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504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
+1 803-794-4652
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“fried chicken” (76 reviews)
“dipped cones” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken, burgers, soft serve ice cream covers most of the menu. Great place for the occasional fried chicken fix. Expect to get your weekly allotment of sodium all at once but still a nice treat.

Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We stop by Zesto for my "Zesto fix" whenever we are in town visiting family. We were there Black Friday '17. Same great food and service. Thanks Manos family! Like the new parking lot. What a huge difference. No longer get our doors banged up....More

Thank Eaton_Out
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

My niece lives in Columbia and said this place had good ice cream. Boy was she right! I had their strawberry sundae and it was delicious. My sister had their hot dog meal and loved it. They were very quick in taking your order and...More

Thank L K
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Wife had the chicken and i had the burger. It was awesome and I really enjoyed it. Clean place and good service!

Thank mugmarine
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Always a great meal. Does not matter if you get chicken or a burger. Love to go here! Ice cream is great. Lots of great parking and friendly folks working inside!!

Thank John D
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Whether it be hot dogs, burgers and fries or a chicken box with slaw. just glance at the lunch crowd and see it it is good enough for all them it surely will do for me!

Thank beglover1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

On Friday night(10/06/17), my wife an I went to west Columbia zesto restaurant between 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm after our order as taken , we seated and then our chicken wings dinner was served and the young girl asked me "if we need something...More

Thank javier z
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Perfect fried chicken every time, vanilla ice cream cone dipped in chocolate is devine. One of my favorite places to eat. Owners are so friendly and helpful. Going there tomorrow evening.

Thank bnabnet5
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you've ever been to Cayce or West Columbia and tell me you've never heard of Zesto's I have a hard time believing you. This one of the best places in the Midlands for fried chicken, burgers, and ice cream. I have been visiting Zestos...More

Thank BrianCSC
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good fried chicken, burgers, dogs, etc... Dine in or carryout. The chicken dinner is a huge meal. The Zesto burger basket comes wire fries and slaw. Great sundaes and milk shakes too!

Thank GamecockRon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 12th St, West Columbia, SC 29169-6335
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-4652
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