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Elie's Lebanese - Columbia SC

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atruebluedevil Oct 1, 2006 09:57 PM

I thought they had closed, but I saw recently that they were advertising for wait staff, so I guess I was wrong. Has anyone been there? How does it compare to Al Amir? I was thinking of checking it out sometime if any of you Colatown hounds give it the thumbs up. Thanks!

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    Ellen of SC RE: atruebluedevil Oct 2, 2006 02:54 AM

    This is a place with which I'm not familiar. Where is it located? I might give it a go.

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      Cpt Wafer RE: Ellen of SC Oct 2, 2006 04:04 AM

      It's on St. Andrews between I-26 and Broad River Rd.

      I'd say it's equal to Al Amir. Elie's menu may not be quite as extensive as Al Amir. There is a difference in some of the same dishes. The kibbeh for instance at Elie's seems to have a little more spice. I asked about the difference when I was at Elie's and was told Al Amir is run by Syrians and the folks at Elie's are Lebanese. I enjoy both places.

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