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Lee’s Barbecue & Catering Service

Family Owned Since 1969

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The Lee Family bought this originally as a filling station with designs on turning it into a barbecue restaurant. Sid Lee’s father used to cook hash. The neighbors would come running whenever they knew he had a fresh batch cooking.

Sid took his father’s recipe and improve on it through several experiments until it evolved into the delicious hash they serve today. You must simply try it for yourself.

But there’s much more to Lee’s than the hash.

If you’re looking for a taste of the South, look no further than Lee’s Barbecue and Catering in Waterloo. This family-owned restaurant has been serving up delicious barbecue dishes for many years, and has earned a reputation for their excellent food and service.

Lee’s Barbecue and Catering offers a menu of classic Southern-style barbecue dishes, including pulled pork, ribs, chicken, and brisket.

These dishes are cooked to perfection using traditional Southern cooking techniques and served with a variety of classic sides like macaroni and cheese, collard greens, and baked beans.

Black shirt reading Hash & Rice.

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They also offer a selection of sandwiches, burgers, salads, and other lighter options for those who prefer something different.

Customers and food critics alike have raved about Lee’s Barbecue and Catering. According to The Greenville News, Lee’s is a “hidden gem in Waterloo, serving up some of the best barbecue around.”

Southern Living describes the restaurant as a “cozy, family-owned atmosphere” that offers “great barbecue.”

The State calls the food “simply amazing,” and The Daily Meal says that Lee’s is “one of the best places in the area to get authentic Southern-style barbecue.”

But it’s not just the food that keeps customers coming back to Lee’s Barbecue and Catering.

The restaurant has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere that makes you feel like part of the family. The staff is attentive and always ready to provide great service to their customers.

If you’re in the Waterloo area and looking for a delicious taste of Southern-style barbecue, be sure to check out Lee’s Barbecue and Catering.

Whether you’re dining in or catering an event, you’re sure to have a great experience with their authentic Southern cuisine, friendly service, and cozy atmosphere.

Dine In, Carry Out, or Cater

Lee’s Barbecue Inc. is available when you dine-in at their buffet style restaurant or you can call ahead and order up a little slice of heaven to take home. Ask them about their catering services for your wedding, party, or tailgating needs!

Come by and taste the legend.

What Folks are Saying

Google Review

Among the many Google Reviews, Local Guide “Jesse” spreads the word about Lee’s in this review:

Seriously, seriously AMAZING food!!!!

For $11 bucks, you get to visit one of SC’s best buffets, the Best Grandma-style hash, okra, chicken tenders, BBQ chicken, broccoli casserole, livers, gizzards, fried fish, banana pudding, and like 10 other things…it’s the best and I wish more people knew about it.

Yelp Review

Over on Yelp, nearby local Joshua G is a regular who keeps coming back for more:

Best BBQ in Laurens, Greenwood and Abbeville County. You got to try the back potato it is simply the best. The cheeseburger is also great as the BBQ.

Simple country setting and awesome service. Been coming here for years and will keep coming.

Menu for Lee’s

Note: Menu prices and options are subject to change over time. Contact the restaurant for the most up-to-date information.

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Lee's Barbecue in Waterloo, SC



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16994 Highway 72 W
Waterloo, SC 29384

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