NEWS & Happenings

Update on Open Businesses in the Vista

April 20, 2020

Our priority is the safety of our businesses and patrons in this trying time of our community and world with COVID-19. We hope that you find this list helpful as you continue to shop local and support the businesses of the Vista. This list will continue to be updated daily and is broken down into mealtime/date night, shopping, learning, culture/arts and services.




929 Kitchen and Bar

929 Gervais Street, 803-764-3825

Open for take-out and delivery lunch 11am-2:30pm and dinner 5-9pm.


The Aristocrat

1001 Washington Street, 803-708-8004

Open Monday-Thursday 4-9pm and Friday-Saturday 4-11:30pm for indoor and patio seating as well as take-out.


Art Bar

1211 Park Street, 803-929-0198

Open daily. Kitchen is open Tuesday-Friday 6pm-12am and Saturday 8pm-12am.


Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln Street, 803-799-3838

Open for indoor and outdoor seating as well as to-go.


Carolina Ale House

708 Lady Street, 803-401-5379

Open for take-out and delivery. Dining room is open. Visit them online for their full menu including 'family value meals'.



619 Gervais Street, 803-223-7801

Open daily from 10:45am-10pm for pick-up and take-out. Dining room and patio now open.


COA Agaveria y Cocina

823-A Lady Street

Open Wednesday-Saturday from 4-10pm for dine-in, patio seating and carry out.


Columbia Craft Brewing Company

520 Greene Street, 803-777-4161

Tap room is open Monday-Thursday 2-10pm and Friday-Saturday noon-10pm.


Crabby's Cajun

1115 Assembly Street, 803-542-1700

New business in The Vista! Open on August 19th for carry-out only.


Cupcake DownSouth

1213 Lincoln Street, 803-212-4949

Open from 10am-6pm. Credit card only.


Five Burgers & Fries

931 Senate Street, 803-799-0441

Open for take-out and delivery.


Freshe Poke

1102 Huger Street, 803-724-8463

Open daily from noon-7pm. Order online or stop in for take-out.


The Front Coffee and Tap

622 Canalside Street, 803-995-6271

New coffee shop, opened on May 11! Open daily. Check their website for events.


Gervais & Vine

620 Gervais Street, 803-799-8463

Open Monday-Saturday 11:30am-2pm and 4-9pm. Open for indoor and patio dining. Reservations recommended.


Great American Cookies / Marble Slab Creamery

1001 Gervais Street, 803-765-9100

Open for take-out and delivery.


Grill Marks

711 Gervais Street, 803-661-8932

Open daily from 11am-7pm for online curbside pick-up or dine-in patio and indoor seating. Check their website for the menu!


Jason's Deli

823 Gervais Street, 803-540-1973

Open for take-out and delivery. Order online.


Jimmy John's

715 Gervais Street, 803-933-9595

Open for take-out and delivery.


Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe

930 Gervais Street, 803-550-9979

Open Sunday-Wednesday 4-9pm and Thuesday-Saturday 4-11pm for indoor dining and take-out. Order online. Check their website for more information.


Kao Thai Cuisine

1001 Senate Street, Suite 300, 803-569-6881

Open 4-9pm Monday-Saturday for take-out, delivery and indoor/patio dining.


Liberty Tap Room & Grill

828 Gervais Street, 803

Open daily from 11am-9pm for limited indoor dining. Bar is open until 10pm on Friday & Saturday. Order online for curbside pick-up.


Longhorn Steakhouse

902 Gervais Street, 803-254-5100

Open for dine-in and curbside to-go.


Market Tea Room at Senate's End

302 Senate Street, 803-212-9248

Closed for the month of August.



434 Gervais Street, 803-376-8898

Drive-thru is open and delivery is available.


Mellow Mushroom

1009 Gervais Street, 803-933-9201

Order online. Take-out and delivery is available. Dining room is now open.


Menkoi Ramen House

1004 Gervais Street, 803-708-1569

Open daily for take-out.


Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

931-B Senate Street, 803-765-1465

Open for take-out.


