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Pawleys Front Porch

827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
+1 803-771-8001
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“front porch” (64 reviews)
“onion rings” (61 reviews)
“burgers” (290 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
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1 - 10 of 605 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere- sat outside and loved it! Tried fried green tomatoes for my first time. Excellent!!! We had burgers - all great

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start, seated immediately, dinks brought out promptly and downhill from there. Ordered 3 appetizers. Fried Green tomatoes, oysters, fried crawfish tails. The crabmeat was extremely fishy in the fried green tomatoes...unfresh. the oysters and crawfish was greasy as if unstrained. The husband ordered...More

1  Thank inkboyzgirl
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your experience with us Monday. We aim to please all of our customers and are always willing to replace or compensate you for anything that is not cooked correctly provided you bring it to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really wanted this last time here to be good but it wasn't meant to be. First, a good many people still eat here! Bad part, the burgers have good down hill and are hard, probably due to a hard press hamburger former. the burgers are...More

1  Thank DaddyOBest
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your visit to Pawleys Front Porch. We do hand grind and patty the burgers fresh everyday and then cook to the desired temperature with your choice of bun and toppings. Unfortunately we do charge...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives on Food Network TV. Their burgers are off the wall excellent. They are conveniently located in the popular 5-Points area of Columbia. Gotta try them.

Thank Vicki F
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Pawleys Front Porch! We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The fish tacos were totally worthless: a tiny piece of dried out fish, small amount of dry cabbaged with a new black beans on a totally dried out "soft" taco. Nothing else on the plate but 3 of them. Incredible! on the other hand, the...More

1  Thank Lisa P
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lisa, we are glad to hear that your guests enjoyed their burgers but that you were disappointed in your Mahi Tacos. We do hope you were able to bring this to your servers attention at the time so that we could offer you a replacement...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Really good food, burgers are over the top here. Trip Advisor never lets us down!! We always like to find the local places.

Thank Ctaylor42
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

We are pleased to head Trip Advisor lead you to our restaurant and that you were not disappointed! Thank you for your time and feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

First bad sign-We were seated and had no wait person for at least 15-20 min and then had to ask who was waiting on us and the hostess took our order . We ordered burgers and omg the meat is like mystery meat not real...More

Thank ncpcd
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience at Pawleys Front Porch. I can assure you we don't use any fillers in our burger patties. Our burgers are freshly ground in house everyday from 100% certified angus chuck, season with a small...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had the fried dill pickles, two burgers, French fries, and onions rings. I was a little surprised at the seasoned burger as it tasted more like gyro meat to me. Good flavor, just not what I expected. My wife felt the pickles and onion...More

Thank REDHOG
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I love it here . Burgers and beers are great. Love the vibe . Great college town bar even for older couples. Go every time I visit son

Thank Hockey2928
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for the review! We are so pleased to hear you love Pawleys! We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 21 September 2017

The burgers here are amazing! The meat itself is tasty and flavorful....then you add their special creations and you got an amazing burger. We were a party of 10 and everyone got a different burger. We were all so happy with our selection! They have...More

Thank andrelizg
Pawleys_5PTS, Guest Relations Manager at Pawleys Front Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

We are so glad your group enjoyed their experience at Pawleys and we are delighted to hear that your server was so attentive and really gave you the kind of Pawleys experience we strive for with every customer!! Thank you for taking the time to...More

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Imac708
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Response from Joswitch | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I'm sorry to be so late in responding! It's a downtown restaurant with little parking for cars on busy days. Parking for an rv, it isn't something I've seen available down town Columbia. I'm sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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: +1 803-771-8001
  • E-mail
Description
Freshly ground Gourmet Burgers with an array of delicious topping combinations and much more! Laid back and fun atmosphere with both inside and outside seating.
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