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1214 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
+1 803-403-1404
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1214 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

In town on business and I had the chance to meet up with one of my best friends so I wanted to bring her somewhere awesome. I did my research, read my reviews and decided to come to this place. I was certainly not disappointed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank edweave95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I chose here for my birthday dinner. Being Sunday in Columbia our first choice were not open. We started with some Pimento cheese and the Pickle board. Both dishes were fine but neither were memorable. For my main dish I had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Toddb62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent small restaurant not far from the State House. They were serving breakfast and brunch when we arrived. We had the braised beef and it was sooo good. We also had the pimento cheese which was paired with crackers. Service was great!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 35jackiel
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The atmosphere and design of Bourbon is as unique as their menu and drink choices. Since opening this has been a go to spot for my friends for brunch ... and really any meals. Extra spicy Bloody Mary's and $3 Mimosas are staples for us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tattooedtravelOT
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We chose this restaurant based on the reviews here and the hotel suggestion. It was okay but did not live up to the reviews nor our expectation. I had the Oyster Po Boy and felt it just lacked a sauce or spread to bring it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odyssey789568
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Went to Bourbon with a group of coworkers and it was a great experience! Service was excellent, server was attentive to our needs and requests, and food was impeccable! The charcuterie board was great, pickles, and my pork chop was cooked perfectly! Would definitely recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 12Barca17
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is always my go-to restaurant in Columbia. Cool vibe, great staff, food and drinks. You can throw a dart at the menu and be extremely happy with that selection. Largest selection of Bourbon in the state of S.C. too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank herbalpharmacist
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Bourbon is consistently great! The food is delicious, the drinks are delicious, great energy in a relatively small restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Robin C
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Went early on a Friday. We had the special of Burger, Beer and Bulliet bourbon for $10. Burger was outstanding beer was good, bourbon was fine. The ambiance was great and service matched. Got a second drink of a rare bourbon and was rewarded with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MatthewS5
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Had dinner this week with my wife and granddaughter at one of my new favorite places.....Bourbon! The food....the service...and the bourbon selection were outstanding! It is a small restaurant but has a great atmosphere! The shrimp and steaks were especially flavorful and delicious. I really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John G
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Questions & Answers
Amber L
22 August 2016|
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Response from HockeyChef | Property representative |
We have a small step in the front, but also have a handicap accessible entrance in back with ample parking. Just push the security button and they'll raise the gate. If it's in the evening, please call the restaurant upon... More
Tyra R
15 July 2016|
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Response from HockeyChef | Property representative |
Yes, we are a small restaurant, but we can accommodate up to 20 at our communal tables. Although we don't take reservations, with enough notice, we can usually make your wait time very reasonable, even on Friday and Saturday... More
10 January 2015|
Response from Mary Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
I think your question is for the hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1214 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3213
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-403-1404
  • E-mail
Bourbon is a whiskey bar and Cajun-Creole kitchen located just off the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol Building. We serve over 350 bourbons and American whiskeys, as well as whiskeys from around the world. We craft classic cocktails using only the best ingredients, and focus our beer taps on local and regional beers. Our kitchen crafts locally-inspired Cajun-Creole cuisine and we pride ourselves on sourcing the best ingredients from our region, working closely with farmers, ranchers and fishermen. We do not take reservations.
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