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Ristorante Divino

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803 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3125
803-799-4550
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful experience

Cloth tablecloths. Pleasant romantic atmosphere. Very pleasantly wait staff. Very knowledgeable. My waiter was also vegetarian. We came u with fettuccine Alfredo. The bread delivered was fluffy (lots of holes in it) and light. Great crust. Very tasty. The fettuccine was superb. It did not need... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Bill K
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Belton, TX
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Belton, TX
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135 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Cloth tablecloths. Pleasant romantic atmosphere. Very pleasantly wait staff. Very knowledgeable. My waiter was also vegetarian. We came u with fettuccine Alfredo. The bread delivered was fluffy (lots of holes in it) and light. Great crust. Very tasty. The fettuccine was superb. It did not need or want pepper or additional cheese. Pretty spectacularly done. This chef can COOK. The... More 

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Thank Bill K
Bluffton, South Carolina
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. We were very pleasantly surprised with the nice surroundings and convenience to our hotel which was right across the street. I had the scallops and my husband had the veal medallions. Both entrees were exceptional and we had a great start with nice crusty bread and a cold fresh Caesar salad. Our server was very... More 

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1 Thank Kate C
Columbia, South Carolina
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259 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We had dinner with friends here. We arrived at 6:00 P.M. to a really empty but pleasantly decorated restaurant. My Wife and I ordered glasses of Wine without checking the wine list. Both glasses were good. One of the other Diners went through the Beer list which was very weak. We then ordered appetizers of Calamari and also the Sausage... More 

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1 Thank Toddb62
Columbia, South Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is a nice place to go for a special occasion. The appetizers were very good, service was just ok. Our main entrees were also good. I was a bit surprised by the atmosphere; I guess I expected it to be more romantic. We were seated next to two men who were dressed in jeans and t-shirts, who talked loudly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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126 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The food here was better than a few of the restaurants we tried while in Columbia. Atmosphere is lacking (bright lightning in the evening).....but it wasn't terrible and our appetizer was really good. Service was a little above average. This is a good option for families or couples. There are so many bars and pubs in this area, it is... More 

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2 Thank SafariSnob
Aiken, South Carolina
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149 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We had a pre-concert dinner here. This is a charming restaurant and it was convenient to our hotel. We started with roasted oysters as an appetizer that were very good. My wifes' steak was returned to the kitchen twice before it came out right however, my pappardelle with bolognaise was superb. Shane was a very attentive waiter but it seemed... More 

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1 Thank Anthony L
Charleston, South Carolina
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We entered this restaurant and were rushed to our table. The restaurant had been referred to us by Alice over at Bourbon. BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN ORDERING WINE, the wine menu had an earlier year tuscan which I ordered and the server brought out one two years newer with no price break and then attempted to upsell me a bad... More 

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Thank Bryan T
Pawleys Island, SC
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I stopped in primarily due to the closeness to my hotel and the high ratings. I ordered lobster bisque which was very good and bolognese which was good, not great. Staff was friendly and well trained. Setting was a little loud, but well decorated. Food came out slow due to large parties. Cost was $30 without alcohol. I would probably... More 

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1 Thank johnbuck3
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

If you want to step up your Italian dining experience, this is the place. The setting is more formal, white dining cloth experience and the food is superb.

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1 Thank Debra C
Greenville, SC
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. The staff is super! Everyone is friendly and attentive. Bartenders are always very knowledgable about the wine. The food is excellent. I've been three times and haven't been let down yet by anything I've tried. My only suggestion is I do wish they had a few more wines by the glass. Other than that, you can't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 803 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3125
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-799-4550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?