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Tombo Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123 (Gamewell Drive)
+1 803-782-9665
17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Columbia, South Carolina
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the burger and beer special, one of the best burgers in town. Great music and extremely friendly staff. This is a great neighborhood gathering place

Thank Micheal A
Columbia, South Carolina
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My spouse and I live nearby and consider Tombo our favorite neighborhood gem! The food is excellent and menu items are diverse. There is an extensive craft beer selection along with wine and specialty cocktails! There is live music and angus beef burger specials every Monday! We eat here often and are never disappointed! The restaraunt is very clean and... More 

Thank MikeLevey
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Every time I visit S.C. I eat here and always drag my friends along. I have NEVER been disappointed. I had the game hen and crème brulee and it was as always wonderful. Not cheap, but I have not problem shelling out good money for good food and good service!

Thank FredFStone
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, live music. What more can you ask for? This spot is very close to my home and a local favorite. You can never go wrong with the cozy, neighborhood feeling at Tombo. You can have something as simple as a flatbread pizza, or as upscale as you like. Always great seasonal fresh ingredients. Great for cocktails... More 

1 Thank Leah B
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant via a google search and was able to make a reservation using Open Table. Our meal of meatloaf and shrimp and grit was tasty. Nice craft beer selection. Very polite wait staff. Reservations recommended.

1 Thank 143kuzzy
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I was visiting family in Columbia and they suggested to have dinner there. We were not disappointed. I had the salmon with purple cauliflower and some other vegetables. It was amazing. Others at the table all tried different items and loved their selections . My family goes there frequently and said that they have always enjoyed their food. Lucky us... More 

1 Thank bobbi2708
Blythewood, South Carolina, United States
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My wife and I joined my son and his finance' to celebrate his birthday last night at this restaurant. It ended up being a great memorable evening. It was a Monday and the restaurant's Burger and Beer Night. They had a duo with a guitar and holiday music. The place was full with many seated at the bar listening to... More 

2 Thank 50Crabbysam
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362 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We ordered several appetizers with happy hour prices. My fiance loved the fried brussel sprouts with ranch dressing! There were a lot of them and I am not a fan of sprouts. Then we shared the mac n cheese with fried pork belly on top which was really good. We both loved the Smoked salmon rangoon which I will be... More 

1 Thank Gagal
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

First time to Columbia other than to drop off my son at college. We were looking for a place to take him for dinner and found this place and made a reservation. They sat us right away. There was nice seating outside too and the bar was great looking. We ordered some cocktails and they were very good. We ordered... More 

1 Thank Paco1926
Columbia, South Carolina
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

the food was good, but for what they charge, it should have been MUCH better. And when the party I was with ordered several bottles of (the same) wine, the prices seemed to magically go up.

1 Thank David P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 25
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
    (Gamewell Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-9665

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