Zoës Kitchen opens new location in Irmo

January 30, 2014

IRMO — Zoës Kitchen, a popular Mediterranean restaurant, continues expansion in South Carolina. Zoës’ new restaurant in Irmo marks the company’s 107th location reaching 15 states nationwide.

Founded in 1995 in Birmingham, Ala., by Zoë Cassimus, Zoës features quality ingredients, family recipes and a variety of menu items that are made from scratch daily. The new Zoës location is at 952 Lake Murray Blvd., Suite Z, in Irmo.

“We are excited to continue our growth in South Carolina and can’t wait to share our homemade Mediterranean recipes with the Irmo community,” said Jason Simpson, regional operator of Zoës Kitchen in Irmo. “It’s been our mission from the start to deliver fresh, authentic dishes to our guests every day.”

To celebrate the opening, Zoës is giving away 500 meals at the new Irmo location. To top it off, one grand prize winner will win Zoës for a year at the new restaurant. Visit Zoës Kitchen’s Facebook page at to enter to win. The contest runs through Jan. 30.

Zoës Kitchen features the flavors of the Mediterranean, as well as a few Southern favorites that became a staple at the first location in Birmingham and have since made Zoës an extension of many home kitchens. The menu will showcase entrees such as salads, pitas, sandwiches, and kabobs in addition to fresh sides like no-mayo slaw, potato salad, and braised white beans with fresh rosemary, among others.

Signature dishes such as chicken kabobs, chicken rollups and hummus and the restaurant’s gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options feature an abundance of fresh vegetables and herbs, lean proteins and flavor.

At Zoës, guests can dine in, order online or call ahead for takeout. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The new location also plans to offer beer and wine.