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All 839 Columbia Restaurants

Pawley's Front Porch

827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 771-8001
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Ranked #36 of 839 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place for casual dining anytime of day or night. During college year usualy very croweded at meal time

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Irmo, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Stopped by for a burger what a treat. The choices were great. I had the caw caw burger with bacon fried onions pickled green tomatoes and jalapeño pimento cheese. Great combinations of favors. Service was as good as the food. Will be back again

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South Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Pawley's has really good burgers but I don't know if they're necessarily worth the price. They do have pretty good weekly specials though so it's a good place for happy hour.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place was good but I won't be going back. Looking for a grass fed burger joint in the area. Onion rings were absolutely AMAZING so worth the extra $ if you like onion rings. My burger was over cooked (well done when I asked for Med Rare). They would have fixed it though & it was still flavorful. My... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is consistently good. My favorite is the CawCaw Creek burger. Applewood bacon, grilled onions, green tomato pickles, and jalapeno pimento cheese. Because they grind their own beef daily you can get your burger medium. I also love the hot sauce onion rings.

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

Pawley's is an awesome place in 5 points. All their burgers are named for different areas in the low-country, and I think I have had every type of burger and they have been all delicious. It's a fun atmosphere on the porch in the summer. Usually a wait during busy times, but worth the wait.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Literally, hair in food-more than one! Also, BLT burnt and kids chicken strips burnt. Yuck! But, wait staff very nice.

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Marion, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Its well known throughout Columbia how good their burgers are but it couldn't hurt to have a good review for those that might not already know. Great deck area for eating as well so it offers a great atmosphere.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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84 reviews 84 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I saw this place on Diners, Drive ins and Dives. My children live in Columbia so I gave them a call. Their reaction was, "Thumbs up, we'll go there the next time you're in town." So we did. My first reaction was it is a cool hang for University of South Carolina types - young and old. Lots of Prius'... More 

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South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Not quite sure what Guy Fieri saw in this place but the food was dry and overcooked. Will not return!

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Additional Information about Pawley's Front Porch

Address: 827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205
Phone Number: (803) 771-8001
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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