Outdoor Seating @ Restaurants in Columbia and Lexington Now Open!

Tired of eating microwaved pizza in front of your TV? Dining outdoors at area restaurants is permitted, beginning today Monday May 4.  If you are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, you are welcome at the following locations:

Under the Pergola Now Open at Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company!

O’Hara’s Public House

From Facebook: “Just wanted to send out some details about the plan for welcoming guests to the outdoor areas available at the Pub.We will have somewhere between 6 and 20 tables available to seat depending on the weather. Please either add yourself to our waitlist through the Yelp App, or call the restaurant (803-785-4025) in advance of your visit so…” more here.

O’Hara’s Rear Deck

1801 Grille

From Facebook: “1801 Grille will be open tomorrow (Monday May 4) from 11:30-8 for curbside pickup and outside dining! We cannot wait to see everyone!”… more here.

Outside Dining at 1801 Grille (photo doesn’t represent current table setup for social distancing)

Backstreets Grill

From Facebook: “Today will be the first day of Outdoor dining! Small Business Sasquatch almost captured a rare sighting of “humans” dining at a restaurant!” more here.

Love their sense of humor!

Cafe Strudel West Columbia

From Facebook: “Hey fam! We hope everyone is doing well. We will be opening our patio tomorrow for outside dining and we’re super excited to see your faces. Please help us follow…” more here.

Cafe Strudel

Cocos and Beer Authentic Mexican Grill

From Facebook: “JOIN US THIS !!!+5 DE MAYO+!!!!!PATIO WILL BE OPEN to ensure safety we recommend calling for a reservation amigos looking forward to serve you again 803-445-1379 WE’LL BE OPEN 10AM-12AM.” Translation – Patio opens May 5th! More here.

Cocos and Beer Patio Reopens May 5

J’s Corner

From Facebook: “Open for outdoor dining and curbside pickup starting Monday 11AM to 8PM. We are doing our part to keep you safe with tables spaced 8 feet apart, extra sanitation measures, and single use serveware to name a few things. Do your part – please follow posted DHEC signage and SCRLA guidelines. We look forward to seeing you!” more here.

J’s Corner Outside Seating

J.R. Cash’s Chapin | Clemson Rd | Forest Acres

From Facebook: “Outdoor dining starts today! We are open 11-9. Takeout, curbside & delivery are also available. We can’t wait to serve you!”… more here. (All locations posted the same hours and info to Facebook)

J. R. Cash’s Chapin

Nooch & Lalo

From Facebook: “Come and enjoy Cinco De Mayo Taco Tuesday with us (May 5th ) 11 am to 9 pm. Limited tacos and side menu, open only for outdoors, call to pick up order and to go. Call us to Make your reservation”… more here.

Nooch & Lalo

Publico Kitchen & Tap

From Facebook: “COLA we have some exciting news! We will be celebrating #CINCOSAFLEY on the PUBLICO PATIO! After hearing Governor McMaster’s conference on Friday we will have our patio open to the public. Our team will work hard to follow cdc regulations to keep Publico safe for our neighbors. We have added sanitation stations”… more here.

Publico Kitchen & Tap

RF’s Corner Grill

From Facebook: “OUTSIDE ALLEYWAY SEATING. On Cinco de May, they’re hosting a party featuring some awesome tacos, tequila and chimichangas – plus the great music of Madilyn Mccoy – lock it in folks . Please share – $2 tacos $7 chicken chimichangas $$2 tequila shots $2.99 margaritas and much much more.” More here.

RF’s Chimichanga

Saluda’s Restaurant

From Facebook: “The patio is back.🥂 Beginning Monday, we’re reopening our patio with carefully crafted health, sanitary & distancing measures to ensure an enjoyable and safe al fresco dining experience. In order to prevent congregating and larger groups waiting together for tables, we’ll be operating reservations-only with seatings for dinner 7-nights-a-week at 5, 5:30, 6:30, 7, 8 & 8:30 p.m. 👉 give us a call or email andrew@saludas.com to reserve your table…. more here.”

Saluda’s Restaurant

Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company

Tables under the pergola now open! Come by and enjoy your favorite craft beer. From Facebook: Sabal Palm Blonde, Butter Beer, Limapeno BB, White IPA, Chocolate Brown, CAE Pale Ale, Salted Caramel Brown, Blueberry Ale, Chocolate Habanero Thank you Columbia!!🍻See you soon!” more here.

Attention Everyone! Know of any other restaurants in Columbia or Lexington SC with outdoor seating? Tell us and we’ll add it to our list! kathy@gardenermedia.com or text to 803-466-8454


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