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Five Points

Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
+1 803-748-7373
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Sort of dead on Sunday

Was hoping for some shopping and people watching. Very quiet on Sunday morning. Would recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne F
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Roswell, Georgia
Many hostile people preying on actual patrons

There are some good restaurants/cafes and a Food Lion in Five Points, but you must exercise caution... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ScottethM
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China
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“fun area” (3 reviews)
“gourmet shop” (2 reviews)
“neat place” (2 reviews)
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Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
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+1 803-748-7373
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was hoping for some shopping and people watching. Very quiet on Sunday morning. Would recommend another day or at least later in the day.

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are some good restaurants/cafes and a Food Lion in Five Points, but you must exercise caution as there are quite a few hostile people with bad intentions towards patrons. Just got accosted by one, at 6 PM, while waiting at the main stop in...More

Thank ScottethM
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

There were some times when I was younger than people would talk about Five Points all the time like it was the holy grail of places to visit in Columbia. It is not! I've visited on several occasions before, to attend various events or walk...More

Thank Rushton-Southers
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Entertainment district. There are a lot of shops and cafes here. Definitely check it out when you are in town.

Thank Shaymus
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We love to go to Five Points for lunch as well as to walk around and see all of the little shops. Parking is not easy during the week, but we went on a Saturday and found parking on the street. We started with lunch...More

1  Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Five Points is essentially a run down, dilapidated bunch of bars, a few stores of no consequence, and some average restaurants. It's a gathering spot for USC kids where underage drinking is prevalent, fighting in the streets, and parking is difficult. A few years ago...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Don't think of this as anything other than what it is -- a shopping and dining district. If you're thinking that it's got really nice fountains... or that it's maybe a park-like setting... then you're setting yourself up for disappointment. Yes, there are some fountains....More

Thank mijacks1
Reviewed 27 April 2017

while visiting the area around USC we came across five points. There are mostly second rate eatery's and watering holes. This matches most of Columbia; old rundown, dirty and dumpy - oh yes did I mention the numerous homeless that roam the city streets and...More

3  Thank Rocket V
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

There seems to be a lot of hype to visit this party of the city, but I found the west side past the capital building much nicer, and way less run down. Additionally, the west side of the capital was way nicer, with lovely places...More

1  Thank akjelliebean
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

If you look past the college dives (University of South Carolina is next to it) and bars pushing Bud Light and shots of cheap liquor, there are some quaint shops and restaurants to explore. Delaney's Irish Pub might be one to skip. Arriving at 9:55...More

1  Thank Chris P
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LinR9
27 January 2015|
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Response from JeffSoward | Reviewed this property |
there are more bars than restaurants in 5 points. You won't starve if you visit!
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Diane L
18 January 2015|
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Response from Maryann R | Reviewed this property |
Simple answer is no.
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