Top 10 Foods Ordered in Columbia, SC

What do people in Columbia order most for delivery?

Are you curious to know what your neighbors in and near Columbia, South Carolina, order for delivery? We’ve done the research and gathered the top 10 most popular delivery foods in Columbia, so now you know!

From Chinese to Indian, fries to naan, Columbia residents like a wide variety of cuisines. Use these 10 foods as inspiration for your next order. What are you in the mood for? Order it now.


Garlic Naan Indian food for delivery from Bite Squad

Indian cuisine is a super popular delivery food, so it’s no surprise that everyone is adding naan to their order! And for good reason—it’s important to soak up every last drop of that perfectly seasoned tikka masala and palak paneer. Those warm, soft and puffy bread pieces are baked in a clay oven and served plain or topped off with garlic and cilantro for an extra punch of flavor. In Columbia, you can add naan to your Indian food order from 2 Gingers, Saffron, Persis Indian Grill or Delhi Palace. And we can’t even recommend a favorite because they all have fantastic ratings!

Chips and Queso

Chips and white queso for delivery

Mmm… creamy, melty cheese dip. Who doesn’t love that? Whether you order from an authentic Mexican restaurant or local sports bar, you really can’t go wrong. To find amazing queso near you, check out Publico Kitchen and Tap for their Queso Quatro—a scratch-made queso with sautéed mushrooms and peppers, beef, pico de gallo and sour cream. Or try the Queso Blanco from Sure Fire Tacos and Tortilla Grill, served extra spicy and notably creamy. For a little added protein, choose Casa Linda where you can top your queso with beef, beans or chorizo. No matter where you find it, we hope you enjoy every last drop.

Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Rolls for delivery

Fresh and light, crunchy and spicy, there’s nothing not to love about spring rolls. Especially if you’re a vegetable fanatic. Is there any tastier way to consume fresh veggies in the raw? Loaded with cucumbers, carrots, cabbage, cilantro and sometimes even avocado (OMG), they’re about as good as it gets. Just kidding, they get better when you add a spicy peanut dipping sauce! You can find vegetarian, lobster or chicken spring rolls for delivery at M Vista; Chinese spring rolls at Saffron; or choose baked, warm spring rolls from Black Bean Co.

Miso Soup

miso soup for delivery

A beloved starter to sushi, miso soup is warm, comforting and savory with tasty bits of tofu and seaweed in every bite. If you’re a miso soup fan, you can order it Hon-Dashi style with tofu, scallions and shiitake mushrooms from SakiTumi Grill & Sushi Bar. Or opt for Kaboto Express Japanese Grill, which offers a classic version with your typical scallions, tofu and seaweed. For a perfectly balanced blend of salty and umami, add miso soup to your sushi order at Sushi & Hibachi Togo.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka masala is an incredibly popular delivery food, all over the map. So what is it exactly? It’s clay-oven roasted chicken that’s then simmered in a slightly spiced tomato sauce with butter cream. How can you go wrong? To find good options for chicken tikka masala near you (and don’t forget to add the naan!), compare menus at Saffron Chicken, 2 GingersPersis Indian Grill and Delhi Palace.

Spicy Tuna Roll

Spicy Tuna Roll sushi delivery

Of all the rolls you could choose from, the spicy tuna roll with rice, nori (seaweed), sashimi-grade tuna and spicy mayo, is by far the most popular to those in Columbia, South Carolina. If you’re craving fresh sushi, M Vista offers a wide range or rolls, as does Sushi & Hibachi Togo. Or, to add sushi to your udon or lo mein noodle dish, order delivery from Hibachi Express, offering a variety of delicious Asian entrees.

French Fries

french fries

Get your french fry fix from Steve’s Deli, where you can order an entire basketful, and even top with chili if you want to go all out (and you might as well add a sub or burger to your order while you’re at it). At The Black Pearl, you can cure your salty craving with fresh, hand-cut fries, or go crazy with an order of their Philly Cheese Steak Fries, topped with steak, peppers and melted cheese. Chewy’s BBQ & Grill offers original fries, but also changes things up with sweet potato. Now you know where to go in Columbia for the best fry delivery!

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp fried rice for delivery

At New Bangkok Restaurant you can find classic chicken, beef or shrimp fried rice—or splurge on the House Fried Rice, which has all three! Jin Jin Chinese offers all the traditional fried rice dishes, but also throws in a ham fried rice and roast pork fried rice for good measure. To make your decision really difficult, you could check out the menu at China Wing Basket and try to decide between their eight fried rice dishes (…or low mein, chow mein, teriyaki, egg fu young, wings, mein fun and more). Best of luck!

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso's Chicken for delivery

General Tso’s chicken is a crowd pleasing meal. It’s not too spicy, so the kids won’t protest, and has a well-balanced sweet and tangy sauce for a flavor-packed punch. Often served with onions and bell peppers with a side of rice, you can order General Tso’s chicken for delivery in Columbia from Jin Jin ChineseKaboto Express Japanese Grill and Hibachi Express.


Cobb salad with chicken for delivery

Whether you’re trying to live a healthy lifestyle or just love the taste of a fresh salad, Columbia has many green dishes available for delivery. From My Dear’s Greek Salad Bowl to a chicken salad, Andy’s Delicatessen has several salads on the menu. Add a salad to your order at Carolina Wings, offering a chef salad, Caesar salad and The Carolina Salad—all made fresh daily. Or at Nick’s Gyros and Grill, you can top your salad with crispy chicken, shrimp or gyro meat. Either way, lettuce deliver!

Now that you know what the rest of Columbia likes to eat most, what’s for dinner?

Find out what you can get in your neck of the woods.