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$30 - $30
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lentil soup baklava lamb chops turkish coffee doner acili home fries turkey bacon green salad pancakes turkish red wine restaurant is in a strip mall yogurt sauce popular restaurant business park round table at reasonable prices
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Reviewed October 10, 2020

I met up with a colleague for lunch during the week and enjoyed an outside table in the shade. The staff and restaurant practiced good Covid-19 safety practices. My Doner was very tasty, lots of lamb/beef accompanied with a small portion of green salad and...white rice. It also came with a small Lentil soup. My colleague enjoyed her Greek Salad with Chicken. The servers were very friendly and attentive. Lots of free parking.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed May 30, 2020

Had a socially distanced medical school graduation party for 7 people...ordered doner kabob, moussaka, and chicken saute...excellent. Arranged for delivery...well done. Salad and soup were included. Everyone was quite happy.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed April 28, 2020

We ordered two dishes as a carry out meal. I noticed as we drove home that Rudy's had overcharged us by adding a third dish on the receipt that we neither ordered nor received. I called to ask them to fix that. The cashier admitted...he had made a mistake. The next day it had not been fixed on my credit card so I called and spoke to Rudy - the owner. He said he would take care of it. However, they did not credit back the total overcharge but just removed $5 from the bill. I asked for the correct amount to be credited and Rudy rudely refused and said he could not. He then said to send him our address to get a check and rudely hung up on me. We will never go back here.More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020

Hidden gem right in Columbia!!!! We had an excellent dinner last night at Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill. Service was excellent, very attentive and friendly; the atmosphere is very nice, and the food was beautiful and delicious! All of the entrees were perfect. Can’t believe we didn’t...know about this before, and they serve breakfast & lunch as well! We will definitely be going back!!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

This is great place for Turkish food, tucked into a strip mall. It is not a hip or overly crowded/popular restaurant. Instead, think old world charm, unassuming, good service, pleasant decor, and most importantly, excellent food. Family of four adults for dinner. All the dishes...were great, including lamb chops, shrimp saute, lamb saute and fish. Appetizers and desserts are also stars here. All around a great night and a great experience.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 2, 2020

Incredibly delicious. We had the lentil soup, falafel, hummus, lamb kabab, Acili ezme, and baklava. The service was superb. Our water glasses were never empty. We ended the meal with Turkish coffee. Highly recommend Rudy's!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Went with a friend for evening meal and truely enjoyed the meal and service. If your looking for a meal where you can try new food and share with a friend this is the place. I will definitely return.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019

Eight friends gathered at Rudy's recently for a Friday night dinner. We made a reservation earlier in the week and were pleased that we'd been assigned to a round table making it easier to talk to each other, but we were there for the food...weren't we, and we were not disappointed. The waiter was diligent in meeting our smallest requests, and everyone was pleased at the choice of Rudy's for our gathering. I had the Lamb Shish Kabob. The meat was cooked to perfection--done, but still juicy. Those who ordered the Mousaka had to ask for a carton to take some home and those who ordered the lamb chops were happy as well. We'll be going back in the near futureMore

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Rudy's is a hidden gem in Columbia located in an out of the way business park. The Mediterranean food is authentic, rich in flavor and prepared to perfection. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. I had an Efes Pilsner, my partner had a mixed cocktail; we...tried the Mediterranean salmon and I had the Mediterranean Bronzini; both came with salads with lettuce and carrots and delicious creamy greek yogurt dressing. The fish was cooked to perfection with a thin crispy skin and juices that flavored the meat and melted in your mouth. PERFECTION! At Rudy's every single member of the team working in the restaurant is your friend and the experience reminds one of going to eat at their family home. A delightful experience! The desserts are all authentic and you'll enjoy the Turkish tea and coffee brewed to perfection.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 16, 2019

Went to a nearby popular breakfast restaurant first which had lots of people waiting outside. So searched and found Rudy's. No waiting, excellent service, and plenty of food on American type breakfasts. I had an omelet with sausage, onion, peppers plus home fries and 2...big slices of rye bread. The amount of home fries was large. My son had an egg sandwich along with fruit bowl. Decor is very nice inside and free parking in this strip store center. We were visiting from out of town, but their different kabobs and other Mediterranean food menu looked interesting.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
I know the offer several vegetarian options, but cannot speak to vegan offerings.
October 18, 2017|
Response from Joe-v M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Happy Hours are: Monday - Friday from 3 PM - 7 PM. Free appetizer with drink purchase. I hope this helps.
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I believe so but don’t remember the hours
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