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$5 - $11
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed March 19, 2021

We could not taste the fried chicken wings or slaw - we only tasted salt. Could not eat the meal. Horrible! Heard the same complaint from another family member a few months ago - now I understand.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed October 28, 2020

Best chicken anywhere. Socially distant tables, ordering and masks in common areas. The value for what you get here is awesome. Homemade sundaes - leave room for them! You won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed April 24, 2020

Zesto is a great place to eat lunch or dinner. Favorite place for locals. Excellent fried chicken, hamburgers & other selectionsTo include banana splits, sundaes & chocolate dipped ice cream cones. . Fast, courteous, & friendly staff - they aim to please. They quickly adapted...to the stress & changes brought about by COVID-19. Great eat in place but not now due to state restrictions on all restaurants.More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed April 2, 2020

clean place to eat food cooked to order if you eat their order brought to your table staff aways cleaning up if not taking your order or bringing you your food. My friend moved away, every time they come home to visit they always eat...here at lease once while in town same staff they had when I was a lot younger, but a few new faces people do seem to leave once they start to work for GusMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

I stopped in on a rainy day for some of there fried chicken and fries, as usual it was amazing and the staff was very friendly and professional. Oh yeah had an ice cream to top things off!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020

We have been going to Zesto's for years. The food is good and lots of people eat here every day. The people are friendly and it is kept very clean. Great for families.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 26, 2019

Don't even bother. Just passing through Columbia, looking for some ice cream. Horribly confusing for a first time visitor since you order in one part of the building, then have to walk outside to go to the other part of the building for seating. Way...overpaid for some below average soft serve that makes a McDonald's sundae look gourmet. Just looking around at other people's trays and food was enough to convince me that as bad as the 'ice cream' was we probably had the best item on the menu.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed November 13, 2019 via mobile

One of the only places I can find a chocolate dipped cone. It was crowded but the service was quick.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 8, 2019 via mobile

Holds up to always good chicken. I have never been disappointed in the quality of service or the food. I have gone to Zesto for more than 40 years.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Excellent prompt friendly service. Place is always clean. Delicious chicken, hamburgers and milkshakes. Local family friendly.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Zesto of West Columbia

  • Yes, Zesto of West Columbia offers takeout services.

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  • Zesto of West Columbia is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4