Best of Columbia 2022

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 Shrimp and Grits

Blue Marlin

Best Cookies

Crumbl Cookies

Best Appetizer

Di Prato’s Delicatessen

Best Sandwich

Groucho’s Deli

Best Iced Tea

Groucho’s Deli

Best Barbecue

Little Pigs Barbecue

Best Pizza

Marco’s Pizza

Best Cupcake

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Best Hamburger

Pawleys Front Porch

Best Supermarket


Best Steak

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Best Bakery

Tiffany’s Sweets, Eats, & Meeting Place