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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“pork chop” (6 reviews)
Closed today
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was Restaurant Week in South Carolina and we tried Tombo Grill. Restaurant Week special was 3 course meal for $30. We had loaded potato soup, Mac & cheese, Shrimp & grits, braised short ribs, chocolate mousse, and lemon berry trifle cake We made an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ragatech
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Read the reviews and chose this place. Very glad we did. Fabulous food, friendly service, moderate prices. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank EdMonroe
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We had the cheese plate. Cheese was hard and old like it had been out all day. Very disappointed. Will not eat here again. Didn’t order entree after getting awful appetizer

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Baskinbird17
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Tombo Grille is on my short list of eateries that I would unhesitatingly take friends and family to. To begin with, it’s cozy-small, friendly and loaded with personality (check out the art works on the walls). The service and food are both excellent, too,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

A glass of wine, exceptional salad, and the small plates - lobster pot pie and crab cakes - all combined with attentive service and a comfortable atmosphere, made for a perfect early dinner. We will be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank cjemeryjr
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We ate early and sat at the bar. Empanada appetizer was very good as well as the beet salad. Shrimp and grits were excellent, meatloaf was ok. Drink prices were quite reasonable. Keep an eye out for the location, you could miss it.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Judy S
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Tombo. I was immediately impressed with the sleek lines of the uncluttered dining room. After enjoying a crisp pear and blue salad I asked my server to pick a nice red wine to compliment my braised pork shank. Neither...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank epicurian46
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We arrived late, about 9:30 for dinner. Not a problem at all... We were greated, seated, and treated, great even though arriving late in the evening. Many intriguing Tapas and Dinner choices. We had several Small Plates, wine, and Desert. All very good. Will deffinatly...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Dale M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Squirreled away in a small shopping strip set back off Forest Drive is the little place, Tombo Grille. From the outside and from the name, it would be hard to know if it is a bar, a bar and grille, or a fine dining restaurant....More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank hsbvim
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This place is listed as American / bar on Trip Advisor but far exceeds any bar I’ve ever been to. My wife and I went here for Valentine’s Day and loved this place. Though they had a limited menu because it was Valentines the food...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Andrae B
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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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
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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