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Cola's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
Reviews (493)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the fourth time I've visited this establishment in the last 6 months and unfortunately this last visit didn't compare in any way to the previous ones. My four guests and I waited an unacceptable amount of time purely for our initial drink. Thereafter...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank andrewwc1961
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well that’s what I started with and it was so good I had another! Food not bad either. Plenty of choice, including southern style food. Best tip, sit in the bar if you want a buzzer atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GeoffNicholas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not meant to be negative review just nothing special. So so menu, food was ok, atmosphere ok....just everything ok. Better options in the vista.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank beltwayorbust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for the Masters - had found this restaurant on TripAdvisor - we were not disappointed! In the cool Vista downtown area. Started with drinks at the bar, then dined in a great room with exposed brick - very cozy. Food was delicious! Service...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank WLM1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome appetizer, especially bbq egg rolls. Enters were all exceptional Including pork chop, steak, cashew snapper. Brussels sports off the hook. Service always too notch

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 603edm
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

The food, atmosphere and service is consistently wonderful. Very special dining experience. Also there is parking!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank FellowTraveler688154
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Our second visit here. We came tio Columbia for another concert and came here because we loved it the first time, We went early 5:30 and sat at the bar . Ordered appetizers and then everyone who was going to see Elton John showed up...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank dorisadawson
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

The food was excellent as usual. We had an experienced water who was not representative of the establishment.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank stevef141414
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Food and service was very good. Family and friends had enjoyable evening - didn’t feel rushed. We enjoyed appetizers and meal. Good wine selection.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Nice setting for a large restaurant. Great food and a solid menu. Bartenders aren't the friendliest but food and drinks were outstanding

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank sissyeiram
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qbonaparte
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Jeff B | Property representative |
Yes, Cola's does have two rooms that are used as private dining rooms. One of the rooms can hold up to 30 people (without audio or visual presentation) or around 14 if there will be an A/V presentation. The other room can... More
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TREENA W
November 18, 2016|
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Response from Jeff B | Property representative |
Cola's gift certificates can be purchased in store Mon-Sat (from 9:30am until closing) or by calling us at (803)-451-0051.
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JeffersMJ
August 26, 2016|
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Response from mkelley4240 | Reviewed this property |
sorry that I didn't respond sooner - the dress was mixed; some business, many casual
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