Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Columbia, according to Tripadvisor

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March 23, 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.

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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#24. Lizard's Thicket

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (30 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 1824 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-7003
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#23. IHOP

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (62 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: 813 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5813
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#22. Waffle House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 7271 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209-2181
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#21. Cracker Barrel

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (121 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2208 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210-5627
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#20. Panera Bread

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 933 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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#19. Denny's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (50 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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#18. 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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#17. Lizard's Thicket

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (187 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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#16. 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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#15. Le Peep

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (27 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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#14. Eggs Up Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (11 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 961 Roberts Branch Parkway Ste 114, Columbia, SC 29203
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#13. 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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#12. Mathias Sandwich Shop

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 7235 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-1178
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#11. Good LIfe Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (133 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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#10. 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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#9. IHOP

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (57 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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#8. Kiki's Chicken & Waffles

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (77 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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#7. Eggs Up Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 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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#6. The Original Pancake House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (129 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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#5. Lizard's Thicket Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (403 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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#4. Gourmet Shop Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (163 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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#3. Eggs Up Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (148 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
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#2. DI Prato's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (397 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205-2914
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#1. The Devine Cinnamon Roll Deli

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (262 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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