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Pawleys Front Porch

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American, Bar
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827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
+1 803-771-8001
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I personally love very rare burgers, and Pawley's Front Porch cooked mine to perfection! The flavor was excellent, and their South Carolina inspired burger selections are ingeniously crafted. The burgers are large, and sides are served in abundance. The sweet potato fries were wonderful. The salads are not the best, but after all, it is a burger bar. Service was... More 

Thank Michael M
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213 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

if you feel like gaining 10 pounds in one meal this place is excellent. so many different burger options you definitely won't be leaving hungry

Thank Emily M
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1,279 reviews
749 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

A real bar type environment. Fried green tomatoes are a little unusual in a neapolitan but quite like good. This is a neat appetizer. The burgers are substantial at 8 oz and cooked perfectly. The onion rings are excellent with delicious batter. Fried veggies are good too. Good service and fair prices.

Thank TAMAN1951
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

First of all they do have good burgers. But do does a lot of other places. Arrived at Pawleys and we're told it would be a twenty minute wait. No problem. Forty five minutes later still not seated. Staff and management seemed to care less. Inquired to the hostess how much longer and no time was given. So we left... More 

Thank Glenn P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

First of all, prepare to wait. We have never been there and there wasn't a crowd in front. But, it's a really good burger joint and has salads for those who want to eat healthier. So, something for everyone. The porch is great for nice evenings and the service is a bit slow, but that's because they're all running around... More 

Thank LDEF5861
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Awesome burgers, great beer, simple place. Try the fried crawfish tails for an app. Drink the locally brewed beer. Enjoy it for what is!

Thank Key W
Cowpens, South Carolina
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great burger joint! You get to build your own burger or choose one of their specialties, but don't miss those onion rings!!

Thank Sheila W
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104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Decided 2 invite my cousin from Charlotte and make a day trip. We had burgers of course. Very good. We had a short wait. Expect 2 pay a little more. We didn't try a challenge but we enjoyed the display of knives of previous challenges who won. We enjoyed or trip.

Thank V W
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This place is amazing. The hamburgers are huge and very good. Price was very good and the staff was friendly and quick serves.

Thank Robert K
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

For starters this place is filthy. They cater to the young crowd since it's in the heart of 5pts. I've gone 3 times and the food and service were bad. They are supposed to be known for their burgers but each time they were over cooked and dry.

Thank hhnorris4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-1001
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-771-8001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?