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Convenient Gay Bar to Downtown

Bartenders are nice and knowledgeable. We went on a Sunday before MLK and it was probably a little... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Birthday Dinner and First Experience here

My wife recently joined the Capitol City Club and we came here without reservations on a Friday... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
Alan H
Columbia, South Carolina
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Jan 21, 2019
“Convenient Gay Bar to Downtown”
Dec 21, 2017
South Carolina's oldest and most dignified private gay bar, The Capital Club has been an established and integral part of our community for over 34 years. One of the oldest gay bars in the Southeast, and the oldest in Columbia, the laid-back and...more
1002 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3130
+1 803-256-6464
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Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Bartenders are nice and knowledgeable. We went on a Sunday before MLK and it was probably a little cliquish because no one wanted to make room for us at the bar. But, I get it. Sunday night and you just want to see your friends...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 57neilj
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Our office holiday "drop in" was held here. Beer/wine with light hors d'oeuvres during the cocktail hour. There was a lovely cheese tray. However, I was not sure how to cut the Brie as tongs were the only implement. Also, there were no crackers on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Maureen D
Reviewed December 4, 2017

My wife recently joined the Capitol City Club and we came here without reservations on a Friday night about 6:00 PM. We intended to have drinks and possibly have dinner. We asked the receptionist to see if they had an opening in the dining room...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alan H
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This is a fabulous club for the LBGT community. The bartenders are always delightful and quite skillful. Literally, however, the best martinis I have found in Columbia-consistently!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank pigwaller
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Visited the Capital City Club for dinner. The She Crab soup is excellent, the seared scallops are fantastic. A nice selection of entrees.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ron B
Reviewed November 5, 2011

I visited the Capitol Club last night and as an out of town visitor, I was very pleasantly surprised to feel so welcome here! Very friendly diverse crowd and Tracy and Bertha really made me feel soooo welcome and at home. Thank you for making...More

Date of experience: November 2011
5  Thank Duane H
Reviewed September 24, 2011

I'm sorry the other reviewer was not able to get in, but the club's website clearly states that if you are not a member you must call ahead. South Carolina still has some strange laws regarding private clubs, but being private allows us to stay...More

Date of experience: September 2011
7  Thank bcamp0266
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