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Zoes Kitchen

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4855 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206-4804
18037821212
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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

visited yesterday (Sunday) with a friend for lunch. Service was extremely poor, i.e., slow from ordering and super slow from receiving the food and then and my bowl of soup was served lukewarm at best.

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Thank mgiese2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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238 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Wife and I were in the area shopping and decided to give Zoe's a try. Not exactly what we expected as we have eaten at similar chain Mediterranean restaurants in other cities. The menu selection was limited and the items a bit on the pricey side. The food came out and was fresh and all tasted quite good. Nice flavors.... More 

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Thank c12pilot
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us. We appreciate you giving us a try! We hope to see you and your wife again sometime. - Team Zoës More 

Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Service was fast and friendly. Restaurant clean and well organized. Food was good tasting and very fresh. Many good choices on the menu for healthy eating.

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Thank Robert J
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Robert. We appreciate your kind words! Thanks, Team Zoës More 

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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Overpriced, crowded, bland, extremely pretentious for a simple fast food joint. Think Moe's Mexican grill but for tasteless soccer moms

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Thank Sharon K
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback, Sharon. We appreciate you giving us a try! More 

Tullahoma, Tennessee
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Fresh ingredients. Fruit was fresh. Prices are reasonably. Won't go away hunger. Worth the stop. Great hand made chocolate cake.

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Thank Diana S
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing, Diana. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I come here often, for a chain its pretty good. Food is Greek Mediterranean. I often order just a Greek salad with chicken, but steak kabobs are good too.

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Thank Antihero27
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing! We so appreciate you sharing and hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Team Zoës More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is one of my husband's two favorite restaurants in Columbia. I really like it, but I don't LOVE it like he does. ;) We have eaten there several times, both with and without kids. The food is always fresh, flavorful and delicious. The kids also found options they liked.

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Thank macchiatto
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words! We hope to see you and your husband again very soon! Thanks, Team Zoës More 

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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I ate lunch at this restaurant recently. Even though a fast food place, I was still pleasantly surprised at the nice atmosphere and cleanliness of the eating area. The food was fresh, appetizing and tasty. I had a delicious chicken salad sandwich with a side of fresh fruit. It's sometimes difficult to find a fast food... More 

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Thank Corinthamd
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

So wonderful to hear. Thank you for taking the time to share! We cannot wait to welcome you and your family back again soon. - Team Zoës More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I like to get the chicken salad; sometimes I doctor it with pecans, or apple, or extra celery. I liked the pimento cheese until I got a pint that had so much hot sauce in it, you could not taste the cheese. When I called to complain, the lady was very dismissive, saying it is always hot, which it had... More 

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Thank Angela D
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing, Leck. We're happy to hear that our manager could make it right. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks, Team Zoës More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My new favorite selection is the protein plate. It's A tender piece of marinated Mediterranean seasoned cooked chicken breast served on the fabulous homemade slaw. Love the feta cheese in the slaw!

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Thank evernie
Elle F, Guest Relations Manager at Zoes Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Team Zoës More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4855 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206-4804
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 18037821212

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