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Flying Saucer Columbia

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Ms. Bonnie

I came here, new to the area from the midwest. Brought my mini pittie Bonnie because it had such a... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Erin S
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Mulliken, Michigan
via mobile
Cool night warm food

Came here to enjoy the good food and a cigar got a seat outside and ordered a Philly style sandwich... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
ninjadoc47
,
Grovetown, Georgia
via mobile
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  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 23, 2018
“Ms. Bonnie”
3 weeks ago
“Many better options in Columbia”
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931 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201-3153
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No table service (except to literally put down your food), so you have to order everything from the bar. Drinks and food are overpriced. Trivia is incompetent.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank behindthegossip
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went to Flying Saucer for a bite on a Sunday afternoon. It wasn’t overly crowded which was great! The service was fantastic. Our waitress was on top of everything. We enjoyed a flight and all beer was very good! We also...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

While visiting Columbia SC, had a great lunch at The Flying Saucer Draft House. Really good service and the food was delicious. Hopefully I will be able to visit a few of their other franchise sites here in Texas.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank John H
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We stop several times during our stay in Columbia. For one of the occasions we contacted management and asked for a table to be reserved. I can’t speak highly enough on the level of service and attention that we received. The variety of beers is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I came here, new to the area from the midwest. Brought my mini pittie Bonnie because it had such a great review about being dog friendly. This was hands down the best experience ever. I was there outside on the patio 9/23/18 around 1ish and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erin S
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We are here for orientation at USC as our daughter starts in August. We’ve eaten at the high end to the middle. I consider myself a foodie... Carmen was our waitress. Excellent food, service and beer. Casual dining but tops in the area Awesome; Plain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Floridafootdoc
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink before going to a concert where our server, Caroline took such good care of us, we returned after the show was over for another drink and appetizers. The Bavarian pretzels were amazing! We also enjoyed the live music.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lisa b
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Came here to enjoy the good food and a cigar got a seat outside and ordered a Philly style sandwich with egg.the perfect meal as the wind picked up.ordered a drink to go with cigar i braved the increasing chill with the fine cocktail made...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ninjadoc47
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Food was really good. not crowded. fast service. nice menu selection; reasonable price for a lunch. will go again

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank shereer226
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is a great spot to go no matter what type of food you are wanting... Specializes in German cuisine but has many great items such as the Nacho Libre, pretzel with cream cheese dip, Saucer Dipster, and the yummy chorizo burger called the San...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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