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Wise Bar BQ House

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25548 US Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 276-6699
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Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A lifetime favorite!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Lisa F
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Greenville, South Carolina
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 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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1 Thank Columbia_SCMurph52
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

The atmosphere may not be very classy, but the bbq buffet is tasty Southern food that will fill you up. As a previous reviewer said, there is an African American man who makes his way around the tables chatting with customers, but he usually gets the hint if you're not in the mood to talk. The bbq is worth the... More 

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1 Thank Anna M
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I have been eating at Wise's since I was a small child. I have wonderful memories of going to Wise's with my Grandparents. I love this place and think this is the best BBQ in South Carolina!

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2 Thank chelle111280
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Food was good but has a flaming queer black man serving the food. He started saying unwanted comments toward me to the point I left without finishing my meal. Will not EVER go to this place again!!!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25548 US Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Newberry
  • Phone Number: (803) 276-6699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Friday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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