Highest-rated bars in Columbia, according to Tripadvisor

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October 24, 2022
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Highest-rated bars in Columbia, according to Tripadvisor

Over the years, Tripadvisor has become the world's largest travel resource with 37.7 unique online visitors in the U.S. alone.

When the site was founded in 2000, the founders' goal was to provide travelers with an online platform to exchange reviews of destinations and hospitality businesses such as hotels and restaurants. Travelers from all over the world continue to use the site and app to determine where to stay, learn about the under-the-radar gems in their chosen destination, and where to eat, based on other travelers' reviews.

For hotels and restaurants, reviews can boost foot traffic to a location. But at times, they can be misleading in that they disproportionately cover more touristy areas while ignoring some local gems. In New York City, for example, a majority of highly rated bars were located in the Theater District—likely due to all the tourists who flock there and are more inclined to leave reviews.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated bars and pubs in Columbia on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some bars on the list may have recently closed.

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Tripadvisor

#5. Bakers Sports Pub & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: American, Pub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7167 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-7501
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2 / 5
Tripadvisor

#4. The Cock N' Bull Pub

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 326 S Edisto Ave, Columbia, SC 29205-3306
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3 / 5
Tripadvisor

#3. The Publick House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2307 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2403
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4 / 5
Tripadvisor

#2. Whig Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (53 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, American
- Price: $
- Address: 1200 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
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5 / 5
Tripadvisor

#1. Twisted Spur Brewing

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (135 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Gastropub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 705 Gervais St A, Columbia, SC 29201
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