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504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good old fashioned ice cream with delicious fried chicken! My daughter loves this place and I have to bring my niece and nephew every time they come to town. Can't miss out on this on a hot day :)

Thank Tracy C
DeKalb, IL
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the burger basket at Zesto's today. 10 bucks went a LONG way. Too much food for this big boy. Too bad. I hear the soft serve ice cream is pretty delicious as well.

Thank MajkMan
West Columbia, South Carolina
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at Zesto's for many years! Started with my parents! Good hamburgers and chicken. Get the ice cream dipped in chocolate!

Thank Mandy W
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Wing dinner is delicious. Zestoburgers taste good and Ice cream cone dipped in chocolate is great. If you are trying to lose weight don't go here.

Thank Wayne R
Columbia, South Carolina
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Came for the Ice Cream, and was pleasantly surprised by the Fried Chicken...Great place to come for lunch or to watch the Holiday Lights parade around Christmas...we have visited Zesto's multiple times throughout the year and would recommend it for a quick bite. Remember it is on 12th street and Look for the Large Ice Cream Cone.

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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Zesto has been around as long as I can remember, and has a huge local following. It is conveniently accessible to Highway 378, Highway 1, Platt Springs Road, and Gervais Street in Columbia. There is ample seating available. A great neighborhood atmosphere, reasonably priced. A landmark in the Triangle City community of West Columbia; just follow the huge ice cream... More 

Lexington, South Carolina
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137 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Put order in at windows and delivered to your table. fried chicken is the specialty food. There soft-self chocolate dipped ice-cream cone is almost a trademark!

Thank poptopEBS
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a popular place to eat. Their Sunday's are delicious and the fried chicken is real good too. They are very polite and helpful.

Thank Wallgirl
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The fried chicken was awesome. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The coleslaw not so much......had a weird flavor to it. Good food, good portions and great price. Will definitely visit again when in Columbia.

Thank Paul A
Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is good old American fast food, before the factories made all the dishes. Burgers, fried chicken, fries, shakes and more. We came during lunch rush and had trouble parking. A very popular place. But a spot opened up. It took a bit of time to figure out how the place worked. Here's the drill. Order at the front. Carryout... More 

Thank Travelingtrio2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: 18037944652

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