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Lizard’s Thicket

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2234 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169-4714
+1 803-794-0923
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pigeon forge, tn
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We saw the name online during a recent visit to S Carolina. We wanted something different. We found this place to be good for dinner for southern comfort food. good value, plenty of food.

Thank dahost
New York City
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Drive further to find another restaurant. the restaurant was empty at 9pm, ordered the baked fish and vegetable. the menu indicated tilapia, not sure what type of fish it was, definetly not what was on the menu. Just ate the vegetables. The waitress joined me for dessert. Which was great because that was the only part of the restaurant I... More 

Thank Lito51855
Manheim, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for Authentic Southern Food, then this may be the restaurant for you and your business associates or friends.

Thank Joseph L
Lexington, South Carolina
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164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

They have many types of Southern food, to even include "liver pudding"! It is a daily posted "meat & 3" plus a menu. Fried chicken livers and fried catfish are very good.

Thank poptopEBS
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nothing fancy about Lizards Thicket. Meat and three is what they offer, and it is southern country cooking. If you don't like that, don't eat here. The tea is cold and sweet. Many items are fried. The vegies are seasoned with meat. Good eats. I don't recommend either one of the squash dishes. Other than that, you're good to go.

Thank Chuck M
Louisville, Kentucky
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239 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Located off interstate 26, Lizard's Thicket us a great stop for good southern cooking! We were looking for something specific to Columbia during a layover stay. With approximately 14 locations in Columbia, Lizard's Thicket seemed like a no brainer! This is a full service seat yourself establishment. Upon walking in we were greeted and quickly tended to. Throughout the meal... More 

Thank Vanessa T
Beaufort, South Carolina
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

All locations very consistent meat and three. Have been eating at the Liz since the first opened many many years ago. Always good service, consitant fare, good value.

Thank Tripp B
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Lizard's Thicket is a locally owned chain of restaurants, started by Anna Williams and the Williams family. They are known for their country-style meals. Drive-thru, carry-out, and dine-in are available. Guests order off the menu, which features a meat and two to three vegetables. The menu varies from day to day, and is posted on-line. They are famous for their... More 

Moore, South Carolina
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I had to go to Columbia on business and was recommended to Lizard's Thicket. Best food I have ever had for a meat and three. A definite must!

Thank mayorofmoore
Rochester, New York
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Our experience couldn't be better. I ordered the southern fried chicken which was excellent. My husband had the beef stew which was also good. The service was great, with an abundance of food for the money. I will return again when we are in the area.

Thank AnOutdoorEnthusiast

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2234 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169-4714
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-0923

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