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Southern Barbecue

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6 Fairview Church Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29303-5218
+1 864-515-9877
Today
10:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I work near Southern Barbecue and have been there several times for lunch. OK, let me be honest, the staff and I are on a first name basis. The staff are all very friendly, and the food is very good. My go to dish is the barbecue tray with a bun and Brunswick Stew. You can get the tray with... More 

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Thank David G
Cowpens, South Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The BBQ was good. Not the best. Our food came cold. Not really a clean place. The hours are scattered. Open one day, closed the next. Never seems busy. Not our favorite

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Thank Debbie A
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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214 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have never had a bad lunch here, the staff is friendly and make sure you are attended to. the place looks relatively clean and the food taste GREAT. The place looks a shack on the side of a gas station. But you know they're open because there are over a dozen cars parked in front (ALWAYS). The reason this... More 

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Thank Rudy G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

All I can say is, ignoring reviews who mentioned dirt, I went anyway. The lettuce on my sandwich had black grime on it. I took it off my sandwich and didn't make a stink to the waitress. I didn't suffer any ill effects from eating here, other than the gross-out factor. EAT AT YOUR OWN RISK! I like BBQ and... More 

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Thank Lauraleigh B
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This place is dirty, old and rather disgusting. The food is the same, the chopped bbq was horrible, as was the coleslaw. The hush puppies were not bad. The only thing that was nice was the waitress, she was cute and helpful. The food was horrible, my husband and I couldn't believe how bad it was, stay away. McDonald's would... More 

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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Amy is outstanding! She took care of everything. The food was perfect. The smoked turkey will melt in your mouth. Everything was included at a very reasonable price. They kept me in the loop as to what was going on with the plans. Amy took care of everything. Food was hot and tasty. Thier beans are a delight for your... More 

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Thank kittync71
Paw Paw, Michigan
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Very solid chopped pork, great homemade sauce. Service was fast, staff is excellent. Hush puppies to die for. You can not go wrong here. Promise.

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Thank ARC58
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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214 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This place has a small restaurant feel and great pork. The pulled pork sandwich is my favorite with slaw but the ribs are very good also. Love their hush puppies and their Sweet Tea is just right, not too sweet. The staff is friendly and attentive, but one of the things I like best is that even though they are... More 

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Thank Rudy G
Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

A good barbecue place that is easily accessible off I-85. Christian atmosphere, good and friendly service by young people, and very quick, too. Ribs were very good. Didn't care for the barbecue slaw, but everything else was very good. Pulled pork was very good. Not open every day, so check open hours.

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Thank Pastordsg
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I am from Ga and still trying to get use to Carolina BBQ but this is the best I found. It looks like a truckstop from the outside but the food is good. I really like the nascar decorations on the inside. I t is good and does not cost a lot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Fairview Church Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29303-5218
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-515-9877

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