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Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

818 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2027
803-779-6407
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Great place to eat. Good food, good service, good atmosphere. Big variety of good southern cooking just like mom cooked. Meat and three vegetables at a affordable price.

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Enfield, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had dinner her while staying in Columbia. The food was average my kids had ham and Mac and cheese and only ate the ham.

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south carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Several times at Lizards all good. Very nice location, easy access when traveling Greenville to Beaufort. Will definitely return,.

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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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134 reviews 134 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Our hotel desk recommended this restaurant, which we had never heard of. He said it was similar to Cracker Barrel as far as food, and we liked the place and the food. Their fried chicken was amazing; their favorite meal, I believe. Server was very good as well.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

have been two 3 of these in Columbia - always consistently good and great price and nice servers - wish they would open some in Charlotte!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

When you enter any of the Lizard's Thicket Restaurants the atmosphere is all the same. You can smell the wonderful aromas from the kitchen, you see the staff always working to clear the tables as fast as possible, you see the waitress taking orders for the wonderful fried chicken (like Gramma fixed) good ole butter beans, collard greens and cornbread.... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I enjoy taking folks out to lunch especially after Sunday church services. There's a Lizard Thicket not faraway. Due to our frequent visits the staff knows us. Even if the large room is roped off, when we enter they immediately un-rope the area to accommodate us. We usually have the same Wonderful server. She knows us by... More

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COLUMBIA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The salads are fresh, the food is well cooked but not overdone, the sweet iced tea is pure Southern and the service is outstanding.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What more can I say? You select what you want for your meat, your veggies and what type of bread you want, and off you go. Had the turkey and dressing for one and a ham lunch for the 2nd. As always, good.

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Clanton, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Southern home cooking in a quaint, quiet atmosphere. Service was excellent and friendly. We enjoyed the food and service very much.

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Additional Information about Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

Address: 818 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2027
Phone Number: 803-779-6407
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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