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Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Alehouse

900 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 748-0540
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Ranked #28 of 840 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Darlington, South Carolina
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103 reviews 103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The Hunter-Gatherer has a very nice atmosphere, a very tasty craft beer selection, and a menu that you can actually read through in a short time. My specialty pizza was absolutely delicious, which was very welcome because of the small size and not-so-small price. The same can be said about our dessert cake. There are a few outside tables----for the... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Neat little spot. Very old feel to it. The waiter told us it was an old firehouse. Had a pale ale which was fantastic. Ordered the cheeseburger and wow! One of the best cheeseburgers I have ever had! Appetizer of the squashed sausage biscuits was delicious also! I would definitely go back!

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's a good looking place outside and in. The food was good, not great. My husband and daughters enjoyed the brewed offerings. It was busy but not crazy on a recent Friday afternoon. Our server made it plain that he was annoyed at having to serve us. He was rushed, brusque and did not entertain questions gladly. Might try again,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a unique, local place right by USC's campus. Their home brews are great, the atmosphere is cozy, and they have jazz one night a week. I wasn't every super impressed by the food, but it wasn't bad, just the beer and atmosphere surpassed it. Definitely should check this out!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great atmosphere within eyesight of the state capital building. They have a large selection of specials that are a bit pricey but also a good pizza/burger/sandwich menu that is mostly under $10 dollars. We went with a hummus appetizer (huge) and gyros which were very good. They had 4 delicious home brews on the menu. The staff was friendly. The... More 

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Colbert, WA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The beers samples first: the wheat was excellent, the pale ale was pretty good, the ESA was extra bitter and not my style, and the porter had little too much after taste of dark black licorice with tar. The Angus burger on chabatta bread was great - fresh bread, red onions and fresh Angus beef. I enjoyed it. Atmosphere was... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

While the entree selection was excellent, we went for the salad and pizza. They also have a good selection of beer. My husband had a Pale Ale and liked it. We had a pizza. The price reflects it is a small personal size. We had The Iberian pizza and the cheese was great with proscuttio. It was flavorful. You do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's a great place to stop and get a beer and a snack or meal if you're visiting USC or the Statehouse because it's within walking distance of both! The beer is amazing and their food is even better! Definitely a place you should stop and try!

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Cumming, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Seeking refuge from the monsoon also known as the Gamecocks/UGA game on September 13, we stopped in this delightful little brewpub, nestled on a corner location in downtown. They have a small selection of freshly brewed beer - we tried the Pale Ale, which was excellent. As an appetizer, we went for the hummus platter, which was excellent. The rest... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Charming old micro brewery with a great happy hour and wonderful atmosphere. Beer selections were fresh and cold.

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Additional Information about Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Alehouse

Address: 900 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: (803) 748-0540
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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