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Gervais & Vine

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620 Gervais St Ste A, Columbia, SC 29201-3075
(803) 799-8463
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Bar scene
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 62
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good But Not Great

Nice place, very warm feel, a little loud but not bad. We had a reservation and stood for 5 minutes or so while the manager and hostess talked to each other. But after that the service was fine, very well versed waitress and really helpful. We had small plates but really nothing stood out except... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
AuntAnnie1313
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Lexington, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lexington, South Carolina
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Nice place, very warm feel, a little loud but not bad. We had a reservation and stood for 5 minutes or so while the manager and hostess talked to each other. But after that the service was fine, very well versed waitress and really helpful. We had small plates but really nothing stood out except the bread pudding. If we... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Very good food. We sat at the bar and enjoyed watching them make everything. HOWEVER, we were also privy to all of the conversations that the barstaff, waitstaff and managers were having. We heard so much about their drunken adventures the night before, much of it sexual in nature. We also heard all of their various complaints about their lives,... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

So we have been in the area for about 5 years now, and Gervais & Vine has turned into our (me & the wife) go-to spot for good food & drink in Columbia. We have been multiple times, and never had anything less than an excellent overall experience. We try to hit something different on the menu every time we... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Gervais & Vine is a great place to go have a bite to eat with friends. It's a little more intimate so conversation is pretty easy. They have several varieties of wine of course, but they do rotate out beers so they will have some small craft ones that aren't seen in most places. The service is very good and... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I was excited about trying the tapas so my old roommates and I met after work. I was a little disappointed. The food was average but overpriced. The server started out skeptical and I definitely felt as if I was judged, but after he got over that he was great. He mentioned some great options and I selected a couple... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Food is fair, but do not order pizza, Does not look like pizza oven cooked in 700 degree oven, it took over 30 minutes to come to table, Looked and tasted like it came from Public's frozen across the street. All other entrees were eaten before the pizza appeared- waiter said it had to come from two kitchens Not sure... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I have been to Gervais & Vine a couple times now and am never disappointed! The menu is presented and served tapas style and is great for pairing small plates with different glasses of wine. During my most recent visit, I shared brie with a delicious chutney with one of my friends and I also ordered a small plate of... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Went to dinner with another couple. Unfortunately, the back room, where the seating is more comfortable, was closed for a private party, so we sat in the main area, which is busier and colder (one of the coldest nights so far this winter, and we weren't far from the door). The restaurant was having their Monday/Tuesday specials at $21 each,... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I called them this afternoon asking if they accommodated food allergies...they said yes! and I told them I was allergic to soy and peanuts. I asked if I needed to make a special reservation or anything, and they said no... just tell your server. So that's what I did. Well, good thing I don't have a deadly allergy..because I had... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is an absolute joke. My first experience at Gervais & Vine consisted of many different plates of overpriced, undersized, and mediocre (at best) food that was shared between a group of six friends. We came for "jazz night", which was listed at two different times on the menu and website, but that wasn't an issue since there was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 620 Gervais St Ste A, Columbia, SC 29201-3075
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (803) 799-8463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?