Best of Columbia 2021

For the past 30 years, Columbia Metropolitan Magazine has had the privilege of congratulating the winners of our annual Best of Columbia contest. These are peer and consumer acknowledgements of the very best restaurants, shops, service organizations, entertainment, and more in our fine community. Congratulations to all the winners from the staff of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine!

Best Restaurant in Irmo

Alodia's Cucina Italiana

Best Thai

Basil Thai Cuisine

Best New Restaurant

Black Rooster

Best Seafood

Blue Marlin

Best Restaurant in West Columbia/Cayce

Cafe Strudel

Best Japanese


Best Mexican

Cantina 76

Best Fast Food Restaurant


Best Sunday Brunch

Di Prato's Delicatessen

Best Coffee House


Best Healthy Restaurant

Good Life Café

Best Fine Dining

Halls Chophouse