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Southern Belly BBQ

819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29201-4706
+1 803-764-3512
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bbq sandwich” (42 reviews)
“cole slaw” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (49 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29201-4706
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will have to say that the service was remarkable! Our waitress was very nice and handled everything awesome. I had the D’jango with curly fries. The sandwich came up hot but the fries came out cold and soggy. The sandwich itself was great and...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was great, super friendly. Our sandwiches had great flavors and the meat was cooked perfectly. My only disappointment was frozen french fries. This is the type of place that serving fresh cut fries would add so much more to the menu.

Thank mjoseph88
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Southern Belly does sandwiches only so it is not a typical barbecue restaurant with ribs and the like. Having said that, Southern Belly does pulled pork exceptionally well. The pork was flavorful and the sauces let the pork shine through without being overwhelming like many...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Love, love, loved the barbecue - great tangy sauces and soft tender meat. Tasty coleslaw and fries. Funky atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating. My only criticism is to dump the toast and serve it on buns. The toast just can't stand up to the...More

Thank wahoowa1213
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The French fries are fresh and are seasoned very well. I would 100% get them over the chips. The restaurant also has a great selection of pulled pork sandwiches and home made sauces to choose from, but that's sadly it. Everything on the menu is...More

1  Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

If your looking for a place with a lengthy menu and tons of extras this isn’t the place for you. There menu consist of 6 or 7 different Pulled pork sandwiches that they dress up with different toppings and sauces. They do have a traditional...More

1  Thank JoeJoeVG
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Very good food and good prices. We tried 6 sauces and liked them all. The Sherman hot sauce was not real hot, so don't be afraid of it! The bathroom was questionable, not very clean.

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a Lunch with our family after my brothers graduation! We had a larger group and they accommodate us easily! Place was uniquely decorated and comfortable! Everyone enjoyed their meals and kiddos were very happy with curly fries! They had a sandwich that...More

Thank Kaylen S
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Very tender barbecue, although the sauce left a little to be desired. Very messy sandwiches, always good for this kind of food. I tried the Wookie and it was very tender and flavorful, but I would recommend a different sauce. The dark side sauce it...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my son. I knew going in it was a twist on regular BBQ and was not disappointed. The Django was delicious and perfectly spicy. 4 stars rather than 5 because: - sodas come in cans rather than a drink fountain and...More

1  Thank Alan H
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Call and ask them
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29201-4706
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-764-3512
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