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Terra

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100 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
803-791-3443
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
a little different

this place has a menu that changes fairly daily. They serve somewhat eclectic fare. Love their cheese boards. Duck, lamb and squab are not my cup of tea. The atmosphere is pleasant and the wait staff are very helpful

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
carolinian
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south carolina
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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south carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

this place has a menu that changes fairly daily. They serve somewhat eclectic fare. Love their cheese boards. Duck, lamb and squab are not my cup of tea. The atmosphere is pleasant and the wait staff are very helpful

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Augusta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I cannot rate this restaurant a five because one of the dishes out of the several we ordered, the flounder, was really dry. Other than that, we absolutely loved this place. We sat at a high top since we had no reservations. High tops are on first come, first served. We were near the bar and the pizza oven, so... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I ate her mid week with significant other. The food is always good and the steak frites is one of my favorite dishes. I recommend trying a special if one of them appeals and the cooking staff knows what they are doing. Also, some of the best service in Columbia. Waiters are very knowledgeable and can offer great suggestions for... More 

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Irmo, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My husband and I had a date at Terra and it was wonderful. We sat at one of the high top tables in the bar. The servers were very attentive to us. We shared the charcuterie plate and beef tartare appetizers and they were wonderful. We also had lamb mac and cheese and the red fish entree. Everything was delicious... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

It was beautiful weather for dining on the patio. The service was excellent and the food was excellent as well. Wish specials had been offered on Saturday evening, but the menu offerings were a great variety and anyone could find something of interest.

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Wake Forest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I went here for some soft shell crabs, but they were out. I am not a lamb fan, but I tried the Lamb Mac and it was just the best tasting appetizer I have had. Service was good and price was fair for what you get. You won't be disappointed here.

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south carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a group of 16 & enjoyed a very nice working dinner at Terra's. The wine list is quite good, & the service was also good. I had a flounder special which was quite good. She crab soup was good, not great. Overall, the private dining room is nice & this is a very nice venue for a small... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

All four of us had great meals at Terra. Our waitress was quite attentive and did an excellent job of explaining a number of dishes on the menu and answering all of our questions. My wife ordered the Rock Shrimp Garganelli (after an explanation from the waitress) and thought it was excellent; it was more than she could eat but... More 

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Columbia, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I actually eat at Terra a lot. Food is always great, service is excellent and bartender knows how to make just about everything. All specials are worth trying if you frequent the place but if first time, there are a few standout items - the pork chop is amazing and I get it often. Gourmet pizza makes a great app... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I arranged a private dining event for 30 for a business dinner. Value for money, Terra is absolutely as good as it gets. For roughly the same price per person as lower tier establishments in the Vista, you get truly inventive and high quality meals. We selected the lowest of the three-course options, which included a salad and dessert as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-791-3443

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?