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Nu Way

American, Bar, Pub
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373 E Kennedy St, Spartanburg, SC 29302-1958
+1 864-582-9685
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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111 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venue: Thus place has been in business since 1938 and I understand the decor has not changed since the 60's. Priceless! Menu: Typical bar grill menu with burgers, dogs, and other sandwiches. Cost: Reasonable Visit: Hot Dog was excellent Southern dog with good wiener, soft bun, and great chili. Burger was good, a little too thick for my taste, but... More 

Thank Bill H
Spartanburg, SC, United States
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Had lunch last week at Nu-Way to try the pimento cheese burger. Went on a Tuesday, so the fries were free, and the burger was excellent. A great spot for lunch.

Thank Michael G
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

You could Drive pass this place, so don't....worth the find. !!! Typical down to earth bar, very casual....nice staff. Was told I have to try the Redneck Cheese Burger...this place was also featured on the Food Network show. Well, one of the BEST Burgers I have had....really worth finding this place. And great fresh Fries to go with, very inexpensive... More 

Thank BurlingtonTrixie
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Nu Way has some seriously tasty food and the service is pretty amazing for a "hole in the wall". I love the owner Becky too, she has some awesome hospitality. I have been here often because the food is just so good. My favorite is the redneck burger with cajan fries. I have been to a lot of burger joints... More 

Thank Kimberly B
Greenville, South Carolina
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1,093 reviews
710 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

My wife and I were going to Spartanburg so we decided to eat there and found Nu-Way Lounge & Restaurant, we weren't shocked when we found it because we read the reviews. You walk in it's kind of dark, but maybe because it was so sunny outside, we sat at a table or you can go to the bar and... More 

Thank Richard F
Henderson, Kentucky
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Met up with locals who recommended this "burger dive," if you love local dives with great food this is your place. There were five of us and we all had burgers and hand cut fries. Our burgers were your classic flat grill greasy spoon in style...and delicious. The atmosphere is pure bar and the decor reflects it. Our server was... More 

Thank Nomad721
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

So I've heard about this place before. Our family drove 45 minutes to try it out. Ambiance? Um, no. (Some might even call it a dive.) A line out the door at 2:00 on a Saturday afternoon? Yeah. Lots of folks obviously knew one another. Friendly staff? Sure. The food: Oh. My. Gosh. Without question, the best Pattie Melt I've... More 

Thank Paul G
Greer, South Carolina
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134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

It is a neighborhood establishment, not too fancy....but effective. The beer is reasonable, burgers are good and there are bands to entertain you. Try the redneck burger - you won't be sorry.

Thank Mike D
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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214 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

This is a small bar with some food and load music, the biggest appeal is that they have live bands. The drinks and draft beers are OK. you can go with friends and get something to eat (not really a restaurant with drinks) more of a bar with food. Good atmosphere and the staff is on the ball. You get... More 

Thank Rudy G
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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545 reviews
419 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch with the family. This is a great bar but they also have great food. There was 12 of us and we were luck to grab some tables and put them together. We are greeted right away, the service was very good as always. we ordered a variety of items, onion rings, redneck burger (my favorite),... More 

Thank adam-kelley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 E Kennedy St, Spartanburg, SC 29302-1958
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-582-9685
A dive with the best "Redneck cheeseburger" in town and a surprising number of good beers on tap. people have used Tripadvisor as a way to say the Chick Fil A is one of the best restaurants in town while the Nu Way isn't even on the list. It's awful!

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