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“Stunned 5 stars is not enough ”
Review of DI Prato's

DI Prato's
Ranked #12 of 1,004 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Dining options: Breakfast
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.
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Have you ever walked into a place and thought OMG ? I walked in here and this was my reaction, the food on the deli counter all freshly prepared looked so inviting, from fried chicken to salads , different types of slaw , potato salad and this wonderful bread things .... well I tried them and was stunned by the flavour after speaking with a lovely lady I was told this were pitta chips , cuts of outta bread fried and tossed in seasoning and served with pimento cheese dip... well we ordered that immediately as well as a tuna salad and Rueben sandwich, the food is out of this world it’s fresh and flavoursome even the coffee was great and wasn’t bitter and it’s worth travelling back from England just to eat here again,
Everything is fresh the smells are wonderful the service is friendly and I will definitely return .

Thank sargepants
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We have been wanting to try this place for brunch for a while. The pita chips (homemade when ordered) and pimento chees dip (many flavors to choose from) is a definite MUST. We had the banana pecan pancakes and one of the omelettes. The omelette was enormous and it came with a side of grits, which were okay. The pancakes were nothing special and the syrup was not very sweet. Other than the pita chips and cheese dip, the food was average. Atmosphere of deli is great and our server was very attentive. We ended up taking a piece of key lime pie home for later. The array of desserts in the deli case is a treat to look at in and of itself.

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Thank Denise C
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We visited here for lunch the other day. I have been trying to come here for quite some time now.

There are two of us here for a business lunch. I ordered the fish tacos and my colleague got a prosciutto and ham panini. When the food arrived he decided that he really like for fish tacos so we split.

The fish tacos were really good - fried in a tempura style. They were not greasy and the fish was meaty. The prosciutto and ham panini was excellent.

I look forward to coming back and trying some additional items.

The restaurant is very near the USC campus and tends to be very busy at lunch. Come early so that you can get a parking spot.

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Thank mjswansona
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The best tailgate USC food ever!!! Great for a casual get together or get some lunch dishes/sides to go.

Owners always ask if you need help & location is near USC.

Thank erink535
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Mary D, General Manager at DI Prato's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Maggie,
We are so sorry to hear you were not fully satisfied with your time at our deli. We always try to ensure to give all our customers the best experience, but unfortunately, it sounds like this was not the case. I would like to direct you to our owner, Dianne Light, for a personal apology. You can reach her at 803-779-0606. Again, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us and I hope that you will give us another chance in the future.
Thank you,
Di Prato's

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A great Sunday Brunch! Had the fried egg on croissant with the best homemade sausage. Everything I've ever tried here is delicious! But you better get the cheesy hash browns!!

Thank sseal4
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