Holiday Dining

Dining out with friends, family and co-workers during the Holidays is what fond memories are made of.  Treat yourselves to some place truly special… like our suggested places below.


929 Kitchen & Bar

803-764-3825 | 929 Gervais Street

929 Kitchen & Bar is a sparkling bright spot on Gervais St. in the Vista,  boasting delicious upscale modern Korean cuisine, served by a friendly staff in a hip interior. Free parking in the lot behind the restaurant! Their menu features classic Korean dishes like Bibimbap and Bulgogi Beef, and  “American” fare with a Korean twist such as the Korean Philly and Spicy Pork Tacos.  For newcomers to Korean cuisine, 929 is the perfect introduction! They have a unique menu that eases folks into Korean cuisine. Your guests will long remember their holiday lunch or dinner at 929 Kitchen & Bar! Website here.

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Crêpes et Croissants

803.462.4779 | 1465 Sumter Street

front counterTheir menu is amazing from their Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwich to various crepes such as Paris, Turkey, and Norway. Laurent, owner of Crêpes et Croissants, came from his native France to bring his Master Crêpe Maker’s “Savoir Faire” to the South, so don’t miss out this special, holiday season. You deserve the best pastries, croissants, and crepes that they have to offer, as you step into this busy holiday season.  Website here.

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East Bay Deli

Everything a good deli should be: freshly sliced meats and cheeses, beautiful breads, Catering10 Low resfresh croissants and buns, the best salad bar in town and amazing catering! Let East Bay Deli be a part of your holiday gatherings – whether a small office party at one of their 3 locations or a huge catered affair… you won’t be disappointed! Let them bring their Burger Bar to you! Or Baked Potato Bar… or a gourmet sandwich tray! How about enough of their delicious soups to feed 20 folks? Call one of the numbers below to discuss your catering needs!

Need an extra special dessert? East Bay Deli sells whole Junior’s Cheesecakes and Cakes from Brooklyn NY!

Downtown : 1426 Main Street | Columbia, SC 29201

803-814-2277 Open: M-F: 7:00am – 8:00pm | SAT-SUN: 7:00am – 7:00pm

West Columbia108 Sunset Ct. | West Columbia, SC 29169

803-791-1150 Open: DAILY: 8:00am – 9:00pm

Irmo7688 Broad River Road | Irmo, SC 29063

803-708-3188 Open: DAILY: 10:00am – 10:00pm


Little Pigs BBQ

803.788.8238 | 4927 Alpine Road 

Let Little Pigs cook your holiday meals! Choose from Turkey & Fixins, Ham & Fixins or good ole Southern cooking from their regular menu! Website here.


O’Haras Public House

803-785-4025 | 131 E Main Street

O’Hara’s Public House, “the new kid on the block” in downtown Lexington, is an authentic Irish pub filled with warm food and cold beer.

Featuring a menu of Irish classics alongside the best of Regional American comfort foods, and a wide selection of beer, wine and liquors, this delightful restaurant sets the standard for pub culture in South Carolina.

Their heavier fare, like Shepherd’s Pie and Pot Roast, is perfect for the upcoming winter months! Enjoy this hot food a nice cold ale, and you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to Ireland! Website here.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

924-A Senate Street | 803-212-6666

Take the stress out of hosting Thanksgiving this year! Celebrate the holiday at Ruth’s Chris and enjoy their award-winning dinner menu or savor a traditional turkey feast.  Thanksgiving menu is $39.95 for adults and $12.95 for children 10 and under. The Columbia restaurant will be open from 11am-10pm on Thanksgiving Day.  Website here!

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Suishaya Asian & Bar

1516 Ellie Drive #101 | Columbia, SC 29203 | 803-888-6850

Recessed lighting, warm colors and a clean modern design add an air of sophistication to Suishaya. A nice sized sushi bar and a good sized adult beverage bar with TV’s invite guests to relax and watch the sushi chef at work or chat with the bartender. And one of my favorite amenities… real tablecloths! Suishaya’s menu offers traditional Chinese dishes and Japanese appetizers and sushi. Definitely some of the most artistic and well presented foods ever. A perfect place for a holiday dinner with family and friends in Northeast Columbia! More here.

Swamp Cabbage Brewery

803.939.2589 | 921 Brookwood Drive

Swamp Cabbage Brewery glassDo you and your holiday guests like craft beer? Enjoy a board game with a cold pint at Swamp Cabbage this holiday season. No matter what pleases your beer palate, they have what your glass needs. From light to hoppy, crisp to full-bodied – and everything in between – their beers run the gamut and you are bound to find something that satisfies and delights your taste buds Fill growlers for take home!  Website Here!

Tombo Grille

 803.782.9665 | 4517 Forest Drive tombo-grille

Reservations are recommended because who doesn’t love this neighborhood restaurant in Columbia? They serve only the freshest of foods and are sure to set your taste buds ablaze this November!

Also check out their dinner specials which change nightly, as do their featured beers and wines. Tombo boasts the largest half-bottle wine list in Columbia, with something for everyone and every occasion.

Need a lunchtime event catered during the holidays? Tombo offers family-style lunchtime catering, with customized menu options available. And if you’re looking for a great gift for the foodie in your life, they’ll love a Tombo Grille gift certificate! Website Here!

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