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Art Bar

Closed Now: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Great late night place

The Art Bar is a great late night place. We went with a large group of people at about 11 PM... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
mariagZ1086JM
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Dunwoody, Georgia
via mobile
Rude bartenders, fun time!

As previously stated, the bartenders are EXTREMELY unfriendly. If they smile at you, Jesus might be... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2015
968angelf
,
Charleston, South Carolina
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Oct 14, 2018
“Coolest Bar in town”
Aug 26, 2017
“Run its course ”
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is not you average bar in Columbia. Everyone is welcome here and you will find all sorts. It is quirky and has music some nights, improv sometimes etc. There are robots decorating all over the place. Unlike some of the nearby places, it isn’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

I'll start by saying the bartender seemed rude. Several people were commenting on the attitude. The atmosphere is ok. They do have a wide assortment of shots and beer to choose from. Also like the Christmas lights around the bar. This bar seems like it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The Art Bar is a great late night place. We went with a large group of people at about 11 PM Saturday night. We danced. We talked. We drank. It's very pleasant place to hang out. We will be back.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mariagZ1086JM
Reviewed March 25, 2016

My wife was ding Roller Derby for a short time and one of the coaches of the Columbia Quad Squad owns this place and they hang out here. It is a very friendly bar with a great atmosphere for drinking and feeling safe. I went...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank brian0910
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Just went back for a college reunion of sorts. They have built a nice stage in the side room. Other than that, it looks like it did in 1995. A fun throwback. Decent prices and quick service too.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed October 28, 2015

I want to give this place a second chance hoping that it was a one time thing but I am so turned OFF that I would rather go anywhere else. Please find some bartenders that actually speak to their customers. I went with a group...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 28, 2015

Funky and fun bar in downtown - mostly locals. Has a great outdoor patio. Inside is decorated with an eclectic combination of Christmas lights and sci-fi posters - really neat spaces, with a dance floor / DJ space in the back. Bartenders are friendly and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Alysia O
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

As previously stated, the bartenders are EXTREMELY unfriendly. If they smile at you, Jesus might be coming back to Earth because I'm pretty sure it's against their rules to even be the slightest of happy. HOWEVER.... I have had the best time here. Great live...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank 968angelf
Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a good place to go with your friends. Do not expect good service or a table since it is a bar to have drinks, listen to some poetry, dance or do some kind of cultural stuff. I really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Lou V
Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

The bartenders are not friendly at all but the peotry that is usually on tuesday iss very good..the drinks are well mixed

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