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Five Points

Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
+1 803-748-7373
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There were some times when I was younger than people would talk about Five Points all the time like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rushton-Southers
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Nice

Entertainment district. There are a lot of shops and cafes here. Definitely check it out when you... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Shaymus
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Buffalo NY
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fun area” (3 reviews)
“gourmet shop” (2 reviews)
“neat place” (2 reviews)
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Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were some times when I was younger than people would talk about Five Points all the time like it was the holy grail of places to visit in Columbia. It is not! I've visited on several occasions before, to attend various events or walk...More

Thank Rushton-Southers
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Entertainment district. There are a lot of shops and cafes here. Definitely check it out when you are in town.

Thank Shaymus
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We love to go to Five Points for lunch as well as to walk around and see all of the little shops. Parking is not easy during the week, but we went on a Saturday and found parking on the street. We started with lunch...More

Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Five Points is essentially a run down, dilapidated bunch of bars, a few stores of no consequence, and some average restaurants. It's a gathering spot for USC kids where underage drinking is prevalent, fighting in the streets, and parking is difficult. A few years ago...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Don't think of this as anything other than what it is -- a shopping and dining district. If you're thinking that it's got really nice fountains... or that it's maybe a park-like setting... then you're setting yourself up for disappointment. Yes, there are some fountains....More

Thank mijacks1
Reviewed 27 April 2017

while visiting the area around USC we came across five points. There are mostly second rate eatery's and watering holes. This matches most of Columbia; old rundown, dirty and dumpy - oh yes did I mention the numerous homeless that roam the city streets and...More

3  Thank Rocket V
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

There seems to be a lot of hype to visit this party of the city, but I found the west side past the capital building much nicer, and way less run down. Additionally, the west side of the capital was way nicer, with lovely places...More

1  Thank akjelliebean
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you look past the college dives (University of South Carolina is next to it) and bars pushing Bud Light and shots of cheap liquor, there are some quaint shops and restaurants to explore. Delaney's Irish Pub might be one to skip. Arriving at 9:55...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 28 February 2017

While parking can be tough at busiest tumes, Five Points has a fun, funky vibe worth taking in. There are lots of places to grab coffee or a meal from chains like Starbucks or Salsaritas to non chains like Rise or Blue Cactus Cafe. Lots...More

1  Thank offtheclock
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I love walking around this section of town. Has great restaurants and the shopping is off the charts.

Thank Philippines - D... C
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LinR9
27 January 2015|
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Response from JeffSoward | Reviewed this property |
there are more bars than restaurants in 5 points. You won't starve if you visit!
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Diane L
19 January 2015|
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Response from Maryann R | Reviewed this property |
Simple answer is no.
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