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Congaree Vista

Columbia, SC
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One of best places to visit in Columbia

The Vista is a dynamic, exciting district in Columbia. Pubs, restaurants, retail, and housing all... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
Good City Center Vibe

The Vista has some of the best restaurants (along with some on Main St.). It's got the better art... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Blythewood, South Carolina
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Historic riverfront area.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
1 May 2017
“One of best places to visit in Columbia”
15 Oct 2016
“Good City Center Vibe”
Columbia, SC
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Vista is a dynamic, exciting district in Columbia. Pubs, restaurants, retail, and housing all mix perfectly. This is a great place to park your car and walk around any time of year.

Thank SCC1992
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Vista has some of the best restaurants (along with some on Main St.). It's got the better art galleries and places to hang for live music in town.

Thank dla455
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Could not find anything like that picture in the Congaree. It must have been in the Park that was close by. BUT just go to FIVE POINTS. Trendy, quirky find the Hootie and the Blowfish statue/art work. Then Eat at YESTERDAYS. Then get the heck...More

Thank lrempala
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The path was peaceful, but in my opinion not worth our time. The path was about a quarter of a mile, and there as construction when we were there. It looked nothing like the picture.

Thank Jeanette N
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Great selection of restaurants but very poor parking.Good place to visit for evening and weekend night life.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 16 August 2015

For the teens and their parents. Take an industrial factory area from the late 1800s and redo some of the buildings into chic restaurants leaving just enough of the remaining buildings in their original and gritty state = a popular, happening urban downtown albeit small....More

2  Thank DC Family L
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We enjoy going out to eat sat many of the new restaurants in the Vista. However, we go much less than we would because the parking and traffic flow situation is horrible. You have to know the Columbia streets and turns, which I do, very...More

1  Thank Bootlegger1970s
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Where the college world meets the working world and convenience is king. Lots of places to eat, meet your classmates or colleagues for a meal or to grab a drink. Great area to go if you are undecided of where to eat. You can even...More

Thank Rambler17
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Vista is a great gathering place for young professionals, students, and older people. There are so many restaurants, shops, and special events there. Don't miss out on the open air markets that they have every week!

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Make sure to bring your camera. There are plenty of photo ops. The only complaint is the amount of homeless people sitting in all of the benches and swings. They don't bother you, but it is a little intimidating. The park is beautiful and worth...More

3  Thank Daisyjack11
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Ernie N
21 December 2014|
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