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DI Prato's

342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
+1 803-779-0606
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (81 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (92 reviews)
“sandwiches” (45 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Delightful classics with unique and special S.C. twists. Usually full, sweet outside place to wait (except at lunch on hot days). Only mayo they use is Duke's in their creations (good pesto mayo and red pepper mayo), so you KNOW it's good! Had the Fresh...More

Thank S7460QAsharonm
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The wait was not long. The gnats outside were unbearable. Restaurant seemed humid and therefore a little hot(I dont do well with humidity). Sandwiches were good, service was slow. People who were seated after us received their food before us. Different waiter, must have been...More

Thank BigHungryAsian
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We were so surprised to arrive at 11:00 on a Saturday morning and not have to wait. Perhaps it was because school is out for summer. Everyone was satisfied with their breakfast (corned beef hash, omelet, eggs Charleston, eggs benedict). The pitcher of Mimosa was...More

Thank parateal
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We are so happy to have discovered. Di Prato's. The food is consistently enjoyable, and the staff is great too!

Thank tbbeshers
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I have been trying few brunch spots since I have moved to Columbia. This is my favorite so far. Fresh food, good portion and tasty. I had the muffin and crab cake, my husband had the savory croissant and we share some pancakes. All delicious...More

Thank Queen_Audrey_
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ordered the pita chips and hummus which was really good. The chips were warm. I had the chicken salad sandwich on sourdough bread and it was really large and filling. Others in our party ordered the cheesesteak sandwich and the reuben which both looked...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We arrived about 11:15 for lunch, and had no trouble getting a table. The waitress was very helpful. She answered all our questions about their rather unusual ordering procedure. You can order anything off the menu of course, but then you can order by the...More

Thank maureen5
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

When leaving the zoo, we needed something to eat for lunch. Columbia doesn't seem to be known for too many good restaurants but there are a few that stand out above the rest and this is one of them. We had a little bit of...More

Thank vacation920
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have eaten here twice now and it is very good. The sandwiches have lots of meat which is always good, and the bread was very fresh. Don't forget the desert if you don't have room take it to go, you will love it as...More

Thank 444shirleyp
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great time chatting with girl friends. Food is always delicious. The service is wonderful and the atmosphere is delightful.

Thank Glenda Q
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Saturdays and Sundays...I believe at 11.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
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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Description
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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