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Gourmet Shop Cafe

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724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC
+1 803-799-3705
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is one of my favorite places to go when we visit relatives in Columbia, SC. Friendly people, great food, reasonable prices. I love to go into shops that have unique items… this is one of those places.

Thank Janet H
Kissimmee, Florida
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116 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Food was excellent and seems very popular with the local folk. They have outdoor and indoor seating. We had our dog with us and she was welcome at the outside table. We saw the owner twice while she was walking around and is very friendly and inviting. There is also a gourmet shop within the cafe. Had some excellent merchandise... More 

Thank Stephanie C
Bakersfield, California
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97 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great soups on our visit. Most items were done right and tasted execeptionally well. The chicken sald was good--but nothing special. Other sides were excellent.

Thank JBakersfield
Glen Rock, New Jersey
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179 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped in for breakfast on the recommendation of someone who said lunch is great here. Breakfast was the same. We had a short window as we headed off to a USC pregame tailgate. Service was friendly and quick. Belgian Waffles, Ham and Eggs, Breakfast Burrito all very tasty. Small dinning area but not too loud. Tables a little tight.... More 

Thank Phil K
Columbia, South Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The weather was perfect for dining al frecsa. We started with Pinot Grigio for my husband and I. The others had iced tea. We ordered a Charcuterie Platter with a French bread basket for the table. Delicious. My husband and I had a One, One, One Salad Plate with egg, chicken and shrimp salads which was scrumptious. My son and... More 

Thank jrmiss
Murrells Inlet
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The Gourmet Shop has great food as long as you don't mind waiting. We went in for brunch and they told us it would be a 45 minute wait. It was almost 1:45 minute wait. The food is great and I will go back but I will try to time it differently. The eggs and ham are my favorite. I... More 

Thank Inletgirl
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great for a girls lunch! Good mimosas, fantastic chicken salad and the best pesto pasta salad! Def recommend!

Thank Faith F
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The options are tasty and consistent. I would like them to add more vegetables to their menu, like eggplants, carrots, squash, peppers, asparagus etc. It could be cooked, like a vegetable medley or added in their salads' option. Then I would give them an excellent!

Thank Sandra A
Leesville, South Carolina
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had the Chicken salad sandwiches and side. As usual they did a great job! Friendly, quick service. Get there a little after 11:30am and not yet crowded. Thanks!

Thank RRphotos
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I always crave the freshness and delicious flavor of the Gourmet Shop! Love the 1-1-1! I pick my favorite salads--chicken, green salad and pimento cheese! Yumm!

Thank Bjcrutch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-3705

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?