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Vella's Restaurant & Tavern

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829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
+1 803-796-4629
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Yadkinville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Went here for lunch. There wasn't a lunch crowd, but by the time we went, it was around 2-3. The atmosphere is very mellow. They have interesting decor- even a bike hanging from the ceiling. Our server was outstanding. I ordered teriyaki chicken & fries. My husband ordered a philly steak burger. We also ordered salads. They offer desserts, but... More 

Thank seastar124
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Great evening with friends and family. Waitress was great. Wings were cooked "extra crispy" just like we asked.

Thank Bill W
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I can't get enough of their honey mustard wings! Also the chicken salad is amazing and the mac and cheese bites are a must :)

Thank Tracy C
Lexington, South Carolina
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Great value. The all you care to eat crag legs on Monday nights draws a crowd and they keep them coming fresh, you just have have to wait a while for a seat so get there early. When it's not crab leg night try the prime rib sandwich. It's kind of a dive though.

Thank Mindy K
Lexington, South Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Another great visit to Vella's! Consistently serve quality food - never had bad food here. Service matches food quality. Servers are on their game; attentive and friendly. You can't go wrong.

Thank Fannie F
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Vella's is a Cayce tradition, conveniently located to Brookland-Cayce High School, two motels on Knox Abbott, the Columbia Metro Airport. Only minutes from downtown Columbia via the Blossom Street Bridge. Also convenient to the Parkland Shopping Center. and Highway 378/Sunset Boulevard and Meeting Street Featuring hoagies, wings, etc. A great place to go before or after the game.

Waxhaw, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Quick, friendly service. Great food. Wonderful variety with options for home cooked dinner plates. Awesome green beans!

Thank OneWing67
Chapin, South Carolina
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

This place has been a mainstay in Cayce for as long as I can remember (and I'm getting on up there!). They are known for their all you can eat crab legs and the prime rib sandwich. The wings aren't those little small ones you see everywhere, these actually have some meat on them! Staff is always prompt and courteous... More 

Thank CEpting
Mount Dora, Florida
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Chose this restaurant because it was close to my motel and locally owned. Delicious dinner...ribeye cooked exactly like I asked, potato was steaming hot and an ice cold Caesar salad, wine. The waiter was very personable and watched over the table without being patronizing. Very enjoyable dinner for someone traveling through for one night and tired after a day of... More 

Thank Houston V
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. It's a bit dated inside but nonetheless cozy. Our waitress, Amanda B, was very nice and attentive, despite the large party going on in the back room. We got an appetizer sampler, which was fine. Nothing great but edible. We also ordered draft beers that were excellent. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 Knox Abbott Dr Ste A, Cayce, SC 29033-3344
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Cayce
  • Phone Number: +1 803-796-4629

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