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729 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1647
+1 803-661-9545
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brie” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
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729 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1647
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Mixed review so tread carefully for nuggets of good and notices of bad. Stopped in Drip with a business client to grab a cup of coffee and food while discussing the future. Arrival meets expectation of independent coffee shop: tattooed and bedazzled millennials with retro...More

Thank qayaq
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

After eating hibachi, Drip was the after-eat vibe! And, I am so glad that it was!!! I ordered the small latte and after one sip realized it was super strong but also super yummy!!! I also got a chocolate chip cookie as we (my awesome...More

Thank whodoneit2017
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Funky coffee shop where it's often hard to get a table due to the wifi users. I have had an excellent mushroom and provolone sandwich here. I don't prefer drip coffee but that's personal taste.

Thank Cecilehelene
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Food was good enough, but the hipper than thou baristas kind of ruined the experience. Good place if you're in the area but don't make a special trip.

Thank Bkmtn
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love this little gem. Their habanero vanilla latte is to die for if you enjoy spicy things. My favorite coffee in town.

Thank lolathreads
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Forget the big chain (you know who I mean) when you visit Columbia. Both Drip locations (there is one on Main Street downtown, too) are outstanding. Lots of personality, down to earth service, great coffee brewed the best way possible, and pretty good food to...More

Thank MysteryReviewer2016
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I use this as a regular place for coffee. Situated right near a Starbucks, the service and quality in my opinion is much better. Be sure to try the house blend along with biscuit with jalapeño jelly. For coffee and a bite to eat this...More

Thank Arulram S
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a cup of coffee. Lucked into a parking place in busy Five Points near the University of South Carolina campus in Columbia. Drip was across the street. I walked in and was transported to earlier days in Greenwich Village. Mellow jazz...More

Thank KingofSC
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in all of cola :) awesome food and best coffee around. Such a cool place.. Could spend hours in there

Thank chloeleb123
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I love their lavender lattes and egg and cheese sandwich on raisin bread. Great place to study, relax and visit with friends!

Thank daphneriversrn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 729 Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-1647
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-9545
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