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“Coffee At It's Finest”

Immaculate Consumption
Ranked #344 of 1,013 Restaurants in Columbia
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

L-O-V-E this place. Great atmosphere and their amazing coffee is roasted on site. I love their Ring-of-Fire blend hence the purchase of five pounds of this bean for the trek back to OH. The food (sandwiches and baked goods) are very tasty. Rob and his staff are fantastic and accomodating which makes this a great place to hang out and relax. It doesn't get any better than this when in the downtown area of Columbia, SC.

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Reviewed October 19, 2012

I love the laid back, fresh, nature-driven atmosphere of this place. The service was fast, even during lunch rush hour. I had the turkey pita with avocado and mustard. Delicious and fresh.

If I lived here, I could definitely see myself relaxing here to do work for a few hours and enjoy a great latte.

Price- very reasonable for what you get.

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Reviewed May 31, 2012

First thing's first--no Wi-fi--if that's what you look for in a cafe. But from a business standpoint, I completely understand. The coffee, roasted downstairs, from worldwide providers, and the skilled baristas, make for the best cups you will drink in Columbia.

They keep "normal" business hours (close up by 6pm I believe, but double-check), and get packed by the employees from the capital state buildings across the street during lunch, so plan your visit accordingly. They have enough to fill your stomach with several lunch plate specials, as well as glass bottled pop to bring you back to the days of yore. Add some wooden tables and benches, high ceilings and open flow, light music, good conversation, and pretty much any kind of coffee drink you can imagine, and this will fulfill your addiction or just make for a mentally comfy place to relax and get some enlightenment in the beginning, or middle, of your day.

Cheers!

2  Thank Arthur_Wojcicki
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Reviewed May 15, 2012

Best Pasta salad I have ever had! Love to support this local restaurant and not the big name chains :)

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2  Thank CarolinaTravel33
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Reviewed March 22, 2012

No doubt the inspiration for the name “Immaculate Consumption” came from a happening 9 months prior to Christmas (how appropriate), many thousand years ago, when the virgin Mary conceived a child. A time of much confusion for a certain soon-to-be-husband. Catchy name, but if any sandwich tries to immaculately consume itself down into my stomach without even the least bit of hanky-pank with my taste buds, my money is going to immaculately appear back in my wallet.

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