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Groucho's Original Deli

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611 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
803-799-9867
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great South Carolina based restaurant

STP with special dipping sauce! You won't regret it! Go for lunch. Free cookie! Locations also in charleston and west columbia

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Ashlee J
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I tried the Bean Salad with Turkey today and it was yummy. The food here never disappoints! The staff is always friendly!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

No frills décor with a student vibe. I enjoyed a turkey wrap and appreciate the fact that I could order reduced calorie cheese and baked chips - a bit better for the weight watcher! My daughter was less thrilled with her BLC and she would not return again. I however, thought my meal was fine.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

STP with special dipping sauce! You won't regret it! Go for lunch. Free cookie! Locations also in charleston and west columbia

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nice casual atmosphere. Really good sandwiches, but definitely not fast. Actually, our service was quite poor. Very difficult to get even one refill on our drinks. But..I will chalk that up to a sub-par server and would go back simply because the Reuben was very good and the bread was really fresh.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Okay, so the place was packed the Saturday of Parents Weekend. I get it. If I hadn't eaten here before on a previous visit to USC & fell in love with their STP, I would have walked out. The sandwiches are absolutely wonderful. But, dang, it's took well over 35 minutes to get our food & our drinks weren't refilled... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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502 reviews 502 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Groucho’s Deli on Harden Street, the flagship store of the Groucho’s chain here in the Columbia metro area, is widely praised for its traditional and specialty sandwiches. Less well publicized is the store’s nice selection of sandwiches and salads for the diet-conscious. When I recently stopped by for a takeout sandwich I scanned the I.S.M./Low Fat Alternatives section of... More 

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Raleigh
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

(It's really at 10 Horne St, Raleigh, 27607) It's a pretty nice deli - clean, friendly, with quite reasonable prices, and just a few feet off the main drag running by NC State Univ. - Hillsborough St. The atmosphere is of a college town location. The portions are reasonable - and the food is good enough that you will wish... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food was good - definitely a step above any of the chain sandwhich shops. I must say that I don't see what the big deal over the "45" sauce is, but it seems that I'm alone in that opinion! The Forest Acres location gives you a free cookie at the end of your meal, which is a nice touch.... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We enjoyed lunch here. We had the deli club for two. There was a huge portion of both ham and turkey on the sandwich. And the sandwich was very good.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Groucho's is good. I prefer the 5 Points location to any other location in SC. The food is pretty good. The 45 sauce is awesome, and you can hook me up to an I.V. of it. Definitely go with the STP Dipper or the Apollo Dipper.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 611 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-799-9867

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?