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2135 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2413
+1 803-252-8992
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good9%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“panang” (3 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
2135 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2413
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a small, high-quality restaurant. I have been coming here for special occasions a few times a year for the last 10 years. The lack of frequency is only because its a little pricey, but well worth it. The food is mouthwatering, meticulously prepared,...More

Thank joanna899
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We got to the restaurant a little later than we wanted, we were nervous because they said no reservations​ allowed. We managed a table. We sat and finally ordered drinks and an appetizer. 15 minutes later we got drinks and had to ask to order...More

Thank Desire s
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very nice Thai restaurant in small, cozy home-like environment near Five Points. A little pricey but worth it.

Thank unc66
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My daughter and I went for dinner recently and we both had the Catfish meal, which was delicious. Catfish was fried with a nice curry, rice and peppers! Can't wait to try another dish there soon!

Thank John G
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Best food that I found in Columbia yet. Will come back. Good wine list and delicious curry. Looks closed from the outside, it is not.

Thank Phillycc82
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Alex and Sam do an awesome job teaming up to run a great little restaurant. Alex cooks delicious flavorful original dishes while Sam delivers unparalleled knowledge and selection of wine and beer choices. Thank you for all the awesome meals over the years.

Thank Olivier C
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I and my hubby have been to Baan Sawan few times. Every time, it has been a great experience. Except for 1 where they had given us Panang Curry and when we approached them, they consistently said it was Thai Red Curry. Well, Red curry...More

1  Thank Karma F
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Baan Sawan is one of my favorite restaurants in Columbia. Excellent food and even better wine. Not cheap, but totally worth it.

Thank Wesley W
Reviewed 16 September 2016

if taste, artful presentation and fresh ingredients add up to best then Baan Sawan is certainly in the running. The restaurant is small but on this Thursday night we were seated immediately. As a party of 5 they really only have one table that will...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We couldn't think why, because we've always loved it, but we hadn't been here in years. It had always been a favorite, and then we moved to the other side of town and it somehow fell out of our restaurant rotation. We found ourselves with...More

Thank Zanna W
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-2413
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-252-8992
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