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Oyster Bar Columbia

1123 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3137
+1 803-799-4484
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (12 reviews)
“oysters” (59 reviews)
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1123 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3137
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled into this place. Was not really sure about trying it. The bar is in the front and really not sure how we were supposed to maneuver the restaurant. Bartender asked is we wanted oysters and directed us to the back of the restaurant....More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you are going to Columbia SC you can not pass up going to the Oyster Bar if you like oysters. The bar is split into to sections the front and back. Font is a small bar with a handful of tables. Back is the...More

Thank Staple9
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This mother shucker is the best, as is her restaurant! Great fresh seafood including crab legs, oysters and scallops. Her mother shucker's cocktail sauce is to die for!

1  Thank 2tvlmore
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place is bare-bones and almost shabby. Which makes it even better. Being a bit of an oyster snob I wasn't sure what to expect but absolutely loved this place! Went there with my daughter and we got a dozen raw and a half peck...More

2  Thank palmetto1968
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I,m an oyster snob. I grew up on the Chesapeake Bay and love oysters, mainly raw or LIGHTLY steamed. Those served at the Oyster Bar were perfection - salty, cold, and firm. The steamed oysteams were juicy and NOT like bubble gum. When you order,...More

1  Thank Janice P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We happened to be there on dollar oyster day. The oysters were excellent and the service was great. We had a ball and will surely go back!!!

1  Thank Sadie B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Went here with a few of my co-workers to get some seafood after a long day. If you are looking for ambiance this place is not for you but we just wanted some good food. The entree menu is very limited: oysters, shrimp, scallops and...More

Thank joefromjohnsisland
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Try oysters, scallops, shrimp, fish stew all are great! Great place for a bar in the Vista, party! Come see and enjoy!

Thank Carolina200101
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Authentic oyster bar for the real oyster/seafood lover. Nothing fancy here just good food and the oysters are fresh!

Thank mtsyman
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We love the Oyster Bar Columbia! It's just like our favorite oyster bars in Eastern NC. The staff was great and we even made new friends at the oyster bar who we ended up going to hear live music with! Overall it was a fantastic...More

Thank Valerie D
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3137
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-4484
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