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“Good Food, Great Bar Specials” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Liberty Tap Room

Liberty Tap Room
Ranked #12 of 932 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Liberty means many things to many different people. It is a celebration of the great American farmer and the rich bounty he puts on our tables. It is a celebration of America's melting pot of rich ethnic cooking styles. It is a celebration of the resurgence of the hancrafted-brewing style of the pre-prohibition small American brewery. It is a celebration of life, family and the pursuit of happiness. So bring us your hungry, your thirsty and fun-loving, we'll send you home refreshed and fulfilled.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good Food, Great Bar Specials”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

In town for three days and stopped here for our first night's dinner. I wasn't very hungry since we had a late lunch, so I decided to go with the Blue Cheese Wedge and a bowl of She-Crab soup. Was highly satisfied. The wedge salad was one of the best I've had. The soup....amazing! I was glad we chose this spot for dinner. Crowds were at a minimum even with a great 2.75 pint special that evening. Selection of beers on tap was impressive. Would definitely visit here again.

Visited June 2014
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English first
Wilmington, Delaware
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“USC Orientation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Not one to stop at chains and we went here on the recommendation of a coworker (and Gamecock dad) who I respect for his "fooding". OK so I made up a word. Will keep it simple...

Super friendly and attentive staff.

Great selection on tap that included local/regional, national and international. Being from Delaware was impressed to see they picked dogfish 61 (which i skipped since i can have T home but try it!). I had a few SC brews and they were great.

Food was very good bar food. Bourbon chicken was perfectly cooked with a sweet bbq sauce and a light layer of gouda. Not my normal choice since at home I live on chicken but glad I took the recommendation. Pizza with tossed crust was good with very fresh ingredients.

Suspect this will become a comfy standard during our kids 4 years of college.

Would not hesitate to make this choice!

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2 Thank akarnavas
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Liberty Tap Room, responded to this review, June 20, 2014
Thank you for visiting Liberty Tap Room during USC orientation with your family! It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our beer selection, the bourbon chicken, and pizza. We look forward to your next visit with the family!
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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512 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“Service slow but food good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is part of a chain, but is conveniently located on Gervais street. We were quickly greeted and shown our table. However it was about ten minutes before our server showed up. We were tempted to leave. They have a nice selection of beers and the appetizers are good. We had the calamari which was crispy without being over fried. My wife had the strawberry, spinach and shrimp salad. She reports it was delicious. I had the classic grilled burger. The bun was a little dry, but the burger had good flavor. Aside from the slow service, it was a nice place to eat.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank OrlandoMouse
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Liberty Tap Room, responded to this review, June 10, 2014
Thank you for visiting us at Liberty Tap Room and for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We do apologize for the wait during your visit, but we're very happy to hear that the rest of your experience was enjoyable. We're glad you were pleased with the selection of beers and appetizers, and that your wife enjoyed the salad. We hope to have the opportunity to serve both of you again soon.
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere and Staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped in on Memorial Day they were very busy and short staffed from Holiday call offs.
It did not matter our server handle his tables and was very accessible. We really enjoyed our food and the beer selection was great. We were visiting family at Ft Jackson so I don't know when we will get back but Liberty Tap Room will be our first choice.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Liberty Tap Room, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Jeff,
Thank you for visiting Liberty Tap Room and for writing a review! We're very pleased that you enjoyed the food, beer and the service. We hope that next time you're in town you'll stop by and see us again!
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“little on the pepper side”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were visiting from out of town and happened upon this place. Two out of the three of us ordered pasta dishes and both had so much pepper in it that we couldn't enjoy our meals and did not take the leftovers home. The beer selection is impressive and the place was hopping. I would try it again but would order differently.

Visited October 2013
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LibertyVista, Manager at Liberty Tap Room, responded to this review, June 4, 2014
Thank you for visiting us at Liberty Tap Room and Grill and thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your experience. We will be reviewing your comments with our culinary team, as our goal is always to exceed your expectations in every aspect of your visit. We apologize these goals were not met in this recent experience, but we do place a tremendous amount of value in the feedback from our guests, and we will be using your comments as a learning opportunity, as well as a chance to improve upon future guest experiences. We look forward to another opportunity to serve you again soon and thank you again for taking the time to tell us about your experience.
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