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Address: Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
Phone Number: 803 748 7373
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Great area of town

Been going there since my college days.Lots of places to eat and Drink as well as shop.College crowd,adult crowd as well as Family crowd.Some bad publicity in the last few years... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
HughMDCola
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Five points is an area below USC that has shops, restaurants (I recommend yesterday's), and bars (I recommend Group Therapy). Unfortunately the area has been infested with thugs whose presence comes and goes depending on the willingness of the Columbia Police Department to keep the area safe for patrons versus engaging in their more lucrative pursuit of issuing parking citations!... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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381 reviews
170 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been going there since my college days.Lots of places to eat and Drink as well as shop.College crowd,adult crowd as well as Family crowd.Some bad publicity in the last few years but safer all the time.

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Thank HughMDCola
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

so many choices and easy walking distance from my condo. Plenty of great people watching spots, outdoor seating, craft beers, cocktails, Happy Hour specials galore....Can't go wrong.

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Thank SConBusiness
kingston
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at 5 points to see the Hootie and the blowfish monument and guitar pic. Then toured the local stores. The shops were small with a personal touch.

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Thank urevitch
Maryville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Great little area to shop and grab a cup of coffee or a beer. Close to coljege. Curb side parking is metered, there is a all day parking area for a reasonable price. Some cute little shops and restaurants

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Thank Anna E
Columbia, South Carolina
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68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

In the early 1900's what is now Five Points was a misquio infested swamp. Somehow it was drained, although flooding occurs frequently during heavy downpours, It's proximity to USC make it a must for having fun, college aged or older.

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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great local businesses. Small eateries are great for lunch. Lots of shopping for gift items. Sidewalk cafe seating are great for gathering.

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Thank Carol R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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119 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The area appeals to the undergraduate crowd, but can be enjoyed by all. The area is near campus and has some good restaurants and shops, but knows its main demographics is college students.

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Thank jeepplover2000
Columbia, United States
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

You will find a mixture of people in 5 points and they have lots of cameras up now for safety due to a lot of fights that happen with the college kids. The area has tons of bars all walking distance and cheap drinks. As your walking you can get some food from a local vendor selling basically chicken on... More 

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Thank Christina D
Bogota, Colombia
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71 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Lots of people, action and great food!! Great place to grab a beer and fast food while socializing with friends.

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