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DI Prato's

342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
+1 803-779-0606
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pita chips” (33 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just had lunch with a friend She had the Thanksgiving on a bun, I had the Cuban. Both very good and way too much to eat The desserts are too good to pass up. Unlike some places where the desserts look great but are disappointing,...More

Thank Margi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, you can take items off to make it vegan, but that leaves little remaining for that menu item. One 'veggie sandwich', which was good, but for a place this special, you need to offer more without meat, cheese, egg

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always excited to take family and friends for lunch or brunch, never been disappointed. Worth the wait.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here for lunch a few times, and it has never disappointed. I've also had catering trays at work a few times, and those were very nice as well. The potato salad is very good, it has sweet potatoes and mayonnaise base, but it...More

Thank cbehnke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the brunch and were pleasantly surprised. We had the peaches and cream pancakes and banana pecan pancakes. Wow! Fabulous and was so large we couldn't finish. We will visit again.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the cheapest place to get a sandwich in Columbia, but probably one of the best. Always a good selection of soups, sandwiches, salads and desserts. Very close to the University of South Carolina with ample parking near the establishment.

Thank Lbouknight
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Business lunch. Sandwiches were delicious, service was prompt and attentive which was important for group.

Thank LHGA
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This place has some of the BEST pimento cheese and pita chips around. It's hard to find better! The rest of the menus is good--not the best in the world, but very good and the menu is very large! I've always been satisfied with the...More

Thank sgctravel
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Visited with a friend who I had introduced to Di Prato's a few months back. He enjoyed it so much we went back. GREAT food! Had the Ruben, which are out of this world. Never been disappointed in any menu item. Must say if you...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a Monday and was disappointed that there is no breakfast. Apparently on served on weekends only. However, each sandwich was good. BLT, philly cheese steak, Cuban, etc. Will be back for breakfast.

Thank Traveler P
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Response from Rickilynn1 | Reviewed this property |
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Our Bi-lo carries it in the deli area!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-779-0606
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DiPrato's Delicatessen opened May 2004, and, today, the DiPrato's Experience affords patrons a rewarding escape from ordinary fare. The reward? Delectable food, beautiful décor, and a beguiling balance: friendly service and a pleasant, neighborly feeling. DiPrato's, located where the Purple Cow grocer operated, graces a quiet neighborhood barely off the beaten path. Driving up, you notice the rich red brick, set off by greenery, and spacious windows where light pours in. Approaching the wooden, double-door entrance, a thought comes to mind. You're about to enjoy the DiPrato's Experience. You could say a Southern breeze laden with Italian accents drifts through this New York style delicatessen. Dine if you like on the patio where the glassy splash of falling water melts away concerns. Pita chips and pimento cheese are a real treat! Blend Dianne Light and Bill Prato's presence and culinary skills and you get a wonderfully popular delicatessen-DiPrato's.
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