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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
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    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
good choice for dinner, reservations required

I probably should rate this as "excellent" rather than very good, but I like to limit the number of places that I truly consider to be excellent. This restaurant is very, very good though. Their menu is more varied than I thought it might be, everyone at our table really enjoyed what they ordered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
tc3399
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IL
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Doing business
  • Reservations
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IL
Top Contributor
238 reviews 238 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I probably should rate this as "excellent" rather than very good, but I like to limit the number of places that I truly consider to be excellent. This restaurant is very, very good though. Their menu is more varied than I thought it might be, everyone at our table really enjoyed what they ordered. The service was great also. It... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you're visiting or a resident of Columbia, you will want to experience Ristorante Divino in the Vista. The atmosphere is friendly and inviting, and the food is excellent. The menu offers a good choice selection that will surely satisfy the most discerning palates.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

My colleagues and I dined here on our last night in town. The Caprese salad was a delicious starter to our meal. My entrée that evening was pan seared scallops with spinach and ricotta dumplings - absolutely amazing! We declined to have dessert, as we were all quite satisfied with our entrees.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The server totally won us over and got us the caprese salad in three portions. The stuffed peppers were amazing and flavorful.

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Coppell, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I don't care much for Italian food, but the lobster linguini was pretty good. And also, they said they won't deliver or make take-out orders, however, they did so for our order for five people. They boxed it up well and we on our way back to the Hilton to eat in our rooms. Pretty nice.

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Scranton, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Aside from our friendly waiter, we were not happy with our visit to Ristorante Divino. Our reservation was not on file; we waited altogether too long for a table, the service was slow. Drinks were unremarkable. Food was good but not worthy of price. The bill was shockingly high. We will not return.

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Cupertino, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Besides devine food. A cold and rainy night, an early arrival, a great evening! Greeted at the door, offered a really nice wine from a very adequate list, a great choice of Northern Italian cuisine, along with a few pasta entrees. All served with attention, all questions answered (and we had a few about the choices offered in this part... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

First time visiting , was not impressed. Small space , small portions and over priced. Will not visit again

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Chapin, South Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming here for 8 years. But this year only twice. Each year since 2009 we've enjoyed it less. The food and service have slipped and the dress code has relaxed. It was once a romantic evening surrounded by well dressed mature diners with a total fine dining service well worth the price. Now casual families create loud... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Micheal made our visit to this restaurant amazing !! Small Itatian Resturant with charm and delious food !! If you don't have resuravions, sit at the bar with Micheal !! He gives the best service and is very knowledgeable !! A Great experance !!

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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: Doing business
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?