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Art Bar

1211 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3139
+1 803-929-0198
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Run its course

I'll start by saying the bartender seemed rude. Several people were commenting on the attitude. The... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
fcxking
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Columbia, South Carolina
via mobile
Great late night place

The Art Bar is a great late night place. We went with a large group of people at about 11 PM... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Maria G
,
Dunwoody, Georgia
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
26 Aug 2017
“Run its course ”
18 Sep 2016
“Great late night place”
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1211 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3139
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+1 803-929-0198
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I'll start by saying the bartender seemed rude. Several people were commenting on the attitude. The atmosphere is ok. They do have a wide assortment of shots and beer to choose from. Also like the Christmas lights around the bar. This bar seems like it...More

Thank fcxking
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The Art Bar is a great late night place. We went with a large group of people at about 11 PM Saturday night. We danced. We talked. We drank. It's very pleasant place to hang out. We will be back.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 25 March 2016

My wife was ding Roller Derby for a short time and one of the coaches of the Columbia Quad Squad owns this place and they hang out here. It is a very friendly bar with a great atmosphere for drinking and feeling safe. I went...More

Thank brian0910
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Just went back for a college reunion of sorts. They have built a nice stage in the side room. Other than that, it looks like it did in 1995. A fun throwback. Decent prices and quick service too.

Thank WonderDogRufus
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I want to give this place a second chance hoping that it was a one time thing but I am so turned OFF that I would rather go anywhere else. Please find some bartenders that actually speak to their customers. I went with a group...More

2  Thank c f
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Funky and fun bar in downtown - mostly locals. Has a great outdoor patio. Inside is decorated with an eclectic combination of Christmas lights and sci-fi posters - really neat spaces, with a dance floor / DJ space in the back. Bartenders are friendly and...More

Thank Alysia O
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

As previously stated, the bartenders are EXTREMELY unfriendly. If they smile at you, Jesus might be coming back to Earth because I'm pretty sure it's against their rules to even be the slightest of happy. HOWEVER.... I have had the best time here. Great live...More

Thank Angel F
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a good place to go with your friends. Do not expect good service or a table since it is a bar to have drinks, listen to some poetry, dance or do some kind of cultural stuff. I really enjoyed it.

1  Thank Lou V
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

The bartenders are not friendly at all but the peotry that is usually on tuesday iss very good..the drinks are well mixed

Thank BIGALKELLY
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Art Bar can be one of your best nights out or it can feel like you wasted your night. The crowd is very mixed: Straight, gay, married, single, partnered, confused and unsure. When the DJ is playing, it's insane! You can dance the night away...More

Thank TravelingDuoWV
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