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Groucho's Original Deli

611 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-2214
+1 803-799-5708
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
“pastrami” (3 reviews)
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611 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-2214
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here with our friends for lunch yesterday and we were impressed with the selection of food on the menu. Our friends recommended the STP sandwich but my wife and I went with the white moose. A delicious turkey and cheese sandwich on a...More

Thank ROB A
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Rob! We love seeing that your first experience with us was so positive! Our White Moose is a delicious choice, and we are so glad you and your wife enjoyed it! We hope you will come back to see us again in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just recently was recommend to try this deli from a co-worker, all I can say is I'm obsessed with 45! Great atmosphere also. Reminds me of college.More

Thank gsmith873
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We are so happy to see that your co-worker told you about us, and that you loved your experience so much! Knowing that we were able to impress you really does make our day, and we appreciate you taking the time to let...More

Reviewed November 28, 2017

My husband and I eat here every time we visit his family in Columbia. We are obsessed with the Formula 45 sauce!

Thank VolsFan16
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

VolsFan16, thank you for making a point to come and see us when you are in Columbia! We really appreciate you and your love for our Formula 45 sauce, and are so glad you keep coming back for more! Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Groucho’s. Good sandwiches! Was pretty crowded today but got seats at the counter. Reuben Variation was delicious. My son gets STP Dipper that he likes and my wife enjoyed the pastrami after they reheated with the cheese she had ordered.More

Thank Ken J
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thank you for coming back in to see us, Ken! We are so glad that your family enjoys dining with us, even when there is a crowd. Thank you for taking the time to share your 5 stars with us, and please join us again...More

Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to get an unusually good sandwich. Visited here with my daughter. She highly recommended the place. I would give it 5 stars , but on the day/ hour we visited the service was poor. The place was about a fourth full and there...More

Thank W285JUluiss
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

We love that your daughter brought you in to give us a try, W285JUluiss! Our Formula 45 Sauce is amazing, and we are thrilled that you agree! Thank you for taking a moment to share your review with us! We really hope you will come...More

Reviewed August 21, 2017

First time eating here. Called in take out order while moving son into USC apt. Food was very good, and order was done perfectly. Will return, hopefully to eat inside.

Thank virginiahome64
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

We would love to have you come back in and dine with us, virginiahome64! We love seeing that your first experience with us was so positive and that you enjoyed your meals! Thank you so much for your 5 stars, and please enjoy your day!

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I gave Groucho's a second try. The sandwich and chips were as bland as I remember the first time. Even the sauce couldn't save it. I know there's a nostalgia aspect for USC students but come on, I can get a better sandwich at Subway.More

Thank Eastray
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Eastray, we really appreciate you coming in to give us another try. We are sorry that the tradition that is loved by so many loyal Groucho's customers is just not for you. We wish you all the best, and hope that your day is a...More

Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Groucho's deli is probably the only deli place ever that I like. I get the white moose every time with their amazing homemade 45 sauce. The atmosphere is homely and welcoming and the employees are always nice . Get a cup of their sweet tea...More

Thank Kofeii
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Kofeii- We are so thrilled to see that your time with us is 5 star and that you enjoy our White Moose and 45 sauce! Thank you so much for your continued patronage! We hope your day is a great one!

Reviewed June 20, 2017

I was greeted when arriving which is always a plus for me. The service wasn't bad and this older establishment even had a bar type seating area. There were also tables outside for people who prefer the outdoor type atmosphere. A good change from eating...More

Thank larryacred
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Thank you for joining us, larryacred! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! Please come back and see us soon so we can work on exceeding your expectations, and earn that last star from you!

Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We came with a native-Columbia who said this was his favorite deli. I can see why! The food was delicious. I had the Apollo Dip, which had a generous serving of turkey, ham, and Swiss cheese. The Formula 45 sauce was fantastic. My husband had...More

Thank TravelinMomma77
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

TravelinMomma77, we love reading your rave review and seeing that each of you were so happy with you sandwiches! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review and making our great day even better! We hope you will come see us...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $9
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-2214
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-5708
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