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Villa Tronco Italian Restaurant

1213 Blanding St, Columbia, SC 29201-2815
+1 803-256-7677
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheesecake” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“linguine” (8 reviews)
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1213 Blanding St, Columbia, SC 29201-2815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in an old fire station/house and has so much character. Had a fantastic antipasto salad and and a small pizza. The salad was very large and very delicious. Wasn't thrilled with the pizza, but was too full from the salad anyway. Another...More

Thank BuncoSouthCarolina
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Was really looking forward to visiting Villa Tronco. Ordered their special Carmella's soup which was mostly broth. Their food was average and I have had better quality and quantity from chains like Olive Garden. I am very fortunate to live in an area where there...More

Thank plowe12000
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The food at Villa Tronco is, without exception, outstanding but if I had to focus on one dish to highlight, it would be the Villa Tronco Chicken with artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes and other great stuff served over linguini. But it would be criminally...More

1  Thank RobWestColumbia
Reviewed 16 December 2017

My son had eaten here previously. He'd done some research, was impressed with the reviews, and enjoyed his meal with friends. Since we're rarely in Columbia, he was determined that we visit this restaurant, because of his positive experience. We didn't actually get to eat...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

First, our server Minnie was phenomenal! Second—and it’s unfair to be a second—the food is as close to the Italian grew up on in Illinois as I have yet to find! The Veal Parmigiana was fantastic! The portion was perfect. You don’t was a to-go...More

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Just what you want when going to a restaurant. 5 stars for the place, music, environment, service and of course the food. 100% recomendad

Thank Gaby A
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I've been to Villa Tronca numerous times and have never been disappointed. My last visit was no different. I had shrimp and scallops in pesto sauce and it was exceptional. All my friends had really good meals too. Service was excellent. Great time was had...More

Thank MaryLou B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Our primary reason for dining at Villa Tronco last Thursday was to enjoy the jazz-and-standards musical offerings of guitarist Jerry Sims, clarinetist/saxophonist Doug Graham and vocalist Kristi Hood. The music was exceptionally good. As for the food and service, well, they weren’t up to the...More

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I must first say I grew up in New York City and lived in New Jersey and have eaten many Italian meals at restaurants and pizza parlors and was expecting the same quality here but unfortunately that did not happen. We had an appetizer -...More

1  Thank VivianC972015
Reviewed 25 July 2017

On Friday evening last week (7/21) we discovered Villa Tronco on Blanding St. in Columbia SC. It was a good evening with fine wine, a good mixed drink and good main course. I choose the Spaghetti while my wife ordered the Chicken Marsala. Both were...More

1  Thank G6636BLjamesb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 Blanding St, Columbia, SC 29201-2815
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-256-7677
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