Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Columbia, according to Tripadvisor

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July 27, 2022
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Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Columbia, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness. And when it comes to the most important meal of the day, few people are on the fence about their favorite go-to spots. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for breakfast in Columbia on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#29. Denny's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 342 Harbison Blvd, Columbia, SC 29212-2248
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#28. Starbucks

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 831 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3125
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#27. Waffle House

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 7505 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-6219
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#26. Lizard's Thicket

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (189 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 7411 Nates Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-6452
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#25. Waffle House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 8208 Two Notch Rd # I-77, Columbia, SC 29223-6358
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#24. Starbucks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1400 Main St Sheraton Columbia, Columbia, SC 29201-2806
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#23. Le Peep

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 110 Forum Dr Ste 7 The Village at Sandhills, Columbia, SC 29229-7952
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#22. Eggs Up Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (11 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 961 Roberts Branch Pkwy Ste 114, Columbia, SC 29203-9149
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#21. Carolina Cafe and Catering Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 925 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201-3961
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#20. The Top Of Carolina

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 900 Barnwell St, Columbia, SC 29201
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#19. Mathias Sandwich Shop

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (30 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 7235 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-1178
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#18. Fancy That Bistro and Catering

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 1212 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201-2826
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#17. IHOP

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7719 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-6223
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#16. Good LIfe Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (138 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1614 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2860
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#15. Cool Beans Coffee Co.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 1217 College St, Columbia, SC 29201-3945
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#14. smallSUGAR

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 709 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3049
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#13. Drip on Main

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 1441 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-5803
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#12. Eggs Up Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 4711 Forest Drive Suites 15 & 16 Suites 15 & 16, Columbia, SC 29206
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#11. Kiki's Chicken & Waffles

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7001 Parklane Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-7660
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#10. Crepes et Croissants

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, French
- Price: $
- Address: 1465 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201-2827
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#9. Drip

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (64 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 729 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1647
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#8. The Original Pancake House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4840 Forest Dr Trenholm Plaza, No 14, Columbia, SC 29206-4810
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#7. Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (407 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 818 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2027
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#6. Gourmet Shop Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (164 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 724 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1679
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#5. Compton's Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (145 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 1118 B Ave, West Columbia, SC 29169-6723
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#4. Eggs Up Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (149 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2930 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1864
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#3. Cafe Strudel

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (418 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 300 State St, West Columbia, SC 29169-7544
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#2. DI Prato's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (400 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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#1. The Devine Cinnamon Roll Deli

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (271 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 2617 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2409
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