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“Fast Food with Flavor” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rush's

Rush's
Ranked #16 of 141 Restaurants in West Columbia
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Pawleys Island SC
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Fast Food with Flavor”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2012

Our usual Columbia experience is a quick fly-by on I-26, with fast food grabbed from one of the usual suspects. At the persistent urging of a friend, we decided to stop at Rush's as we were passing through. I can only wonder why we haven't done this a long time ago.

Rush's is fast food, and they do it proudly. In many good ways, it was "faster food". The first clue this was not going to be the usual experience were the smiles at the counter. With three cash registers working, everyone was being greeted with smiles that seemed to say the employees actually enjoyed working there. The hustle in the food prep area, the clean dining room, and an attendant offering iced tea refills all pointed to the message that a quick stop restaurant can be a pleasant experience when management and staff care about their customers.

Most of all, Rush's is fast food with flavor. The burgers were large, with fresh lettuce, tomato and other condiments. The fries were crisp, and did not taste like they had been aged under heat lamps. Although we did not try the fried chicken, it was obviously a popular item and looked delicious. Maybe next time... We will be back and we certainly recommend Rush's to others looking for tasty food done quickly and done well.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
New Albany, Ohio, United States
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great Peach Shake!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

Stopped here one night around 11 pm with the kids. We were looking for something sweet and Rush's delivered with many options. I'm glad we made the stop!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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West Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Always Friendly Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2012

The food is always fresh, staff is friendly, and u can get food in a rush.

Visited May 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great local fast food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2012

The fried chicken and sweet tea I had were delicious. They have a big menu with lots of variety. My friend got the chili cheese hot dog and said it was amazing. It's a good fast food place that's fairly cheap.

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COLUMBIA
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“One of the best hamburger places in town.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2008

One of the best hamburger places in town.

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Thank PATRICIA F
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