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Great food and service! We had a large party and they sat us immediately. I got the pepper jack burger lunch special and asked for it bunless since I’m on a low carb diet with a salad. Very tasty! Everyone at my table enjoyed their food. Also, if you get a salad, you must try the warm bacon dressing! It’s the bomb!
Jelene Morris via google.com - Apr 19, 2019
Love this place! Great food and service!
Maria Moruno via google.com - Apr 14, 2019
Decent sports bar with adequate food
Thirsty Fellow is located close to the University of South Carolina, and as you would expect is frequented by students, as well as a diverse assortment of families and groups of friends. The restaurant is spacious and clean with friendly, capable staff. The walls are...More ... read more
Guide297939 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 13, 2019
Outstanding food and service!!
shakira smith via google.com - Apr 9, 2019
A huge shout out to the two kitchen guys who just helped me back out my parking spot, you two are t
A huge shout out to the two kitchen guys who just helped me back out my parking spot, you two are the best!
MyLeah Stroud via facebook.com - Apr 5, 2019
Sweet bar with really good food ...
Sweet bar with really good food. Right up the street from Colonial Life Arena.  Pregamed here before March madness. Nice craft beer selection and a good variety of food on the menu. The pretzel and beer cheese were amazing. This pretzel was actually lighter than others I've had. We had the cheesesteak and also the chicken tenders. Bo ... read more
Ross F. via yelp.com - Apr 5, 2019
Good place ... read more
Quynh Le via google.com - Apr 5, 2019
Best pizza in Columbia ... read more
Lexzer Phoenix via google.com - Apr 4, 2019
First time eating here. Food was good.
Kathy Wilson via google.com - Apr 3, 2019
Oh my gosh this is so much fun the food is great the atmosphere is great ... read more
Nadja Brown via google.com - Apr 3, 2019
Decent place ... read more
Arkapravo Sarkar via google.com - Mar 31, 2019
Great service and environment for March Madness!
Great service and environment for March Madness!
Susie Balda-Whittington via facebook.com - Mar 25, 2019
All the above!!!! Best food!! Best drinks!!! Best Atmosphere!!!
All the above!!!! Best food!! Best drinks!!! Best Atmosphere!!!
Ralph Rodriguez via facebook.com - Mar 24, 2019
Not visited ... read more
John Cooley via google.com - Mar 24, 2019
Worth the Long Wait
Great location, right next to the arena, which means long waits during events. We went just before the March Madness tournament, and we'd heard good things so we waited a long time. Part of it was Fire Marshall driven, because it was not crowded once...More ... read more
Ken B via tripadvisor.com - Mar 24, 2019
Nice atmosphere and great food. Definitely will return.
Jennifer C. Davis via google.com - Mar 24, 2019
Pizza was burnt. (More the wood fired) sun dried tomatoes hard. It was NCAA tournament time. Right near a hosting site. We asked for TV sound for basketball. No was the answer. Played hip- hop love drip. Really? Maybe it's better at other times.
Steve Fullerton via google.com - Mar 24, 2019
Amazing Pizza!  Crisp, no flop ...
Amazing Pizza!  Crisp, no flop... Great crust!  One bite, everyone knows the rules rating:  8.6!  Outstanding, get here!!! LFG!!!
Matt L. via yelp.com - Mar 23, 2019
Awesome pizza and service !
Awesome pizza and service !
