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Zesto of West Columbia

504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
+1 803-794-4652
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (50 reviews)
“dipped cones” (14 reviews)
“fried chicken” (80 reviews)
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American, Fast food
504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best fried chicken in south Carolina. Thick milk shakes, ice cream fries....I eat there at least once a week

Thank Larry V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have been enjoying the food and ice cream at Zestos since 1957, and it always tastes fantastic, especially the Chicken Snack basket with slaw and fries. Great food, excellent service. so You Keep Coming Back !

Thank DavidB14821
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A favorite especially the chicken. However burgers are also very good. Doesn’t take long to get your food.

Thank abugsjohnson
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Have not had anything here but the fried chicken but it is worth the trip. Coleslaw is just mayo but goes okay with the chicken. The only thing I don't like is that they put the chicken on top of the fries which adds more...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Service is consistently fast, the food is always delicious whether its burgers or chicken and the best soft serve ice cream!

Thank marciebarfield
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Fried Chicken! Yep that's what I get every time I go. Never been disappointed and always top it off with a vanilla ice cream cone dipped in chocolate. I'm ready for one just typing this. A must try if you never experienced Zesto. They take...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I always enjoy the food at Zesto and I love the Broasted Chicken. I have eaten at the Zesto for over sixty years and always look forward to my next visit there. Give yourself a treat and try the chicken. Look for the giant ice-cream...More

Thank lclinder
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Quick , friendly and good food drives people to this location! Shakes, burgers, and fried chicken are the best!

Thank Lilly W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Have eaten here for over 35 years, always good. In the couple of years or so, parking has been expanded, which was a little bit of a issue before. If you have never been, its worth a trip, most people go for the chicken, but...More

1  Thank gitridofu
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little restaurant. Fast food well done. fried chicken is really good. Staff is friendly. Parking might be a little hard.

Thank Alison C
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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