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The Oak Table

1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
+1 803-563-5066
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“truffle fries” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1221 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3231
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat down with high hopes given the upscale interior and high concept food offerings. Our server was great. The bar drinks were creative and delicious, with a great choice of wine. But the dinner itself was disappointing. Menu choices were more limited (nothing at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overpriced, small portions from a limited menu in a dark and uncomfortable restaurant. Food lacked flavor and its presentation was boring. The highlight of the meal was a server that had literally sweat through his entire shirt. Completely lost my appetite being served by someone...More

Thank Rclclmr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Front of the house Really knows how to set up the dining experience with a pretty negative tone.... If you are looking for ANY flexibility from this staff you might as well turn around. To start they absolutely will NOT seat you prior to the...More

Thank LisaML_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been wanting to try The Oak Table since I went on a food tour (years ago) that featured them and finally was able to! The atmosphere is great, had a really nice waitress, but the food was the star! I had the Springer...More

Thank KCSC4508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I found the menu selections unique, fun and trendy, it might be a good idea to add at least one option to the menu for those who are not as adventurous. More than one person in our group of 12+ was looking for something...More

Thank 1010Reggie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband took me here for our 19th anniversary and I was pleasantly surprised. Amanda was our waitress and when I tell you she knows her stuff, I'm not exaggerating. The menu is very limited, as it changes quite regularly, but it is a farm...More

Thank Twana J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met a couple of bankers for lunch here yesterday. We have a very good experience and the food was quite good. I ordered their daily seafood special which was very good. The serving size wasn't huge but was sufficient for lunch. One of the...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Oak Table was recommended to me by multiple persons I work with but was told the prices were a bit high. I had a date to take me there unexpectedly and although the date was horrible the waitstaff and management were exceptional. My date...More

1  Thank GraceyJC
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Todd Woods is an amazing chef with a true creative vision when it comes to his food. We had an amazing anniversary and felt so special being at the Oak Table. If we lived in Columbia we would make it a frequent date night location....More

Thank Mandy P
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The Oak Table was an exceptional dining experience. My daughter and I were in Columbia; for the weekend; and were wanting to celebrate the upcoming eclipse. The Oak Table is an intimate dining venue; a farm to table restaurant; wood paneled walls, trendy lighting,wine racks,...More

Thank Esmeray1
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Judy P
8 August 2017|
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I am not sure. Perhaps best to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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