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DI Prato's

342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
+1 803-779-0606
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (79 reviews)
“pita chips” (34 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00 Hours
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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Reviewed yesterday

This seemed to be a go-to lunch spot for lots of locals, but I was not impressed. For $11 (including tax & tip), I got lots of lettuce, a few veggies, and a sprinkling of feta cheese - supposedly a Greek salad. Next time, I'll...More

Thank Aunt23
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

DiPrata’s is one of those special delicatessens that have a relaxed atmosphere off the beaten path. We love coming down for Sunday brunch or bringing friends from out of town for lunch. Our favorite dish is their homemade pimento cheese with warm pita chips! Soft,...More

Thank Tonya H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best deli sandwiches in town. The tomato basil soup with goat cheese is Devine! Wonderful delicious options in cold case to take home- love the stuffed grape leaves. Can’t leave without having their famous pimiento cheese and pita chips. Regular lunch venue for our family!

Thank Alisouth
Reviewed 6 days ago

We tried to get Di Prato's to cater our granddaughter's graduation celebration. Not only were they not interested in helping us plan the menu, they just didn't care. NOT NICE.

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This the best place for brunch...the food is absolutely incredible,the atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the customer service is always perfect...The best quiche and the pimento cheese! OMG

Thank Suzette W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughters and I are patron of Dl Prato's every time we come to Columbia. The food is fresh and tasty and prices are good.

Thank jmyersjm93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meeting over brunch was delightful in every way. Great good, attentive but not obtrusive service - just as I have come to expect.

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The service was great. We had a very friendly and helpful waiter. The food was very good and moderately priced. They offered down-home selections with an upscale twist. I never knew pimento cheese was such a staple in the south. It was delicious as an...More

Thank MaryAD24
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Great sandwiches with a welcoming staff and a cool atmosphere! Highly recommend for lunch, and will be back!

Thank BDonahue3
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very upscale deli and very well managed and maintained. The wait staff were topnotch and provided excellent service. And the deserts were unbelievable. Best cannoli in Columbia. Don't miss this one.

1  Thank mrauseo
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Response from Margi S | Reviewed this property |
Saturdays and Sundays...I believe at 11.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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
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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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