Trying to find the best Desserts & Coffee in Columbia? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Goatfeathers Coffee Bar, and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Art Shack Gallery. We also help you find areas where Desserts & Coffee are prominent - the Five Points area, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Columbia's best.

Art Shack Gallery

It's not exactly a shack (more like a cute and brightly painted boutique), but the Art Shack does indeed have art. The works of local artists are displayed throughout, from turned wood items to oil paintings to pottery. It's a great place to...  Read More

The Vista

This unique café offers appetizers, a light dinner menu, a full dessert menu, a large variety of coffees and libations, and artwork by various local artists. Whether you're having dinner, a gooey dessert or a postprandial drink, Nonnah's is...  Read More

Cloud Nine Market

Cloud Nine Market's Coffee Shop is the ideal spot to rest your feet and refuel while shopping in the Vista. Savor a cappuccino or latte, nibble on a muffin or a slice of cake (or share a big cookie), but then be sure to hit the aisles. This...  Read More

My Dessert Bar

Two of life's finer pleasures – chocolate and books – combined in one marvelous little shop. Stop by in the morning for a hot cup of coffee and a blueberry muffin or cinnamon roll. Late in the day, you can enjoy a fine gourmet chocolate,...  Read More

University Of South Carolina

Regularly cited as Columbia's coolest coffeehouse, Cool Beans has everything you're looking for. The food is satisfying, the coffee is great (try the "Perfect Woman" – it's a mocha-type concoction with whipped cream and a chocolate disc on...  Read More

Café Strudel is a trusted destination for breakfast and dessert, no matter what time it is. Their Hangover Hashbrowns (smothered with onions, peppers, cheese and two eggs) are simply fantastic, and they're available all day. More traditional...  Read More

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Immaculate Consumption

At lunch, the lines at Immaculate Consumption are a little daunting, but there's a good reason for that. The food is exceptionally good, well above coffeehouse standards. It's nothing fancy – salads, sandwiches – but it's well prepared,...  Read More

City Café

This popular lunch café serves up some of the best burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads in downtown Columbia. And if the chocolate chip cookies, brownies, and layers cakes are tempting, go ahead and splurge – every one is as good as it looks!


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