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DI Prato's

342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
+1 803-779-0606
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pita chips” (34 reviews)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful service. Large menu. Food is excellent. Pimento cheese is the best. We will definitely be back next trip to Columbia.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for lunch. Stopped after our tour of USC and found it to be a welcome respite. Food was fresh and tasty and fairly priced, service was attentive, everything clean. Would definitely go again if we are in the area. I had the Sampler...More

Thank Parisa63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here since we moved to Columbia in 2013! Whenever we have family come into town, we always take them here! I am vegetarian and have multiple options for a good meal! The rest of my family is not vegetarian and their...More

Thank Lharris012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While all of the food I've had here is delicious, I am always particularly partial to the pimento cheese and pita chips. Soo good!

Thank tkontovich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here twice.... Both times were for a catered events. We absolutely love their food and think that their pulled pork is the best around. They have a descent craft beer selection and the deserts are spectacular!

Thank Parishve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. They have the best pita chips with pimento cheese dip. Their deli and dessert cases boast of freshly made choices. Staff is friendly and efficient. Great atmosphere.

Thank 116DJTJ
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Exceptional service! Bright, welcoming interior. Great place to take the parents if you're a student, they will think you got your stuff together!

Thank untouch_abel
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The food is so fresh and delicious. Service is great. Take out or catering. Chicken salad and pimento cheese are to die for. Great desserts.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I usually look at the extensive menu and am tempted by the wide array of mostly sandwich options. The Ruben is the best I’ve had outside of NYC or a little deli in Miami. They make their own corned beef and it’s delicious! That being...More

Thank Pamela Y
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We, the wife and I really enjoyed our self at Di Prato's. The Pimento Cheese and Pita chips was fantastic. I had a french dip and the wife had a club. Becareful as some of our party had a sandwich that was soggy on the...More

Thank 669rjohnson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-779-0606
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DiPrato's Delicatessen opened May 2004, and, today, the DiPrato's Experience affords patrons a rewarding escape from ordinary fare. The reward? Delectable food, beautiful décor, and a beguiling balance: friendly service and a pleasant, neighborly feeling. DiPrato's, located where the Purple Cow grocer operated, graces a quiet neighborhood barely off the beaten path. Driving up, you notice the rich red brick, set off by greenery, and spacious windows where light pours in. Approaching the wooden, double-door entrance, a thought comes to mind. You're about to enjoy the DiPrato's Experience. You could say a Southern breeze laden with Italian accents drifts through this New York style delicatessen. Dine if you like on the patio where the glassy splash of falling water melts away concerns. Pita chips and pimento cheese are a real treat! Blend Dianne Light and Bill Prato's presence and culinary skills and you get a wonderfully popular delicatessen-DiPrato's.
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