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Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

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2240 Airport Rd, West Columbia, SC
+1 803-796-7820
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was prompt and very friendly. Every dish of our meal was a bit overcooked. Nothing was very hot.

Thank Norma B
Massillon, Ohio
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179 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stopped for breakfast on the way to golf. Service and food were good. You will not be disappointed. I have never eaten anything but breakfast at any Lizard Thicket.

Thank Reed B
Logansport, Indiana, United States
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I used to live in this area of South Carolina and Lizard's Thicket was a great "Meat and three" place to go to. However, on my last visit, it seemed to be under new ownership or something. The meat was hardly edible, the veggies were warm at best even when I complained and asked for a redo and the service... More 

Thank Doug B
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

It's been a few years since I've eaten at one of the restaurant. but this was down from our hotel. I told everyone it was great food. Everybody in our party was very happen. Good food, good price and Great staff.

Thank Travelingbowler
Columbus, Ohio
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

A wide variety of Southern favorites at affordable prices. The staff was friendly and busy with more take-out orders than dine-ins. I was recommended Lizard's Thicket by multiple people during my stay in Columbia and they were right. If you're looking for a quick, cheap, friendly meal definitely stop by Lizard's Thicket.

Thank Shogunpat
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

You know how you can eat something and KNOW it isn't homemade? That's the extent of my 1 time experience at Lizard's Thicket. The mac n cheese tasted like a store brand frozen meal, the mashed potatoes were definitely from a box, and the ice cream wasn't even without freezer burn! If you want honest to goodness homemade anything, this... More 

Thank Kelly H
West Columbia, South Carolina
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We went after church and if you don't want to wait like we did you better go early! After that everything else was great. The waitress was very patient with us, we had plenty of requests, frequent refills, napkins,etc. The baked chicken was very good, just like the macaroni and cheese! You get generous portions of what ever you order... More 

Thank thegrayhair
Ridgeway, Virginia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

LOVED this restaurant. Great home cooking. Friendly staff. Food was delicious. Large portions, fresh vegetables.

Thank kayva24148
West Columbia, South Carolina
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62 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Good southern comfort food ..whether breakfast lunch or dinner..its all good,especially love the fried okra and desserts.. Lizard's Thicket Y'all Come !

Thank DArdofSC
Minden, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Two of us went there, for a late diner. We were looking for a basic diner type meal. You know southern fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy. We got a very good example of exactly that and at $14.00 for two how can you beat that. It ain't the Ritz, but if you are looking for some good southern... More 

Thank Tim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Airport Rd, West Columbia, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-796-7820

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