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Pawley's Front Porch

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Greenville, South Carolina
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has amazing burgers. The fried green tomatoes are some of the best around! Sitting on the porch is the best dining spot

Thank Claire W
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was fantastic and the server was nice. Prices were on the high end of average. We went at lunch time and it was busy. Our burgers took around 25 minutes to arrive. They also do not offer gluten free options.

Thank Philosophaster
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading the reviews and hearing about its appearance on "Triple D" my wife and I were determined to visit PFP during a midweek trip to Columbia. The weather was absolutely perfect for lunch on the patio. We were greeted promptly and seated by a friendly hostess. The menu IS full of some interesting takes on hamburgers and tasty sides.... More 

Thank James W. P
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and are passing through to Charleston and we stopped for lunch. OMG!! Best burger I've had to date. If you are within 30 miles stop in and have a burger and a beer.

1 Thank macfsu
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times. It's worth the wait. (Usually crowded) the burgers have a southern charm and pizzazz to match the city of origin. There has to be one for every personal taste. The physical local is pretty run down as are most places in Five Points,(it is a college student area). But don't let that stop you and... More 

Thank Fishygibbs
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went after a campus tour, exactly what we expected - great burgers with some unexpected toppings - had the grape jelly caramelized onions and goat cheese burger- very tasty and would be great with chicken too, son had the BBQ burger and thoroughly enjoyed - sweet potato fries were a nice accompaniment

Thank ferrelfamily
Bluffton, South Carolina
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255 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a favorite of ours. The burgers and sides are always good. They have a few salads and sandwiches as well. All burgers can be done with grilled chicken too. The staff are efficient and friendly.

Thank Michael D
Woodbridge, Virginia
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter said this place was featured on Diners and Dives, so she wanted to try it. Bar atmosphere. Food was good. Service was good. Outside seating available. Foods named after local islands or attractions.

1 Thank EagerEscapes
Columbia, South Carolina
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 2nd time at Pawley's and I've loved it both times. The burgers are big, taste great and are unique. You also get your choice of bun and how it's cooked. I also got the sweet potato fries w/cinnamon, but the Angus beef burgers are well worth the price. Last but not least, all the servers are very... More 

Thank marsblackman
High Point, North Carolina
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I was near USC campus and the 5 points area is where it's happening. Great Burgers here and also draft beer selections with some local craft. Not the best looking place but very good food at reasonable prices. Our service was excellent. I'll be back.

Thank Fredboy1946

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 18037718001

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