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The Root Cellar

420 Columbia Ave, Lexington, SC 29072-2616
+1 803-359-5436
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
420 Columbia Ave, Lexington, SC 29072-2616
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Expensive for a menu that is pretty close to the Lizard's Thicket with a bar (but ranked BELOW Lizard's Thicket on TA in Lexington) ... and noisy? OMG! It is a family place with no shortage of screaming kids on a Friday evening. If that...More

Thank SteveJames_in_SC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of all, the food is deliscious. Second, the service was severely lacking. 10 minutes after we were seated a server showed up. Two of us ordered soup, the server that brought it forgot our spoons. When I went to the kitchen to get one...More

Thank Goldwingtriker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I enjoyed another visit to the Root Cellar. Their app of fried okra is great & mu buttermilk fried chicken breast with gravy was wonderful. The service was adequate & the carrot cake pretty good, not great. We’ll definitely return.

Thank tgrdvrmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a quiet and fresh made lunch. The beef tips for lunch were cooked medium rare as requested. The rice was well cooked and the fried okra was frozen but better than expected bought from US foods.

Thank james e
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The new owners didn't replace a lot of the dining room furniture which sure gives it an old worn out look.The menu has nothing new from the day they opened....I finally just ordered a loaded baked potato.There was some sort of party going on and...More

Thank Gena C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We came here when they first went into business and were not impressed. It took a whole year to come back but they have definitely redeemed themselves.

Thank Leanne H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went here on the high recommendations of friends. Maybe our expectations were raised because of that, so we were a little disappointed. The food was good, but not outstanding. The service was good though. We had the chicken and the fried oysters. The breading...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Stopped in to celebrate a birthday. We had to wait about 20 minutes, but it was fine. Everyone was friendly and helpful. We ordered blackened salmon with a baked potato and a veggie plate. The beer was very cold. Our food was excellent and the...More

Thank Marty Y
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We visited here on a whim, as my mother had suggested it, and upon arrival were skeptical due to the view on the outside. Don't let it fool you though as it is definitely worth dining here! The ambiance is very comforting and the staff...More

Thank Serihon
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our trek to Florida. The restaurant was packed with locals on the Thursday evening. This was an encouraging sign which was confirmed by the service and food. We prefer a table to a booth so had to wait a few minutes....More

Thank david g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Columbia Ave, Lexington, SC 29072-2616
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 803-359-5436
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