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2930 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1864
+1 803-779-6299
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch here today. The appetizer sampler with kibbeh and the chicken shawarma lunch wrap which comes with a salad or fries. The sampler has hummus, baba ganoush, falafel, and grape leaves. The pita bread was freshly made and delicious. That and a salad could have been a meal by itself. Great place for a relaxing meal. Everything is freshly... More 

Thank Michelle P
Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I can't recommend this place enough. The food is terrific, and management went above and beyond to address a service snafu. The bread is served fresh out of the oven, and the hummus was PERFECT! I am close friends with with a Lebanese family, and thanks to them I have perhaps an above-average familiarity with Lebanese cuisine. This is one... More 

Thank Jack N
Sumter, South Carolina
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I had a hankering for some good Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Food and utilized Tripadvisor to help me narrow down some choices for our dinner. I chose Arabesque due to the reviews and I couldn't be happier. The restaurant in a small complex that houses two other restaurants. Nice part of town (seemingly, as I'm not very familiar with Columbia). The restaurant... More 

Thank rthomas34
Irmo, South Carolina
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216 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I wasn't expecting much. Columbia isn't a mecca (pun intended) for good food. It was a very pleasant surprise! The hummus was the best I have ever tasted, along with the Damascus bread. Everything was fresh and delicious. I had the Hummus wrap sandwich, my husband had the Shwarma wrap and my daughter had a small veggie pizza. It was... More 

Thank BethIneson
Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a smaller high school reunion (> 50) and it went off without a hitch! They have a nice-sized back room that was perfect for our group and it was all set for us to decorate when we arrived (we really didn't need much as there is already some decor in the room). Manager Shelley and the staff helped... More 

Thank irish0199
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This was the first time, I had been to this restaurant. It was recommended by my friend. I was impressed and the food was very fresh. It is more Lebanese food. I had a salad with Pacha Chicken (spelling of Pacha may be wrong). My friend had a pizza. It was great! We went around lunch time. Prices are reasonable,... More 

Thank Barry K
Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Arabesque is consistently good. Great falafel, pizza, hummus, grape leaves, salads, and pastas. Prices are reasonable. Thursday night they have reduced prices for pizzas. Atmosphere is laid back. Space is lovely. One of my favorite restaurants in Columbia.

Thank bkc1983
Columbia, South Carolina
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to dinner at this Lebanese/Middle Eastern restaurant with 2 other couples. Our waitress was very attentive and took the time to answer our questions about some items on the menu. We all ordered wine before dinner. Fresh Lebanese bread was served while we were waiting for our meals. For dinner I ordered lamb over rice.... More 

Thank GSimmons03
Delhi, Delhi, India
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We went to arabesque and the majority of the people went with us were vegetarians, they have great selection of food for vegetarians...falafel, hummus, vegetartian pizzas all are a delight...We found the pizza a little bland, but I am sure we cant expect everything what we want, it was perfectly made as they are supposed to be made. We also... More 

Thank Nitin B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

There are so many good things about Arabesque it is hard to know where to start. First the ambience is great. Nice comfortable restaurant. Second the staff is terrific and will make you feel very welcome and like an old friend. The food now that is a great story. The Kibbeh (sp) Balls were very nice. The beef tips over... More 

Thank BillCarraway

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2930 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1864
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-779-6299

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