Rosso Trattoria Italia

Rosso WineExperience the casual delight of Italian trattoria dining at Rosso!

Tucked in the back corner of Trenholm Plaza, friends gather over seasonal menus of locally farmed produce, succulent artisan meats and handmade pastas all hand-prepared over an open top wood-fired grill or in the searing heat of a wood-burning oven. Accent meals and conversation with a collection of Italian varietal wines, signature spirits, craft beers and craveable desserts in a refined, enjoyable atmosphere.

Their ever-changing menu of rustic Italian foods featuring  wood-fired pizza, pastas, risotto, seafood, and beef, changes frequently due to the use of seasonal ingredients from local farms such as Anson Mills, Sea Eagle Seafood, and Wil-Moore Farms.

To start your Rosso experience, order their Scampi di Rosso, made up of pan-seared SC Rosso Trattoria Italiashrimp, fire-roasted tomatoes, capers, white wine, lemon, garlic, bread crumbs, and gremolata. Or their Pesce al Forno, featuring the fish of the day, grilled scallion aioli, roasted tomato jam, Congaree Mills parmesan polenta, and wood-grilled asparagus. To round off your delicious meal, order one of their signature cocktails such as the “Cosmopolitano”: CatHead Honeysuckle Vodka, Solerno Blood Orange Ligqueur, a splash of Pom-Cran Juice & a twist of lime, served up. Or enjoy the cocktail “An Offer He Can’t Refuse”: Bulliet Rye, Nardini Amaro, Angostura Bitters & an orange expression, served over a king cube. It’s Rosso’s rendition of a Rock n’ Rye!

See Rosso’s full menu here. To check out Rosso’s weekly featured menu items, check out their Facebook pagRosso Lobster Taile.

And Foodies, check out this deal happening right now! For just $26, enjoy a Wood-Grilled Lobster Tail topped with savory Clarified Herb Butter, served over creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and a Local Vegetable Succotash. Add a glass of the Nightfall Chardonnay for $5!

 Rosso Trattoria Italia
From Monday – Thursday you can also take advantage of their amazing pizza deal from 5 – 6pm, when all pizzas (excluding the pizza of the day) are only $10! These thin crust pizzas are baked in their hardwood – burning brick oven at 700 °F. Try their mouthwatering BLT Pizza that is made with their house-smoked bacon, fried field greens, tomatoes, creamy Gorgonzola vinaigrette, mozzarella, and crushed tomato sauce. Yum! Or their Prosciutto con Fichi pizza that is made with heirloom prosciutto, mozzarella, goat cheese crumbles, fig puree. And don’t forget about their Happy Hour Monday – Thursday from 4:30pm – 6pm – enjoy their house wines and liquors at reduced prices!


At Rosso Trattoria Italia, there’s never a doubt that you will enjoy memorable handcrafted Italian cuisine created for friends, by friends.


Trenholm Plaza, 4840 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206  |

Hours: Monday – Thursday 5:00 – 9:30pm, Friday – Saturday 5:00 – 10:30pm

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