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Pawley's Front Porch

827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 771-8001
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Ranked #39 of 826 restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Lexington, SC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We sat and waited for a waiter or waitress to greet us and take our drink order for 20 minutes. One waitress walked by us and checked on the table next to us. The bartender did not acknowledge patrons sitting at the bar for quite some time. The first 15 minutes we saw no bartender or waitress. We left. (The... More

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Seneca, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

My son was heading back to USC and said we needed to eat there for lunch. Glad we did. We sat at the bar and had lunch. Food was great from the Fried Pickles to the Buffalo Chicken Dip. Wife and Son had the burgers and said they were awesome.

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped in for lunch based solely on TripAdvisor reviews. Was NOT disappointed! Casual, southern joint with fast service, and a friendly staff. Patty Melt was tasty! The sweet potato fries were very good, but the regular fries were the BEST I have ever eaten! NO lie! Very reasonably priced. Next time we are in Columbia, SC, we will be stopping... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Casual southern charm with outside porch to dine on. This place is known for their hamburgers and they have a fun variety of them. You can also get any burger with chicken instead. Nice place to have a beer and burger and bring the dog if you want to! They have a full bar.

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Sanford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We got there at noon and were immediately seated. By the time we left around 1:30 there was a wait! My boyfriend loved his burger! My mom loved the fish tacos! I enjoined my ranch chicken wrap! Fast service. Friendly staff! Yum!

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Great food! Every time my parents come to visit me, my mother asks to go here for their fish tacos. Their burger specials are great to watch out for too!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Burgers are yummy Ok I had a burger which is rare for since I eat many veggies ! Very yummy. Can't remember name of burger but it had .. Pineapple and red onions. ... Odd combination but very yummy Very juicy burger Daughter had one with gruyere cheese, Vidalia onions and mushrooms ... Very yummy also ! Now the fries... More

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Long Island, NY
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

On Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives it was said that this place is cheap because it's a college town. Inexpensive is an understatement. We had 2 burgers and a soda, tax & tip for less than $25! Love the set up - huge front porch that you can only get to through the inside of the restaurant, yet it's outside dining... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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114 reviews 114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Love local spots and this is it. Down home employees who give great service. I sat at the bar solo and received great service from the bartender who seemed to be working extremely hard. Get that man some help. He still came through delivering great service. The burger was great. Had the Wadmalaw ( I guess thats how you spell... More

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East Setauket, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went because it was on "Diner's Drive-ins and Dive" and it was great. We had Fried pickles for the first time ever and loved them. I had a Fried Green Tomato BLT and all I can say is WOW. You can't eat like this everyday, but it was a real treat!

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