Everyone Loves Ernie’s
Ernie’s Cafe and Steakhouse was founded in 1934 by owner Ernie Lewis. Over the years, Ernie’s Cafe and Steakhouse has evolved into Columbia’s favorite option for breakfast and lunch.
Voted “Best of Columbia” for breakfast by readers of Inside Columbia magazine every year since 2008.
Breakfast ’til 2pm
Pancakes, waffles, french toast? Take your pick, or try them all at Ernie’s along with your favorite side of bacon or garden sausage.
In the mood for a steak? Or how about a sandwich and side salad. No matter how large or small your appetite is we have something to fill your craving.
Drinks & Coffee
We have more than just your average cup of Joe. Ask your waitress about our specialty coffees, and drinks!
What People are Saying
“Great food, service, and atmosphere. We came during lunch time. There was no wait and food was out very fast. If you love a good diner, you’ll love this place!.“
“We just moved here a month ago and we found our diner. Excellent french toast and pancakes, which is how you rate a diner breakfast. Syrup was warm, staff was awesome“
“Love this place, food good, service good, prices good. Our waitress was a doll so cheery. Ate outside enjoyed the view..“
“A COMO staple. Great service. Great food. Fun atmosphere.”