the evening was the excellent service from Chelsea. She always takes great care of us.
Thank you so much for this kind review! We always love seeing you guys and hope to see you again soon! Feel free to ask for Chelsea when you come- She is a great one!
It is always excellent
It was was much, much too noisy,and for the price the food was not terribly inspiring.
We were celebrating my son’s 31st birthday and we
enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Solstice. He mentioned that he would like an individual cup of applesauce for dessert with his Disaranno. Our waitress, Britney, har a staff member go next door to purchase a six pack of applesauce for his dessert. The remaining 5 individual cups were sent home with my son. This is an example of exemplary service. Many, many THANKS to the staff, management and customers at Solstice for such a fun night.
Thank you so much for this kind review! We are so glad you had a great night with us. We enjoy being able to spend milestones with our patrons - Birthdays, Anniversaries, etc. We hope to see you again soon and please feel free to ask for Britney when you come in, she is a great one!
The snapper special and brined pork chop was outstanding.
Thank you for this review! We're glad you enjoyed your meal and hope you will come back to visit us soon!
What else to say: another visit to Solstice and another great meal! We both had fish served very creatively and deliciously—bronzed snapper and southern fried flounder. The potato leek soup was the best ever!
Jake served us personably and well paced.
No better dining in Columbia!
Thank you so much for this great review, we are glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Please feel free to ask for Jake the next time you come in, he is a great one. We look forward to seeing you!
My husband said "We are so blessed to have Solstice so close to where we live!" We were fortunate to get in without much notice and to get our favorite table even though it was a popular choice tonight judging by the crowd. We shared the fried oysters and Brussels for appetizers and then he had a filet and I had the snapper special. It was all so delicious! Renee was awesome and made wonderful recommendations! Can't wait to return! Thanks to Blake for dessert too!
Solstice is my husband and my favorite date night restaurant in Columbia. Food is always delicious, service always wonderful, and always has a beautiful atmosphere.
Great food and Service
The amazing service and atmosphere was only outshined by the food. Top night!
Thank you for this kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your night with us. We certainly hope you will come back to visit soon!
Our service was awesome. We really liked Rice, the bartender. The food was excellent— we ordered all the specials. I will definitely go back.
Solstice is my absolute favorite restaurant in Columbia, SC!
This is the most fantastic restaurant! Fresh, local, delicious food well prepared and presented. We looked this up on tripadvisor and we weren't disappointed! The grits are amazing! The shrimp and crab cakes were amazing! The pock chop was amazing! The service was amazing! Chelsea was the best server and so kind and attentive! Truly genuine person! Only minor complaint is that we were sitting near the door and it was cold every time the door opened. Otherwise, a wonderful experience and we will be back!
Exceptional as always.
Rice was adorable and made our evening very special!! And of course the best tater tots in town! My husband was super impressed with the mock fish and the wine
We arrived 10 minutes before our reservations and were immediately greeted and shown to our table. The general manager, Blake, was incredibly helpful and recommend the scallops appetizer. It was amazing! Our server, Chelsea, answered all of our questions and we decided on the Monkfish and Red Drum. Both of our entrees were exceptionally prepared. We will definitely be going back.
Always excellent food. Best in Columbia. Farm to table.
Tonight's grilled Halloumi cheese appetizer is one that needs to be done again and again! Loved it and the tuna appetizer. Solstice is consistently great!
Fantastic dining experience. Great food and service. The brussel appetizer is the best I have had. Will definitely be back when I am in Columbia.
Always excellent service and food.
Always has an excellent special for a vegetarian(my wife)
Superb service & food. Will definitely return.
Solstice has become one of our favorite places to visit. With chef specials that change quite often, the food is outstanding every time!
Everything was wonderful, as usual. The food was amazing and the service was fabulous This the best restaurant in Columbia. For our special occasions, this is where we go!
Excellent dinner. I will go again and encourage friends to do the same.
We did the 3 course special for restaurant week. Seated by the manager who greeted us and made us feel valued. Great first two course choices and we were too full for desserts so we carried our cheesecakes home! Our entree was a chef created flounder dish served over creamed grits. NE Columbia and surrounding areas continue to be treated to one of Columbia’s best restaurants. What a gem!
Thank you for coming in to visit during Restaurant week! We appreciate the kind review and hope to see you again soon!
We love Solstice. There was a loud table but that is out of the ordinary experience tbere
I love the ambiance. Nice background music with low lighting. Food is delicious! Solstice has been and still is the best Columbia has to offer for fine dining.
Thank you so much for the kind words! We hope to see you again soon!
The service was top notch. Cocktails were really, really good and the food was well prepared and delicious (Buttermilk chicken, boneless porkchop, duckbreast special, scallops). The only thing that was underwhelming was the mushroom risotto. While it was cooked well, it was a little bland.
Great night out. Enjoyed the food thoroughly.
The menu selections were good and seasonal. The waiter that we had was a bit slow to take the order and check on the table, but overall it was a good lunch experience.
Never had a bad meal. We feel it is the best restaurant in Columbia
Thank you so much! We appreciate this awesome review and hope you will come back to see us soon!
Perfect local place for a special occasion meal. We had suburb service from Allison, and the meal was excellent.
Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed it. Allison is a great one! Come back soon.
Duck was excellent. Ribeye cooked to perfection. We will be back.
Thank you for the kind words, Rick. We appreciate the review and look forward to seeing you next time!
Solstice Kitchen offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (803) 788-6966.
Solstice Kitchen is rated 4.9 stars by 1997 OpenTable diners.