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Cola's Restaurant

1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flounder” (33 reviews)
“braised beef” (9 reviews)
“hummus trio” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We were not at all impressed with the meal or the service at this location. The atmosphere is one of higher class but the food nor the service were recognizable as superior quality. We may give them another chance but we probably won't for some...More

1  Thank Binky_610
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for my husband's birthday dinner just the 2 of us. He had the special which was swordfish with cauliflower mash potatoes and corn it was delicious. I had the scallops and lobster with cauliflower. A little disappointed in it. Small amt of lobster,...More

1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Everything from the service to the drinks to the food was exquisite. A perfect place for a special occasion/ event.

Thank PedalParlorMatt
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We've been a few times, and it has always been delicious! We brought a friend the last time and everything was perfect. The steaks and shrimp-and-grits... the cocktails! Wonderful experience.

Thank Zanna W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

From beginning to end it was a fantastic experience. All of our meals were fantastic and perfectly prepared: Steak, Shrimp/Grits, and fish. The server was professional and attentive and the manager was sincerely interested in making sure we enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Ted F
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Cool renovated building. RC Cola to be exact. Good wait staff with a solid drink and wine menu. Wide variety on the food menu. Flounder was really solid. Nightly food specials look great.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place is always fabulous! Love the food and they have the best cocktails !!!! Absolutely great for meeting friends or a date night !

Thank golda k
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best in Columbia! Atmosphere is exciting especially when they opened the floor to ceiling window walls and it was like a sidewalk cafe!

Thank donna j
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Cola's is one of the best restaurants in Columbia. It is always very busy and it can be difficult to get a seat but it is worth the wait. They have their own parking and it can be a bit tight but not usually a...More

Thank Trudy G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A reasonable wait time at the bar was crowded wth slow service. Was worth the slight inconvenience. Service was efficient, friendly and helpful. Most importantly, food was excellent.

Thank Thomas W
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Response from jonathb5 | Reviewed this property |
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sorry that I didn't respond sooner - the dress was mixed; some business, many casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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