Flying Biscuit Cafe opens its doors


A new restaurant that touts its all-day breakfast offerings has set an opening date for a location at Columbia’s Five Points.

The Flying Biscuit Cafe announced on its social media that it will open at 936 Harden St. on July 18. The Five Points spot is currently recruiting staff, with training due to begin in early July.

Plans for The Flying Biscuit in Colombia have been in the works for some time. Franchisees first announced their intention to have a place in the capital at the end of 2020.

There are currently Flying Biscuit locations in Southern states including South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Texas. The Harden Street restaurant will be the third Flying Biscuit in South Carolina. The other two are in Greenville and Mount Pleasant.

The Flying Biscuit is known for its extensive all-day breakfast menu that includes omelets, chicken and waffles, stuffed French toast, chorizo ​​hash, oatmeal bowls, eggs Benedict, pancakes and more. Moreover. The restaurant also offers a number of non-breakfast items, such as burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, and salads.

The upcoming arrival of The Flying Biscuit continues a recent string of small business openings at Five Points.

FurSato Bento, a Japanese restaurant, opened at 748 Harden St. In early May, Santee’s Botanica, a Latin-inspired clothing and gift shop, opened on Santee Avenue, and the dancewear boutique The Turning Pointe moved from Forest Acres to 1030 Harden St. and had its grand opening on May 25.

Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint opened at 711 Harden St. in the former Cover 3 bar location. The Falafel King Restaurant is now open at 2020-A Gervais St. A new Time to Shine Car Wash is planned for 2006 Gervais St. at the upper edge of Five Points. Gameday Nutrition, an Herbalife-affiliated smoothie and beverage club, recently opened a storefront at 730 Santee Ave. And luxury streetwear store Swiff opened at 736 Harden St.

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The Flying Biscuit Cafe announced on social media that it plans to open July 18, 2022 in Columbia’s Five Points. Photo by Chris Trainor

Chris Trainor has worked for newspapers in South Carolina for more than 17 years, including previous stints at the (Greenwood) Index-Journal and the (Columbia) Free Times. He is the recipient of numerous awards from the South Carolina Press Association, including honors in column writing, government reporting, profile writing, food writing, election coverage, and more.


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