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Cafe Strudel

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300 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169-7540
+1 803-794-6634
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Description: Restored 1920's era building. Eclectic decor that supports the local art...
Restored 1920's era building. Eclectic decor that supports the local art community.
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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint Little Place

Menu is limited, but the food was really good. Very generous portions. The building is old with lots of character. Parking on the street or parking in the rear. I would like to go again and try the brunch menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
DCHHopkins_SC
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Hopkins, SC
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hopkins, SC
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Menu is limited, but the food was really good. Very generous portions. The building is old with lots of character. Parking on the street or parking in the rear. I would like to go again and try the brunch menu.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Cafe strudel has amazing breakfast and lunch!!!! I have been here several times and it is always delicious!!!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We've eaten here on several occasions for brunch and lunch. Great menu with awesome prices. The atmosphere is great as well, but can sometimes be loud. Lots of college students go here. Service has always been slow, be ready to flag your waiter down in order to be served.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Wife and I and another couple +1 (5 total) waited to be seated for 2 hours ( ! ) at Sunday brunch June 21. Parking is abysmal. Very small inside with few tables. Staff is professional and helpful, but was fully aware that we were waiting the whole time even after we told the hostess we would sit at a... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This place has good breakfast food for a great price-and a free coffee bar which is awesome for people like me who can't function without coffee. I've never been here for anything besides breakfast but I'd love to come for drinks sometime in the future.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My family and I live in Mt.Pleasant SC , but have reason to be in Columbia quite a bit and have dined at Cafe Strudel Numerous times - in fact three times in the last two weeks. last night we visited them ( three of us). We arrived right after what apparently was a big rush , but only two... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've had lunch and brunch at Cafe Strudel on several occasions at their old location. Each time I was exceptionally pleased. Tonight was the first time I've tried the place for dinner, the first time at the new location, and the first time I've been able to bring my wife. Upon entering from the back parking lot door, we were... More 

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I really miss the quirkiness of the old location but the new location is just down the street. My portabella sandwich that I used to get was just okay this time but I have sampled many things on the menu before and it has always been great. Fantastic desserts and the owners and staff are awesome.

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Cayce, South Carolina, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Food is very good but just to the point. Different variety and a little straightward with menu. Very friendly staff and wonderful desserts. Haven't tried the bunch on weekend but when I pass by it is always packed and lots of people waiting for tables, so much be very good.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Went there today for the first time. Service was friendly and appropriately attentive. The menu is fairly simple and straightforward with a lot of basic offerings. That said the BLT was the best I've ever had. Served on toasted sourdough with fresh lettuce, tomatoe, and crispy bacon (duh) but they took a simple sandwich and made it perfectly. Well done!!... 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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169-7540
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-6634

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Restored 1920's era building. Eclectic decor that supports the local art community.

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