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2042 Marion St, Columbia, SC 29201
803-252-0480
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10:00 am - 3:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Rueben in Town

I'm giving this place (throw back from another era) 5 stars for the best rueben in town. There is no ambience here whatsoever! Seating is definitely something else as there are mostly 2 person tables lined up in neat rows with a few larger tables on the side. Their fries are frozen but good quality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
DaddyOBest
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Columbia, SC
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Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in today to get some lunch while running errands and much to my surprise, they only take cash. Who carries around cash in this day and age with debit cards (same as cash)? It seems to me that taking cash or check as they do, only opens you up for internal theft and a good way to hide... More 

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Columbia, SC
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124 reviews 124 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I'm giving this place (throw back from another era) 5 stars for the best rueben in town. There is no ambience here whatsoever! Seating is definitely something else as there are mostly 2 person tables lined up in neat rows with a few larger tables on the side. Their fries are frozen but good quality & great taste. Homemade soups,... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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502 reviews 502 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Columbia has hundreds and hundreds of eateries, but there’s only one No Name Deli. I eat there every once in a while to remind myself how good their classic Rueben is and to enjoy the ultra-casual vibe. This is one of my all-time favorite places for people-watching. The crowd (yes, it is a crowd) is a friendly mix of office... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I just got back to my office with what is supposed to be a chicken salad croissant but i think it is tuna salad? Usually the 2 are very distinctive but I cannot tell. My fries taste like the grease trap in their fryers has not been cleaned in awhile. Definitely a waste of time and money...$8.50 just sitting next... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I love this place they have the best food and quick service. A locals lunch favorite! I always get the Ruben.

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Newberry, South Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Wonder where all the locals and business people eat at downtown? This place is tucked away on a corner / not very visible to traffic flying by! Food made to order. You walk in and step into a cafeteria setting where you grab tray / utensils - slide on down and place your order. Food quick, hot, satisfying. Super friendly... More 

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Walnut Creek, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Usually do a to go order when in town to avoid the lines that have been out the door at times. Have enjoyed great deli sandwiches at very reasonable prices. So far, the Reuben remains my favorite.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love stopping in for lunch when in town. Restaurant has been there for a very long time (since I can remember living here) and it has never lost the ability to serve great deli foods and fair prices!

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great lunch place. Long line that went fast. Reasonable prices great food! I recommend this to anyone looking for a good place for lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It's the rare place where one can enjoy a Reuben sandwich, but be unable to hold it. No Name Deli is such a place. The meat was very juicy with enough accompanying sauce to compliment the sandwich as opposed to overwhelming it. Recommend sitting in to eat the sandwich though...too challenging to eat with your hands since the bread doesn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2042 Marion St, Columbia, SC 29201
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-252-0480

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 3:45 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:45 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:45 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:45 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:45 pm

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