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Reviewed October 12, 2020

I was staying a nearby hotel called to place a to go order an hour before closing and had to reassure the girl at the other end of the phone we would be there before they closed. We actually ended up getting there and having...to wait for our food. We ordered a combination plate with sausage and ribs with hush puppies and onion rings as sides. And a chicken breast with green beans. We also had the banana pudding and wet chocolate cake for dessert. All were okay, not great. The ribs were tasty, but not fall off the bone tender. The chicken breast was on the border of dry. The sausage was the best meat of the meal. The best part of the entire meal were the hush puppies. The hush puppies were golden brown, cooked through and only the outer layer was crunchy. The banana pudding is worth the dollar it costs. If I’m back in the area again I would consider ordering from here again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
490taylorc, Owner at Bubba's BBQ & Bash, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2020

I apologize for the bad experience that you received, it is unacceptable and not to our standards at all. I can assure you that we are all working very hard to ensure that no customer leaves our place having this type of experience in the...More

Reviewed October 12, 2020

Stopped here the other day while spending a weekend in Spartanburg. I had the ribs and my wife had the chicken "hash" (which was totally new to us from North Carolina). In these Covid times, they had close off about 1/2 tables per law (I...guess). The available tables were clearly marked. The food came out quickly and was good. The ribs were tender - just borderline mushy- but still good. My wife enjoyed the hash. Sides were tasty. Drink service is self-serve. There was plenty of hand sanitizer around the restaurant. We paid with credit card - but no place to leave a tip. Luckily I had some cash to drop in the tip jar.More

Date of visit: October 2020
490taylorc, Owner at Bubba's BBQ & Bash, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2020

Thanks so much! We can't wait to help you again.

Reviewed June 15, 2020 via mobile

I drove by here one day on my way to another unit. I get excited when I see a BBQ place. So the following Friday when I got off work, I decided I would stop by after work. I arrived about an hour before closing....There is still a crowd here. They have sit down dining but I just want to grab my food and go. I go up and place my order to go. I am from NC where the best BBQ on the planet comes from. When one talks about best BBQ cities/states..no where is SC mentioned. Thats because they use a mustard based sauce which is..well..wrong. so I'm hesitant to eat SC Q. But I'm glad to say the q here..is tops. I get their pulled pork sandwich. It comes with fries and I get baked beans. And I'm happy as they have red slaw..or bbq slaw..which is the correct slaw for BBQ. I also get a piece of their strawberry cake. Lord..let me tell you...this is good stuff. It is a vinegar based sauce and wow. My tummy is happy. The food...perfect. And dining here is easy on the wallet. They are located near West Gate mall and about 15 minutes from downtown. They do have plenty of free parking.More

Date of visit: February 2020
490taylorc, Agency / Consultant at Bubba's BBQ & Bash, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2020

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed March 23, 2020

We eat at Bubbas quite often, primarily a late lunch/early dinner. I am surprised how many customers are there at 2:30- 3:00. I am a soup and sandwich guy and like their Brunswick stew and the turkey, bacon ranch sandwich. The sandwich is warm and...is the best I have had anywhere. My wife loves their brisket, when available. Otherwise she will order ribs, or grilled chicken. The B&B Combo Plate is great with chicken and pulled pork. The staff is friendly and treat you right. You cannot go wrong with Bubbas.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Stopped on our trip and boy were we pleasantly surprised. Outstanding bbq and hush puppies and outstanding service. Nice people, great food and fast service.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely Delicious !!!! Can’t wait to return! Found Bubbas on trip advisor. Service excellent, clean restrooms, great tea!!!!!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 2, 2019 via mobile

Ohhhh yeahhhh! I tend to steer away from BBQ places because it’s so incredibly hit-or-miss regarding flavor and contentment. I recently relocated from Mississippi to Spartanburg, and anyone who may be familiar with real southern cookin’ knows that it begins with a bunch of delicious,...cholesterol-latent soul food. My girlfriend and I have tried just about any and all “southern cookin” restaurants since we moved here a month ago and have not found a single legitimate restaurant that meets Miss’ssippi standards (which aren’t healthy by any means, but certainly yummy to my tummy) until now. I was blown away by Rebecca’s hospitality and boisterous personality! She’s pretty darn awesome. Since it was an hour before closing time, the crowd was not too overly steady for my lady and I to sample a handful of the side dishes offered before we ordered. Rebecca also made sure to make us feel welcome through our venture of curiosities, although I still felt awkward asking to try a bite of different things...but every dish I tried was SO DELICIOUS that I needed more! I was so impressed; I wanted to buy it all. I exclaimed that I must stop trying more little samples or I would go broke due to buying everything my hungry tummy desired. I’ve realized that I need to stop bragging and get to the point of my tasting experience. On Fridays and Saturdays brisket is offered. Get. The. Brisket. I’ll list everything we sampled and bought to eat, and had not one dern regret about it. *Don’t judge our gluttony! We were excited and are still eating left-overs* We ordered two brisket plates, three hush puppies included with each plate (tasted just like my grandpa’s hush puppies! Mind blow), macaroni pie (which is their code name for a serving of homemade Miss’ssippi macaroni), baked beans, 1/2 pint of their homemade pimento, one pint of their delicious chicken salad and a side of potato salad. There are three bbq sauces offered here. There is the basic red that is very good (not spicy), a red that is more vinegar-based and spicy and there is a mustardy-based sauce. I found my personal favorite: 1 part vinegar mixed with 2 parts red. Yass yass yass. Visit this restaurant and bless your belly with good eats!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 27, 2019

I’m a recent South Carolinian so I guess I’m not an expert in BBQ, but I sure enjoyed what I had at Bubba’s. I was in a new area and had a sudden BBQ craving so hit the GPS. It brought up Bubba’s, and I’m...glad it did. The pork was melt in your mouth tender and had a deep smoky flavor throughout. I got Mac & cheese as a side, and it was delicious also. Bubba’s is not close to where I live, but I know I’ll be back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I am from N.C. moved to SC 4 years ago. This was the best find of al my foot explorations. We had there barbecue once and now we go there at least 3 times a month. The service is good but can be slow at...times, but everything is delicious! Green beans Mac and cheese are the bomb! Not even to mention they have the tastiest juiciest barbecue I have ever had in SC. If you like Jim n’ Nicks you will love BubbasMore

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

From their pulled pork sandwiches to their wings all of our food was delicious. Their mac and cheese was truly homemade and their sweet potato crunch was pleasantly just right in taste.

Date of visit: June 2019
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    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5