Valentine’s Dining

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

924-A Senate Street, at the Hilton Hotel | 803-212-6666


Impress your one and only this Valentine’s Day with dinner for two at Ruth’s Chris! Your sweetie will love the romantic setting, as well as Ruth’s newest menu, which features exciting, seasonally inspired dishes like Acorn Squash Bisque, Barbecued Shrimp & Grits and Seared Ahi Tuna in addition to Ruth’s classic dishes and sizzling steaks. Your choice of appetizer, entree and side, with a featured dessert all starts at only $44.95. Pair the perfect bottle of wine with your meal and you’re set for an unforgettable dining experience! More here.

Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse

Sunday, Feb. 11 – Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 410 Columbiana Drive | 803-708-3151

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Take your date AND your taste buds on a trip to Brazil! Rioz’ Gauchos will bring an unending assortment of hand-cut meats to your table, as you help yourself to the best salad bar in town! Make a reservation NOW for their Valentine’s Extended Weekend Celebration, where from Sunday – Wednesday, your dinner feast is only $29.95, and includes a glass of champagne to toast your love! More here.

Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais Street | 803-661-7741

Heart shape shrimpsWhat could be better than Pearlz for a special occasion? Pearlz’ menu features an incredible mix of local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and regional favorites. Their a raw bar offers a variety of oysters and fresh seasonal shellfish, so you’re sure to find something you love! You’ll have a blast dining in the restaurant’s eclectic, lively atmosphere while enjoying hand-crafted cocktails and choice brews from their full service bar. More here.

Liberty Tap Room Vista

828 Gervais Street | 803-461-4677

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Liberty Tap Room has got your Valentine’s Day plans covered! Make a reservation now for the two of you to attend their 3-course Valentine’s Day Dinner, and enjoy a special menu of exquisite meal choices like Lobster Alfredo or Dry Rubbed NY Strip, complete with decadent desserts and a complimentary champagne toast! More here.

Liberty at the Lake

1602 Marina Road, Suite D | 803-667-9715

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Love is on the menu at Liberty! There’s no better way to celebrate this Valentine’s Day than with a wonderful meal in a romantic setting, looking out on the sparkling waters of Lake Murray. You’re sure to enjoy Liberty’s special Valentine’s Day menu selections, or choose items from their regular menu and pair with one of Liberty’s wines, craft beers or some sangria! More here.

East Bay Deli

Two locations: 1426 Main Street | 108 Sunset Court


Sweets, for your sweetheart! Take your Valentine out to East Bay Deli on Valentine’s Day and get a FREE slice of your cake of choice with the purchase of two sandwiches and two fountain drinks! This New York-style deli with a southern flair offers traditional deli favorites as well as a variety of salads, healthy sandwiches and wraps. They always have an amazing assortment of gourmet cakes, like Mile-High Chocolate, Mile-High Carrot, “Carnegie Deli” Cheesecakes, and more, with slices big enough to share! Dine In ONLY. More here.

Main Street Public House

1556 Main Street | 803-834-3409

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For a Valentine’s Dinner that’s a little more casual, but still out of the ordinary, try Main Romantic Couple.jpegStreet Public House! Make selections from among the menu’s “refined casual” items, or get premium, NY-style pizza made in the restaurant’s custom brick oven. This is NOT your standard bar fare! With favorites like Shrimp and Grits or a Bacon and Brie Burger, MSPH’s cozy decor and rustic bar, you can have a romantic and delicious dinner for two, without all of the fuss. More here.

Macarons for the One You Love!

Crepes and Croissants, 1465 Sumter St. | 803-462-4779


This Valentine’s Day, there’s no better way to say “Je t’aime” than with some sweet French macarons! A macaron is a delicious, meringue-based cookie-type confection. They are hugely popular in France, and becoming pretty ubiquitous here in the States, as well. They make a beautiful gift, and they’re available here in Columbia, at Crêpes et Croissants on Sumter Street! Owner and Master Crêpe Maker, Laurent, keeps them stocked in his store for all occasions, in 8 flavors: Red Velvet, Chocolate/Orange, Salted Caramel, Pistachio, Raspberry, Coffee, Vanilla and Lemon. More here.

Good Life Cafe

1614 Main Street | 803-726-2310

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Treat your sweetie to a unique, romantic dining experience at Good Life Cafe! Couples Dinner for Valentine’s Day will feature a choice of two salads, two entrees and two desserts, as well as a glass of wine, for only $34.95 per person! Dishes will feature truly innovative vegan fare, like Eggplant Bacon, Porcini and Gluten-Free Breadcrumb-Encrusted Seared Tofu, fresh made Pesto Ravioli, with desserts like Chocolate and Cherry Grenache Raw Cheesecake and Classic Vegan Strawberry Shortcake. Yum! More here.

Valentine’s at the Brewery | Swamp Cabbage

Wednesday, February 14 | 2 Seatings: 5:30 & 8PM

clem-onojeghuo-207467Make a reservation to join Swamp Cabbage Brewery this Valentine’s Day – that special someone in your life will be glad you did! During Swamp Cabbage’s “Valentine’s at the Brewery” event, you’ll enjoy four exceptional dinner courses, dessert, and optional special beer pairings. The menu for the evening includes many unique and mouthwatering dishes that you won’t find anywhere else! Reservations are required by Friday, Feb. 9, so don’t delay! Get tickets here.

Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe

930 Gervais Street | 803-550-9979

Kaminsky's cappuccino floatsTake your guy or girl to Kaminsky’s, where they’ll fall in love with the sweet selection of  delectable desserts, heaping milkshakes, specialty coffees and dessert cocktails! Kaminsky’s cozy atmosphere is the perfect setting for a couple to enjoy Kaminsky’s house-made treats, prepared throughout the day by amazing pastry chefs. Choose from award-winning signature desserts that include Mountain of Chocolate Cake, Tollhouse Pie, Bourbon Pecan Pie and New York Cheesecake, among others. A full beer, wine and liquor selection is also available. More here.