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Beacon Drive In

255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
+1 864-585-9387
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“chili cheese” (44 reviews)
“beacon burger” (22 reviews)
“hash” (21 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Fast food
255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stopped in to grab something to eat before our drive back home. He got the pimento cheese burger with onion rings and fries. I got a bacon cheeseburger. The burger patty itself was kind of overcooked and bland but the bacon...More

Thank jdcgray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is delicious! Miss the gentleman that shouted the orders, but it's still a really good place to eat. You get lots of food on your plate and I've never been disappointed! Definately will continue eating here!!

Thank Elizabeth_Towe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually love places like this, dives and hole in the wall gems. I saw this on Food Network a few years ago and wanted to go. Food was horrible. The place smelled like dirty mop water. The counters and tables were filthy and sticky....More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I was in Spartanburg I would make it a point to stop in to this iconic eatery. However, it’s just not what it used to be. There is “plenty” of food but the quality is lacking. Very greasy. If you have never been, it’s...More

Thank Coach_Que
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating at the Beacon restaurant for over 20 years. I live out of town and whenever I return to Spartanburg to visit family the beacon is a must do for us. My favorite dish is the chili cheeseburger a plenty. The french...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

For a local it’s hard to think of Spartanburg and not think of the beacon. They have some of the best burgers in town! Fan of chicken stew? You’ll be hard pressed to find better!

Thank Christopher Gle... W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

They give generous portions on plate, especially onion rings, the problem is you have to be able to stand grease, they are good, but greasy.

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I grew up eating Beacon food. Whenever someone came to visit, we had to eat from the Beacon every night (never AT the Beacon, just takeout FROM the Beacon). My go-to was a chili-cheese a-plenty. My uncle's was a Beacon-burger a-plenty. And so on. Well,...More

1  Thank SCDad
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Saw this on Triple D at the food network and had to stop in, it’s more about the destination then the actual food which was bland at best, the sweet tea was some of the best I have had in years.

Thank hotwtr01
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Go for the Burgers & Onion Rings & Barbque Too!!! I wish I lived closer to the Beacon - I go up there EVERY OPPORTUNITY I can when visiting my Mother-in-law and DIET BE DAMNED! Their food is what the AMERICAN-O Dream is made of...More

Thank The C
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11 February 2016|
Response from aliciatownsend | Reviewed this property |
I really can't say because I've never had one, but since you asked I'm gonna have to try it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-585-9387
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