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Chelsea's Restaurant - CLOSED

1734 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2820
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible56%
17 Jun 2013
“A Waste of Time”
8 Jan 2013
“Can't write a review because they're never open”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1734 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2820
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Most of the items on the menu were unavailable. Really not a seafood place at all. The food was not good and the service was very unprofessional. There was a band playing really loud and the sound system kept messing up (very loudly).

1  Thank NSB-SC
Reviewed January 8, 2013

My coworkers and I have visited multiple times for weekday lunch, and none of the times have they been open for business. We would just give up and move on, except that we have a Groupon voucher that we'd like to use. We may just...More

5  Thank gumbi5
Reviewed December 23, 2012

The food was fair...seafood pasta smelled and tasted spoiled and sour. The smothered chicken breast was good, but bland. The service was good...sweet server, but she could not have done enough to have us return. Also we had a Groupon and they weren't sure how...More

3  Thank Speaker Sheri
Reviewed December 13, 2012

I went in the other night with a friend despite the negative reviews I had read. It was still early but we were the only customers. We wanted the seafood dip and salads to start but they had no croutons. No big deal. We were...More

4  Thank april79h
Reviewed November 21, 2012

I often visit Columbia for business, but I must say I have never encountered anything like this anywhere else I go. A restaurant that posts its hours of operation and one goes to check it out and it is closed. I called the restaurant to...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Just finished lunch at Chelsea's. We went in spite of some of the negative reviews and they could not be farther from the truth(at least now). We had crab cakes as an app, which were great, and fried shrimp and a burger for our meals...More

1  Thank rnscotte
Reviewed September 30, 2012

If you want slow service, poor customer service, cold food or raw meat, go to Chelsea's. The venue was nice and the server kept a smile on his face the entire night, however. . .we were told there was no shrimp. (I thought this was...More

2  Thank SumekioA
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Great new restaurant on Main St. Love the ambiance; they did a wonderful job renovating this space. Food was good too!

Thank Delectable C
Reviewed September 14, 2012

I've traveled all over and have had some wonderful food but just couldn't fine the right combination of atmosphere and great food here in Columbia. This is a keeper. the crabcakes are to die for! Trout is just perfect. I will be a regular and...More

1  Thank gina r
Reviewed September 14, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised by the high ceilings and modern feel, somebody did a great job in planning this renovation. It feels very spacious. We ate at a table in the bar area, which is elevated by a few steps above the main dining floor....More

2  Thank DeliciousD007
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  • Address: 1734 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2820
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
It's newly opened. Used to be the Elite Epicurian Resturant.
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