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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%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (50 reviews)
“dipped cones” (14 reviews)
“fried chicken” (80 reviews)
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food
504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the 4 piece chicken dinner. I ate one piece and was shocked at how much salt was in the chicken. I spent 10 bucks and the meal sits on my kitchen countertop ready for the trash.

Thank pat m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been a favorite for chicken, hamburgers or just a soft serve ice cream cone on a hot southern summer day. I have dined at this Zesto's for 50 years and have never been disappointed in food or service. This is a local...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place I have been eating at for about 3 decades so obviously I'm a fan. The broasted fried chicken is terrific, easily some of the best in the area if not the state! I haven't eaten the hamburgers there very often but...More

Thank bkshelto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not been to Zestos since I retired, 10 years. Wife and I were passing by one morning and decided to have a early lunch. I had forgotten how Wonderful their chicken was.. We will be eating there a lot more.

Thank William E
Reviewed 5 weeks 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
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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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