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The Oak Table

1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
+1 803-563-5066
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unusual but creative menu. Not like a trdaditional brunch, so don’t expect it. Excellent service! The food was delicious!

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here a few times over the past 5 years with a long break due to living overseas. On our first time back last year we have a so-so experience described best as above average but overpriced. This time I took my spouse there...More

Thank pnng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Oak Table on recommendation. Setting was very City-like with large glass windows overlooking the state capital. After being seated, our waiter appeared. As a health care provider I was concerned as he had bright red eyelid with a sty in full...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a rude place. We arrived 10 minutes early and even though the restaurant was not busy and our table was open, we had to air to be seated. Service was unbelievable slow and when our food finally arrived after sitting for 45 minutes it...More

Thank Mr_Kramerica
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This place was fantastic! The food, service and atmosphere are all top-notch. The tables are a bit close together though so I did feel like we were on a date with the table next to us. We tried the mussels, fish of the day, and...More

Thank asmith429
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant looked really nice, the host was a bit cold to start with but our waiter was great ! I had the chicken pot pie and it was very tasty. Both of my friends had the steak which both came out cold. One of...More

Thank Queen_Audrey_
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We were a party of six , four of us arrived early, no big deal, figured we would have a drink at the bar. Bar tender wasn't exactly the friendliest, but what threw me was she wanted a credit card to run a tab while...More

Thank MotoCommuter
Reviewed 25 February 2018

A light, spacious venue with the capacity to seat a large group. Our table ran at a right angle to the picture window, so we could all enjoy the lunchtime view of the State House across the street. Service was slow, menu standard and food...More

Thank SanctuarySeeker13
Reviewed 17 February 2018

My son and I enjoyed steaks and drinks her, a nice change from college crowd dominated menus. Oak Table is more peaceful and spacious than the average restaurant close to campus.

Thank Sniveler
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Creative chef, fine dining prices but service does not match. You could die of thirst waiting to even get offered a cocktail when you arrive! Amazing. Food was good when we finally got it. Staff seem to be clueless and managers wondering around unaware: we...More

Thank Melissa K
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Judy P
9 August 2017|
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I am not sure. Perhaps best to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
    (Main and Gervais)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-563-5066
  • E-mail
Located on the corner of Main and Gervais Street, The Oak Table offers guests a menu of classic, American cuisine served in a captivating space that highlights the best of both contemporary and traditional design. Inspired by its sister restaurants in Charleston, S.C., Oak Steakhouse and The Macintosh, The Oak Table serves dishes that expound on the freshness of locally sourced, seasonal products. The focal point of the restaurant is an aged wooden table, a reminder of the integrity of time-honored American cuisine.Hours of operation:Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.Saturday: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.Sunday brunch: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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