Motor Supply Company Bistro

920 Gervais Street, 803-256-6687

Motor Supply is open for indoor and patio dining at limited capacity for dinner. Reservations are required. Call or visit their website to reserve your table. Curbside take-out is still available from 5:30-8:30pm on Tuesday-Sunday. There is no bar seating at this time.

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 5:30-9pm, Friday-Saturday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch) & 5:30pm-10pm (dinner), Sunday: 10:30am-2:30pm (brunch) & 5:30-9pm (dinner)


Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom

802 Gervais Street, Suite 100, 803-252-3100

Order online! Also open for outside seating and dine-in.


The Oyster Bar Columbia

1123 Park Street, 803-799-4484

Open Thursday-Saturday from 4-8pm for take-out and dine-in.


Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais Street, 803-661-7741

Open Monday-Thursday 4-9pm, Friday-Saturday 4-10pm and Sunday noon-9pm for indoor dining and to-go. Order online!


The Pot Smoker BBQ

931-A Senate Street, 803-400-2251

Open for take-out and indoor/patio seating.


Publix Super Market

501 Gervais Street, 803-255-4351

Shop online for delivery and curbside pick-up. Open from 7am-9pm daily.


Rita's Italian Ice

800 Lady Street, 803-200-3639

Open Tuesday-Sunday from 1-8pm.


Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

924-A Senate Street, 803-212-6666

Order online. Take-out and delivery available. Dining room is now open.



807 Gervais Street, Suite 103, 803-931-0700

Open Thursday-Sunday from 5-10pm for dine-in, take-out and delivery. Sunday brunch is served from 10am-2pm. Order online!


Shortcake Bakery & Tea Room

1001 Washington Street, Suite 205, 803-238-9711

**New business! Located on the second floor, above the Aristocrat. Due to COVID restrictions only doing private tea parties for up to 8 people. Currently taking orders for pick-up or local delivery with 48-hour notice. Visit their linked site for more details including information about special events!



709 Gervais Street, 803-722-7506

Open daily for take-out from 7am-3pm. Shop online for gift cards and for gourmet takeaway from 10am-2pm daily.


Smoothie King

1205 Lincoln Street, 803-834-6983

Open for take-out.



831 Gervais Street, 803-779-3484

Open daily.


Sure Fire Tacos

916 Gervais Street, 803-274-6751

Open for take-out.


Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea

1002 Park Street, 803-253-1711

Open until 7pm every day. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.


Thirsty Fellow Pizzeria & Pub

621 Gadsden Street, 803-799-1311

Open for indoor and patio seating as well as take-out.


Tin Roof

1022 Senate Street, 803-771-1558

Open Friday 4-8pm and Saturday & Sunday noon-7pm with take-out and curbside pick-up food and beer and wine to go. Check their linked menu for full details. Patio open for outdoor seating.


Tropical Smoothie Cafe

650 Lincoln Street, 803-807-9335

Order online. Open for take-out.


Twisted Spur Brewing

705 Gervais Street, 803-764-0203

Open for patio, bar and dining room seating. Call for reservations and availability. Order online.


Village Idiot Pizza

612 Whaley Street, Suite A, 803-252-8646

Open for take-out, delivery and $10 pizza kits. Growlers available as well.


Wild Wing Cafe

729 Lady Street, 803-252-9464

Order online. Open for take-out.


World of Beer

902 Gervais Street, Suite F, 803-509-6020

Open for patio seating.


Zombie Coffee and Donuts

650 Lincoln Street, 803-862-1450

Open daily 8am-1pm for pick-up, delivery and outdoor dining.





BP Skinner Clothiers

1003 Gervais Street, Suite A, 803-661-7665

Shop online. Free delivery for customers in Columbia.


City Art

1224 Lincoln Street, 803-252-3613

The Art Supply Store and the Gallery at City Art are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-5pm.


CPR Cell Phone Repair

506 Gervais Street, 803-779-5300

Open Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday noon-4pm. Phone, tablet & computer repair. Buy, sell, and finance phones and tablets.


