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5 Best Bars in Columbia, SC

Columbia "Cola" has a vibrant nightlife scene. Whether you're a local or a visitor seeking the best places to experience the town's nightlife, you're in for a treat. Here are our favorite bars!

Jake's on Devine

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Jake's is a staple in the five-points area, featuring Columbia's #YappyHour and a spacious outdoor space. It has a casual and lively atmosphere and over 30 crafts beers and various live entertainment options throughout the week, making it a popular spot for both University of South Carolina students and locals. You won't want to miss out!

Group Therapy

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Home of Columbia's oldest bar, Group Therapy is a popular bar for students and locals alike in the five-points area. It offers a comfortable vibe, friendly staff, and some of the cheapest drinks in town. Not to mention, they host events and parties every month.

Tin Roof

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Situated in the Vista, an area known for its restaurants, bars, and entertainment options. The Vista is a lively music venue and bar that often features live bands and DJs spanning different genres. It's a great place to enjoy live music and a variety of drinks.

Art Bar

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Known for its artistic and inclusive and welcoming atmosphere makes it a popular spot for those looking for a unique and open-minded social setting. Art Bar often hosts live entertainment, including live music performances, open mic night, karaoke, DJs, and other events. The lineup can vary, so it's worth checking their schedule for upcoming shows.

Bar None

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Located in the five-points area with a laid back atmosphere, live music, cheap beer and late night food.

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