Anita Shiels via facebook.com - Mar 22, 2019
Great place.... Loved the fried pickles. Amazing ... read more
William Hutchison via google.com - Mar 22, 2019
Great food. Great choice of brews. Great service. Will be back there soon!!!
piety61 via google.com - Mar 21, 2019
Quench Your Thirst
I have been in Columbia on business for a while now. I have had the good fortune to visit The Thirsty Fellow several times during my stay. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxing, a wonderful retreat after a long day. Their food is top quality,...More ... read more
Crystal B via tripadvisor.com - Mar 19, 2019
Good food good service ... read more
Shanett Cole via google.com - Mar 18, 2019
Pre-Concert meeting
One of closest restaurants to Colonial Life Arena. Great venue, very packed prior to concerts (been twice in two weeks). Have to arrive around 4p to get a table. However, they do an awesome job servicing all the patrons -- delivering beverages and serving food...More ... read more
Michelle E via tripadvisor.com - Mar 17, 2019
Good food ... read more
Martin F via google.com - Mar 17, 2019
Great menu selection featuring stone fired pizzas and American comfort food. Vegetarian options available. They have a great beer selection, too. Indoor and covered outdoor seating. Gets very busy during usc or colonial life events. I like to visit for lunch, but sometimes a hour break isn't enough if they're busy.
Reyhan Miller via google.com - Mar 15, 2019
Nice place by the colonial center ... read more
Nicholas Mayer via google.com - Mar 14, 2019
Philly cheesesteak was absolutely ...
Philly cheesesteak was absolutely phenomenal. Nice staff and awesome appetizers. Definitely recommend.
Zack S. via yelp.com - Mar 12, 2019
Fast service, roomy dining room. Haven't tried the pizza, but the French Dip sandwiche is delicious! They offer cocktails, beer, and wine. Lots of TVs to watch sports!
Victoria via google.com - Mar 11, 2019
Great pre-game atmosphere! Great food and service!
Great pre-game atmosphere! Great food and service!
Eddie Cogdill via facebook.com - Mar 9, 2019
Decent pizza, a little too highly priced for me.
Stephen Wayne via google.com - Mar 5, 2019
Great service, excellent food, great drinks ... read more
Helen Brooks via google.com - Mar 4, 2019
Fun place. Good energy, lots of good drinks and the food is very good.
Joel Weiss via google.com - Mar 2, 2019
Great wood fire pizza!
Thirsty Fellow is a great place to hang out before a game or concert as it is only two to three blocks from Colonial Life Arena. The staff and bartenders were extremely friendly and considerate! The pizza is fantastic! My Wife and I shared a...More ... read more
MarkfromJax via tripadvisor.com - Mar 2, 2019
Great owner ... read more
Ritchie Trivett via google.com - Mar 1, 2019
Lots of different beers. The pizza is great!
Lots of different beers. The pizza is great!
Bonnie Toyzan via facebook.com - Feb 23, 2019
Great food and atmosphere! I will definitely return for another visit!
Paul McGowan via google.com - Feb 22, 2019
Great pizza and beer, close to Colonial Center ... read more
Earl Clinton via google.com - Feb 21, 2019
Great food and friendly atmosphere! Perfect pregame spot!
Cathy Patton via google.com - Feb 20, 2019
pizzzzaaaaaa!!!! wow! good!
pizzzzaaaaaa!!!! wow! good!
Adolfo Lemus via facebook.com - Feb 20, 2019
Need to add Espolon!!!
Jennifer O'Neill via google.com - Feb 17, 2019
good food and friendly people
good food and friendly people ... read more
Norma Blume via facebook.com - Feb 17, 2019
Good overall experience lots of beer options lots of pizza options build your own pizza cool service was okay could have been better...
Joe Wheeler via google.com - Feb 16, 2019
Really good. Wedge salad the size ...
Really good. Wedge salad the size of the entire state, and fresh lettuce. A glass of New Zealand Pinot Noir with my bacon and banana pepper pizza went very nicely. Pizza was very good. All was served quickly by my friendly and attentive server. Yeah I will be back. Nice atmosphere, clearly a nice crowd of local folks, across several ... read more
Karl K. via yelp.com - Feb 13, 2019
Hamburger was my fav ... read more
John S via google.com - Feb 13, 2019
It's been a while since we ate here. I forgot how good the food and service is. Love the white pie.
