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Tombo Grille

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4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123 (Gamewell Drive)
+1 803-782-9665
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17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Columbia, South Carolina
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is reasonably priced and almost always very, very good. The Specials Menu is always interesting and if you like there is the standard menu as a backup. Drinks reasonably priced and mixed generously. Service is always good.

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Thank Ernie N
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Very good neighborhood restaurant. Dinning and bar area always active. " Homemade menu" with entertainment ( usually guitar players) on some evenings. Good for couples or a business meeting. Check their specials on the web site.

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Thank MRRomanSC
Columbia, South Carolina
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

This would be a three and a half star review if Tripadvisor would let me. My husband and I had been there before, and had much better experiences. This last time, however, was a little lackluster. On this night, we were there with our two sons. We were seated promptly by a friendly hostess. The place was busy, and by... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

The Friday specials were very good. My wife, who is very discerning, was highly impressed with her fish deal. The fish was done to perfection with an outstanding combination of flavors. I had the Rib Eye steak which was again grilled to perfection. The steak was topped with creamed corn which sounds plain but was a very pleasant surprise. The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We wanted to have a nice dinner in that area without loud music, and we got it. The restaurant was nice decorated, and had good acustic. The food was fairly good. We ordered meat loaf and was soft and moist, the salmon very good flavor but the brussels sprouts were Incredible!!! I will just go back to have another whole... More 

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Irmo, SC
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We went here only because we got a multi-course deal offered through the mail. What we found was delectable entrees with gracious service. A nice quiet restaurant with amazing food. They even allowed us to order one of their specials for a slight ($4) upcharge. My wife had the salmon and is still drooling over it. The best salmon she... More 

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Thank spoilher
Columbia, South Carolina
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

This small, little known cafe is one of the best kept secrets in town. The food is consistently good and reasonably priced. Even when very busy on a weekend, the service is good. Small menu is supplemented with daily specials.

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Thank Ernie N
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Go here... You will be glad you did. This is probably my favorite restaurant in Columbia. Delicious, freshly prepared food and great service. The brisket special is delicious, if you are lucky enough to go on a night when they have it. Often, we get a couple of the appetizer/small plates instead of an entree, and usually, that's plenty of... More 

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Columbia, SC
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

My husband and I went here because of so many good reviews. We got the braised short rib for appetizer...SOOO GOOD!! Loved it! I would order that as an entrée. Husband got hornish hen and I got the bone-in pork chop. Pork chop was good, but the hornish hen was great! The sides were great too! Good, fresh and delicious!

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1 Thank KCSC4508
Irmo, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

First, this was a few months ago....we went to Monday night $9 Burger and a Beer with Live Music & the music was good & the burger was one of the best I have had in a while, also love the homemade fries. Super friendly people in the restaurant & my server was very professional (sorry I cannot remember her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4517 Forest Dr, Ste F, Columbia, SC 29206-3123
    (Gamewell Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-9665

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