Entourage Clothing

701-B Lady Street, 803-764-6427

Shop online! Open for appointment only shopping during limited hours. Check their website to make an appointment.


if ART Gallery

1223 Lincoln Street, 803-255-0068

Open by appointment only. Call or text Wim Roefs at 803-238-2351 for more information.


Imagine This Boutique

717 Lady Street, 803-602-5422

Shop online!


Infusion 420

620 Gervais Street, Suite D, 803-708-1306

Shop online!


Lewis + Clark

1001 Huger Street, 803-237-9433

Call for information on products available. Also, drive by and see the new robot sculpture by Clark Ellefson, 'Green Eyes'.


One Eared Cow Glass

1001 Huger Street, 803-254-2444

Open for 'touch free sales' Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.


River Runner Outdoor Center

905 Gervais Street, 803-771-0353

Shop online, email or call Guy at 803-442-4841 or Jesse at 803-530-3168 for all of your outdoor needs.


Sandler's Diamonds & Time

1231 Lincoln Street, 803-726-3537

Open Monday-Friday 10am-6pm and Sunday 1:30-5pm.


Studio Cellar

912 Lady Street, 803-929-0709

Studio is currently accepting small freestyle groups and classes up to 10 with the current regulations. Call before coming. Quarantine packages are available for pick-up and delivery. Call them for details!


Todd & Moore

620 Huger Street, 803-765-0150

Open with temporary hours of Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm.


Urban Outfitters

912 Gervais Street, 803-254-5381

Shop online!


Whit-Ash Furnishings and Furniture

919 Gervais Street, 803-779-5123

Open Monday-Satuday 10am-6pm. Shop online!





EdVenture Children's Museum

211 Gervais Street, 803-779-3100

EdVenture Children's Museum is open. Visit thier website for all the new policy and procedures.


South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais Street, 803-898-4921

The State Museum is open. Please visit their website for more information about safety and education.





Koger Center for the Arts

1051 Greene Street, 803-251-2222

The Koger Center is currently closed for performances. However, visit their website for a virtual backstage tour and more. 


South Carolina Philharmonic

500 Taylor Street, Suite 300, 803-771-7937

Check their linked website for updates of past perofrmances from the Koger Center for the Arts as well as video of performers from home.


Trustus Theatre

520 Lady Street, 803-254-9732

Visit their website for information on flex passes and gift certificates.





Adluh Flour - Allen Bros. Milling Company

804 Gervais Street, 800-692-3584

Adluh production is mostly shut down right now, but they do have inventory in stock. If any of the restaurants have been affected re: their foodservice deliveries, and are in need of anything please give them a call! They can meet by appointment and can make hands-free transactions. 


Bliss Massage Therapy

1315 Gadsden Street, 803-422-0935

Open for business. Schedule a massage online now. Check their facebook page for all the precautions they are taking during these times.


Cline's Salon

1237 Gadsden Street, 803-254-1234

Open for business. Call or email for an appointment. Masks are required.


Contented Canines

621 Lady Street, 803-814-5323

$10 off online dog training via Zoom or Skype.


Eye on Gervais

1219 Lincoln Street, 803-799-2020

Open Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm and Friday 9am-4pm.


Frank's Gentlemen's Salon

717 Lady Street, Suite A, 803-667-9198

Open for business. Call for an appointment.


No Grease Barbershop

929 Geravis Street, Suite B, 803-834-3674

Open for business. Call for an appointment or stop in!


PNC Bank

701 Gervais Street, 803-256-2731

Open Monday-Friday.


Regions Bank

1010 Gervais Street, 803-734-4667

Open Monday-Friday.


South State Bank

520 Gervais Street, 803-771-2265

Open Monday-Friday.


Studio O2

801 Gervais Street, 803-667-9606

Open for business. Call for an appointment. Check their facebook page for all the information about how they are keeping you safe during this time.


The UPS Store

701 Gervais Street, Suite 150, 803-254-1601

Open Monday-Saturday.