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The Wagon Wheel Restaurant

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5724 Lancaster Hwy, Fort Lawn, SC 29714-8667
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's well worth the drive for very good classic southern cooking in Fort Lawn SC. This family owned and operated restaurant has apparently been a favorite in the area for decades. Bring your appetite but not your credit cards. Portions are large and they don't take credit cards - but do provide an ATM on site. The fried squash is... More 

Thank LBK1000
Charleston, South Carolina
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners make sure the Wagon Wheel has great food, good value, ample serving sizes, and very nice wait staff. The best item is their fried squash with ranch dip as an appetizer. All of their vegetables are fresh, not canned. They have awesome food. My family that is local goes to eat here weekly and when I'm in town,... More 

Thank 9Susan9
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A couple that was a long time friend from Texas came by on way to Charleston. Where to take them for a memorable meal. The Wagon Wheel fit the bill. These are senior citizens and not easily impressed. Needless to say they were overwhelmed. Steak with rice,greens,fried squash,cornbread,cucumber salad,southern tea. Service to match the food. And the best value in... More 

Thank palmettosojourner
Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

was out discovering the area when I stumbled upon this restaurant and was hungry so in we went. The wait staff asked if we wnated appetizer and suggested the fried squash. At first I did not want to try but she said it was great and not greasy. She was right the squash was great. Had the BBQ lunch special... More 

Thank Carole W
Lancaster, South Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Everything is tasty at the Wagon Wheel, but even if you don't like squash, get some fried squash... they are famous for it and it is soooo good!!! The lunch specials every day have a large variety to choose from and the salad bar is always fresh.

Thank CharleneLowery
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The Wagon Wheel has an excellent variety on the menu as well as a very good salad bar. Their fried yellow squash is "the best" anywhere. Be sure to get a side of that no matter what else you order. The serving is huge and will serve several people. I had the Seafood Platter. The fish was excellent, but the... More 

Thank travellingvol
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108 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant does so many things really well. It has a little bit of that arrogance that you occasionally see in a long time, very well established restaurant. Complain about a chopped steak ordered medium that is emulating a briquet and the response is "that's the way we do them", spoken over the shoulder while walking away. That behavior does... More 

Thank Johnny B
Gainesville, Georgia
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920 reviews
739 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,956 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

large salad bar will appeal to everyone. it's loaded up with goodies. steaks are hand cut thick jobs and tender. fish is fresh and fried to a golden perfection. signature house fried squash bites are a tasty treat. service is friendly and johnny on the spot. do not miss this fine restaurant when in the area

1 Thank bbqman3341
Naples, FL
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226 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

If you like fried foods you will love this very busy place. We were seated very quickly though. The fried squash as mentioned was good appetizer. My wife's fish was mediocre but my beef tips was more like steak and was good.

2 Thank Dan S
Lebanon, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Flew into the local airport on business and decided to go to the wagon wheel. Food was good, it's a good southern cooking style kinda place. I had the power pork and greens. The one thing to be aware of is; they only take cash or check. They do have an ATM in the restaurant which was a huge help.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5724 Lancaster Hwy, Fort Lawn, SC 29714-8667
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Fort Lawn
  • Phone Number: 803-872-4654

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