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Flying Saucer

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American, Bar, Pub
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931 Senate St, Ste E, Columbia, SC 29201-3153
+1 803-933-9997
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon 11:00 - 02:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Hartsville, South Carolina
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with the family after the game, it was packed but the service was better than OK. Staff was very helpful with our drink order and food order. Made sure we had all we needed.

Thank Nolen J
Columbia, SC
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like beer this is the place. Over 80, yes, that's 80 as in eighty, draft beers available as well as a big selection of bottled beers, but with 80, yes, eighty drafts you would have to be daft not to have a draft. Good pub food as well.

Thank pioneerscheers
Columbia, South Carolina
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The service was good. Parking is good. It is dark inside and difficult to read the menu due to the poor lighting. I prefer to sit outside, but there really isn't that much seating. They offer a large variety of beers and our server was quite knowledgeable about the types of beers and made several recommendations. We had the pizza,... More 

Thank flnine300
Raleigh, North Carolina
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758 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Great craft beer selections - love stopping in here while I am in the area. Always taken care of, bar service is the best.

Thank orreo5859
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my family! The burger I had was incredible, everyone else in my family enjoyed their meal as well. The beer selection is great and our server was very friendly.

Thank Vance S
Greenville, South Carolina
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370 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Conveniently located in the Vista area. Spacious and attractive interior. Pleasant outdoor seating with entertainment at night. Really good wait staff. Great beer selection. The Saucer part of the name comes from all the plates decorating the walls. Very interesting and unique.

Thank Phillip K
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130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The Beer and the atmosphere are both excellent. Beer for anyone. The decor is unique. Service is adequate. We ordered the Hungry Farmer at $15.29. I do not recommend. We were served spoiled crackers that must have been a year past their expiration date. They smelled and tasted bad. The crackers were replaced with toasted bread slices. Nothing was comped.... More 

Thank Rjkono
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Pretzels are great we enjoyed them with cream cheese. There is a variety of food. Great beer selection. Wait staff is friendly.

Thank Lisa B
Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lunch options are very good. Not very crowded. Service is great. Nice beer selection; parking is very convenient

Thank shereer226
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017

There may be no better place in Columbia to stop and have a beer and share great company that the Flying Saucer. Great Comfortable setting perfect for relaxing and great conversation. Friendly, attentive staff.

Thank DrGillentine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 Senate St, Ste E, Columbia, SC 29201-3153
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-933-9997

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