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Address: Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
Phone Number: 803 748 7373
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Great are for dinner!

This area has quite a few shops and some great places to eat! The diversity of the area adds to its appeal. Perfect for a say of shopping followed by dinner and drinks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
EWheelerLousiana
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Lousiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This area has quite a few shops and some great places to eat! The diversity of the area adds to its appeal. Perfect for a say of shopping followed by dinner and drinks.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We visited Columbia for a week this winter. We went to Five Points each and every day. It is a great place to walk, have some coffee and spend your afternoon. At night, there are great bars where you can go and enjoy some live music. I really loved Five Points, I will definetely come back!

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Racist club and restaurant owners who work overtime to keep blacks out of five points. My friend went to a club there, the doorman called him the N word. There are several young white under age kids who are drinking, however they only concerned about arresting the black kids from the historical universities in the areas.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

There are many good places to eat and shop in Five Points (Starbucks, Andys, Grilled Teriyaki). Five Points has had some problems in the past but police are always there and security cameras have made it a much safer place. I frequent Five Points weekly and have never felt unsafe, if you are looking for night life this is the... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Pretty good bars, little shops and nightlife is ok. Unfortunately, it is a bit dangerous at night so always travel in groups. I recommend going during the day or evening before dark. Overall I wouldn't recommend, kinda boring and I don't like the crime. I'd recommend the Vista instead...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a neat place, with lots of bars to chose from. The night life was pretty fun here. I'm told there are about 15 bars in the area. Only thing I didn't like about the area is that once the bars are closed there isn't really any food close in the area.

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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

...and stay right in the heart of 5-Pts whenever I'm visiting Columbia! A classic bar, Group Therapy is still there - good. All the night life is enjoyable to watch nowadays as I've kinda outgrown all night partying but with Carolina so close, it's an ideal location for food, drink and people watching! Go there, you'll like it.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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553 attraction reviews
414 helpful votes 414 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

There was a time when 5 pts was the happening spot. now-er, not so much. Still has some nice restaurants and stores. Good to check out in the day...if you can find a parking spot. Can get busy and traffic at a standstill. The clubs at night are still busy...place for the college life. Crime has increased a lot in... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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299 reviews 299 reviews
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I've been to 5 points a handful of times. There is usually a fair amount of student activity and a lot of pedestrian traffic trying to compete with cars. The Vista is a much better area if you want a good, non-chain meal. I have been pan-handled in the 5 points area multiple times. It happens in all cities but... More 

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s.ohio
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41 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

There are lots of restaurants bars and shops to keep you busy. They even have a monument to Hootie and the Blowfish which got their start there. Parking didn't seem too bad. Good way to spend an afternoon or a stroll in the evening

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