Nonnah’s

Founded in 1996, Nonnah’s was one of the first restaurants to set up shop in the Vista. Nonnah’s, a family owned store, was voted “Best of Columbia” seventeen years in a row by Free Times, The State Newspaper, The Columbia Metropolitan Magazine, and the Daily Gamecock. If you’ve already been to Nonnah’s you know what a great addition it has been to The Vista. They have a supper menu, brunch, full service bar with a wonderful list of wines, big frothy cappuccinos, and great desserts.

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Floriole CafĂ© and Bakery

A bright café & bakery offering lunch & an array of European-style pastries in sleek, airy surrounds. I first came to Floriole for a writers meetup group that explores local coffee houses to write together. Floriole as a great place to meet with friends, get work done and enjoy great coffee and pastries. There’s a second floor, great music, lots of light, clean, and the staff is courteous. On fair weather days, they open up the huge glass frontage to the sidewalk for an all-to-cherished sidewalk cafĂ© Chicago summer time experience.

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