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About Hampton Street Vineyard
For fine dining in Columbia, SC, be sure to visit Hampton Street Vineyard. Our philosophy of food and wine is simple and straightforward. We use local products when possible, classic techniques at all times and make ourselves available to the influences of far-flung cuisines.
Our menu changes quarterly in order to utilize each seasons unique offerings, keep the kitchen engaged and creative and of course to ensure your interest, entertainment and curiosity in this fine dining experience.
Your server is well trained and passionate about food and wine. Please don’t hesitate to inquire about the preparation of our dishes or the nuances of our extensive wine list. Relax and enjoy. Thank you.
Columbia, SC 29201
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking Garage across the street next to the Marriott Hotel, or the corner of Sumter and Taylor
Private Party Facilities:
Hampton Street Vineyard is available for private parties up to seventy people depending on your requirements. Through the years we have hosted many Wedding rehearsal dinners, corporate functions, sales meetings, and the National Trial Lawyers Association monthly dinners. We"ll rent you the whole place. Just let us know and we'll close our doors to the rest of the world for your special function.
We also have the "Wine Room" available for smaller groups, this room will accommodate up to ten people and is available at no extra charge. It's a great place for you and your friends to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or conduct small business and sales meetings. Please make reservations for this room as soon as possible because of the high demand.
Private Party Contact:
Leigh Talmadge: (803) 252-0850
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
Hampton Street Vineyard Ratings and Reviews
Great wine, great service, and fun ambiance. Food value, not so much. We just wanted appetizers so ordered salads, soup, and oysters. The oysters were wonderful. Fried just right which can be hit or miss in some restaurants. The Caesar salads were tiny with not that much dressing or cheese for $8.00 which was ridiculous. Not even a small side salad size. My husband ordered some sort of beef soup which was not that wonderful either. All in all, we would go back when we are in Columbia because the atmosphere is great and the wine is perfect and a good value as well. We may skip the food and just order wine. The entrees that were being served looked really good. There were two young couples at the bar who had definitely had too much to drink which the bartender acknowledge but was very adept at handling. Oh well, we did sit at the bar, and it didn't bother us.
Service was excellent. Food was fair. We each got 3 different entrees and all agreed. Establishment was EXTREMELY LOUD. So much that the server could not hear what I was saying and she was across the table from me. Felt like we were in a loud bar instead of a nice relaxing fine dining establishment. Did not enjoy that we felt like we had to yell to be heard at our own table.
Return after a year was disappointing. This used to be our "go to" downtown restaurant for special occasions. We haven't been there for a while but knew something was different when the server read off the specials. Instead of a French flare everything seem to be kind of Southwestern. I asked if there was a different chef and sure enough they changed chefs about a year ago. My dish was served with disregard to the food allergy I had specified.
Although I was disappointed I will try it one more time before I write it off my list because we have been coming here since it opened and have never been displeased before.
First time visit, but not the last. Very good wine list, some familiar, some not; which we like. We were seated promptly, asked for a quiet table and they tried. This restaurant is VERY LOUD, so be prepared. We were not aware that they have several tables in the wine room which is completely separated from the main area and quiet. Would have been great to know that! Next time we'll reserve there. This area would also be good for a small party, max of 12 people. We shared an appetizer of flash fried oysters (8 to an order), good size and very crispy, with a nice remoulade type sauce, really good. Also shared the duck breast, ample serving and a wonderful sauce, plated with mashed sweet potato and green beans. All beautifully prepared and attractively plated. Also shared the cranberry bread pudding, not quite sweet enough for my taste but still nice. Best part of the evening was the service. Our server (wish I'd gotten his name) was fantastic. Just friendly enough, knew his wine and food menu thoroughly, and timed our meal nicely so we weren't hurried but got out in plenty of time for our concert. Overall, just a really nice experience.
We loved the entire experience of our meal. Steve our waiter was great and all of our food was very tasty and well presented. The owner of the establishment stopped by our table. She was friendly and we had a nice chat with her. Next time we are in Columbia SC we will go back there again.
We came based upon the many reviews. They were wrong. We had a meal with tasteless courses that were presented very sloppily. And, the dining room was filled with kithen exhaust leaving us smelling of fried foods. Our crabcakes were burned outside and cold inside with little flavor, bland crab? Our goat cheese was also burned and tasted as such. The elk chop was burned and charred with the center cold and mysteriously mushy. This chop was tossed atop a sloppy mixed mess of once individual foods. The NY Strip was not rare but a charred dry chunk of cardboard. However, our server was very nice and our cocktails excellent. Should we return it will only be for cocktails and then a real dinner elsewhere.
We really enjoyed our evening at The Hampton Street Vineyard. The wait staff and kitchen were particularly attentive to my wife's dietary restrictions and worked hard to be sure we had what we needed. The Lamb Shank was absolutely amazing... by far the best I've ever had. As the evening drew to a close, the owners invited us to hang out with them and some of their friends at a community table toward the front of the restaurant and we got to know them, learn about their passion for the business and get a private tour of their wine room. Great night, great people, awesome food. Highly, highly recommend.
This was my fourth or fifth visit to the Hampton Street Vineyard. Their base menu has superb diversity that is always enhanced by their specials. This visit was no exception. The wahoo special was very delicious.
The HSV wine list and cellar is one of the best in COLA and has selections at all price points.
Plan on continuing to visit and enjoy the HSV in the future.
As always the food was spectacular the oysters were perfectly cooked the special beet salad was fresh and seasonal my husband had the short ribs his absolute favorite and I had the salmon again perfectly cooked The only reason we did not have dessert is because we were full most pleasantly full I would highly recommend this restaurant
Hampton Vineyards is always a dependable choice for a good meal. Saturday night was no exception. The duck was well prepared and the addition of figs and corn made it a special treat. Wish the wine by the glass choices were a bit more robust but HV remains a favorite.
We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Hampton Street Vineyard recently. We requested a quiet table for 3, and they put us in the wine cellar, a small quiet room lined with wine bottles. The fried oysters were delicious, and we all enjoyed our entrees. I had a special, swordfish fillet with pesto topping and pomegranate garnish, and the other two diners had the short ribs and crispy skin duck, respectively. All were as described and a treat to eat. I recommend this restaurant enthusiastically.
Poor experience. Understaffed, uninspired menu, cold/old food served, live plant hanging on the wall attracted fruit flies that were buzzing around our head for majority of meal. We never complain but they were missing on all fronts so we shared our experience. Manager/owner did not charge us for the meal but seemed more annoyed that apologetic. Will not go back.
Slow service. Meal not cooked properly (steak over done, potatoes not cooked through, and veggies soggy). Few vegetarian options and chef unwilling to accommodate (even after we called ahead and was assured that dishes could be made vegetarian). I will not return.
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