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504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
+1 803-794-4652
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (41 reviews)
“fried chicken” (69 reviews)
“dipped cones” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Fast food
504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Zesto's is an institution in the West Columbia/Cayce area and anyone who lives in those parts and says they don't like it is lying! Zesto's lunch crowd starts at around 11 a.m. and doesn't end until around 1:30, and dinner crowd arrives around 4 and...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zesto and the big Ice Cream Cone is a staple in the West Columbia area. Great food, excellent family atmosphere and lots of fun. Let someone else do the cooking tonight.

Thank Cheri B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite is the boasted chicken. Oh, burgers and slaw too. Ice cream is giant cone soft serve; be sure and get chocolate dipped!

Thank 796reneae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good fried chicken, large portions, great slaw! I didn't grow up in the area but the locals hyped this place and I wasn't disappointed. Great for large family meals.

Thank Ariel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zesto has been in this same location since 1949. They serve hamburgers, fries, fried chicken and really great shakes and soft serve ice cream. The chicken and the ice cream are excellent. Hamburgers and fries are nothing to write home about. If your coming to...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going here since I remember! Love the food. Always consistent! Banana milkshake is tha bomb ! Cheeseburger basket with fries is my go to ! Also the chocolate shell dipped ice cream cones !

Thank golda k
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place seems to be in a 1950s time warp. We had burgers with fries and slaw and fried chicken and shakes and soda and oh WOW was it good! Service was friendly and fast (and patient with out-of-towners like us who had never been)....More

Thank palmetto1968
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

What a landmark! Problem is what to order???? Chicken great, burgers great, did I mention the ice cream!

Thank Pooledaddy1964
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This Place is the BEST!!!!! we were visiting my husbands aunt stopped in about 7pm. We just wanted a burger and tea, it was and always is the BEST PLACE in SC for a burger! Their Chicken is #1 also......Never have been disappointed w/food or...More

Thank Jojonana1
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The best soft serve ice cream hands down, they only had chocolate dip last time, but They have butterscotch from time to time over the last 30 plus years I've been eating here . I hope they will decide to keep the butterscotch dip permanent...More

Thank daschoun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-4652
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