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Rosewood Dairy Bar

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3003 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC 29205-3432
+1 803-252-1662
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Always come here for the chicken snack and strawberry milkshake. Shakes are made the old fashion way with ice cream amd milk and shaken by hand. Delicious. A must visit when you come to Columbia.

Thank skinsfan2660
Irmo, South Carolina
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216 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We LOVE the Rosewood Dairy Bar! It's a great example of old time Americana and the milk shakes, chicken and ice cream are really GREAT. The Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake is a personal favorite. I also really enjoy the ladies that work there. Everyone is happy, helpful and working hard. It is a fun and delicious experience. You won't be... More 

Thank BethIneson
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just your old fashioned dairy bar with fried chicken, burgers, hot dogs gizzards wings and shakes. Served individually or in the basket form.

Thank gamecockred
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134 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

You have to love this place, The broasted chicken is like going back to the 70's Tastee Freez...only better! The chicken and fries are great, plus, they offer a $9 all-white meat plate my wife and I were able to share. Add to it the best ice cream in Columbia and this is just a great place to eat. One... More 

Thank Mark C
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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238 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We were referred to this place to get a "Great burger". I ordered the cheeseburger all the way. The toppings were fresh and the patty seemed fresh and not frozen. The Patty was small though and the toppings and bun overwhelmed it. The bun was average. Fries were average. We also ordered chicken fingers. Average. They came with rolls that... More 

Thank Ben4UND
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent fast hamburgers .shakes ,floats ,fries ,slaw and so much more. Friendly service , great prices , excellent location and perfect for families ,couples and folks on the run. We went twice while we were in town! Don't miss it!

1 Thank Katiebug38
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85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Ok. Looks can be deceiving, and this place is old and run down, but not the food. It's American burgers, fries, cola, etc at its yummy best. No it isn't gourmet or going to win any prizes, but the steady line of customers and friendly staff and cheap good eats is what has probably kept this place going since 1942!... More 

Thank BJthefoodie
Trumansburg, New York
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

They had only soft serve vanilla and chocolate for ice-cream choices, ran out of chocolate mid order and we would have had to wait for a new batch. They got 2 out of 4 items wrong on our order. I don't think I will be back. We did not try any of their food options.

Thank Marguerite S
Chicago, Illinois
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159 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Just burgers, hot dogs, onion rings, ice cream but this is a place that obviously has served generations. If you want to enjoy the ambience of true Americana, this would be a good choice for you. You can order and take out or eat in their simple enclosed dining room. A family favorite!

Thank Manco T
Bismarck, North Dakota
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Had the Dairy Bar Burger, a classic double deluxe type of sandwich. Very good. My small cherry milkshake was ok but most of the cherries were still whole in the bottom of the cup & I was not given a spoon with which to fish them out. Glad I found this throwback place while visiting here.

Thank marleyjune

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC 29205-3432
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-252-1662

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