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Wise Bar BQ House

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25548 US Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108-9094
(803) 276-6699
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Johnson City, TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 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 

Thank RustyJohnsonCity_TN
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank leeringer
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank leeringer
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank reddscorpion
Greenville, South Carolina
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Lisa F
Newberry, South Carolina
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

Thank ADennis1974
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Ladymote
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Columbia_SCMurph52
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Anna M
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

3 Thank chelle111280

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25548 US Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108-9094
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Newberry
  • Phone Number: (803) 276-6699

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