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Bistro on the Boulevard

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1085 Lake Murray Blvd., Ste D, Irmo, SC 29063
+1 803-369-1332
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Columbia, SC
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a table for 8 people on a Saturday night and were promptly seated. The restaurant was about half full. We were given menus but when we asked for a wine list the waitress brought one for the table. We eventually got our drink orders in and they were delivered in a timely fashion. We then placed our dinner... More 

Thank SoccerDad_11
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner is always good, but I like this place best for appetizers and wine after work. The blackened filet tips are a group favorite as well as the firecracker shrimp. The owner stops to by regularly to say hello. A colleague who goes with us consistently has a long wait on beer, which has become a source of teasing, as... More 

Thank Marcia W
Alpharetta, GA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 4 were in town for a visit to USC. Everyone enjoyed their entrees. Dessert was excellent as was the wine. Service was top notch. Would definitely return.

Thank BoilerBrian
Irmo, South Carolina
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is consistently good. Nice seafood offerings. The sides are great, especially the Kale. The service is good and they go the extra mile if there is ever a goof-up on your order. They have great musicians and the vibe of the place is nice. Our ten year old loves it. We had a couples dinner there on Valentines... More 

Thank irmobill
Columbia, South Carolina
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at this very popular restaurant. We chose to sit at the bar because it was going to be a 30 minute wait for a table - which was expected for 7pm on a Saturday night. The place was packed, so we were prepared for a long wait for our food. That was not the case!... More 

Thank RunnerGirl53
Lexington, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and I had an early New Year's Eve dinner here and were very satisfied. Our table was ready when we arrived and our server provided just the right level of attention. Food was prepared perfectly and delivered hot. Musicians began to set up as we finished our meals, so it looked like an evening of fun and entertainment... More 

Thank Pianogal2000
Lexington, South Carolina
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164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had the glazed salmon special with spinach & grits. ALL were delicious. Joshua was a very good waiter.

Thank poptopEBS
Lexington, South Carolina
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Had dinner with my wife here last week while meeting with some friends. I had the bayou chicken pasta and my wife the stuffed pork chop.My entree was very good.The service was also very good....especially after my wife's meal was served under cooked. The waiter and manager could not have been more apologetic and offered to get her another meal.... More 

Thank champion27
Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Really unbelievable service for drinks and food. Was not prepared to be in local restaurant for 3+ hours for average food.

Thank erink535
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We've enjoyed this place through two names and different owners. The quality and service standards set by the late Bill Fincher remain as a tribute to his restaurant accomplishments.

Thank mototrader

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1085 Lake Murray Blvd., Ste D, Irmo, SC 29063
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Irmo
  • Phone Number: +1 803-369-1332
Bistro on the Boulevard welcomes you to the perfect atmosphere for all occasions! Enjoy your favorite bottle of wine, personalized martini, or favorite beer. Dine inside or on our gorgeous patio! Private dining room available for parties, receptions and meetings. Bring your friends and family to enjoy one of our many delectable menu options that are guaranteed to make you come back again and again! Reservations are accepted but not required. Dining Parties welcome and Catering is available!

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