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Southern Belly BBQ

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819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
+1 803-764-3512
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Try the Wookie with the Dark Side sauce. It is the best. Flavorful even with the sauce, juicy, tender, smoky, delicious cheese...I had cheddar, Swiss and pepper jack. Slaw has a bite but tasty. Chips are a bag of Lays but they were fresh. Tried the Southern Bell-y sauce and loved it as well. Brought the two sauces home ($5.50... More 

Thank john b
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the Grilled Cheese sandwich, which is pulled pork, bacon and cheese on Texas today. It was very good; pork was very juicy and tender; bacon was cooked well, but not too crispy; and the bread was toasted perfectly. I was not impressed with the sides. The cops were practically smashed underneath the sandwich and I had as much... More 

Thank Travis S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

They do not skimp on the meat! Great sauce! Nice and cozy place! Served local beer. Great taste! Sweet waitress!

Thank Tammy K
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Unique experience, good bar, great location, small with decent parking. Friendly & laid-back atmosphere

Thank Sharon K
Crystal River, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Nice little BBQ place near USC. Has an old piano, an old phonograph and lots of nostalgia inside. It has a small outside sitting area street side as well. Menu is very simple with various pork sandwich selections. Interesting ways of creating a pork sandwich plus a nice variety of sauces. Had a "traditional" sandwich with the "midas" sauce on... More 

Thank deallenjr
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I had the big kahuna! Best pulled pork sandwich EVER! They make their own sauces but the sandwich was so good it didn't need any extra sauce. Great atmosphere and good music. You gotta try it.

Thank Matt D
Houston, Texas
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great place for feel good BBQ. Small, simple menu, all options are a treasure waiting to be found. The best kept secret is that any of the sandwich options can be served with chicken as the meat instead of pork. I had the Django, which is a spicy haven of flavor and heat. Great sandwiches! Even better service. And the... More 

Thank Stephanie L
Columbia, South Carolina
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Fun flavors like pineapple on the sandwich, close to USC and fun to watch the game there and hear the roar from the stadium, casual with indoor and outdoor seating. Good beer selection.

Thank 5pointsbuyer
Bakersfield, California
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97 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Absolutely fantastic pulled pork sandwiches offered in a variety of different ways with 6 different sauces. The meat needs no sauce, but the different sauces help raise the experience to a different level. Nothing fancy here but great BBQ.

Thank JBakersfield
Lexington, SC
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place isn't your traditional BBQ joint. There's no sides, except for chips, but after I eat one of their gourmet BBQ sandwiches, named after pop culture movies, I can barely finish the chips. My favorite is the Django and the Wookie. It's also locally-owned, so you know it's good.

Thank ScaryFairy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-764-3512

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