Columbia drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Brewery in Columbia

Hunter-Gatherer Brewery at Curtiss-Wright Hangar

The raddest new thing in Columbia is this old airplane hangar that's been converted into a 13,000-sq-ft brewery, taproom and observation deck overlooking the airport (craft beers from $5). There's food too, most not…
Bar in Columbia

Grand

Inspired by the variety of entertainment provided in a 1900s vaudeville house that once stood in its place, this venue triples as a gastropub, game center and boutique bowling alley (bowling lane $25 to $40; shoe re…
Bar in Columbia

Art Bar

If it's getting late in Columbia and you're thinking of calling it a night, go to Art Bar instead. This is a quintessential second-wind kinda place with its ubiquitous twinkly lights, junkyard sculptures and patrons…
Coffee in Columbia

Drip

Belly up to the framed chalkboard menu of seven or so daily caffeine-delivery options from Peru, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda and the like at this cozy and artsy Five Points coffeehouse. It uses the pour-over …
Microbrewery in Columbia

Hunter-Gatherer Brewery

True to its name, this microbrewery is all taxidermy and lodgy hardwoods. It produces five beers (pints $5 to $6) at any given time, plus one cask-conditioned selection, and offers up salads and hearty pub grub (thi…