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Southside Smokehouse is a family-owned restaurant that strives to please everyone in your family! We have a dog-friendly patio, can accommodate large groups and special dietary requests. We provide catering and concessions for events large and small serving barbecue, creole/Cajun cuisine and much more.
With more than 30 years of experience, Southside Smokehouse and Grille serves up scratch-made barbeque, Cajun specialties, and traditional American food using only the freshest of ingredients. Our restaurant provides a full bar stocked with the best domestic and import brews, a nice wine selection, and an array of fine liquors. We offer a comfortable facility with a variety of seating options…whether you want a spacious booth or a solo bar stool, we can always find you a seat!
Join us for exciting new menu items featuring locally sourced produce and eclectic inspirations from Chef Sarah McClure.
Southside Smokehouse and Grille’s BBQ is pulled and lightly chopped served with all sauces on the side. We start with a dry rub and use a variety of woods. We also serve ribs, smoked chicken, wings, hash and much more including burgers, seafood and our new upscale chef’s specials menu with things like quail, grilled swordfish, specialty soups, salads and more. Our full bar has a great beer selection and the largest collection of rare Bourbons in the upstate, over 35, including Pappy Van Winkle!
Our BBQ is cooked on a Southern Pride gas/wood combo smoker. On it we cook pork butts, ribs, chicken thighs, breasts, and wings.
Our fried green tomato burger at Southside Smokehouse was called “the ultimate southern cheeseburger” by Thedailybeast.com, and we are currently rated number one in our town on TripAdvisor. The Atlanta Journal Constitution named us a “place to visit” in an article about the area, and we were featured in an issue of Life in Our Foothills magazine.
Google’s Local Guide Greg Jensen writes in his Google Review that he found Southside Smokehouse and Grille to be excellent:
“A smokehouse with a diverse menu that offers more than just barbeque. Great smoked meat. Nice subtle smoky flavor. Generous portions with good home made sides.They also have a nice beer selection. Overall excellent.”
Over on Yelp, Spartanburg-area local Travis L will drive out of his way just to get to Southside Smokehouse and Grille, as he notes in his Yelp Review:
“GO EAT HERE ! Don’t let the name or building fool you. Perfect combination of bbq and cajun. Don’t forget to check out the daily specials. You will want dessert but you will not have room for it. The chopped chicken thighs are my favorite. Simplicity and perfection. Try a few bites without any sauce to appreciate the flavor and the smoke. Fed 3 under $45 and had leftovers for the next day. I drive 30 min to get my fix.”