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Thirsty Fellow

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621 Gadsden St, Columbia, SC 29201-5239
+1 803-799-1311
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for a quick dinner on a college visit to USC. Good selection. Food was good. Good location. Great covered patio.

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Thank Lisa M
Ellicott City, Maryland
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a Friday night at 5:30 and had to wait about 45 minutes. They have a lot of high tables but we were lucky enough to get a booth along the back wall where is was a little quieter. The waitress was amazing! She got our drinks, order and food faster than anyone anywhere! And on a... More 

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Thank GBruz
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

Thanks so much. Do you know who your waitress was? I'll share your kind words with her. More 

Deep Creek Lake, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here w/ best buddy during our two night stay in Columbia for Masters. Place is great. Roomy and airy ambience, background music not obtrusive, TVs perfectly spaced. As for the food we had wings and shrimp dip apps. Now for the highlight:....... I haven't had French Dip in forever since most places overlook their beef. Not here. Medium rare... More 

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Thank N9200BNpatrickf
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! Come back when you're in town again. More 

Pensacola, Florida
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food, very nice atmosphere! We did go on a very busy Saturday evening, so we expected to wait, but. . . The young ladies running the wait list were v-e-r-y slow at cleaning tables and getting people seated. There were 3 large tables empty, but not cleared and 2 small tables, while a bunch of us waited. The ladies... More 

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Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry about our less than stellar performance on Saturday. I'll share your experience with our servers and managers. Come back soon! More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped here for Brunch. Had the waffles and a side of biscuits and gravy. The food was good and so was the service.

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Thank Erin K
Columbia, South Carolina
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Went here before the WBB game. This was our first visit to this establishment. Really tasty food. Our group had the pizza, philly cheese steaks, and wings. All were very good. Nice size portions and prices are reasonable. They serve brunch on Sundays starting at 10. Great variety of beers and cocktails to choose from. Service was outstanding and our... More 

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Thank flnine300
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stopped in hoping to get a few drinks and a quick meal. Turned out that we waited an hour for a table and another hour for chicken fingers. Place had great food but service was awful.

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Thank Ryan W
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

With an hour wait to be seated you must have caught us on a very busy night. I hope you'll come back and try us again. More 

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117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I had business in Columbia on Valentine's day, so I decided to take my daughter who's in college there to supper before heading home. Thirsty Fellow had been on my to do list for a while, so this was a perfect opportunity. Great food, great service, great atmosphere, great menu. We shared the gorgonzola chips app, incredible. I've had a... More 

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Thank Bryant864
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

It's so nice to be on someone's to do list, and I'm glad we didn't disappoint. Come back soon. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Tasty food served on deck - perfect setting in SC in October. Pizza outstanding. Sandwiches excellent. Wait staff helpful to 1st-time customer-- & attentive.

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Thank mjfoxad
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your first experience at Thirsty Fellow. Come back soon! More 

Rapid City, United States
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great atmosphere and you can always count on good food and beverages. Favorite location is out on the large outdoor porch area. TV's throughout to follow the sporting events of the day. Staff has always been really friendly.

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Thank O8428UXdougm
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Gadsden St, Columbia, SC 29201-5239
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-1311
Description
Located by the University of South Carolina, we are a full service restaurant and bar open 7 days/week. Casual atmosphere, dining room and covered deck, close to USC athletic activities and concerts at the Colonial Life Arena and Koger Center.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?