You can always count on an amazing gourmet dinner at Tombo Grille… never any doubt. TripAdvisor reviews place Tombo in the Top 50 Restaurants in Columbia (out of 772!) and it’s the recipient of the prestigious Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Tombo rolls out a new menu each March, and we were tripped out to see the entrees offered this season. Southern, y’all.
SMOKED & FRIED HEN :: collards, cracklin’ cornbread black-eyed peas, alabama white bbq sauce $18
GRILLED NORWEGIAN SALMON* :: sesame jasmine rice, snow peas ginger carrot butter $26
CAST IRON SCALLOPS* :: brown butter, golden raisin, sorghum spaghetti squash, smoked tomato risotto $26
GRILLED PORK CHOP* :: haricot verts, shallot, house bacon fried smashed potato, brown sugar hot mustard glaze $24
BRAISED SHORT RIB : :whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus, fried onions $18
MEATLOAF :: white rice, stewed tomatoes, fried okra, brown gravy $19
HOUSE GROUND C.A.B. BURGER* :: house bacon, grilled onion, smoked tomato aioli, seasoned fries cheddar, gorgonzola, smoked gouda or pimento cheese $14
Their salads are so fresh you’ll think they pick the veggies from a garden out back. Try the Cobb Salad… and add smoked hen. Fabuloso!
Not all that hungry? Their Small Bites menu section has a lot to choose from including
FRIED BRUSSELS SPROUTS herb buttermilk dressing $9
SKILLET PIMENTO CHEESE crispy flat bread, pork rinds $9
GULF SHRIMP COCKTAIL horseradish, quick pickles grilled lemon, chili cocktail sauce $12
In addition, Tombo puts out a daily special menu that is created each day, using the freshest and best ingredients available to the chef that day. To see those daily specials, got to their website here.
(803) 782.9665 • 4517 Forest Drive Columbia, SC 29206
- OPEN FOR DINNER:
- Monday-Thursday 5:30-9:30 pm
- Friday & Saturday 5:30-10:30 pm
- Bar Opens at 4:30 pm
We suggest a reservation. You can make one on their website here.