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2135 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2413
+1 803-252-8992
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best food that I found in Columbia yet. Will come back. Good wine list and delicious curry. Looks closed from the outside, it is not.

Thank Phillycc82
Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Alex and Sam do an awesome job teaming up to run a great little restaurant. Alex cooks delicious flavorful original dishes while Sam delivers unparalleled knowledge and selection of wine and beer choices. Thank you for all the awesome meals over the years.

Thank Olivier C
Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

I and my hubby have been to Baan Sawan few times. Every time, it has been a great experience. Except for 1 where they had given us Panang Curry and when we approached them, they consistently said it was Thai Red Curry. Well, Red curry does not have few veggies that they had added and does not look yellow like... More 

1 Thank Karma F
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Baan Sawan is one of my favorite restaurants in Columbia. Excellent food and even better wine. Not cheap, but totally worth it.

Thank Wesley W
Columbia, South Carolina
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181 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

if taste, artful presentation and fresh ingredients add up to best then Baan Sawan is certainly in the running. The restaurant is small but on this Thursday night we were seated immediately. As a party of 5 they really only have one table that will accommodate, fortunately it was available. Service is excellent with friendly concerned staff that extends right... More 

Thank David R
Columbia, South Carolina
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We couldn't think why, because we've always loved it, but we hadn't been here in years. It had always been a favorite, and then we moved to the other side of town and it somehow fell out of our restaurant rotation. We found ourselves with a kid free night so we decided to go. We each had appetizer soups which... More 

Thank Zanna W
Columbia, South Carolina
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Fabulous Thai. Innovative, ingredient-driven, culinary genius delights diners at Baan. With an attentive, knowledge wait and bar staff (and a terrific wine list), here is a place to discover, or rediscover, the delight of fresh Thai food!

Thank Rosemary Y
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal food and service. Family owned and operated. Wine list is superb and always changing. Great beer list also. Desserts are fantastic too. Love this place!

Thank Jeff M
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Best Thai in Columbia, and by a wide margin. It's a little pricier than other Thai, but the quality and freshness of the ingredients is what sets it apart from your typical Thai. Great chef, great staff... You will not be disappointed if you like Thai!

Thank YoMama225
Columbia, South Carolina
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336 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is a Family setting Thai Restaurant, great food, but small space. It fills up quick. They are extremely accommodating for people with Gluten Sensitivity. Have been twice and will definitely be returning. You will not be disappointed. It can get loud when busy so if you are sensitive to noise you may want to go when they are not... More 

Thank Rambler17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2413
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-252-8992

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?