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Flying Saucer

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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931 Senate St, Ste E, Columbia, SC 29201-3153
+1 803-933-9997
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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745 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great craft beer selections - love stopping in here while I am in the area. Always taken care of, bar service is the best.

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Thank orreo5859
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with my family! The burger I had was incredible, everyone else in my family enjoyed their meal as well. The beer selection is great and our server was very friendly.

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Thank Vance S
Greenville, South Carolina
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346 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently located in the Vista area. Spacious and attractive interior. Pleasant outdoor seating with entertainment at night. Really good wait staff. Great beer selection. The Saucer part of the name comes from all the plates decorating the walls. Very interesting and unique.

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Thank Phillip K
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Beer and the atmosphere are both excellent. Beer for anyone. The decor is unique. Service is adequate. We ordered the Hungry Farmer at $15.29. I do not recommend. We were served spoiled crackers that must have been a year past their expiration date. They smelled and tasted bad. The crackers were replaced with toasted bread slices. Nothing was comped.... More 

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Thank Rjkono
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pretzels are great we enjoyed them with cream cheese. There is a variety of food. Great beer selection. Wait staff is friendly.

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Thank Lisa B
Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Lunch options are very good. Not very crowded. Service is great. Nice beer selection; parking is very convenient

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Thank shereer226
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

There may be no better place in Columbia to stop and have a beer and share great company that the Flying Saucer. Great Comfortable setting perfect for relaxing and great conversation. Friendly, attentive staff.

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Thank DrGillentine
Columbus, Georgia
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

So I went with co-workers, we were a party of four - all from out of town. Looking for a place to unwind over a drink after a work event. We didn't really order much food, mostly beers and drinks. The young ladies who served us were welcoming, friendly and attentive. Only sort of odd thing was how scantily they... More 

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Thank AAXXX247
Greenville, South Carolina
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

Stopped by for dinner on 1/22/17 and had a Saucer burger (medium) and a McKenzies Hard Cider. Burger was excellent and the cider was cold. Ordered an appetizer of fried zucchini and it did not disappoint. Not very busy but it was a Sunday night. I've been here several times and never had a bad meal and always get greeted... More 

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Thank Lee B
Columbia, South Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

My girlfriend and i frequent Flying Saucer about once a month for Trivia. She is the brains and i am the brawn. That said, we enjoy playing trivia and eating the German dishes along with downing draft beer. We have a good time every time we go and the prices are very fair, especially given the quality of the nachos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 Senate St, Ste E, Columbia, SC 29201-3153
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-933-9997

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