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Tombo Grille

4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
+1 803-782-9665
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (9 reviews)
“cheese plate” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
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Reviewed 6 September 2014

Service was poor at best . $9 glass of wine was about 2ounces. When we commented, a second 2 ounces glass was delivered with "attitude". Pizza Crust was premade - cardboardlike. "Sauce" was canned tomato paste. Burger was ordered "medium - warm pink", but was...More

1  Thank sue e
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Excellent!!! Great menu. Fresh and delicious. Atmosphere was like a bistro. Monday night specials were great

Thank NancyKAYPhillips
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I have eaten at Tombo several times when I lived in Columbia. It is a local restaurant that has its menu designed with use of local in-season ingredients. I met friends and family there last Thursday night. Jake was the server. The staff has always...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Great food and Jake did a superb job on a busy night taking care of our table. Others worked with him to give super service. Drinks were refreshed and the food was great. This was my second visit and it was worth the drive from...More

Thank dcseny
Reviewed 17 March 2014

The food is amazing and fresh. It has a cozy and intimate feel. Alexis was my server and she was excellent, very funny and fast (and a hottie). It's my favorite place in Columbia and will be back next Monday for their $9 burger and...More

Thank BWDempsey
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Tombo is by far one of the best dining experiences in Columbia and the creativity in every dish is evident in every bite. I started with the Bourbon Braised Short Ribs over fried risotto and it fell apart beautifully then had the Seared Scottish salmon...More

1  Thank patrick d
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Tombo Grille is a nearby neighborhood restaurant which I've been to several times, but not in the last 2 years. I went again mid-January 2014 with spouse and 2 other couples (6 total). The service was very efficient – our waiter – Alderman - was...More

1  Thank scscientist
Reviewed 20 January 2014

When we dined last week at Tombo's Grille, we had a meal that was delicious! Evey time we go there, the food is consistently wonderful, the drinks well served, and the atmosphere FUN. It is a place where we know we can count on good...More

3  Thank Jeanette B
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Tombo never disappoints! This neighborhood restaurant features a familiar yet ecclectic menu that has a little something for everyone's palate. my Friday night meal consisted of the Oyster Appetizer,,a dozen lightly dusted fried flavorful oysters accompanied by 2 delicious dipping sauces, my favorite lettuce wedge...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 15 January 2014

I went out for dinner at Tombo and I got the Duck Breast based on the recommendation of the staff. It was the most delicious meal I've had in a long time. The food was cooked perfectly and the service was top-notch. I recommend it...More

Thank Danny P
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10 May 2017|
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Response from Piglet-CW | Reviewed this property |
I sat at the bar, but didn't find that there was a great deal of noise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
    (Gamewell Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-9665
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