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The Diner - CLOSED

4405 Fort Jackson Blvd, Columbia, SC 29209
+1 803-661-7676
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
10 Aug 2015
“Great Local Pit Stop”
1 Sep 2013
“A quality diner.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
4405 Fort Jackson Blvd, Columbia, SC 29209
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21 - 28 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2012

Ate at The Diner with spouse and friends on a Friday evening, arriving at 7:15. The restaurant was crowded with about a ten minute wait for a table. I thought the food overall was average -- nothing really special; however, the Greek-style pork chop I...More

3  Thank Pawleyslover
Reviewed 13 February 2012

This is not a chain restaurant. The interior is nicely done, but the chairs/tables are old and dirty and do not fit the rest of the restaurant. The food is fairly pricey for a diner and the portion I had was barely satisfying.

2  Thank drjoe66
Reviewed 2 February 2012

The Diner is a brand new restaurant. The owners also own the upscale Ristorante Divino in the Vista. The Diner's food is modern versions of the classic diner food. My husband had the meat loaf and green beans and I had the fried flounder and...More

Thank sciencerules03
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I got the chicken fried chicken. It was really good, but not a large portion. I got green beans, baked beans, and mashed potatoes, none of which were seasoned well. I went when this restaurant had not been open long. I will probably try it...More

Thank bradbear6
Reviewed 28 January 2012

We stopped here to look for a chain restaurant to eat lunch on our eat to Charleston. Instead we found The Diner. Wow, what a perfect find. The salads are wonderful and the blue plate special fish and chips was perfect. The place was really...More

Thank whitehorsetravellers
Reviewed 20 January 2012

I had high hopes for this restaurant opened by Chef Fulvio Valsecchi. Fulvio is famous in Columbia for his fine-dining Tuscan restaurant Ristoranti Divino. I expected a find dining twist on home cooking. Alas, it was nothing special. I had the cheeseburger. It was a...More

Thank SpringbokGamecock
Reviewed 16 January 2012

This restaurant has just opened. It was packed on the night we went. Servers were clearly overwhelmed. I thought the restaurant was plain ok. The decor does not have a "diner" feel to it. Even so, I would have forgiven the decor had the food...More

1  Thank humming b
Reviewed 14 January 2012

This is a restaurant that I have been searching for ever since my Grandmother first took me to a diner when I was a kid. I finally found it when The Diner first opened it's doors this week. Their menu includes sandwiches and salads, and...More

Thank SophiaIsabella
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4405 Fort Jackson Blvd, Columbia, SC 29209
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-7676
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