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Mr Friendly's New Southern

2001 Greene St Ste A, Columbia, SC 29205-1698
+1 803-254-7828
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grits” (49 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2001 Greene St Ste A, Columbia, SC 29205-1698
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE The Filet here... excellent. I've tried 3 times and it's been great each time. The atmosphere is relaxing and pleasant

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pimento cheese skillet appetizer is awesome! The "Red Neck" Bruschetta of pulled pork and corn bread was also delicious.

Thank Reb T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i have dined here on multiple occasions and rarely have not been pleased. The food is well prepared, the daily specials always creative and reasonably priced and delicious. The fried oyster appetizer is the best I have ever had and sometimes place...More

1  Thank Ernie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, a variety of local paintings on the walls in the area in which we were seated. Interesting tablecloths, almost like old printed burlap or heavy cotton, with a glass topping - giving an old-timey feel. Great menu - I wished I could have...More

1  Thank Merrileigh
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I travel to Columbia for work every few months & make sure I eat here every time. I have never had a bad dish here & always get great service. Definitely do not leave without getting the ham&collard green dip for an appetizer.

1  Thank Telicia J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The food here always has a different spin to it. I am not a seafood eater, so I always go for one of their other dishes like Bronzed Pork Tenderloin or Special Burger for lunch. The lunch menu is less expensive but can be just...More

1  Thank katsy51
Reviewed 11 August 2017

There are always soup, salad, entree specials that are truly desirable . . . have my favorites but also go with the specials too and am never disappointed. Everything is tasty, not over or under seasoned. Good wine selection and seasonal drink choices. Nice setting...More

1  Thank Gamecock0307
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I don't go out to eat often; but when I do, this is one of my favorite places. I'm a big fried catfish fan and Mr. Friendly's does it as good as it gets. My wife is not a big seafood fan but always loves...More

1  Thank Q3368UDjohnb
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Husband, daughter and I met for lunch and it was as good as I remember as it's been two years since eating there. All but the seafood cakes (that tasted like salmon croquettes) were excellent. The garden fresh gazpacho is the best I've had, chilled...More

1  Thank evernie
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

WoW! My lunch was the "Best"! Fantastic asparagus soup with small dab of smooth-creamy goat!!! It was much better than the picture. The gold star winner was Low Country Grilled Chicken “Stack” with fried green tomatoes, applewood bacon pimento cheese, molasses-mustard bbq sauce along with...More

1  Thank DaddyOBest
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Christina A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
26 April 2016|
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Response from Vee803 | Reviewed this property |
I have dined here for lunch only and was sat immediately both times. I am not certain about evening or weekend dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 Greene St Ste A, Columbia, SC 29205-1698
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-254-7828
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