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TCBY, 205 Columbia Avenue Suite A: Spring 2018   9 comments

Posted at 11:45 pm in closing





Not very good pictures here as I was shooting against the sun, but it's what I have..

This TCBY was just past the closed Rite Aid at 500 West Main Street. The sign says they were open for thirty years, which is definitely a good run.

In fact, that pushes it almost back into the era when TCBY stood for This Can't Be Yogurt instead of The Country's Best Yogurt, or at least that's the way I remember it. The first froyo places had to combat the notion that yogurt was a sour curdled health-food that people in the Soviet Union ate if they wanted to live to be 130..

(Hat tip to commenter ED)

Written by ted on July 5th, 2018

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9 Responses to 'TCBY, 205 Columbia Avenue Suite A: Spring 2018'

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  1. I'm surprised that TCBYs are still around. Seems like they've been surpassed first by the Marble Slabs and Cold Creameries and later by the newer "mix-your-own" frozen yogurt places like Yummilicious and Sweet Frog, which I also hear are no longer trendy.


    9 Jul 18 at 10:53 am

  2. This place lasted as long for one reason -- it had a drive-thru and was fairly easy to get in and out of. Plus they only had 4-6 flavors at a time so your choices were limited. I think a lot of folks enjoy that simplicity as places like Yummilicious and Menchie's can be intimidating. They also would stay open extra late in the Fall after home football games, which is a good strategy.


    10 Jul 18 at 2:47 pm

  3. I went by there today when did they take down their TCBY signage on the storefront does anybody know .


    10 Jul 18 at 6:56 pm

  4. Well just tell me if you guys drive by it like in July 8th or something.


    11 Jul 18 at 5:04 pm

  5. Tell me if you had driven by it before July 10th and of the sign was down if you see this comment press on it


    12 Jul 18 at 1:39 pm

  6. Signage was gone by early morning


    19 Jul 18 at 8:31 am

  7. Thanks Dummy For All Those Comments


    19 Jul 18 at 9:08 am

  8. Did the Irmo Tcby really close on new years eve 2012 or was it early 2013


    19 Jul 18 at 9:46 am

  9. It appears to me as if the Domino's that was on 378 next door ot Mellow Mushroom has moved into this...


    23 Jan 19 at 9:49 pm

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