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Thirsty Fellow

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Pizza
621 Gadsden St, Columbia, SC 29201-5239
+1 803-799-1311
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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621 Gadsden St, Columbia, SC 29201-5239
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome pizza, really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Great place to stop in when in town. Will be back

Thank Jason C
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks for your great review! Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great place to waste some time. Nice atmosphere and the staff was great. Had a couple beers and appetizer while waiting for a friend and the whole vibe was just laid back.

Thank heidijo2016
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks for your great review. We're glad you enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Seriously, set right accross a parking lot from the Colonial Life Arena, it is just the place to wait out the traffic. Not to mention that the service was terrific. We were treated like gold while we sat there in group of 6 of us....More

Thank MondaymanDan
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I met a friend for a weekday lunch at 12:30. The location is great - very easy to get to; but the parking is not great. If the restaurant is busy, you can expect to park at away from the restaurant. If you're lucky -...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on a trip home from the SC coast. Staff was friendly, prompt and attentive. Pizza was tasty but pricey and the volume of toppings for what you are charged for each was minuscule. $1.75 for jalapeños = eight jalapeño slices on the...More

Thank kshute
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks so much for your 4-star review! We appreciate your input about our pricing we're reviewing. We certainly want people to get their money's worth.

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Everything is great and there's something for everyone. Great patio area too. But best of all, hands down, BEST Brunch in town!

Thank Jill L
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks so much for your great review!Our customers are our best advertisers.

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went for dinner prior to USC orientation and we both really enjoyed the atmosphere and food. They have TV all over but they also have bookshelves with books on them. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and they really have something for...More

Thank Sandy B
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks for your great review! We wish your daughter well at USC.

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This was a nice find in downtown Columbia. Good pizza and a nice selection of craft beer. We’ll be back!

Thank 695ChrisP
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

So glad you found us. Come back again soon.

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

My wife had a small pizza with 4 toppings ($1 ea) and was very disappointed. The pizza was barely warm and not much in toppings. The banana peppers were 3 tiny strips for the whole small pie. Pizza had cheap stringy cheese and was not...More

Thank DaddyOBest
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks for trying us. We wish you the best.

Reviewed 13 June 2018

We started going here because it's dog friendly, it's always a go to place. The pizzas are good but the omelets at brunch are tasty too. My favorite drink is the southbound greyhound, hubs loves the beer.

Thank clamal0t2
Terry D, Owner at Thirsty Fellow, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks for your great review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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