United States > South Carolina > Columbia
RickyJ (2) South Carolina | November 27, 2012| Updated January 7, 2013
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Great service and even better beer selection. Great place to relax.
mcc5468 (10) | July 1, 2010
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Okay, it is a chain but what a beer selection. This was the first Flying Saucer I visited. The bartenders were awesome and the beer selection is about as good as you can get. Food selection is limited but everything I tried was good. Beer isnít cheap but not too expensive. Beer selection makes this place.
batlash (1) Columbia, South Carolina | April 21, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
I love the Flying Saucer. Itís a cozy, welcoming place. The waitresses are beautiful and genuinely friendly. A nearly perfect beer bar.
Garbageman (19) Lexington, South Carolina | October 11, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
A great place to grab a brew. Rotating selection with lots of hard to find brews.
pari6819 (40) Florida | March 20, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
This is probably one of my favorite drink halls. Great selection and good staff. The food was typical bar food, but very well done. Their beer selection was fantastic, especially considering I had not expected to find such an establishment in Columbia.
lizboston (2) New Fairfield, South Carolina | November 20, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Nice place and a lot of beers on selection. But the staff is a little rude. Worth going though.
Pookie9121 (18) Atlanta, Georgia | August 20, 2009| Updated September 3, 2009
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
A fantastic bar. I have been a beerknurd member since 2007. I usually sit at the bar and unless its a new bartender who doesnít know me I get fast, polite service. The food is standard bar food fair (wings, burgers, fries, nachos) but the beer more than makes up for this one shortcoming. Definite recommendation.
PorterPounder (286) Tallahassee, Florida | July 9, 2007| Updated July 17, 2007
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Visited here in July í07. Best selection of beers I have seen a bar in the South. Reminds me a lot of the Ginger Man in Austin. Hundreds on tap and in the bottle - basically anything you can get in the newly "high gravity allowed" state of South Carolina. Young, energetic staff - somewhat beer knowledgeable. Food was decent - only had the nachos. Prices are a tad steep - but they do allow you to have "flights" of 5 - 5 oz beers of your choice from their draught list for $8. Even have a few picked out for you - I had the "Carolinas" flight. Loud atmosphere, everyone seemed to be having a good time. Recommended.
beernovice39 (248) Montana | April 27, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Great beer selection, very nice service and average food.
MeddleMakr (2) South Carolina | November 23, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
I like going here. Yea, the service isnít always that great and the waitstaff are there just for looks, but I only really go for the beer. They have 82 beers or so on tap, but there could be more craft beers and rarities. There should be more local beers though. The food is just bar food. Some of the stuff is decent, like the quesadilla, chips and queso, and a couple sandwiches. Some of these reviewers act like this place is supposed to have good food or something. Anyhow, I go to get my name on the wall and to drink some beer that I normally wouldnít get to taste.
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