We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Vella's Restaurant & Tavern

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
(803) 796-4629
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 24: English reviews
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't get enough of their honey mustard wings! Also the chicken salad is amazing and the mac and cheese bites are a must :)

Helpful?
Thank Tracy C
Lexington, South Carolina
Level Contributor
95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value. The all you care to eat crag legs on Monday nights draws a crowd and they keep them coming fresh, you just have have to wait a while for a seat so get there early. When it's not crab leg night try the prime rib sandwich. It's kind of a dive though.

Helpful?
Thank Mindy K
Lexington, South Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another great visit to Vella's! Consistently serve quality food - never had bad food here. Service matches food quality. Servers are on their game; attentive and friendly. You can't go wrong.

Helpful?
Thank Fannie F
WEST COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA
Level Contributor
36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Vella's is a Cayce tradition, conveniently located to Brookland-Cayce High School, two motels on Knox Abbott, the Columbia Metro Airport. Only minutes from downtown Columbia via the Blossom Street Bridge. Also convenient to the Parkland Shopping Center. and Highway 378/Sunset Boulevard and Meeting Street Featuring hoagies, wings, etc. A great place to go before or after the game.

Helpful?
Thank CROCHETBYJ
Waxhaw, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Quick, friendly service. Great food. Wonderful variety with options for home cooked dinner plates. Awesome green beans!

Helpful?
Thank OneWing67
Chapin, South Carolina
Level Contributor
57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

This place has been a mainstay in Cayce for as long as I can remember (and I'm getting on up there!). They are known for their all you can eat crab legs and the prime rib sandwich. The wings aren't those little small ones you see everywhere, these actually have some meat on them! Staff is always prompt and courteous... More 

Helpful?
Thank CEpting
Mount Dora, Florida
Level Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Chose this restaurant because it was close to my motel and locally owned. Delicious dinner...ribeye cooked exactly like I asked, potato was steaming hot and an ice cold Caesar salad, wine. The waiter was very personable and watched over the table without being patronizing. Very enjoyable dinner for someone traveling through for one night and tired after a day of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Houston V
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. It's a bit dated inside but nonetheless cozy. Our waitress, Amanda B, was very nice and attentive, despite the large party going on in the back room. We got an appetizer sampler, which was fine. Nothing great but edible. We also ordered draft beers that were excellent. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lt1825
Columbia, South Carolina
Level Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

There were three of us eating and we each ordered something different. The Raw Fries were nothing more than bagged chips the were hard and cold. The mixed veggies were swimming in oil - not good. Several of the onion rings were missing onions. All in all it was a disappointing meal.

Helpful?
Thank jeoiwo
Greenville, South Carolina
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Nice to come into a restaurant and the server remembers you. Come in here when I can. The food is always good and the service has always been great.

Helpful?
Thank chrisporter478

Travelers who viewed Vella's Restaurant & Tavern also viewed

 

Been to Vella's Restaurant & Tavern? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Cayce
  • Phone Number: (803) 796-4629

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Vella's Restaurant & Tavern and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Lexington, South Carolina

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Vella's Restaurant & Tavern staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?