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Zesto of West Columbia

504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
+1 803-794-4652
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“dipped cones” (13 reviews)
“fried chicken” (76 reviews)
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American, Fast food
504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Best chicken next to Bernie’s . I personally don’t like the the coleslaw. The price is also a little steep, but it’s always hot and fresh, so I guess you get what you pay for. Will go back a thousand more times.

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stopped for dinner, primarily to get chicken based on reviews we read. I mistakenly ordered the chicken strip basket. It was OK. My wife got a Zestoburger Basket, which was a good old-style drive-in burger. The service was quick and friendly.

Thank Paul_inSunPrairie
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Zesto has great hot dogs, hamburgers, and ice cream. Their specialty is fried chicken, which is delicious! Another favorite is the chocolate dipped ice cream cones. The staff and service are great!!! I do wish they’d change their slaw recipe though. I prefer mine a...More

Thank merrie118
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Known the family for years and I know they take pride in the food they serve. Best cole slaw by far !

Thank david s
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Love their food. You can sit inside or take out. Their food is great but the chicken they make is awesome! Definitely a must stop if you are traveling in the Cayce-Columbia, SC area. Family owned and operated. The service is spot on.

Thank sheilarY9449FA
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I have been visiting this restaurant since I was a young child, and each visit has been exceptional. The food is excellent and always fresh. By far, the fried chicken is the best I have had. You could not ask for more energetic, caring, and...More

Thank comidadevida
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Fried chicken is best ever. Great coleslaw. Burgers are also great. Fast friendly service. If you are not on a diet and love fried chicken and great burgers this is the place for you.

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 2 February 2018

You walk in to place your order for dine in or take out, then you walk outside to the next store front to sit, your number is called and you walk to the door of kitchen and pick up food. The staff was nice, the...More

Thank swmooring
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We stopped here on a trip through SC and enjoyed our meal. My husband and I both ordered BBQ and it was very good. The restaurant's method of ordering and getting your meal to you is interesting. Other customers were helpful in explaining to us...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, quick service, friendly employees. Our favorite inexpensive place to eat. Good location with parking.

Thank Joann W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-4652
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