Valentine’s Day Dining

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

924-A Senate Street, Hilton Hotel | 803.212.6666 

Hours: 11am-10:00pm (Open Fri-Sat until 11:00pmruths-chris-dinner-dish1

Looking for a fabulous dining experience in an elegant atmosphere? Ruth’s Chris is THE place to impress your sweetie this Valentine’s Day! Treat yourself to a USDA Prime New York Strip or their signature filet. Known for hospitality and quality, make your reservation today.  803-212-6666.

Heralded as the area’s top steakhouse, Ruth’s Chris offers a variety of delicious steak options, from an 8 oz. petite filet to a 40 oz. porterhouse for two, all served sizzling with a touch of butter. Pair one of these cuts with their new Chilled Seafood Tower appetizer and then indulge in the seductive Chocolate Sin Cake for dessert. Looking for lighter fare? You won’t be disappointed. Try the Harvest Salad, unique with roasted corn and dried cherries followed by the pan roasted Chilean Sea Bass with citrus-coconut butter and a sweet potato and pineapple hash. Complete your dining experience with a vintage-inspired cocktail, a craft beer selection or a glass of wine from their award winning list.  View menu here and enjoy your romantic lunch or dinner out with your honey.

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Rioz: Valentine’s Extended Weekend Celebration

410 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212 | 803.708.3151rioz-salad-bar
Take your taste buds on a trip to Brazil this Valentine’s Day weekend! Share an authentic Brazilian Churrascaria dining adventure – based in the flavorful tradition of the Brazilian Gauchos –  with your love at Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse. The unlimited table side service of hand-cut meats and Rioz’ gigantic salad bar provide an unforgettable experience that neither of you will soon forget. From Saturday, Feb. 11th – Tuesday, Feb. 14th enjoy their dinner feast for $37.50, which for these four nights includes a glass of champagne & a complimentary dessert. Enjoy!
936 Gervais St. | 803.661.7741 

Remember Casanova, the famous 18th-century lover?  It is said that he ate 50 oysters each morning for breakfast to increase his sexual stamina. Too bad that Pearlz isn’t open for breakfast.  BUT… they are open for Valentine’s Day! Turn to Pearlz Oyster Bar for fish, oysters, shrimp and other fresh offerings from the sea. Their menu features a Select Fresh Catch, prepared to your liking with a variety of glazes and sauces and Low country dishes as well. Climb the steps to enjoy live jazz at Pearlz Upstairz Lounge after 7:00pm from Thursday-Saturday if you find yourself there this weekend. Click here to view menu. Click here to view Happy Hour menu.


Grill Marks

711 Gervais St. | 803.661.8932 grill-marks-burger-with-cheese-and-bacon

On a budget this V-Day? Enjoy a Grill Marks 3-way appetizer (choice of 3 starters), 2 Grill Marks Burgers (choice of lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle – additional toppings are extra), and 1 “Love Boat” (scoop of their house-made ice cream with strawberry and truffle sauce topped with a chocolate covered strawberry) for just $25!  A special meal that will show how thoughtful and financially prudent you are!


Rosso Trattoria Italia sc-swordfish-city-roots-tuscan-kale-turnips-watermelon-radish-marcona-almonds-salsa-verde

4840 Forest Drive | 803.787.3949

Experience the casual delight of Italian trattoria dining this Valentine’s Day at Rosso. Enjoy locally farmed produce, succulent artisan meats and handmade pastas all hand-prepared over an open top wood-fired grill or in the searing heat of a wood-burning oven. This Valentine’s Rosso will be offering a special, hand crafted menu (see below!) Monday, February 13th and Tuesday, February 14th! Enjoy a three course dinner including a glass of Prosecco for just $110.00 per couple (plus tax and gratuity). Filet Mignon additional $10.00 pp. Here’s the menu:

