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2930 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1864
+1 803-779-6299
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“falafel” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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2930 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1864
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to this establishment. Started with beef pies and shared a platter of Lamb, beef, fragrant rice, and grilled veggies. Dessert was Lemon Cream Cake. It was Devine, and so were the starter and entrees. Service was excellent! Very attentive wait...More

Thank Christina A
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Arabesque is definitely a hidden gem! The atmosphere was very authentic and pleasant. (Not too invasive, but had a pleasant and relaxed feel). The food was wonderful: by far the best hummus I've had, even though I've traveled internationally quite a bit. The Greek salad,...More

Thank comidadevida
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We are well traveled and absolutely love Mediterranean food so we were pleased to stumble on Arabesque. We went with a group of 6 people on a Friday night and had reservations. We actually sat in the front room bar area which suited us well...More

Thank Evonne G
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Soooo tasty! Their menu has something for everybody! Plenty of veggie only dishes and hearty meaty meals! Soups are wonderful. Get the hummus as a starter!! It's to die for!!

1  Thank Jessie A
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The service was good the atmosphere unremarkable but the food was awful. I had something called beef tibbah is was like cooked ground beef left in the frying pan for a day then baked with something whiteish. This was awful, and I’m an adventurous eater....More

Thank James J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Go at happy hour (4-7). You can get a Yuengling (mich ultra or a couple others) for $1.80! Damascus Bread (size of a large pizza!) and hummus for just a few bucks! It's all good!

1  Thank DrJ5714
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Arabesque. It was a very pleasant experience for us both. Staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant sets the perfect ambiance and our meal was the star. We ordered the appetizer sampler to begin our meal. The hummus...More

1  Thank RebeccaL230
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

While the setting is better than most of the local Middle Eastern restaurants, the food is not as good. I'll opt for less ambiance and better food elsewhere. Damascus bread was delicious. Hummus was ok. Lamb was dreadful. Baklava was burnt. Server friendly, but clueless....More

3  Thank Sloane S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Was there several times with my sister and I must say the food is excellent.. always requesting to come back.

1  Thank Winkiedink
Reviewed 10 May 2017

There are not enough great things I could say about this place. The service was wonderful and the food is delicious and fresh! The Pita bread and hummus is a MUST!

1  Thank Krysten S
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Response from rthomas34 | Reviewed this property |
They have a dog bowl out front for the pups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2930 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1864
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-779-6299
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