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4840 Forest Dr Ste 15, 4840 Forest Dr Ste 15, 29206-4810, Columbia, South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29206-4810
+1 803-743-4350
06:00 - 22:00
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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144 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Stopped in for a coffee break on the way to Georgia. Service was quick and coffee was great as always.

Thank rambo4567
Columbia, South Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I was very impressed with this location. It was very busy when I walked in but the line moved very quickly and I did not wait very long to be helped. The cashier greeted me with a smile and answered every question I had about their holiday specials. I watched the staff as they made the drinks they worked well... More 

Thank Lynessa f
Columbia, South Carolina
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great place, that I hit every morning. Best not to come when it's busy, as it can slow to a crawl, as the cashiers end up doing everything the barista isn't doing. They really need a "Starbucks Regulars Only" line, and a "Starbucks Tourist" line, for those who have no clue what they want to get.

Thank David P
Charleston, South Carolina
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430 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were on our way to North Carolina and needed a caffeine break mid morning. I had a birthday reward on my gold card and a free drink for my husband also. We stopped and found the Forest Acres location. It was busy for a Saturday morning. The staff was very friendly. We placed our orders and the man at... More 

Thank Terrie J
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126 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

There are many Starbucks in town, so why choose this one? Great seating! This Starbucks has lots of good outdoor seating. Bathrooms are very clean.

Thank Colarestaurantfan
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We were driving along I-26 and needed a caffeine fix. This isn't the most convenient to the Interstate but it's definitely the best. Michael makes sure your order is perfect every time, and there's a great community coffee shop vibe when you visit. We'll be back!

Thank bakerash
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This is a more laid-back Starbucks with nice outdoor seating. A great place to meet folks over a coffee.

Thank Gordon B
Lexington, Kentucky
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222 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

I had the opportunity to stop in here a couple times during a recent visit and was impressed by the exceptional customer service, friendliness of the staff, and well prepared drinks.

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112 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Starbucks of Forest Drive is one of the best Starbucks I've been to. The have free WiFi and the atmosphere is great. I ran into an old co-worker this morning and had a good convo with her there. The shop and clean and the worker was nice.

Thank Freddie S
Columbia, South Carolina
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Always lots of folks lined up in this coffee shop. Baristas very friendly and breakfast sandwiches are quite good but be careful they are extremely hot coming out of microwave! Indoor space is tight but efficient and outdoor space is very nice with tables, umbrellas and some soft sofas. Located in great shopping area with Urban Nirvana spa, Loft, Steinmart,... More 

Thank Judith54184

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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  • Address: 4840 Forest Dr Ste 15, 4840 Forest Dr Ste 15, 29206-4810, Columbia, South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29206-4810
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-743-4350

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