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Red Bowl Asian Bistro

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481 Town Center Pl, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29229-7988
+1 803-462-9991
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Lugoff, South Carolina
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though much of the food is ‘pre-prepared,’ the food is good and very reasonably priced. I was impressed. As a chef from Long Island, NY, I can say that many ‘pre-prepared foods, especially Oriental foods, contain MSG. And even though the restaurant touts that they do not add MSG to their foods, it’s still there. As someone who is... More 

Thank Christopher451
Statesville, NC
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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Even though we went out on busy Friday evening, there was minimal wait for a table and our service was excellent. We ordered egg rolls for appetizers and they were very good (though for $10-15 entrees I expected an egg roll to be included.) The entrees were huge. Everyone in our group had enough left for another small meal. The... More 

Thank tkbocl
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Our party of four were all pleased with our dinners. Excellent pot stickers and vegetable stir fry with Hibachi sauce. Everyone was professional from the host to the server. Very pleased.

Thank Laura H
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were in town to visit family and decided to try Red Bowl for dinner. It was absolutely amazing. We actually enjoyed the food a bit more here than we did a pricier option later in the week.

Thank Margaret S
Savannah, Georgia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We happened upon this restaurant amidst a sea of others on our lunch break from a nearby conference. The service was quick, the servers friendly and helpful, the food plentiful and delicious- for a great price. What a great choice!

Thank EcuaBob
Navarre, Florida
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went there with my son. I have lived in Asia, so I will confess that I am an Asian food snob. The dishes we had were ok, but not great. The lunch special was a lot of food. I had a stir fry with a white sauce and brown rice, as I was trying to be healthy and could not... More 

Thank energy7379
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Came in for dinner, and from the get go service was questionable. After waiting over 15 mins for correction, we requested a manager. At that point surprisingly everything came out quick. however the over all experience was the worst I have seen in my 20+ visits to the location. Time to find a new place for Asian cusine. Miyos it... More 

Thank Arulram S
Elgin, South Carolina
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We usually go to RED BOWL a couple times a month for lunch. favorites are steamed veggies w/brown rice & spring roll and Pad Thai

Thank Kencase
Columbia, South Carolina
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I must say that once I get my Correct Order the food is great! Too bad 9 out of 10 times my order is wrong and has to be corrected, especially when ordering to-go! I always stress a good 4-5 times that I don't want peanuts on my food, sometimes even saying I'm allergic hoping that they won't put it... More 

Thank Brittney C
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Our waitress, Jing Jing, was so sweet! She had very good recommendations. However, the dinner size plates were huge! So, if you're going for dinner......my suggestion would be.......share with someone you love! 😍 Don't waste food......it isn't nice......and too many people go hungry in the world! 😔Better yet, instead of packing it in...pack it carry-out style......and give it to someone... More 

Thank Jillschillin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Town Center Pl, Ste 11, Columbia, SC 29229-7988
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-462-9991

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