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Pawley's Front Porch

827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 771-8001
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Ranked #38 of 827 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is an excellent restaurant to have dinner. Though their burgers are quite pricy (around 10 bucks) they are delicious and have a wide selection of burgers and sides. The servers are usually very attentive and friendly. A helpful tip- Come on Tuesday! Tuesdays after 6:00 until close they serve burgers for half-price-Can't beat a five buck burger from Pawleys!

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
346 reviews 346 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Awesome veggie patty with portobello mushrooms and caramelized onions. There are different buns to choose from, had whole wheat, but pretzel bun looked amazing on other people's plates. Huge portions and good value, the only reason I didn't give a rating of 5 is because the draft beer was pretty close to room temperature.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The burgers are good and tasty. The location is not ideal but easy to get to from most locals in town. The service could be better and the 'porch' needs a little work.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We had the fried green tomato, pimento cheese BLT and the Mahi Mahi tacos. Very good food. Service was casual like you expect at a dive.

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Columbia SC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The burgers are good but the rumors are greatly exaggerated. I can make them just as good at home, unless it's improved over the last year or so. Not sure I'll try again. Not my kind of place, unfortunately.

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Hendersonville
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We recommend the Mahi-Mahi Tacos, Onion Rings, Hand Cut Fries, Buffalo Shrimp Tacos, Fried Green Tomatoes, Fried Oysters, Craft Beer Selection and Front Porch Burger. All of their hamburger meet is fresh ground daily with wonderful house seasoning.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I ate at Pawleys in Columbia while passing through on vacation. Best. Burger. Ever. The patties are outrageously good and the variety of cheeses/sauces/options is fantastic. The day we were there the HVAC was out and despite the fact that it had to be close to 95 degrees in the restaurant, the food was worth it. Quick... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The first time I went here after moving to Columbia I have to admit the food was good but the staff are not very attentive. The first time I went I think it was much better. The second time i went with my wife and son and the buns were a little stale and the service was still not the... More

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Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My USC student son took me and college classmate (Aggies) to Pawley's today. First time for me. Great onion rings (maybe the best have had in years) and very good burger. Sat at the bar due to crowd so their Friday noon hour business booming. The young lady serving the bar area was very attentive. Hope for a return visit... More

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Far Hills, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went for lunch. Service was great. Everyone's food was prepared perfectly to our liking. The atmosphere was great.

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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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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