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Rockaway Athletic Club

) #216 of 796 Restaurants in Columbia $$ - $$$ American, ,
2719 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC 29205-3409
+1 803-256-1075
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (25 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2719 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC 29205-3409
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I stopped in for drinks after the Crawford festival. The inside is large, tired and dirty. Cappy drinks in plastic cups. Our bartender was the rudest human I have ever run across in the service industry. Kind of Ed Debevics but not...More

Thank Toddb62
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The Monday night shrimp deal is an awesome deal with great food and prices but the service is absolutely horrible. We ordered our quarter a piece fried shrimp and it took 30 minutes to get our food and once we finished our meal it took...More

Thank Robbie H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

As a local I used to really enjoy this establishment. However, it has declined drastically the last few visits as far as quality of service. The last and I do mean LAST time I will ever dine at this establishment the service was particularly awful....More

Thank Krysten S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Columbia, and the pimiento cheeseburger is one of the best burgers in Columbia. The zucchini sticks appetizer is crazy good.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Finding this club was our only challenge! Loved that burgers come with lettuce, tomato, onions and mayo. And they will do raw or grilled onions. Could barely get my mouth around the generous serving of beef and bun. And they are happy to omit any...More

Thank Treehugger14625
Reviewed 28 January 2017

All seven of us loved the burgers! We were seated in a quiet booth around the corner from the entrance at lunchtime on a Friday, and were served promptly and courteously. Hard to find with no sign on the building so we stopped and asked.

Thank SharonCocinera
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Visited RAC with some out of town guests after bragging about their signature Pimento Burger. Being mid-afternoon we found the place perfectly quiet and relaxing allowing us more time to relax and talk. Waiter was very attentive and answered all my guest's questions. Everything arrived...More

Thank Ira R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

During the Hurricane Matthew event the 1st week of October, several employees chose to eat lunch at Rockaways. They ordered Pimento Cheeseburgers, Jalapeno Burger, Mushroom Burger, Onion Rings and Fries. They loved it and one employee said he could eat a Rockaway burger everyday.

Thank Diana F
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This must be some sort of nostalgia connection I'm not getting, but the food here is gross. Nothing is remotely fresh. The fries are straight from the freezer and the pimento burger everyone raves about is disgusting. The cheesy topping doesn't resemble any pimento cheese...More

Thank jshelleycu
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We dined last night for the Monday night special of fried or boiled shrimp. The noise level was stentorian and the food not much better. The former lightly bread fried shrimp have disappeared and replace with something more akin to paste glue. If this was...More

Thank Ernie N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2719 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC 29205-3409
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-256-1075
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