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Al Amir Restaurant

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7001 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste Q, Columbia, SC 29212-1137
+1 803-732-0522
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Have eaten at Al Amir all over town. The St Andrews store moved to Main St in Columbia. The same great food. Love the Lamb kabobs, Damascus bread, and the best Baba Ganoush anywhere. Also love their Tabolli! The service has always been great and the owner makes you feel at home. Love to take groups to introduce them to... More 

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Chesterfield, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

An organization went here after Day 1 of our conference. It was so nice and friendly. There was complimentary Damascus bread and oil and sesame seed for dipping. The menu is Mediterranean, and was very authentic. I had the Veggie Hummus with Damascus Bread, and it was a nice serving and very delicious! The portions were very nice and the... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had lunch with my son here . Decor was nothing special but ok . Had the Shawarma lamb lunch plate .Got small lamb pieces ( not slices ) on a bed of yellow rice with a "so called" salad. The salad was not enough to fit on a hamburger , had no dressing but did have a small amount of... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

After a lovely walk downtown with my spouse we stopped in Al Amir to get some lunch. Worst service of my life and the ONLY time in my life I've ever got up and walked out of a restaurant. The waitress sat us and told me she'd be right back. 10 minutes later a man came to us and said... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7001 Saint Andrews Rd, Ste Q, Columbia, SC 29212-1137
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-732-0522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?