Starter Course: select one item p.p.
Pickled Shrimp with Scallop Mousse
Burrata Cheese with with Marinated Olives and Grilled Bread
Prosciutto di Parma with Honey Comb, Apples and Parmesan
House – Made Italian Wedding Soup
Local Bibb Pear Salad 
(vanilla poached pear, figs, roasted cashews, aged cheddar, champagne vinaigrette dressing)
Caesar Salad with House – Made Croutons
Main Course: select one item p.p.
C.A.B. Center Cut Filet Mignon: Add $10.
roasted cippolini, onions, charred broccolini, crispy potatoes, salsa verde
Lobster Ravioli
Safron cream sauce, chives
Pan Roasted Duck Breast
polenta, grilled Swiss chard, sweet potatoes, cherry mostarda
Wood Grilled Salmon
beluga lentils, preserve lemon, frisee, baby carrots, smoked tomato vinaigrette
Veal Marsala over Cappelini
mushrooms, pancetta, marsala wine sauce
Seasonal Risotto with Fresh Shrimp
Shrimp and Feta Cheese Pizza with Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
Dessert: choose one item p.p.
Coppa Spagnola
vanilla and Amarena cherry gelato swirled together with real Amarena Cherries
Chocolate Salted Caramel Souffle
House – Made Chocolate Pasta with Nutella
mascarpone, raspberries, pistachio crumbles
House – Made Tiramisu


Swamp Cabbage Brewery: Valentine at the Brewery

Tuesday, February 14 | at Swamp Cabbage Brewery {921 Brookwood Dr.} | 5:30pm – 8pm | $30 per person (drinks not included) | 803.252.0250

Brunch at the Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company is back, Foodies! Kick-off event is February 14th, featuring these five delicious courses:

First course: Smoked Gouda and Bacon Scone “in Love” with Homemade Sausage Gravy, Collard Greens and Fried Egg Julienne (Vegetarian option: Smoked Gouda Scone, White Gravy, Collard Greens and Fried Egg Julienne)

Second course“Duo” of Quiches: Spinach and Feta Cheese Quiche AND Leek and Sundried Tomato Quiche, Petite Salad Vinaigrette Crab Cake.jpg

Third course“Couple” of Cakes: Shrimp Cake and Crab Cake, Old Bay Tomato Aioli, Belgian Waffle Finger, Lemony Celeriac Garnish

Fourth course: Fresh Ground Coffee rubbed Beef Tender and MadagascarVanilla Cream Sauce “on a Date”, Sautéed Baby Carrots and Barley Pilaf (Vegetarian option: same with homemade vegetarian patty)

Dessert course: Dark Belgian Chocolate “Cupid” Pie with Strawberry Coulis

solstice-skillet-baked-kentucky-with-roasted-turkey-breast-gruyere-cheese-mornay-applewood-bacon-etcCellar on Greene, Mr. Friendly’s, & Solstice Kitchen

All three restaurants – Cellar on Greene, Mr. Friendly’s & Solstice Kitchen – will offer savory deals for you and your hot date to enjoy! Stop in anytime Monday, Feb. 13th – Wednesday, Feb. 15th to celebrate with a special menu and tons of great wine features! Stay tuned for menu details, Foodies! Visit Cellar on Greene’s website here. Visit Mr. Friendly’s website here. Visit Solstice Kitchen’s website here.

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Gervais and Vine Entree SpreadGervais & Vine

620-A Gervais Street | 803.799.8463 

Valentine’s Day 2017 is almost here and Gervais & Vine is ready to serve you. They will be open Tuesday, February 14th from 4pm – 10pm to delight your taste buds with their special “Sweetheart” menu. Delight your budget they will have extraordinary wine specials. Menu coming soon. For more information, see their Facebook page.

Tombo Grille Tombo Grille

4517 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206 | 803.782.9665 

Want to enjoy a special Valentine’s Day menu with delectable foods? Known for their creative comfort food, Tombo Grille is a hidden gem in the heart of Forest Acres.  They have a disposition that’s hard to find anywhere else, blending sophisticated style and culinary expertise with a cozy, relaxed atmosphere. Want to avoid traffic downtown and unwind this Valentine’s Day? Their menu has your favorite meals crafted with a twist and made with ingredients that are fresh and regionally-grown. This Valentine’s enjoy all that Tombo Grille has to offer – great service, excellent food, and a cozy, relaxed atmosphere, Foodies.  If you want to celebrate a few days early (or late!), Thursday is a perfect date night with their 3 Course Dinner for two people for $49.  You’ll love it!  See the details on their website here.


Crepes et Croissants crepes-croissants

1465 Sumter St. | 803.462.4779

This French inspired eatery is open for Valentine’s day from 6:00pm – 9:00pm with a unique 3 course menu for just $35.00 (+tax) per person. Reservation only, email or call.

