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Gourmet Shop Cafe

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724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1679
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Murrells Inlet
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The Gourmet Shop has great food as long as you don't mind waiting. We went in for brunch and they told us it would be a 45 minute wait. It was almost 1:45 minute wait. The food is great and I will go back but I will try to time it differently. The eggs and ham are my favorite. I... More 

Thank Inletgirl
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16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Great for a girls lunch! Good mimosas, fantastic chicken salad and the best pesto pasta salad! Def recommend!

Thank Faith F
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

The options are tasty and consistent. I would like them to add more vegetables to their menu, like eggplants, carrots, squash, peppers, asparagus etc. It could be cooked, like a vegetable medley or added in their salads' option. Then I would give them an excellent!

Thank Sandra A
Leesville, South Carolina
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had the Chicken salad sandwiches and side. As usual they did a great job! Friendly, quick service. Get there a little after 11:30am and not yet crowded. Thanks!

Thank RRphotos
Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 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!

Thank Bjcrutch
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 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 

Thank sargepants
Lexington, South Carolina
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156 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank qayaq
Columbia, South Carolina
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Barry B
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Carol R
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank scrapmomsyr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1679
  • 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?