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Gourmet Shop Cafe

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724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC
803-799-3705
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always crave the freshness and delicious flavor of the Gourmet Shop! Love the 1-1-1! I pick my favorite salads--chicken, green salad and pimento cheese! Yumm!

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Thank Bjcrutch
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we came here for brunch and weren't disappointed, I order Chicken Caesar sandwich on French with a side of potato salad , my partner ordered a Reuben on multi seed slice with a side of coleslaw. We also ordered a make yourself a Mimosa kit the service was good and the food was excellent. We will return and we... More 

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Thank sargepants
Lexington, South Carolina
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156 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Seen folks eating and drinking wine outside Gourmet Shop Cafe for years, but never tried it until recently. Stopped in three times over last week. First trip picked up some special smoked blue cheese (exquisite) with soda crackers and chocolate. Second trip egg salad sandwich from deli section. Third visit to sit and eat. We ordered the charcuterie board, brie... More 

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Thank qayaq
Columbia, South Carolina
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This place is crowded everyday. Fresh, well prepared food. Sandwiches, salads, soups, and deserts. I love the goat cheese sandwich. The chicken salad is a local favorite.

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Thank Barry B
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a good place for lunch. The egg and tuna salads are light make great sandwiches. Great array of goodies to purchase as gifts also.

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Thank Carol R
Syracuse
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We recently met some colleagues here for lunch. The chicken salad was the most popular order at the table. Very tasty although it had a great deal of mayo. Fresh fruit was also served with our lunch and it was ripe and tasty too. Will return again for lunch and maybe a little shopping. Lots of great wines and cheeses... More 

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Thank scrapmomsyr
Columbia, South Carolina
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129 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

a great place to sit outside when weather permits and enjoy good food and people watch in Five Points...after eating be sure to browse inside for hard to find gourmet food items and great cheeses

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Thank Bill D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

A return customer that just has to say the roast beef is a great sandwich. I had mine on toasted sourdough LTM. And love the pesto pasta with peas. Being a kitchen guy, I could stay here for hours. Lots of nice, high quality kitchen ware.

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Thank Jartmiller
Columbia, South Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Great food and service. I enjoy the One, One & One, which allows the diner to pick three items from several options and is served with French Bread and butter. My favorites are the soups, chicken salad, shrimp salad, seasonal green salad (the house-made vinaigrette is great) and the pesto pasta. There is an outdoor seating area and the café... More 

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Thank Melissa L
Alexandria, Virginia
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We went to enjoy a little lunch after a USC college tour. Even at 2:30 PM, there was about a 10-15 minute wait. We browsed aroudn the culinary shop and into the wine shop. We really enjoyed the chicken salad. We did not really love the dill potato salad or the loaded baked potato soup. It was full of college... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-799-3705

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