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Main Street Cafe & Grill

131 E Main St, Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 808-5886
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Ranked #93 of 166 restaurants in Lexington
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- Jun 11, 2014
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina
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141 reviews 141 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Bought a Groupon to this restaurant and decided to give it a try. I ordered the Gyro which was just OK. There's much better Greek food available in the area. I was the only customer the night I was there, which is probably a good indicator of how things are.

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Columbia, SC
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Ate here for dinner on Friday night and we were the only customers. This was our first time eating here, so I'm not sure if it's always like that or not. It definitely was not a reassuring sign. I ordered the lasagna which came with a tossed salad ($12). The salad was ordinary and they served it with homemade dressing... More

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Columbia, SC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We came here about a year ago and liked it a lot. This time however, we kept wondering what Robert Irvine (Food Network's Restaurant Impossible) would do with this place. Things that will keep me from returning: 1/2 of this place is a loud bar and the other 1/2 is supposed to be a quiet Greek restaurant. There is nice... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Very good Greek food. They have a reasonably priced menu, daily specials and awesome deserts. Never been disappointed.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

The food was good and the service was great. The server was pleasant and friendly.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

food pretty good. drinks okay--inexpensive,not top shelf. good hang out for the ordinary person.

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atlanta GA
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142 reviews 142 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Great bar, food pretty good, menu OK too. Service great and a really fun place. Outdoor seating right on Main Street.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

The restaurant is dimly lit and tables are crowded together. You should know that it is "seat yourself", otherwise you may stand around waiting for a hostess, like we did. Our server was very attentive and friendly. My half roast lemon chicken and my friend's souvlaki was on the dry side and the potatoes were two small, oily slices. While... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

i eat here regularly as it is my home town. Their Greek food is wonderful and the desserts are also homemade and excellent. Service is a little slow (you'll be in about an hour on weekday lunches. I have heard that the other dishes are very good but the Spanakopita is the best I've had anywhere and I rarely get... More

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Columbia SC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2010

We ordered the grouper (grilled) and souvlaki (pork). The greek salad that accompanied each meal was simply iceberg lettuce with feta and 1 tomato. Where were the olives? Peppers? The greek potatoes had no skin on them and were very oily. The fish tasted unseasoned except for some light rosemary or light spice. The pork was ok but the rice... More

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