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721A Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201-3019
+1 803-251-4447
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Savannah, Georgia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Best authentic Korean food in town. Family run with American Retired Military man, Korean wife and Korean MIL. Kim Chee is to die for. Everything is great.

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Thank Halothane88
Toms River, New Jersey
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

We we like the atmosphere of Blue a lot. It's what you expect a martini bar to look like. The location is a little out-of-the-way and that's what makes it interesting. Recommend going there for happy hour enjoying discounted price drinks and the Tapas. We sampled all of the appetizers some good some average. Service is good and everyone seems... More 

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Thank Jon R
Asheville, North Carolina
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69 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We were in a group of 20 people meeting for a bite and drinks before a show. Location and atmosphere was great. Very tasty bites of food. For me, probably not for dinner, but it is definitely an awesome place for some hors d'oeuvres and cocktails ... I'll definitely go back again!

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Thank Bill M
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I recently went here for happy hour on Friday with friends. The food and drinks were ok, but the thing that bothered me the most was the service. We entered the restaurant at about 5pm with barely anyone in the restaurant. We sat, drank, and talked for more than an hour and it was at that point informed by our... More 

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Thank Geoffrey G
Stonington, Connecticut
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171 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Although many of the tapas are fried. They're good, but we were fried-out. Crab cakes, fried green tomatoes, tempura shrimp, calamari were all decent, but the REALLY good dish was the shrimp and grits, also beautifully plated. Well martini's were $4 and we got out of there for super cheap, so I'd recommend it. Environment itself was a little weird... More 

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Thank Candice C
Columbia, SC
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228 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We always enjoy going to Blue with friends for their happy hour specials. The food is quite good - especially for bar food. Try the shrimp. Very good! There is a new owner now. He did work there before he bought it. I think Blue will just get better.

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Thank sciencerules03
Hopkins, South Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I've seen a change in Blue and it has been a good one. I love the atmosphere. The crowd is a nice mixture and the music is old school meets new school. The customer service is excellent and the staff is always smiling and very energetic. This is a great place to hang out after a LONG day at work.... More 

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Thank Elizabeth T
Columbia, South Carolina
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2012 via mobile

Had a great time there and the appetizers are the best. Greek bartender can really fix a drink the other bartenders are not as clean meaning instead of blowing whatever they found in a glass just wash the glass

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Thank ksuber25
Charleston, SC
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Very freindly and attractive staff. Cool bar scene.

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Thank MarkinCHS
Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 1 December 2010

I've been to blue numerous times and have had an amazing experience each time. A girl I go to school with works there and I told her I'd drop by sometime, definitely glad I did. The drink specials are great- especially during happy hour, and you have to try their tapas and entrees too. Now, keep in mind, tapas are... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721A Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201-3019
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-251-4447

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?