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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The new IHOP restaurant in downtown Columbia will open Tuesday.

The old restaurant, which wasbuilt in 1968,was torn down in August to make way for the new place.

The new one includes an outdoor patio and will have more parking. Italsowill be able to hold 170 people, compared to 100 in the old place.

The store will employ an estimated 30 people.