Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Columbia | Columbia, South Carolina
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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Columbia
Exceptional based on 34 ratings
Type: Bar

931 Senate Street
Columbia, South Carolina United States 29201 [ print map ]
803 933 9712

Hours: M-W 11am-1am; Th-Sa 11am-2am; Su 12pm-12am

Mayor: legion242 (1) | Taps: 75+ | Bottles: 130+

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Columbia

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BrewDog Tokyo* 99, Red Brick The Lost Years 91, Foothills Torch Pilsner 59, Terrapin Pumpkinfest 90, Good People IPA 82
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34 reviews for Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Columbia
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  68%
 Selection  80%
 Food  61%
 Value  66%
 Overall  72%
 Rating  80%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
RickyJ  (2) South Carolina | November 27, 2012| Updated January 7, 2013
Great service and even better beer selection. Great place to relax.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
mcc5468  (10) | July 1, 2010
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.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
batlash  (1) Columbia, South Carolina | April 21, 2012
I love the Flying Saucer. Itís a cozy, welcoming place. The waitresses are beautiful and genuinely friendly. A nearly perfect beer bar.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Garbageman  (19) Lexington, South Carolina | October 11, 2012
A great place to grab a brew. Rotating selection with lots of hard to find brews.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
pari6819  (40) Florida | March 20, 2012
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.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
lizboston  (2) New Fairfield, South Carolina | November 20, 2011
Nice place and a lot of beers on selection. But the staff is a little rude. Worth going though.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Pookie9121  (18) Atlanta, Georgia | August 20, 2009| Updated September 3, 2009
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.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder  (289) Tallahassee, Florida | July 9, 2007| Updated July 17, 2007
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.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39  (248) Montana | April 27, 2011
Great beer selection, very nice service and average food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
MeddleMakr  (2) South Carolina | November 23, 2011
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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