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Cracker Barrel

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2300 Legrand Rd, Columbia, SC 29223
+1 803-699-5389
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06:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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168 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a group of eight and had to wait a bit but it was worth it. The food and service were some of the best seen at this chain in a while. There were several managers directing the operation and it was very efficient.

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Thank Tarheel1967
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154 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrive for lunch. Greeted outside on the porch by a nice young man and seated in 12 minutes. So far so good. Waitress arrived after a wait and we ordered drinks and lunch. Here's where things turn not so good. We waited 20 minutes before waitress returned to apologize for forgetting and another 10 minutes before drinks arrived. Then... More 

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Thank Manatee1965
Loveland, Colorado
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232 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you like "real" breakfast, with eggs, bacon, sausage, and/or pancakes, Cracker Barrel is a great place to get it. Our experience at this one was good. Unfortunately (depending on your point of view), their tactic of having you walk in and out through a gift shop worked on us; I found a hat I had to have.

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Thank Ken S
Tampa, Florida
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

While staying at a nearby motel we opted to walk next door to the Cracker Barrel. A disappointment to be sure. My hash brown casserole was over cooked and dried out. My husband's chicken livers were also over cooked. Server was very friendly and efficient.

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Thank Chicagoan619
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I have had many wonderful meals at Cracker Barrels...I love their gift shop with comfy beautiful clothes for ladies, gorgeous seasonal items with which to decorate your home, and old fashioned treats. This gift shop is great. What I do wish at this Cracker Barrel is that they could greet me in a timely fashion as most Cracker Barrels do... More 

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Thank Ceenan
Lakewood, California
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

After spending a entire day at USC for a softball camp, my girls were tired and very hungry. Drobe back to the hotel in hopes of making it in time before they closed. Fast food was the last option. They closed at 11 and we pulled im to the parking lot at 10:45. My wife went in to see if... More 

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Thank Chris K
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The worst run Cracker Barrel I have ever been to in my life. I believe they don't like white people there because we sat there for 15 minutes with not even an acknowledgment the manager even walked up to our table so we had nothing but menus turned his head and walked away. I guess they didn't like my white... More 

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Thank pbforsberg
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived near here after driving in the remnants of a tropical storm. Smiles greeted us and good food followed. A nice way to relax and end a long day. Will come again.

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Thank Lute Q
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Love this place! I had been here many years ago but my wife and kids had never been. My girls got the pancakes and they were amazing, my other daughter got the fired chicken tenders, again so good! I got the chicken fried chicken, you can get it with sides of mash and corn, you get the biscuits of course!... More 

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Thank Mark P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Server Toni was amazing, went there 2 days in a row first day was a little rough and second Toni made it better!!

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Thank Nakiea C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Legrand Rd, Columbia, SC 29223
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-699-5389

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?