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Whig Restaurant

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) #138 of 803 Restaurants in Columbia $ American, ,
1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
+1 803-931-8852
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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LOCATION
1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

As a couple old foggies we love coming here. Of course you don't wanna fight in a basement (from inglorious bastards )

Thank spduzan
Reviewed May 30, 2017

You'll walk by it if you're not looking for it, but you don't want to miss it!!! Its a dark dive bar hole in the underground, and well worth the walk. First come first serve at seating. Menus are at the tables and you order...More

Thank alexandra m
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

First come first serve on tables. If none are available, grab a drink and keep an eye out for someone leaving. The important tips: Great beer Great food Order both at the bar You Carry your drinks back to the table They will bring your...More

Thank STCSRC
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Eclectic crowd. Pub food was good. Underground and out of the way. Fairly priced. Casual dress. Fun place to catch up.

Thank ResearchRat
Reviewed March 9, 2017

A client took me to this place after a long day of shooting. It was perfect. A dive bar of the highest order. We didn't eat, but we had great and affordable drinks in a "vault" like space and enjoyed our evening. The barkeeps were...More

Thank brickbrisxoe
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Do not let the visual appeal, or lack there of, keep you away from visiting this unique establishment. Yes it is a basement, yes the interior is dark and dusty, yes it is small and almost self service. The food is AMAZING. Not much selection,...More

Thank Bamagrizzly
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal at Whig. It is a bar with some tables and great food. Everything is ordered at the bar. Tables are first come first serve.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I always bring family here when they visit from out of town. Reasonably priced food and beer. Limited menu but delicious. Beer selection is great. Juke box has some good classic rock and country mixed with more current hits. LGBT friendly, dark and cozy for...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Wary going in and seeing what was behind the door...amazing burgers and fries. Settibg is dark and gothic ...burgers and fries amazing. Definitely returning!

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Saw the sign but wasn't sure about the entrance. Walked down a set of sketchy stairs to an almost invisible door. Inside....wow, it is eclectic, cool, a little weird, but oh so cool. They have a lot of beer on tap and the lady behind...More

Thank littlejnc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-931-8852
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