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Bully's Restaurant & Pub

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647 Union St, Columbia, PA 17512-2211
+1 717-684-2854
16:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

I was there on business trip to Safe Harbour..Found this place in google maps..Spoke to owner of the Inn who was very welcoming..Stayed there for 5 days...Well maintained,decorated rooms. Nice food in the pub...The morning breakfast is free and we have to walk across the street for the cakes, which are really awesome.

1 Thank Dilip K
new york city
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Relaxing environment, delicious and generous food. Bacon wrapped scallops, duck rolls, and BBQ ribs are not to be missed.

1 Thank ihearttheworld
Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at Bully's. I notice right away that the cleanliness was excellent and the atmosphere very pleasant. The menu had an appropriate number of selections, indicating to me that they would prepare and present an excellent meal. I wasn't disappointed. I ordered the Kona Tenderloin and it was delicious. They use local natural... More 

1 Thank Hal H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Bully's is a reason to come to Columbia, along with the Kettle Works. We've been to Bully's a few times in the past year and are always happy with the menu items and especially the specials. Great drink selections, friendly staff, and really good desserts.

1 Thank Jason E
Santee, South Carolina
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I took a bus full of people there for lunch and everyone raved about their meal. We had a choice of crab cakes, prime rib or chicken. We were served a salad, the main course and them a wonderful dessert of key lime mousse with granola.

1 Thank NanaSteer
York, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Bully's is a great place to visit. They have always had friendly service and great food every time I have visited I look forward to the delicious specials and wonderful signature drinks.

1 Thank PaDutchTravel
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

After reading other reviews, we were really excited to try Bully's. It did not live up to the hype. Our app was great (NZ mussels), but the duck confit and ribs were just okay. I still would have given 4 stars, except half way through our meal our server seemed to mentally check out. We waited forever to see the... More 

4 Thank Emily G
Dulles, Virginia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We ate here because of Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. The beer menu was extensive and came with a "bible" full of information and suggestions. Soup was unusual and delicious. We had Bangers and Mash and Chicken Sandwich both of which were great. We finished it off with ice cream. The caramel was outstanding - the chocolate boch was... More 

2 Thank Barbara H
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Now this is a great local pub. Everything is just how I would do it myself. From the never ending beer list, to the great appetizers to the main meal it all has the "come on in sit down and spend some time" feel. Always excellent staff that is very accommodating. One of my "go too" spots for a good... More 

2 Thank dersarjar
Huntsville, AL
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

The restaurant is only open from 4PM on.... but it's worth the wait. Service is excellent, the menu varied, and the quality of the food has to be tried to believe.

1 Thank czkid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 Union St, Columbia, PA 17512-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 717-684-2854

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?