Charlie Adams via google.com - Feb 13, 2019
Great!
chris griderich via google.com - Feb 10, 2019
white pizza with carmelized onions and ham--yummy!!!
white pizza with carmelized onions and ham--yummy!!!
Robert Keck Jr. via facebook.com - Feb 9, 2019
Thirsty Fellow is a classic college town bar and restaurant. Great for group outings and watching the game! Try their fried goat cheese, it is AMAZING.
Emory Roberts via google.com - Feb 7, 2019
Service was quick, food was tasty. Great environment to watch sports games or to hang out with friends on the patio ... read more
Zachary De Jesus via google.com - Feb 6, 2019
Awesome fries, will go back for more options ... read more
Keisha Sutton via google.com - Feb 4, 2019
Nice pub, located by colonial life arena
Great little pub and eatery located in walking distance from Colonial Life Arena. Great variety of beer choices. Wood fired pizzas and sandwiches. Family friendly! And the staff was fun attentive and friendly. We got there at 5pm on a Saturday and it wasn’t crowded...More ... read more
Evonne G via tripadvisor.com - Feb 3, 2019
Always good food. Stays really busy but it's worth the wait. Their salad with salmon is wonderful.
Helen Davis via google.com - Jan 31, 2019
Meatball hogie was Soo good!! Slaw was good too. First time there. I'll be back.
Risa Grossman via google.com - Jan 31, 2019
Close to the colonial life arena, great wing and pizza!
Jason Stemple via google.com - Jan 30, 2019
We love getting the special. Two salads and a small pizza. Pizza is great and a very good salad too! Good sweet tea!..haven't tried the other food because we always want the same thing when we go and it's always very good.
Lara Dixon via google.com - Jan 29, 2019
One of the best pizzas in town, along with great food. Good beer selection. College crowds to families. Way Busy if there's anything going on at the number of venues around it.
Josh Coates via google.com - Jan 28, 2019
Delicious pizza and drinks. Great atmosphere as well. Difficult to find parking since it's so popular among college students and parking is limited around the building.
Tischa Hall via google.com - Jan 27, 2019
we were looking for a place for a quick bite. based on the menu, they seemed really proud of their pizza. well...I am from North Jersey and gosh...it was really great. great selection of beer dont miss this place if you get the chance ... read more
Arnold Kamler via google.com - Jan 24, 2019
Great Atmosphere, Good Food, Long Wait
Thirsty Fellow was where our family ate lunch before our visit to Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. It was average food to me personally, but everyone who got pizza thoroughly enjoyed it. I don’t like dressing or a lot of toppings on my salads, and...More ... read more
kateyeargain via tripadvisor.com - Jan 21, 2019
Always great service, very accommodating ...
Always great service, very accommodating, & love their pizza special on Tuesday & Thursday! We have been going here for years.
Bebe J. via yelp.com - Jan 21, 2019
Great food, good selection of beer, but. service is either great or mediocre. I ordered a Sloppy Joe from their daily specials menu. Very good, not too sweet like you'd get from a jar. Food is always great.
Melissa Rhodes via google.com - Jan 20, 2019
Great atmosphere, food and service. One of our favorite places downtown.
Great atmosphere, food and service. One of our favorite places downtown.
Bruce N Kimberlee Neel via facebook.com - Jan 19, 2019
Pizza was delicious and great price. I had a personal peperonni pie.
Queen Mckay via google.com - Jan 19, 2019
Pizza is always a hit!
Great place to hang out with friends, relax, watch ball games on TVs, and of course, eat pizza! Salads are also good, beers are cold, and if there's a game on, there's a TV for that!
laryan0616 via tripadvisor.com - Jan 16, 2019
Great place for friends & family
Thirsty Fellow is a great place to go with a group of friends or family. they have a large outdoor deck for gathering. Good food and good drinks. Always comfortable and welcoming.
Chapinite via tripadvisor.com - Jan 15, 2019
Good pizza ... read more
Linda Larosa via google.com - Jan 14, 2019
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