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Cola's Restaurant

1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had reservations for seven and as soon as we arrived we were seated. The waiter was very helpful and knowledgeable of the menu and specials. Bread was served prior to the meal. If you order a salad it is extra. I ordered one of...More

Thank MaggieGirl_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dishes were ok but we felt it was on the pricey side. I wasn't too fond of the decor - exposed brick (nice), but the room we were in was dark and cold.

Thank nanou64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and food. Made reservations. Wait staff friendly. Our go-to place for special occasions.

Thank 28Elbas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had been driving through Georgia. We searched reviews, and decided that Cola's was perfect . We were not disappointed. Not being familiar with the area, we drove right by the warehouse building. The facade of the Royal Crown Bottling plant has...More

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My absolute most favorite restaurant in downtown Columbia. The food is fabulous, the atmosphere is amazing and there is an amazing list of wine and cocktails. The menu is amazing with lots of variety. I love their creativity on their specials. Wonderful place for private...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old RC cola remodeled to a restaurant! Blood orange Martini was amazing, salads and appetizers were delicious. Had snapper special that was great, have steaks and chicken too. Service excellent would definitely visit again when back in town!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the chance to dine here during the weekend festivities for a family wedding. It was a nice diversion. The decor & design are very cool and they do a great job accenting the historical nature of the place. The menu had a nice...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, fantastic food, nice ambiance especially when front of restaurant is opened up. Can't go wrong at Cola's. Scallops, tuna, egg roll & shrimp wonton apps delicious! Always fantastic specials. So many great choices on menu, hard to choose! Big thumbs up!

Thank Alisouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Solid new southern cuisine. Good cocktail offerings - Cola 76 is a nice twist on the French 75. Fried okra was tasty and paired well with the poached pear salad. Fried pork chop with granny apples and well prepared collards were excellent. Nicely partitioned dining...More

Thank dmarkwhitehead
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with my son after new student orientation here. I had the 8 oz Filet and he had the NY Strip. Both steaks were done perfectly and were very flavorful. My steak was served au poivre and his was topped with Gorgonzola---yum! My roasted...More

Thank kbm22
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Response from SelinaRussell1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
27 August 2016|
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Response from mkelley4240 | Reviewed this property |
sorry that I didn't respond sooner - the dress was mixed; some business, many casual
10 December 2015|
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Response from Doc_Brower | Reviewed this property |
I agree with majority. Most meals come with vegetables and starch. It is best to ask as in my experience they will substitute to accommodate your preference. For instance, my wife always got potatoes with the fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
    (Lady Street)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus station 50 feet from Cola"s front door.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-451-0051
  • E-mail
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