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Tombo Grille

££ - £££American,
4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
+1 803-782-9665
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pork chop” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar
££ - £££
4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
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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
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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
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I chose Tombo for my birthday dinner out with girlfriends. I had steak which was very well prepared and beautifully presented. My three friends had trouble finding something they liked on the menu so two ended up with a burger they didn't finish and the...More

Thank Angela p
Reviewed 7 September 2013

I would have given this place five stars but for the ridiculously loud live band that was performing the night we dined here. You literally had to yell at the others in your party to make yourself heard over the din. Otherwise, the food was...More

2  Thank JustLurking
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We visited this restaurant for the first time tonight 8/31/13 based on tripadvisor reviews. We made a reservation and they had our table ready with waters and menus, which was great. The ambience... Not great. 90's interior and very bright. We had a table of...More

3  Thank Stacey G
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Local ingredients and fantastic atmosphere! The food was on another level than 95% of other restaurants we've been to in Cola. Newcastle braised short ribs were great and strawberry salad with goat cheese fritters was unexpected. What a treat we will absolutely be back!

2  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Well, except this one is not only friendly and inviting, it is upscale with a menu full of delightful gastronomic delights. The chef works his magic with local food from the area. It is always fresh and flavorful. And, it is not all lah-de-dah -...More

2  Thank ACW2243
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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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