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100 State St, West Columbia, SC 29169-7540
+1 803-791-3443
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is prepared expertly(Chef Mike is a James Beard winner) his vegetables as accompaniment could be the focal point. Their specials are always delicious-the pork chop is usually a heritage pork, seasoned beautifully and cooked perfectly. They know how to cook fish-moist, never overdone! The thin crust pizza is cooked in an Italian pizza oven which is lovely to... More 

Thank Birdlane
Fort Wright, Kentucky
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My granddaughter, a USC freshman, and I had a wonderful dinner here the night of the game with UT. She had the cod and I catfish. Both dishes were excellent. Our server was knowledgeable, selling me on the catfish, something I don't normally eat. We enjoyed the ambience and the view of Columbia out the large front window.

Thank GramsD
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my team for dinner here on the recommendation of several locals. This chef owned restaurant has done everything right - from the comfortable (and not too loud) room to the bartender who knows his customers by name to the friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff - all very well done. And the food doesn't disappoint. The menu is full of... More 

Thank Kmmanri
Clemson, South Carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went there for dinner. It was an amazing experience. The food was extremely well prepared and the portion size was generous. The only negative was the high noise level. I would go back when I am in this area the next time.

Thank Poongavur
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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204 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Ordered the steak with fries which was very good. Surprised to find such a limited menu. Wine list was ok but not a wide variety. Friendly staff, excellent waiter. Enjoyed seeing the lights of downtown from the window tables. Some menu dishes appeared to be on the pricy side.

Thank Bill D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had not been to terra in a couple of years. Our prior experience has been good. I left very disappointed. Both fish dishes were mediocre . Salad and pizza was very good. Two out of four ordered red wine. It tasted like vinegar. At 10-12 bucks a glass, I expected more. We sent them back and the server did... More 

Thank Suzanne A
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice ambiance and friendly staff. I've ordered shrimp salad and lamb Marc. Taste and quality of food is just average.

Thank JHP1
Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We came as a group of four, we ordered some appetizers to share and each our own main. Everything I tasted was delicious, well spiced, cooked to perfection & beautifully presented. Great quality food and service! The waiter knew the menu and the drinks, and was able to make good recommendations. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for... More 

Thank worldtraveller804
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The first time I ate here it wasn't that good. That's what I get for coming in half hour before closing. The last time I came it it actually lived up to the hype. Food, drinks and desert were amazing.

Thank PolylingualErudite
Lexington, South Carolina
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is always a favorite. They know how to prepare fish! The cheese tray was wonderfully fresh. The salad tasted as though it was picked fresh and made that very moment. Wreckfish Rillete worth fighting over. Morel Mushrooms a "must try" and well rounded dish- not just about the mushrooms. But don't dare leave the table without trying their home... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 State St, West Columbia, SC 29169-7540
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-791-3443

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?