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Ristorante Divino

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Chef’s selection
Carpaccio Di Salmone
Beet cured salmon, pickled onion, crispy capers
Smoked NC Mountain Trout
Baby‎ greens, horseradish, pickled onion
Charcuterie Plate
Artisan Cheese Selection
Marinara, pesto
Fried risotto, roasted mushrooms, fontina, fennel agrodolce
Caprini Fritti
Walnut encrusted goat cheese, tomato coulis, grilled ciabatta
Crochette Di Porchetta
Smoked pork, green tomato marmalade, gremolata
Fusilli, crispy homemade gunciale, vidalia onion, vine ripened tomatoes, pecorino
Stuffed Peppers
House made Italian sausage, asiago, mozzarella, marinara
Small $13.00
Large $26.00
Lobster Risotto
Crispy‎ speck, fresh peas
Cozze Della Casa
Fresh mussels, chef’s selection
Insalata Divino
Baby greens, strawberries, shaved fennel, goat cheese, almonds and house vinaigrette
Insalata Di Cesare
Romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, shaved parmesan, house made caesar dressing
Fegatini Di Pollo Fritti
Crispy chicken livers, baby greens, balsamic vinaigrette
Lobster $+7.00
Vine ripened tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil
Wedge Salad
Boston bibb lettuce, house made bacon, gorgonzola dressing, vine ripened tomatoes, Wil-Moore farms hard boiled egg
Zuppa De La Casa
Soup of the day
Lobster Bisque
Fresh lobster, creme fraiche
Lobster Fra Diavolo
Cold‎ water lobster, spicy marinara, linguine
Scampi Divino
Fresh shrimp, spaghettini, capers, plum tomatoes, garlic, pinot grigio broth
Spaghetti and Meatballs
House made veal, pork and beef meatballs, pomodoro sauce and mozzarella
Pappardelle Bolognese
Pappardelle pasta, wild boar and Italian sausage bolognese
Shrimp,‎ scallops, mussels, calamari, fresh fish, fresh pasta in a tomato saffron broth
Ricotta, parmesan and spinach stuffed tortellacci, tomato coulis, pesto, brown butter
Risotto Gamberetti E Cozze
Roasted garlic shrimp and mussels, smoked tomato risotto
Delicate potato dumplings, your choice of gorgonzola, bolognese or pomodoro sauce
Pan Seared Scallops
Fresh scallops, spinach and ricotta dumplings, caper brown butter sauce
Whole Roasted Fish of the Day
Potato confit and salsa verde, farm fresh vegetables
Vitello Al Marsala
Veal medallions, mushrooms, marsala wine sauce
Roasted Veal Chop
Herb crusted bone in veal chop, marinara sauce, burrata cheese, garlic linguine
Duck‎ breast with spinach, potato confit, braised onion, red wine jus
Filetto Di Bue
8 oz. filet mignon, goat cheese, caramelized onion, roasted mushrooms, Borolo wine sauce, garlic mashed potatoes
Coste Di Manzo Brasate
Balsamic braised short ribs, congaree milling company creamy polenta, Brussels sprouts, red wine jus
Ristorante Divino is an upscale restaurant featuring Northern Italian recipes, an extensive winelist and cocktail program, paired with the Southern hospitality that locals and visitors have come to expect from Columbia.
$20 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
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All reviews bolognese pei mussels maltagliati cioppino wild boar lamb tiramisu white fish calamari filet quail valet parking wine list is exceptional special occasion restaurant presented beautifully italian style fabulous meal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We should have had a clue when we arrived for our 6:00pm reservation on a Saturday night. The place was totally empty. The food was mediocre at best. The best part of the meal was the wine. Frog's Leap merlot.4 of us dined and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jjluvsvegas
Reviewed February 18, 2019

We go to this restaurant everytime we're in Columbia. Food is always good. They have a stuffed pepper appetizer that is very good. A little pricey. $60 rib eye special. It was very good though. The bar is very slow. Your should order two drinks...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dtownjim
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We have visited this restaurant several times. I want to give a 5 star review. I honestly cannot. The service is good. The setting is lovely. The food is presented beautifully. There is just not much taste to the dishes.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank L6817YRsusanp
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Business group of 10. Summary. Pretty good, but a number of small things hurt rating. First, the valet service was welcome feature. Parking around there is tough. Reservation service ok, though surprised by few customers. the quality of food was right on. Now my issues....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bobcX4850AO
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Il liked the atmosphere, less noisy than many of the american restaurants I tried, and the courtesy of the staff. The food is good too, although, for a European palate, it is a very americanized italian style. A bit expensive, I thought.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Cla13bdAD
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We had a very pleasant meal. Server was knowledgeable and attentive. We shared the PEI mussels in the fra diablo sauce. EXCELLENT, among the best we've ever had. One portion was plenty for two as an appetizer. Then we had the Wild Boar and sausage...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank CaptAl-SC
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This wonderful Italian restaurant in the Vista is our go-to for special occasions and this visit did not disappoint. We started with Prosecco and bruschetta, followed by pasta and filet mignon with Nero d’Avola and finishing with the best tiramisu ever.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CharlesR2607
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner tonight our server Devon was wonderful recommended a wonderful Grillo wine also had appetizer of fried rabbit kidneys with Yorkshire pudding outstanding swordfish entree with butter beans and corn was one of the best swordfish meals I've ever tasted will be back again

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank tricia s
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I dined here a few weeks ago, the food was excellent, I had the seafood special and she had the seafood pasta dish. Our waiter made an excellent choice for wine and the service was great. The only knock would be the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kcraven8
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Service was excellent. Food was excellent. They had winemakers from Italy the night we were there and we were able to taste their wines. Loved the Cortese and had it with the PEI muscles. Perfect pairing. My husband had the calamari which was also one...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Holly R
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As indicated in the other responses. This is a very nice restaurant. Think of it a cross between Business Casual and Upscale. Shorts, T-shirts, tennis shoes and flip flops would be frond upon by us, the other patrons, for... More
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