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Whig Restaurant

1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
+1 803-931-8852
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco” (4 reviews)
“low lit” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local bar/restaurant. Good atmosphere. Excellent beer selections. Good food. I had the Whig chicken sandwich, grilled, with sweet potato fries. Very good. I will go back!

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Walked in and was welcomed by the friendly bartender as we sat at the low lit bar. This place carried such a casual vibe to it. Food and drink options were plentiful. Ordered two entrees and BOTH were tasty. This place has everything going for...More

Thank Dallas C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Staff is always rude and pretentious. They have their regulars and a hipster crowd, but outsiders beware

1  Thank Rhythm K
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

While they serve food here we had already eaten so only stopped in for a drink. Loved the ambiance and vibe. Food looked great....would def leave room for food if I️ happen here again!

Thank hydrofam
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived at around 9:30 on a Friday night. On street parking an easy two block walk away. Grabbed a seat at the bar. Dan was beer-delighted with the beer selection, as an IPA drinker. He said it was a great selection... because there was no...More

Thank phoebendan
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Off of the beaten path but if you stumble upon it, downstairs and through a secret door, you will not regret it. The taco night on Tuesday cannot be best but beware ! It is busy!

Thank DeeMCausey
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Very cool eclectic atmosphere and a great list of local beers! The food was good and as busy as they were the staff still paid attention to us (probably cause we were at the bar). First come, first serve tables with all orders made at...More

Thank FAcosta82
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

As a couple old foggies we love coming here. Of course you don't wanna fight in a basement (from inglorious bastards )

Thank spduzan
Reviewed 30 May 2017

You'll walk by it if you're not looking for it, but you don't want to miss it!!! Its a dark dive bar hole in the underground, and well worth the walk. First come first serve at seating. Menus are at the tables and you order...More

Thank alexandra m
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

First come first serve on tables. If none are available, grab a drink and keep an eye out for someone leaving. The important tips: Great beer Great food Order both at the bar You Carry your drinks back to the table They will bring your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-931-8852
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