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Beacon Drive In

255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
+1 864-585-9387
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“chili cheese” (42 reviews)
“beacon burger” (20 reviews)
“hash” (19 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
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1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I told my wife about the Beacon, and although it had been many years since I had last eaten there, I told her that we should go. She is from NC and me being from SC it was a matter of pride. First let me...More

Thank Tem M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time eating here and honestly I couldn't have been more disappointed.I've always wanted to eat here because of the historic aspect as well as hearing how good the food is.I got the cheeseburger-a-plenty and while it is definitely plenty of food for the...More

Thank HardJax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered chili cheese a plenty. It was alot of food. The chili was tasteless,and the bun was soggy. Good customer service.

Thank madonnas58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know a lot of people love this place but it is to greasy for me!! I have eat here twice and both times it upset my stomach really bad!!

Thank FordToughLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you've never been here, you'll probably consider the food mediocre. If you've been here 5 years ago or more, prepare for a sad disappointment. We used to drive about an hour for a weekend day trip to get a cheeseburger a-plenty, chicken stew, etc....More

Thank NTBFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove off the interstate to avoid a chain restaurant for lunch and loved the experience! Not sure we would go out of our way again but so glad we did it once! The cheeseburger "aplenty" is a burger COVERED and hidden under fries and...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to opening day at Carolina Panther's training camp and I had always heard about this place. I decided to make a stop after the big day for ice cream. Oh my how this place did not disappoint! The people were so friendly and...More

Thank Kimmie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Husband big fan of DDD. Drove through SC on vacation. Stood in line as a very friendly man yelled out the orders and surprisingly we got the right order. We ordered kids meal cheeseburger, side of mac and cheese, hush puppies and cheeseburger aplenty which...More

Thank lindaloulak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like local, historic restaurants but this place has seen better days. It's nowhere near the quality of say The Varsity in Atlanta/Athens. It's really dirty and overall a hot mess. The food is greasy and average at best. Come on guys! Clean the...More

Thank 21glenng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

saw this on TV diners, drive ins & dives. so we went. yes alot of food. but greasy. lots of history on the walls. can tell its been there forever. its a good one time check it out. not a regular go to place. try...More

Thank Daniel C
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Spank24
10 February 2016|
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Response from aliciatownsend | Reviewed this property |
I really can't say because I've never had one, but since you asked I'm gonna have to try it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-585-9387
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