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Vella's Restaurant & Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
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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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West Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

When in doubt, go to Vella's! Best reibeye steak sandwich in town. i love everything about Vella's. I remember when Vella's was an open air market in the 60s. Loved Pat Vella.

Thank _janetdclayton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We dropped in and split one of their big rib-eye steaks adding a salad and baked potato. Everything was cooked as ordered and very taste. The staff was nice and the inside was very inviting. Lots of sports/neighborhood bar type of atmosphere. Big menu with many things that we look forward to going back and trying.

Thank davidpf
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If you are in Columbia, got to visit Vella's. Great food friendly atmosphere. Not a very big place but a local favorite. I have been eating here since high school. I am in my 60's. Variety of food. We like the field pork chops, wings, and rib eye sandwich. Don't forget to ask for Vella sauce for your fries.

Thank charlessW6988AJ
Yadkinville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
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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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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
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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?