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Homeless Problems - violent

Walking back to the car on Gadsden Street homeless man approached. He said ‘That is so f-ing... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
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Great Area in Downtown Columbia, SC

The Congree Vista area of Columbia, SC is a great place to live, work, eat, sleep, shop and play... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Vicki F
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Historic riverfront area.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“shop” (3 reviews)
Columbia, SC
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Walking back to the car on Gadsden Street homeless man approached. He said ‘That is so f-ing rude’ when I did not give him money. Very angry and threatening. No police anywhere except meter maids to give you a ticket. The homeless are angry and...More

Thank Rjkono
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Congree Vista area of Columbia, SC is a great place to live, work, eat, sleep, shop and play. The best restaurants in Colummbia are here. Upscale housing is available. Shopping for clothes, Gamecock wear, shoes, groceries, furniture, antiques - all available in The Vista....More

Thank Vicki F
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Vista is the cultural part of Colmbia. Nice area to visit and hang out in. Lots of things to see and do.

Thank Shaymus
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Vista is a dynamic, exciting district in Columbia. Pubs, restaurants, retail, and housing all mix perfectly. This is a great place to park your car and walk around any time of year.

1  Thank SCC1992
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Vista has some of the best restaurants (along with some on Main St.). It's got the better art galleries and places to hang for live music in town.

Thank dla455
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Could not find anything like that picture in the Congaree. It must have been in the Park that was close by. BUT just go to FIVE POINTS. Trendy, quirky find the Hootie and the Blowfish statue/art work. Then Eat at YESTERDAYS. Then get the heck...More

1  Thank lrempala
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The path was peaceful, but in my opinion not worth our time. The path was about a quarter of a mile, and there as construction when we were there. It looked nothing like the picture.

Thank Jeanette N
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Great selection of restaurants but very poor parking.Good place to visit for evening and weekend night life.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 15 August 2015

For the teens and their parents. Take an industrial factory area from the late 1800s and redo some of the buildings into chic restaurants leaving just enough of the remaining buildings in their original and gritty state = a popular, happening urban downtown albeit small....More

2  Thank DC Family L
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We enjoy going out to eat sat many of the new restaurants in the Vista. However, we go much less than we would because the parking and traffic flow situation is horrible. You have to know the Columbia streets and turns, which I do, very...More

1  Thank Bootlegger1970s
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