Liberty on the LakeLiberty on the Lake

1602 Marina Road, Irmo, SC 29063 | 803.667.9715

Love is on the menu at Liberty on the Lake in Irmo. Call and make reservations today if you want to watch the sunset over Lake Murray as you dine with your sweetheart. Enjoy their three course Valentine’s Day Menu for $26.95 per person. See full menu below and let your taste buds enjoy the vacation.  See ad below!

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Twisted Spur Brewing

705 Gervais St. | 803.764.0203 

Enjoy a FOUR course dinner for two, 3 roses and a vase, and a bottle of champagne for just lamb-kofta$149.95. They know not everyone will be able to celebrate on Valentine’s Day, so they will be running this special offer from Friday, February 10th – Tuesday, February 14th. An RSVP is required to take advantage of this amazing offer. Here’s the menu::

First Course:

-Chef’s selection sampler of a dozen oysters (raw or steamed). Served on the half shell with cocktail, horseradish, and mignonette

Second Course:

-Twisted Wedge (Artisan romaine, house made bleu cheese dressing, cherry tomatoes, and crispy applewood smoked lardons, drizzled with balsamic reduction)


-Caesar (fresh romaine, tossed in our house made creamy caesar dressing, topped with sourdough croutons and shared Asiago)

Third Course (choose 1):

-14 oz. Angus Porterhouse, 7 oz. Chilean Seabass, or 2 Quail stuffed with mushrooms and wild rice

All served with Au Gratain potatoes, prosciutto wrapped asparagus, and a 4 oz. Lobster tail

Fourth Course:

Sorbet Duo or Truffle Trio


East Bay Deli

1426 Main St. | 803.814.2277 east-bay-deli-feb-2017-pic

Enjoy a large FREE cupcake on 2/14/17 at East Bay Deli when you purchase two sandwiches and two fountain drinks at regular price. No substitutions allowed and this offer may not be combined with other offers. Available for dine-in guests only, which is perfect because this would be the perfect lunch spot. Open 7am – 9pm on Valentine’s Day!

Liberty Tap Room

828 Gervais St. | 803.461.4667 Liberty Taproom

Liberty Tap Room offers an upscale casual dining experience with an emphasis on southern specialties and comfort foods. Located in Columbia’s beautiful Congaree Vista district, Liberty Tap Room serves, delicious, traditional American cuisine with a twist. This Valentine’s Weekend hang out downtown at Liberty if you are looking for convenience and a fun liberty-themed atmosphere, as they’ve achieved an impressive reputation for their dishes. Enjoy the below FOUR COURSE Valentine’s Day Menu (available February 10th – February 14th) for just $69.95 per couple.
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Solstice Kitchen Solstice Kitchen

841 Sparkleberry Ln #4, Columbia | 803.788.6966 

Every meal is special at Solstice Kitchen in Northeast Columbia!  The chef is pulling out all the stops to offer an amazing menu for you and your hot date Monday, Feb. 13th – Wednesday, Feb. 15th. Get your reservation now by calling 803.788.6966 (credit card required) or visit them on

1465 Sumter St. | 803.462.4779
Start your Valentine’s Day off with a visit to an authentic Parisian cafe! Crêpes & Croissants is a French restaurant and bakery located in the heart of downtown. They will host a special three-course Valentine’s Day dinner from 6-9pm on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Cost is $35 per person, and reservations are required. Call them or check their Facebook page for more information.
930 Gervais Street | 803.550.9979
Enjoy pairing good drinks with your favorite desserts this Valentine’s Day. The Toll House pie is a favorite, with warm, gooey chocolate-chip cookie goodness in a flaky pie shell! With great portions, the red velvet cake, bourbon pecan pie and bananas foster are other popular choices. You’ll be impressed by their selection of coffee, teas, liquor, beer and specialty dessert drinks. They are also one of the only area spots to serve wine on tap. Enjoy your delectable dining experience at Kaminsky’s and fall more in love with your sweetie and the desserts you try! Click here to view their menu.
807 Gervais St. | 803.931.0700 
SakiTumi, located in Columbia’s historic sakitumi-sushi2Dupree Building, is a fusion-style restaurant offering flavorful food in a casual, upbeat atmosphere — perfect for romancing. A favorite of young, hip locals, SakiTumi has an innovative menu with a mix of exotic international flavors and traditional dishes. Their menu is half fresh sushi and half tasty grill – something for everyone! Enjoy dinner, wine & champagne specials this Valentine’s Day.

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