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Pawleys Front Porch

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205
+1 803-771-8001
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best burgers in town but almost impossible to get in. "Nobody goes there any more because it's too crowded."

Thank DrBond
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very thick burger patties. A bit on the dry side. Fries are very good. Cold beer. Clean, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Thomas W
Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good looking menu and food. Burgers were ordered Medium. Why we got was very rare. Waitress took one look and had them make us another one. The burgers look better than they taste though. Onion rings were a miss. The sweet potato fries were tasty. Good beers on tap. Wouldn't rank this top 15 in Columbia.

Thank Thomasja37
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average place for those "funky" style (aka things you see on the Food Network or Top Chef) burgers. I, for one, am sick and tired of fried eggs on everything! A little too pricey for what you get. The hype about this restaurant is more than the reality.

Thank Binky_610
Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint place with good beachy feel and amazing big burgers. The price is right and the service is quick...even though you'll want to take your time

Thank hedgepath
Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for burgers! Not much else on the menu. I got the Beaufort with fried egg and onion ring my wife got the pin me to cheese with jalapeño bacon. Both were outstanding! Got fried picked for app. Large portion. Price is over 20 bucks a burger

Thank BigHungryAsian
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent burgers if you are in the mood. There are various other menu items that the kitchen staff will gladly alter if you request. For instance I enjoy the shrimp tacos for lunch. However they come with fried shrimp. If you simply request them grilled the staff will oblige. There is also a great selection of craft beers on tap,... More 

Thank Jeffery H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

The crawfish tails were an excellent appetizer. The fries were very good but the burgers didn't have allot of flavor and was too lean and dry for me. Service was excellent.

Thank Don H
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Actually, my buddy from Spain came to the US for several months - visited (and ate in) NY, Chicago and DC - and declared that the burger at Pawleys was the best meal he ate in the whole USA. Hard to argue with him. They make a mean burger. Good place for beer and watching a game too!

Thank Adam H
Irmo, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I eat here whenever I can get downtown! I love the Edisto Burger! Everything I've had has been great !!!!

Thank carmenBSC

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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
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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-771-8001

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