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Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

818 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2027
+1 803-779-6407
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
818 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2027
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told this was authentic southern food. I am not real familiar with what that means because I have never had the "real deal". I will say that after my family and I ate there we were very impressed. The price was reasonable and...More

Thank joenewell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very good. We had the chicken fingers and I found them to be salty. The portions are large. The cheesy potatoes are good. The menu is very big and has many choices.

Thank xuxuverde
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family brunch with my cousins who live in Columbia, Had not seen in years. Food was good each person ordeed their own off menu. Good service for our group and great place to meet and eat with friends or alone.

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for a family meal after watching the eclipse. The food is usually very good but it was just fair this particular day. Perhaps the crowd and the excitement of the eclipse slowed everyone down. The roasted chicken I had seemed tough but the...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best vegetables, meats and soups. The whole staff is extremely friendly! The price is so reasonable.

Thank SouthSal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want real southern food this is the real deal! Everything southern and delicious! A great experience! Reasonable prices and lots to eat.

Thank JoyPA73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and efficient, checked on us frequently, kept our tea filled. We ordered the hamburger steak and it was delicious and actually more than we could eat...portions are definitely big and no one should leave hungry. The food I liked least were...More

Thank 771bettyd
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We stopped in at the NE branch of this place, quick travelers lunch, was good, fast, great gal served us, and we had both a peach and blackberry cobbler. This food is like home cooking, it serves to fill you, tastes good, and we liked...More

Thank Gooseview
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Georgia for breakfast. We were served fast and efficiently. Our waitress, Janis, was super sweet and kept our coffee full the whole time. We would definitely go back! Recommend the gravy biscuits and omelets.

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This restaurant was recommended by the office at the rv park we are staying. OMG! What a treat! Fast service, very friendly and accommodating staff AND, all the food was fresh and tasty. Portions were large. The desserts sounded very good but we had so...More

Thank Terry M
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Anonymous P
2 May 2015|
Response from Sara K | Property representative |
We have 14 locations in Columbia, SC and 1 in Florence, SC. Visit our website to get a full list of locations and addresses. Either our 1712 W. Palmetto Street, Florence SC location or 2240 Airport Blvd. West Columbia, SC... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 818 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2027
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-779-6407
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