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Cola's Restaurant

1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (33 reviews)
“braised beef” (9 reviews)
“hummus trio” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Food was just okay nothing special. Kitchen very inflexible in making substitutions it modifications. 3 people in group got the sirloin and it was very disappointing to watch them saw thru tough piece of meat. My chicken was a little dry and sweet potatoes with...More

Thank hydrofam
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We visited for my mother-in-law's birthday. We made a reservation as we were going on a Friday night. The service was top notch, our waiter was Roderick, I hope I'm remembering right. Our appetizer, entree and dessert was delicious. The restaurant itself was beautiful. The...More

2  Thank Ginbread526
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Colas was delicious. I had the burger and it was wonderful. My husband had shrimp and grits. We had a great table and a fun night celebrating with friends.

1  Thank lisatmoore
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This was my 5th or 6th dinner at this restaurant and the menu is very inconsistent. Some things are very good and some things aren’t very good at all. We had a party of 5 and made reservations 10 days in advance but still couldn’t...More

1  Thank 1walker1
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We were not at all impressed with the meal or the service at this location. The atmosphere is one of higher class but the food nor the service were recognizable as superior quality. We may give them another chance but we probably won't for some...More

1  Thank Binky_610
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for my husband's birthday dinner just the 2 of us. He had the special which was swordfish with cauliflower mash potatoes and corn it was delicious. I had the scallops and lobster with cauliflower. A little disappointed in it. Small amt of lobster,...More

1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Everything from the service to the drinks to the food was exquisite. A perfect place for a special occasion/ event.

Thank PedalParlorMatt
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We've been a few times, and it has always been delicious! We brought a friend the last time and everything was perfect. The steaks and shrimp-and-grits... the cocktails! Wonderful experience.

Thank Zanna W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

From beginning to end it was a fantastic experience. All of our meals were fantastic and perfectly prepared: Steak, Shrimp/Grits, and fish. The server was professional and attentive and the manager was sincerely interested in making sure we enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Ted F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Cool renovated building. RC Cola to be exact. Good wait staff with a solid drink and wine menu. Wide variety on the food menu. Flounder was really solid. Nightly food specials look great.

Thank Mike M
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5 April 2018|
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Response from jonathb5 | Reviewed this property |
They do not.
18 November 2016|
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Response from SelinaRussell1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
26 August 2016|
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Response from mkelley4240 | Reviewed this property |
sorry that I didn't respond sooner - the dress was mixed; some business, many casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
    (Lady Street)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus station 50 feet from Cola"s front door.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-451-0051
  • E-mail
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