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Southern Belly BBQ

819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
+1 803-764-3512
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bbq sandwich” (40 reviews)
“cole slaw” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

In the heart of Five Points area and frequented by students this restaurant is a must to go to if you are a fan of BBQ. But these are BBQ sandwiches with difference! They are wonderfully crafted that I wish I could have tasted them...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked everything about this pub. It was small, quaint with good music, great service and even better food. Multiple sauces make the dining a unique experience. Try one. Try two. Try them all! It's located in what I think is the college/ touristy area....More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend Jim & I meet for lunch every Wednesday. This past week we wanted some good southern BBQ. Instead of the traditional standbys, we tried the Belly, which turned out to be a hidden gem. The sauces and the varieties of combinations were out...More

Thank Mitch G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I stopped by here on a roadtrip to Nashville and we had a wonderful lunch. We had the friendliest server and enjoyed the food. We tried the Midas, Sherman, and Asada sauces with our sandwiches and loved all of them! I love...More

Thank OkieJeannette
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife and two sons (1 and 2 year old). Friendly atmosphere. We sat outside on the picknick tables. The meat was good but nothing extraordinary if you have been to BBQ joints before. However, the white sauce is the best BBQ sauce...More

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I had the Hawaiian sandwich (can't recall exact name). It was very tasty. It comes with a small coleslaw & Jays chips. it's a very casual place, with a bar & lots of students eating there. The waitress was great, but she was all alone,...More

Thank Bsnss_Trvlr5
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is the best I have had in along time. We went to location at Colonial Life Rd. The food servings are more than one person can eat. We took over half our order home to eat later. Will be going back..I keep telling everyone...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The atmosphere is a quaint southern bar with old piano, books and artifacts. The menu is very limited but excellent, service was not the quickest.

Thank pjplomari
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I ate at the Colonial Life Blvd location. Very limited sandwich menu...suspect the BBQ is not cooked onsite or it's leftover due to low volume location. Over priced for portion, fries are extra. No frills, not reasonably priced, and average food.

Thank j000275
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Primarily sandwich based High Quality Barbecue, good service, fun location, great for the whole family!

Thank RPCVvoyagers
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What are the prices like?
2 April 2017|
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Response from FredFStone | Reviewed this property |
The prices were reasonable. The parking is one the street and that can be a test during the lunch hour rush. The food it wonderful and unique. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29205
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-764-3512
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