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Persona Pizzeria

1202 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-6219
+1 803-661-9096
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
1202 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-6219
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Quote is from my 10-year-old foodie daughter. I have to agree. She wanted to know how long it would take us to get here from our house (3 hours). We visited Persona on Columbia Food Tours. The staff was awesome. Seeing the pizza created and...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My son and I loved it. The pizza was delicious, affordable and different. I loved all the different toppings and the fact that my son could have his own pizza with just pepperoni. The service was slow but they apparently had employees not show up...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

You place your order and wait while your pizza is made by hand and cooked in an open oven. We decided to eat outside and take in the scenery. The pizza was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxing.

Thank 590lisam
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Good Pizza! Overall good pizza. Nothing truly spectacular. The scenery at this location is nice and relaxing on a quite afternoon when downtown has calmed down.

Thank Della L
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I'm a bit of a pizza snob - I'll make my own before eating one from the $5.99 pizza chains. I work across the street from Persona, but never tried it before being enticed by their Restaurant Week offer. The place was jammed, and there...More

Thank EmpressOfIrmo
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Persona Pizza during Restaurant Week, and were impressed with Caesar Salad, wings, a premium pizza and beverages (beer and wine included). Delicious food - pizza made on a wood-fired oven from Italy. All hot and very tasty! Darius is the manager and he...More

1  Thank joannek427
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Persona in Columbia is a fabulous place to grab some delicious pizza. They stretch the dough ball right in front if you, and then you get to tell them what toppings you would like as you move down the topping line - kind of like...More

Thank Isaac I
Reviewed 15 October 2017

very delicious pizza made here. we ordered a large amount for a gathering- and everyone enjoyed the pizza. Excellent flavor in the pie. Was impressed

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Whoever the woman was working August 28 at 11am... was one of the rudest people ever. She said welcome then pulled out her phone and rudely told me they weren't open yet when jt was 10:58... there are more polite ways to do that. SO...More

Thank alexkathryn2017
PersonaPizzeria, General Manager at Persona Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

I am so sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience. We really appreciate your feedback and hope that you'll give us a chance to make it right!  There is no excuse for rude behavior from any of our employees.    She should have greeted you politely and...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

I love pizza, and now that "create your own" pizza spots have starting popping up, I am a fan of the concept. I enjoy being able to choose sauce and toppings, and then have a personal-sized pizza cooked rather quickly. On my first visit here,...More

Thank SandiBinSC
PersonaPizzeria, Manager at Persona Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thanks for your feedback Sandi - we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 18
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-6219
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-9096
  • E-mail
At Persona, the emphasis is on you (you culinary genius!). Choose one of our chef inspired specialty pizzas or create your own from our selection of over 30 fresh toppings: homemade and artisan-crafted meats, locally sourced veggies, and San Marzano tomatoes. Trust in the Crust Persona’s exceptional quality starts with our fresh and extremely high quality ingredients. We craft an authentic wood fired pizza from imported “00” flour imported from Naples, Italy which means it’s the finest grounded flour on planet earth. We also offer a Gluten free crust and challenge you to find one that’s better! Crustworthy Toppings Our hand-made meatballs, sausage, and sauces have won gold medal acclaim worldwide. 90 Seconds to Wood Fired Perfection Once you assemble your pizza masterpiece, we bake it in one of our imported Italian Marra Forni wood fired ovens at 800 degrees. What comes out of the wood burning oven only 90 seconds later is nothing short of a masterpiece.
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