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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: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 21
    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
Most recent review
Birthday Dinner

My husband planned a get-together dinner with family and close friends for my 30th birthday. I can't say enough good things about Terra!! We used the private dining room so it was an intimate atmosphere. The food - from appetizers, to the salad, to the main course (I would definitely recommend the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
KelseyLucas
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

My husband planned a get-together dinner with family and close friends for my 30th birthday. I can't say enough good things about Terra!! We used the private dining room so it was an intimate atmosphere. The food - from appetizers, to the salad, to the main course (I would definitely recommend the filet!!), to the AMAZING dessert (it was called... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Everything here is wonderful, but the lamb mac is from another planet. Great service and wines. Funky ladies room. My favorite place to go/take people in Columbia. You won't regret it--a little pricey but well worth it.

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Elgin, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Our party of five enjoyed one terrific course after another. Apps included Lamb Mac, Basque egg, pork cheek grits grillades, fried green tomatoes, and fried oysters. We shared tastings b/c they were all delicious, and then we moved on to flaky flounder, trout, braised beef cannelloni and the Berkshire pork chop. Even though each plate was so outstandingly prepared and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I was part of what was supposed to be a large party (about 50 people), and only about 30 showed up. The restaurant wasn't phased and treated us all like valued guests. Given the group, the menu was fixed, which usually means it would be average. I was wrong to expect that. The steak was rich and flavorful, albeit overcooked... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband and I had dinner at Terra's last night for the first time, and when we come back, we'll bring lots of friends so they can also enjoy the food, atmosphere, and staff. Even the house Merlot was wonderful, and my husband knows his wine. We met the owner/chef Mike Davis, who came over to our table to see... More 

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Memphis
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were staying at the Inn at USC visiting our daughter and the shuttle drove us, which was nice! We shared the Butcher's Plate, which was so yummy. The Lamb mac was good, could have used more meat, but it was still good. I think it was because the Basque Egg was so AMAZING that maybe other dishes kinda got... More 

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south carolina
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196 reviews 196 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a group of 16 in the private area, with cocktails & hor doerves preceding dinner. The service was superb, with an excellent wine list. The food was good, but my trout almondine was somewhat dry. Others had rib eye steaks which they said was "average". The salad was good, but nothing special. The dessert was quite good. It... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

we have met the chef from Terra at several local "foodie" events in Cola over the last few years and he never disappoints. The pork belly app is to die for. The cocktails @ Terra are the best in town hands down. We had apps and dinner and we were blown away. A little pricy for everyday but for any... More 

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Cayce, South Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The meal was wonderful and excellent service Saturday night. Wine was devine. We had the angus rib eye and the wreck fish. Dessert was to die for Choc. Choc!!!!

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to dine here with several friends and it was amazing! The food, the wine, the service and the atmosphere were all excellent. I especially appreciated the menu being as varied as it was. I had Lamb Shanks and they were awesome. My dining companions had duck and steaks which they said were also great. The... 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: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
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?