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2736 N Lake Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-8733
+1 803-781-9814
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“baked ziti” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2736 N Lake Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-8733
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was our first visit to this restaurant, even though it's been there since 2008. Who knew? We live maybe 30 mins. away, and it's all rural, so it's a nice drive to go there. We were so amazed by the atmosphere, the ambiance, of...More

Thank John R
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi John, We're thrilled that you gave us a try. It sounds like you and your wife really enjoyed dining with us. We like to have a large variety of dishes on our menu, it lets us get creative while keeping our dishes delicious and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good value for the amount and quality of food for the family of 4 meal to go. Recommend the fettuccini and grilled chicken, salad and garlic bread meal.

Thank Foodie0429
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Foodie, Thank you for your recommendations. It's fantastic to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your meal with us.

Reviewed 3 days ago

My sister and I were looking for a restaurant in the Columbia, SC area before we headed back to Atlanta after a long day trip. We looked on Tripadvisor and found Alodia's. All I can say is it was one of the best meals I've...More

Thank Cindy F
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Cindy, We're thrilled to hear how much you loved your meal with us. Our Bowtie Gratinata is one of our most loved dishes. We love hearing all of you fantastic comments. We hope that if you are ever in the area again, you stop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tip top customer service...cozy comfortable atmoshere...our favorite place for a date night or special occasion night!

Thank Reida B
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Reida, Thank you for letting us know that our service is top notch and we are a favorite for your date nights. We love hearing that our guests enjoy dining with us for such a great night out.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my brother and his wife to Alodia's to celebrate his birthday. Everything was outstanding. We had to drive from Aiken, SC to get here but it was worth the hour plus trip. We were here a number of years ago but this time...More

Thank mjd5547
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mjd, Thank you for bringing your brother and sister in law in to dine with us on such an important day. We're thrilled to hear that we have made such a fantastic impression on you. We love hearing from our guests that we are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love , Love ,Love Alodia's. Great food, friendly staff, and wonderful cocktails. Best neighbor hood restaurant around the mid-lands.

Thank CDerrickChaney
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Derrick, Thank you for your great comments and review. We're thrilled to hear how much you love Alodia's! It's fantastic to hear that our dishes are great as are our staff. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never had a bad meal or service at Alodia's. The Frank Sinatra music makes for a perfect evening with family or friends.

Thank Carol N
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carol, We're glad to hear that you have always gotten delicious dishes with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Sunday Brunch for my wife's birthday and had a wonderful experience. The restaurant was crowded and about a 15 minute wait. The staff were very accommodating and couldn't have been nicer. The food was delicious and we were served shortly after we...More

Thank dorbanc
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dorbanc, We're excited to hear that your visit for Sunday Brunch was so fantastic. We love hearing how delicious your meals were and how promptly they came to you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancée and I went to dinner here tonight! IT WAS AMMMMAAAZZZIIINNGGG!! The atmosphere was very romantic, and our server was the BEST. His name was Douglas, and he suggested the most amazing dishes to us! He was seriously one of the best servers I've...More

Thank Brittany J
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Brittany, We're thrilled to have been the destination for your intimate dinner. We're glad to hear that everything was so fantastic for you. From our dishes to our staff, it's great to know that we took great care of you. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed our meals at the restaurant, my wife and I had the chicken and I had the veal Marsala, which were both very good. However the pasta which was under the meat was completely dry since the sauce was placed over the meats...More

Thank spvita
Adam H, Owner at Alodia's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Spvita, Thank you for letting us know that you and your wife enjoy dining with us. We will certainly speak with our staff about what we can be doing better for our guests. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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Hi. Are you open on Easter Sunday April 16th?
8 April 2017|
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Response from LDavis22 | Reviewed this property |
Closed Easter Sunday!
How much is the Sunday brunch?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Adam H | Property representative |
It's not a set price . All menu items. Please see our website Alodias for full menu. (I had to spell out the website because trip advisor doesn't allow links for some reason)
We will be in town next weekend and would like to celebrate my wife's birthday at your restaurant. There will be 11 of us. How early should I call ahead to get on a wait list to ensure we get a table?
23 October 2016|
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Response from Jpittm | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for all of the advice. 12 of us ate there Friday night and we were able to get seated right at 6. The food was excellent and I am a good snob. We will definitely visit again next time we're in the area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 N Lake Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-8733
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-781-9814
  • E-mail
In order to provide the best and most efficient service possible, we will no longer be accepting standard reservations or call-ahead seating. This new policy will help us ensure that we can accommodate all of our loyal guests in the most efficient way possible. We will continue to honor limited reservations as part of our VIP membership program. We look forward to seeing you at the restaurant and creating new memories with you and your family. Adam and Betsy Huneau, owners *********** Alodia's Cucina Italiana is a restaurant born from the love of an Italian family. Proprietor Adam Huneau's first restaurant is sure to wow taste buds with his authentic Italian Cuisine comprised of recipes that have been pulled from the pages of his family's cookbook. Named after his Great-Grandmother, Alodia's fare and ambiance resounds with the smells and tastes of Old Italy. Fresh sauces and homemade pastas are the foundation of the menu that brought generations together. Adam is devoted to making his restaurant as inviting and warm as his own family's kitchen. It was the love of food and family that allowed Alodia to cook for her nine children, even through the struggles of the Great Depression and World War II. It was her food that strengthened her children, but it was her love that strengthened her family. Adam and his wife Betsy are proud to bring Alodia's food to a new generation. We hope that you will join us at Alodia's Cucina Italiana for Italian food that dazzles the taste buds and warms the soul.. Brunch on Sundays: 11am-2pm. Dinner: 5pm-9:30pm.
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