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 for take-out on weekdays from 4-8pm.


Art Bar

1211 Park Street, 803-929-0198

Open 3-8pm every day for beer pick-up/take-out. Call ahead. All beer is ice cold. Visit their website for a full list of available beers.


Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln Street, 803-799-3838

Open Wednesday-Friday 11:30am-8pm and Saturday 2-8pm for take-out and curbside to-go. Family style meals are available for 6-8 people: $80 pick-up or $90 for delivery. Visit their website for the full menu.


Carolina Ale House

708 Lady Street, 803-401-5379

Open for take-out and delivery. Visit them online for their full menu.



619 Gervais Street, 803-223-7801

Open for pick-up and take-out.


Columbia Craft Brewing Company

520 Greene Street, 803-777-4161

Open noon-7pm for take-out or phone orders. Order online too!


Cupcake DownSouth

1213 Lincoln Street, 803-212-4949

Open from 10am-6pm, credit card only for cubside cupcakes.


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 Monday-Saturday from 7:30am-5pm for take-out and outdoor seating. Credit cards only.


Gervais & Vine

620 Gervais Street, 803-799-8463

Open Monday-Saturday 11:30am-2pm and 4-9pm. Find their take-out food and wine menu on their website.


Great American Cookies / Marble Slab Creamery

1001 Gervais Street, 803-765-9100

Open for take-out.


Grill Marks

711 Gervais Street, 803-661-8932

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


Jason's Deli

823 Gervais Street, 803-540-1973

Open for take-out and delivery.


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 daily from 3-8pm for a carryout limited menu. Check their website for more information.


Kao Thai Cuisine

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

Open 3-8pm daily for take-out and delivery.


Liberty Tap Room & Grill

828 Gervais Street, 803

Open daily from noon-7pm. Order online or call for carryout.


Longhorn Steakhouse

902 Gervais Street, 803-254-5100

Open for take-out.


Market Tea Room at Senate's End

302 Senate Street, 803-212-9248

Open Monday-Saturday 11am-4pm. Personal shopping is available with curbside pick-up. Grab and go lunch menu is available for pick-up. Also, check out their facebook page for more information on virtual tea parties.



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.


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

May 28-June 7, Motor Supply is open for indoor and patio seating at limited capacity for dinner. Reservations are required. Call to reserve your table. Curbside take-out is still available.

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 5:30-9pm, Friday-Saturday: 5:30-10pm, Sunday: 5:30-9pm


Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom

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

Order online! Also open for outside seating.


The Oyster Bar Columbia

1123 Park Street, 803-799-4484

Open for take-out Thursday-Saturday from 5-8pm. Call in your orders. Visit their facebook page for their menu.


Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais Street, 803-661-7741

Carryout menu now available. Open daily from 3-8pm. Call or order online!


The Pot Smoker BBQ

931-A Senate Street, 803-400-2251

Open for take-out.


Publix Super Market

501 Gervais Street, 803-255-4351

Shop online for delivery and curbside pick-up. Open from 8am-8pm daily. Senior shopping hours for customers aged 65+ are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7-8am. First Responders and hospital staff can shop from 8-9pm on Thursday evenings and 7-8am on Friday mornings.


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.



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

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5-9pm for take-out and delivery.


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!



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 Monday-Saturday 6:30am-3pm for mobile order pick-up only.


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. Outdoor seating open.


Thirsty Fellow Pizzeria & Pub

621 Gadsden Street, 803-799-1311

Open for 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 at 4pm on Monday, May 4.


Tropical Smoothie Cafe

650 Lincoln Street, 803-807-9335

Order online. Open for take-out.


Twisted Spur Brewing

705 Gervais Street, 803-764-0203

Growlers and crowlers available for purchase. Send a message to them through facebook, instagram or email to place your order.


Village Idiot Pizza

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

Open for take-out 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 weekdays from 3-9pm and weekends from 11am-9am for patio seating.


Zombie Coffee and Donuts

650 Lincoln Street, 803-862-1450

Open Thursdays from 11am-2pm for pick-up and delivery only. Must call ahead.





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 is open Monday-Saturday from 11am-3pm.


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

While the physical museum is closed, visit the virtual museum through 'Today's Play'. There are daily projects for kids to do and learn.


South Carolina State Museum

301 Gervais Street, 803-898-4921

Join the State Museum staff for e-learning through the virtual museum while the physical museum is closed. The staff updates the site weekly with different online learning tools.





Koger Center for the Arts

1051 Greene Street, 803-251-2222

The Koger Center is currently closed for performances. However, click the link to learn more about the 1593 Project: A Call For Art From the Koger Center for the Arts. 


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.