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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)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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Reviewed 15 October 2012

Always enjoy going to DiPrato's Restaurant near U.S.C. Great lunch items, especially salads and fabulous pimento cheese/crackers--do not miss! Diane and her group also cater and they do a great job. Sunday Brunch is excellent but get there early--long wait otherwise. A favorite with many...More

Thank rgarick
Reviewed 9 October 2012

The pimento cheese and pita chips are to die for, seriously very addictive. Dipratos is like an upscale deli, where you wait along the food cases to order, they have samples of food including the pimento cheese to try as you wait to order food....More

Thank Duzerma58
Reviewed 19 September 2012

The yummiest cheese hash-browns-- hands down favorite. Great brunch offerings. You can even get a great fresh squeezed mimosa! This is a popular lunch/brunch place. You stand in line to order, but your food is brought to your table. There is a wonderful selection of...More

Thank LilylovesPeonies
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Holy Cow! What a great place for lunch. Couldn't make up our minds what to order. MUST TRY the pimento cheese and pita chips. We dropped a lot of $$ getting food to go. Oh Gee Whiz - you MUST TRY the cheesecake, too. I...More

Thank Jet Gal
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We visited Di Prato's for lunch recently and were very excited to find this eatery! Di Prato's is an upscale deli at it's best, offering amazing sandwiches, salads, and dessert items at really great prices. The bistro feeling of the restaurant gives it a much...More

Thank amberforests
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I have been to this restaurant many times over the years and feel I have a good grasp of the place. I went for lunch over the weekend with my husband and my brother's family. We were told a 15 minute wait and it turned...More

Thank smseama
Reviewed 31 August 2012

After moving our son into Bates house at USC, we dined here for lunch. Everything we ate was fabulous! The pita chips are do incredibly good that my daughter asked if we could go back again this week just to get some more! The salads...More

Thank scmom4kids
Reviewed 26 August 2012

The food here is fabulous. You order at the counter and the food is brought to you, but that was fine with us. I had the Di Pratos salad and it was great!!! Save room for dessert ... they are great. I would go back...More

Thank DAHutton
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Friendly staff and I didn't have to wait in line. I visited for Sunday brunch and ordered the crab cakes with poached eggs. The eggs were poached perfectly, the crab cakes were average (and a little thin for $11). The grits were average. I may...More

Thank FitSingleMa
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Lunch at Di Prato's is usually delicious. I love the flexibility of either ordering off the menu, or choosing something from the deli cases. The service was prompt and courteous, the restaurant was crowded and a little noisy, but clean and enjoyable. Brunch here on...More

Thank KelekeWahine
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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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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