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Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

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2240 Airport Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29170-3173
+1 803-796-7820
06:00 - 21:00
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Hopkins, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waitresses were excellent as usual. The Cook and managers need help or training. Seated at 1:10pm. Lunch crowd already thinned out so they weren't that busy. Ordered easy stuff that should have been ready to serve (meat and 2 vegs). The only thing they had to cook was a hamburger. Didn't get our food until 1:45! The burger had cheese... More 

Thank 101shelties
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Our family frequently eats at this establishment, and we are always satisfied with the food and service. The food is just like a home cooked Southern meal. It is a family friendly environment suitable for all ages. The staff is always friendly, and go out of their way to make sure the customers are satisfied. They have a great selection... More 

Thank 103tonyat
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

A good alternative to fast food. Country style food in a diner/family restaurant atmosphere. The staff are friendly with a country twang, and the food is....well country kitchen that's been franchised. The burger I had was good, not bad and not outstanding. At least it wasn't served on a brioche bun.

Thank Paul S
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Very busy place for lunch, and pleasant staff. Busy menus too. My mistake was having the beef stew. Eh, like out of a can. My colleagues' quartered chicken looked tasty... Choose your "meats" wisely.

Thank HyannisSteve
Columbus, Georgia
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812 reviews
563 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Simple, clean restaurant with excellent food. This Thicket is very convenient to the airport. The staff is pleasant and helpful, the food is delicious and the prices are reasonable. I stopped in for breakfast this visit but felt like I missed out on their various tasty vegetable dishes offered every day.

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Stone Mountain, Georgia
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

On the way from Charleston to Atlanta we cut through a little town called Lexington and stopped at this restaurant. Luckily they're known for pretty good southern cooking and it did not disappoint. Best value is their "small plates" for $3.99... order two of these and you have 2 meats and 4 vegetables Plus muffins or rolls for $8 that's... More 

Thank Pamela S S
Bradenton, Florida
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634 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This was a really good restaurant for southern style cooking. The food was tasty and really delicious and the server was excellent.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Augusta, Georgia
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stopped in for a quick lunch after a business meeting. There was no waiting which was great since everyone had a long drive ahead. The service was great and our food was served quickly. Everyone enjoyed their lunch. We will stop in here again when in the area.

Thank Nancy G
Orange Park, Florida
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83 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were out for a drive looking for a place to have dinner when we stumbled upon Lizard's Thicket. With a name like that we had to stop. and I am glad we did. Their shtick is "meat & 2 (or 1 or 3 or 4) meaning order your meat, and then add one two three or four veggies. Meat... More 

Thank DocMark68
Loris, South Carolina
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141 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here on a Saturday afternoon with the family. The waitress was very nice and helpful. I ordered the country fried steak with extra onions. I also had a side salad and fried squash. Everything I ordered was very good. Only complaints we had from anyone at the tables was the collard greens.

Thank Adrain G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Airport Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29170-3173
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-796-7820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?