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The Oak Table - CLOSED

1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
+1 803-563-5066
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

We had a good albeit expensive dinner. The portions were ample and service attentive. I was disappointed to learn that they were closing, but I gather someone else is picking them up.

Thank clamal0t2
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We took our daughter a her friend here for lunch before her graduation. Our waiter was very nice and the food was wonderful. Price good for downtown Columbia.

Thank jmyersjm93
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Very unusual but creative menu. Not like a trdaditional brunch, so don’t expect it. Excellent service! The food was delicious!

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We've been here a few times over the past 5 years with a long break due to living overseas. On our first time back last year we have a so-so experience described best as above average but overpriced. This time I took my spouse there...More

Thank pnng
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Oak Table on recommendation. Setting was very City-like with large glass windows overlooking the state capital. After being seated, our waiter appeared. As a health care provider I was concerned as he had bright red eyelid with a sty in full...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

What a rude place. We arrived 10 minutes early and even though the restaurant was not busy and our table was open, we had to air to be seated. Service was unbelievable slow and when our food finally arrived after sitting for 45 minutes it...More

Thank Mr_Kramerica
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

This place was fantastic! The food, service and atmosphere are all top-notch. The tables are a bit close together though so I did feel like we were on a date with the table next to us. We tried the mussels, fish of the day, and...More

Thank asmith429
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant looked really nice, the host was a bit cold to start with but our waiter was great ! I had the chicken pot pie and it was very tasty. Both of my friends had the steak which both came out cold. One of...More

Thank Queen_Audrey_
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We were a party of six , four of us arrived early, no big deal, figured we would have a drink at the bar. Bar tender wasn't exactly the friendliest, but what threw me was she wanted a credit card to run a tab while...More

Thank MotoCommuter
Reviewed February 24, 2018

A light, spacious venue with the capacity to seat a large group. Our table ran at a right angle to the picture window, so we could all enjoy the lunchtime view of the State House across the street. Service was slow, menu standard and food...More

Thank SanctuarySeeker13
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Contemporary
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
    (Main and Gervais)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-563-5066
  • E-mail
Located on the corner of Main and Gervais Street, The Oak Table offers guests a menu of classic, American cuisine served in a captivating space that highlights the best of both contemporary and traditional design. Inspired by its sister restaurants in Charleston, S.C., Oak Steakhouse and The Macintosh, The Oak Table serves dishes that expound on the freshness of locally sourced, seasonal products. The focal point of the restaurant is an aged wooden table, a reminder of the integrity of time-honored American cuisine.Hours of operation:Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.Saturday: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.Sunday brunch: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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