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Wise Bar BQ House

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25548 US Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108-9094
+1 803-276-6699
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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Decatur IL (USA)
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We spent Thanksgiving on Hilton Head Island (lots of seafood) and I was hungering for some BBQ on our return trip to IL. My wife pinpointed the spot while I was driving - it's a little bit west of I-26 but not that far out of the way. It is pretty much in the middle of nowhere - and the... More 

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columbia, sc
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Inside dining or take out plates. Mustard base BBQ local favorite. Also available for purchase: bags of fried pork skins, meats & large quantities of hash to take home for gatherings.

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Thank imnofluzzy
Johnson City, TN
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92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

First, if you are traveling through the area and want a full-service restaurant with every convenience and a huge selection of menu items, this isn't your place. If you like local color, friendly servers, authentic South Carolina mustardy-sauce barbecue, stop by. I have never seen pork rinds on a buffet before, or ribs. The barbecue is top notch, the slaw... More 

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Thank RustyJohnsonCity_TN
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Came two weeks ago they had no barbecue meat. I came today they had no BBQ chicken. What is going on?

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Thank leeringer
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Wise has been around for a long time. Buffet-style serve yourself all you can eat. The ribs are fantastic. For a good southern meal with a glass of cold sweet tea. Visit them on Friday or Saturday night.

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Thank leeringer
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

My local barbecue joint that I loved closed down and I was told about Wise. It's a little bit of a drive for me but boy did it hit the spot! It's just a small place in a small town. I have never ate inside, I always order to go. It's hard to find good hash but this place has... More 

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Thank reddscorpion
Greenville, South Carolina
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122 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I've been eating at Wise's since I was a toddler, and still return whenever I can. They make and serve SC mustard-based barbecue sauce, which I was raised on, and it's still my fave. (No, there is no ketchup- or tomato-based sauce in the building.) I love the chopped pork best, but also enjoy the chicken, and the ribs, and... More 

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Thank Lisa F
Newberry, South Carolina
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

It's a dive ok BUT delicious! Pork, chicken, beef out of this world! It lacks some in its decor. it's a super simple county place that has changed very little in many years! If ya want fancy this not the place for you, but for simple southern BBQ it is a can't miss!!

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Thank ADennis1974
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Not sure words can describe what we walked into! We were on our way to Charleston very late in the evening and were trying to find something other than fast food. (Mind you, we were getting pretty tired and hungry..lol) We took the advice of others on Trip Advisor and.....well let's just say, we went in the front door, took... More 

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Columbia,SC
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Wises BQ has a unique flavor and texture. I loved the BQ and all of our gusest at the lake enjoyed it equally. I will be using them every time I need a BQ Party.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Friday
09:00 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25548 US Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108-9094
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Newberry
  • Phone Number: +1 803-276-6699

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