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DI Prato's

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342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
+1 803-779-0606
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This place is tucked into a neighborhood near the college. If you are not looking for it, you will miss it. I thought it was a formal atmosphere but. I was wrong. It appears as an upscale deli. There is such a variety & everything was good. They are known for their Pimento cheese.

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Thank Rickilynn1
Columbia, SC
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This the best brunch and was going to The NO NAME DELI was already closed so on to Di Prato's here is am. Had the Ruben with cannoli and Carnegie Cheese cake imported from New York city and a cannot I to kill my diet. You must partake of the best in Columbia. Yes, Yes.

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Thank mrauseo
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

DiPrato's is one of my favorite lunch/brunch places downtown. Great chicken salad and the warm pita chips are the bomb. They also have their homemade pimento cheese and chicken salad in a deli case for carry out. Best side is the pasta salad. In addition to dine-in or carry out, they also do a great catering business. My offices uses... More 

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Thank John D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had a short wait on a Sunday afternoon. No big deal, this is a popular place with a great menu. The service was excellent and the food very good. Lots of breakfast selections as well as a very large selection of sandwiches. Was hard to choose just one thing. The soup of the day tomato basil was excellent. The eggs... More 

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Thank denisekolker
South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We are locals and have been planning to visit this establishment for brunch. However, when we first drove by there were about 15 people waiting outside. My husband doesn't like to wait, so we left. This past Saturday we decided that we would wait (there was a large group of people waiting outside). We did not have to wait long... More 

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Thank Tina M
Columbia, South Carolina
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice place for brunch with an interesting menu. I got the smoked salmon bagel, but I was disappointed I had to assemble it myself.

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Thank Ashley M
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Unexpected find as we roamed USC area. Seemed to be a busy, popular place but we got there just before 'the rush' so didn't have to wait. Staff was friendly, food good and would recommend if in the area.

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Thank PatA222
Columbia, SC
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Pimento cheese is amazing. Their brunch has great options including juevos rancheros that is great. I think the cheese sauce over the broccoli cheese quiche with cheesy hash browns is a bit much. Almost a sickening amount of cheese and I never thought I could say that. Other than that dish everything I have had has been fantastic!

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Thank coco928
Columbia, South Carolina
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches! It's all right here at DiPrato's. Love pimento cheese? They have some of the very best, served with fresh, home-made pita chips, it's enough to share, but you probably won't want to! The parking lot behind the restaurant can fill quickly around lunch time, so go early. Service staff is always efficient and courteous.

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Thank Valleysailor
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The atmosphere and staff at Di Prato's is wonderful. Each time I go I find a new food experience which is always delightful. If I am near Di Prato's at lunch time, I will go there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?