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Pawleys Front Porch

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American, Bar, Pub
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827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
+1 803-771-8001
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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!

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Thank Adam H
Irmo, South Carolina
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank carmenBSC
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is the food good most times yes sometimes a little over season one of the best burgers you'll probably ever have! but if I want to come in and do school work or work on my lunch break they only give 20 minutes worth of Wi-Fi usage ridiculous!

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Thank Della L
Pawleys_5pts, Pawleys Front Porch at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this review

Hello Della, We are so happy you enjoy Pawleys' burgers. However, we are sorry to hear that you had problems with the Time Warner Cable WiFi Hotspot while trying to get your school work finished, thank you for making us aware of the problem! We are part of the TWC WIFI Hotspot network, this means that Time Warner Cable controls... More 

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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a great burger, look no further. Whether you are dining at their restaurant or their food truck, there's always a line/wait but be patient, it's worth it

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Thank Sharon K
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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167 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Pawley's because of the reviews on Trip Advisor. If you like burgers then Pawley's offers almost any combination. The burgers are large. We ordered the fried green tomatoes as an appetizer. These were probably our favorite. They are layered with crab meat and Boursin cheese. We chose the Isle of Palm burger. Pawley's is not a fancy place... More 

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Thank VAVBV
Florence, Kentucky
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well the DDD's are usually REALLY good, I was disappointed at this one. The Rockefeller burger was good , fries were just ok, coleslaw was dry, was not willing to try anything else. Waitress was ok. Was really looking forward to this stop, but went elsewhere to finish dinner

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Thank Teresa P
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm going against the trend today I guess. The burger was good but I've had much better. The fries I only ate a coupe of, I didn't like the seasoning and the slaw was dry, almost no dressing so was like eating just the cabbage mix itself. We drove out of the way to come because of DD&D. Sorry, was... More 

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Thank Jim B
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149 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Folly Beach to have lunch. The burgers are Huge. I had the Fripp island burger which was delicious. Would recommend to friends. The do have outdoor seating and large screen tv's.

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Thank Bcbc1
Killingworth, Connecticut
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We flew into Columbia SC and were trying to find a place to eat. We saw Pawley's Front Porch and decided to go in. The food and the atmosphere in this restaurant are wonderful. The wait staff are fun and friendly. Food is outstanding. We will be eating here again and We will be recommending this wonderful place

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Thank Cindylouwho06471
Bakersfield, California
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97 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A Diner's Drive and Dive Place. Food was excellent overall. They actually allowed you to order how you wanted the burget cooked and then matched your wishes. Others pay lip service to medium rare--here they deliver. Great meat and the burgers are big enough to share. Good sides and excellent beer on tap.

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Thank JBakersfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-771-8001

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?