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Cafe Strudel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Gastropub
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300 State St, West Columbia, SC 29169-7544
+1 803-794-6634
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Columbia, South Carolina
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179 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

We stopped in here for dinner after a fun experience at The Final Door (an escape room experience which is only a few minutes away). My husband had the seafood macaroni and cheese with goat cheese and I had the chicken piccata. Both meals were quite tasty, served in generous portions, service was attentive and polite, prices were reasonable. We... More 

Thank Sandi B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable. Enough said. Great brunch, lunch and dinner. Best bloody Mary's in town. Good service and great food. Good luck getting in on Sunday's at lunch.

Thank Hunter W
Lexington, South Carolina
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

We enjoyed the bar and they great mixed drinks. It's a very relaxed environment and is a great place to get tapas. We really enjoyed the hummus plate and fries. The service was pretty poor because our water wouldn't quite standing at another table talking to people he obviously knew- and they obviously were ready for him to move on... More 

Thank Mindy K
Lexington, South Carolina
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I had to reserve a place for lunch for +/- 25 women for after a meeting. Cafe Strudel was less than a mile from our meeting place. I asked to book the inside room, rather than the patio, as it's in the 90's here. The room holds 18 but we squeezed in 26. The restaurant is very popular and it... More 

Thank RetiredTeacher2003
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and myself visited cafe strudel for the third time I must say I love there food the chicken Philly sub and the duck fries are one of my favorites on the menu this place is so relaxing but has a nice vibe as well the staff is very friendly the manager always comes to each table to make... More 

Thank Sherronda S
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Located on State Street, a short walk from the Meeting Street intersection and the Meeting/Gervais Street Bridge. Convenient to The Vista area of Columbia and the State House grounds and USC. In the heart of Cayce. The food is absolutely excellent, Wifi accessible, and a great place for date night or girl's night out. A former first place winner for... More 

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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Love coming here for breakfast and brunch on the weekend! They always have great specials and standards on their menu like hangover hash browns and cinnamon pancakes are delicious!!!

Thank Emily S
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

The hangover hashbrowns are my favorite. Great menu with lots to choose from. Great place for brunch too.

Thank Molly W
Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great food, great service, but almost always a wait. However a wait is to be expected when the food is as good as it is. Seriously the best brunch/breakfast you can get in Columbia.

Thank nsilvano419
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Been here twice now and I've enjoyed it every time. Good menu, cool place... I definitely recommend checking them out if you're in the area.

Thank William L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Cafe, Gastropub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 State St, West Columbia, SC 29169-7544
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-6634
Restored 1920's era building. Eclectic decor that supports the local art community. 1

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