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Oyster Bar Columbia

1123 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3137
+1 803-799-4484
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (13 reviews)
“oysters” (62 reviews)
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Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
1123 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3137
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot we stop at annually for their fresh schuked oysters. Never a disappointment. Casual atmosphere and conversation with person who opens your oysters and takes your order. Always pleasant and informative. This year we also tried the steamed shrimp with a Greek seasoning -...More

Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I frequent this place and we literally crave it (most recent vist was a few days ago). The oysters are the best ones ive enjoyed outside of Charleston, SC and the WARM Cocktail sauce is like a drug to me because I'm...More

Thank Kat D
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Some of the best oysters I've ever had! Fresh and big! Service was great too! Check it out during Vista Lights and make a night of it!

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a local’s hidden gem. I was told to try it and when I got here I realized I was here before. Wonderful experience all 3 times and not one bad thing to say!

Thank DeeMCausey
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Check the reviews. This place is obviously getting lost in the trip advisor algorithm😀. It delivers what it says it will. Great seafood at a no frills pull up a stool oyster bar. When I walked in I was the only person there and the...More

Thank JonVB
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We stumbled into this place. Was not really sure about trying it. The bar is in the front and really not sure how we were supposed to maneuver the restaurant. Bartender asked is we wanted oysters and directed us to the back of the restaurant....More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you are going to Columbia SC you can not pass up going to the Oyster Bar if you like oysters. The bar is split into to sections the front and back. Font is a small bar with a handful of tables. Back is the...More

Thank Staple9
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This mother shucker is the best, as is her restaurant! Great fresh seafood including crab legs, oysters and scallops. Her mother shucker's cocktail sauce is to die for!

1  Thank 2tvlmore
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is bare-bones and almost shabby. Which makes it even better. Being a bit of an oyster snob I wasn't sure what to expect but absolutely loved this place! Went there with my daughter and we got a dozen raw and a half peck...More

2  Thank palmetto1968
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I,m an oyster snob. I grew up on the Chesapeake Bay and love oysters, mainly raw or LIGHTLY steamed. Those served at the Oyster Bar were perfection - salty, cold, and firm. The steamed oysteams were juicy and NOT like bubble gum. When you order,...More

1  Thank Janice P
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 Park St, Columbia, SC 29201-3137
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-4484
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