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249 Columbia Street, Chester, SC 29706-2017
+1 803-377-1500
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

When traveling, I am always looking to eat at a local restaurant. The Cyclone is a great, local treasure in Chester. The staff were very friendly and the service was fast. The fried green tomatoes with the signature sour cream is a must!!! Also, Amazing homemade pound cake! Great place, great food!

Thank AMiller121
Chester, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Get the baked potato with Cyclone sour cream. You will never want another potato without it. AND it is a SECRET recipe. A recipe guarded for decades. It IS that good.

Thank Harriet W
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Have eaten here many times over past 46 years. Reviewed several years ago. Went today for lunch with my soon to be 93 year old mother. She eats here at least once a week. We both ordered "the classic" meal here. Hamburger steak with their signature sauce,baked potato with their "signature " sour cream. It is for sale to take... More 

1 Thank palmettosojourner
Youngstown, ohio
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped in for a quick lunch while on our stay in Chester. The service was friendly. The place itself was retro diner. My husband had a gyro and it was really good. We enjoyed the fried green tomatoes. The Cyclone makes their own "mayo" Not sure how but it was delicious! They use it as a dip and it... More 

1 Thank Rindyross
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177 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Had to spend a few days at the hospital, and found this gem of a restaurant!!! Had spaghetti with meat sauce and fried green tomato's. Everything was great!!!! The service was even better!!!

1 Thank SSSandMar
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner on the road! A great visit always. A local restaurant with great simple food and excellent pricing! Service is always friendly and timely! If you pass through Chester go visit the Cyclone!

1 Thank Mitch W
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This restaurant is fantastic! I have eaten there several time when around the Chester area....I cant go within 20miles without stopping there!! The loaded bake potato is a meal within itself! The Fried Green tomatoes are the best Ive had anywhere...but make sure you use their special sour creme sauce with it!

1 Thank SCnative1960
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food is awesome. The staff is very friendly and fast. The loaded baked potato is great or the chicken parmesan. Love the ranch sauce.

1 Thank Brandi S
Chester, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Our greatest hometown restaurant. Always fresh and hot. They will even do a special order you. If you want something that's not on the menu if they have the ingredients to fix it for you.

1 Thank khefner
Merriam, Kansas, United States
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I had it in my head to take the "back way" from Charlotte to Charleston, and hoped to find a good non-chain place. Bingo! A late lunch found us with diners coming here after church. We had the last of their fried chicken (sorry!) With big slices of fried squash, Mac & cheese, rice & gravy. The chicken was perfectly... More 

2 Thank John A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Columbia Street, Chester, SC 29706-2017
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 803-377-1500

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