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Vella's Restaurant & Tavern

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829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
(803) 796-4629
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Perfect for lunch!

Great food, quick service and value priced. Great sandwiches, wings and burgers. The crinkle fires are my favorite!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
tmdorsey
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South Carolina
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Cayce, South Carolina, United States
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped by Sat. afternoon after USC baseball game and the food was delicious as usual. You can't go wrong with any utem on the menu here. Great service and food.

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South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great food, quick service and value priced. Great sandwiches, wings and burgers. The crinkle fires are my favorite!

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Cayce, South Carolina, United States
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Wonderful meal salad, hamburger steak and hot bake pototoe. Service was great and food was devine. Never had a bad meal whether lunch or dinner.

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Go often on Mondays for AYCE crablegs. The staff is awesome and they are on top of things! Never an empty glass or an empty plate. Great place to go to have a great time and great food with family and friends. Bar area is separated by a wall partition. So it is great for family dinners without being in... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I were so impressed with the food our first time that we came back in less than a week! The food is great! I always get a grilled cheese with raw fries. My boyfriend was impressed with everything from the roast beef to the burger! The prices are extremely low for the quality of food. (: However,... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Just had lunch here with some co-workers and have to say I like the value. Lunch special was sandwich, side, and drink for 7.99. The food was tasty, portions were ample and the service we had was excellent. The interior of Vella's is a little dark and outdated, but this adds to the character of the place.

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Sarasota, Florida
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

the ribs are amazing, the hamburger steak is so good with mushrooms yummy they have good homemade ranch dressing there just do it

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Fried Chicken SC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We live nearby and saw the parking lot was usually full most of the time, so we thougth we would check it out. I understand this is bar food and super casual but nothing could prepare you for what you see when you walk in. I think a bus terminal has more ambiance. the actually menu looks good - my... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I have been to Vella’s several times and have never been disappointed. The food is great, especially the Vella’s prime burger. The chicken tenders and quesadillas are also excellent. But, what I really like about this place is the happy hour. It’s one of the best in the Columbia area. You won’t find better prices during happy hour anywhere else... More 

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Cayce, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

It is ok. Little noisy. The porkchops are pretty good. Not so sure I like the short shorts the staff wears.

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Additional Information about Vella's Restaurant & Tavern

Address: 829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
Phone Number: (803) 796-4629
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Cayce
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Cayce
  • Phone Number: (803) 796-4629

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, Pub
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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