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Saluda's Restaurant

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751 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1647 (Greene street)
+1 803-799-9500
17:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, charming and classy at the same time.. great wine list and dinner specials Shrimp and grits best ever , Save room for dessert

1 Thank Calleja1955
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Level Contributor
15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shrimp and grits here I come! I absolutely love Saludas. It is a nice inviting and comfortable experience without being pretentious. The bartenders are always knowledgeable and friendly. Other fine dining experience, you feel quite comfortable having a few drinks or even dinner at the bar. The dining room is nice and a comfortable distance between table so that you... More 

Thank Charlif
Lexington, South Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This restaurant is located on the second floor with a great view of Five Points in Columbia, SC. Our server was exceptional. The grilled pork chop was the largest one I've ever seen and very tender. The bacon sweet potato hash was so good it should be on some top 10 list for Southern foods. An excellent meal and experience!

1 Thank John O
Columbia, SC
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a great space for fine dining. If the weather is good, dining on the veranda is highly recommended. Dining inside is not too noisy, it's well-lit and the food is great. The steaks are highly recommended. The Draft Beer selection is not well-balanced - for example, two IPAs, no Porters or Stouts in January. The Bottled beer list... More 

1 Thank pioneerscheers
North Carolina USA
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I've eaten at Saluda's several times while in Columbia. My favorite menu dish is the shrimp & grits, which is spicy and flavorful and topped with a fried green tomato. I also enjoy the fish specials they offer. Nice offering of appetizers and desserts. The dark wood interior and white tablecloths present a nice dim atmosphere. Wait staff has always... More 

Thank luvthebeach2
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is one of my favorite places in Columbia. It can be expensive. Came here for 2017 Restaurant week with 4 other couples. Service was excellent and the food was fabulous. I had the apple cider and sage brined pork chop. We also had the shrimp and grits, and the daily pasta special (fettuccine with steak and mushroom in a... More 

Thank John D
Summerville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was the location of our office holiday party and it was gorgeous! We reserved the room upstairs and it comfortably held 30 people. I had the shrimp and grits entrée and it was delicious!! The wait staff, bartenders and other staff members were very attentive and friendly. It is directly over a Starbucks which I wasn't expecting but... More 

Thank Rkdurand
Ridgeway, South Carolina
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257 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

From the other reviews, I was expecting a more palatable meal. The fried green tomatoes were average and that was the best of the items. The pork belly had the consistency of pulled barbeque, but not as much flavor as barbeque. The sauce was ketchup!! The special pasta was quite bland. At least use spiced sausage. The wait staff was... More 

Thank alvinmc67
Chapin, South Carolina
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We attended another restaurant the other night that has really good food but is extremely busy. It was not as expensive as Saluda's admittedly but I could see the contrast between a really fine experience and one that is more hurried and almost competitive in terms of finding a place to sit and feeling that we can really enjoy the... More 

Thank mack243SouthCarolina
Columbia, SC
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great evening with friends in a wonderful atmosphere. Have enjoyed Saluda's several times; always great food and service.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1647
    (Greene street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-9500

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