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300 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169-7540
+1 803-794-6634
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Ranked #7 of 126 Restaurants in West Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Restored 1920's era building. Eclectic decor that supports the local art community.
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  • English first
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My wife and I tried the Cafe Strudel this last week and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We tried the State Street Hoagie and the turkey baguette. The hash browns were some of the best that I have ever tasted. They were very good! My wife loved the potato salad. We will definitely come tack to try hangover hash browns with... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

the café strudel is fabulous. Laid back atmosphere. Dog friendly and possibly the best brunch in town

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

I wonder why the hangover hash browns got rave reviews. They reminded me of The Waffle House. We waited an hour and it would have been longer if my husband had not addressed the situation.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very cute cafe. There was a 25minute wait, so I asked my boyfriend if he wanted to leave, but he said it must be worth the wait if there was a line, and he was definitely right! I ordered the famous hangover hashbrowns with turkey sausage, it was delicious! so good. he had the sunrise burrito (i think that was... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

cool atmosphere, great coffee and delicious food...was a warm day and was able to sit outside....very pleasant

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Columbia, SC
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have come here with a group following a number of events on Saturday morning...they never disappoint. Great brunch and great service.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Try the Hangover Hashbrowns even if you aren't hungover...LOL. I asked to go here for Mother's day & quite a few others had the same idea. We had to wait for awhile (as any other place would have been the same) but, it was very good. Have gone back at other times & the food was just as good without... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We ended up at Cafe Strudel when we mistakenly drove into Columbia around lunch time. We wanted something brunch like and cheap. From the area where this place is i would have never expected such a great experience. The place was packed and we waited 45 minutes, and it was worth the wait. Everyone in this place is a little... More 

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Florida
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318 reviews 318 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We went for the Sunday brunch which is served 10am-230pm. The place is very busy but we were able to get a first come seat at the bar. The cafe has indoor & outdoor seating. The staff is very friendly & accommodating. The hangover hashbrowns were delicous. The fresh squeezed OJ Mimosa was so good. They have many unique drink... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were there for Sunday brunch. It was very busy, with a waiting list for a table, but we opted for immediate seating at the bar. Service was great, the bartender on duty who waited on us was amazing, taking orders, mixing drinks, as well as espresso, preparing the decadent desserts for service. (Including large servings of strudel, which we'll... More 

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Address: 300 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169-7540
Phone Number: +1 803-794-6634
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American

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