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Southside Smokehouse & Grille

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
726 S Howard Ave, Landrum, SC 29356-1943
+1 864-457-4581
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
American, Bar, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
726 S Howard Ave, Landrum, SC 29356-1943
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Reviewed yesterday

We have never been disappointed when dining here. Excellent service and the menu has selections that are unique and combines flavors that I would not think of combining but never fail to disappoint. We come to the Tryon area several times a year and this...More

Thank apprider4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot pass up the pulled pork nachos. We have been back twice just for those. The chicken wings were also good. Different take on the shrimp and grits was also great.

Thank Tallgirl42
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drive past Landrum on I-26 several times a month were thrilled to find such a good casual place to stop for dinner - with a great wine list, too!

Thank Hester H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here a couple of weeks ago. We had come in March and the restaurant was closed. We came back in April and had a great experience. My wife ordered chicken tenders and these were really good. I got a barbecue tray with sausage,...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We love Southside and make it our weekly go-to. The chef is so creative and we look forward to trying her newest creation. Best BBQ, vegetables are fresh and delicious. Waitstaff are the best! Glad we found you Southside, keep up those amazing specials.

Thank 254reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Good barbecue, but not outstanding. Don't really have anything negative, but it just doesn't stand out in comparison to other barbecue restaurants.

Thank screamingscott78
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is the best restaurant in the area with creative, seasonal offerings and friendly service. Two standout favorites are the Fried-Green Tomato Burger and the Shrimp and Grits - both with a Southern / New Orleans flair.

Thank Ford44
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I live in eastern nc and frequently encounter wannabe bbq restaurants. Especially out of the bbq zone of eastern nc. Southside has been a pleasant surprise. Excellent pulled pork. Check the bourbon collection :)

Thank TTravelermac2018
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Traveler beware. This place charges a 22% gratuity for parties of 6. Horrible, unappetizing smells. Killed my appetite. Husband said the pork was very dry but tasty. Very pricey food. Servers were pleasant but tables dated. Save your $$

Thank Kenny T
Sarah M, Owner at Southside Smokehouse & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

It clearly states on our menu that we charge gratuity for large parties and that's pretty common practice. Sorry you don't like the smell of smoked and grilled meats, boiling collards and frying shrimp!

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and great food! Very nice selections including vegetables that are a step above usual bbq fair. Adequate portions left us no room to try their delicious dessert list. Noticed they do a brined and smoked turkey for pick-up. Definitely will be back!

1  Thank dixiejoe
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Patrick H
15 July 2016|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
No we did not ask for fried chicken on our catered menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 726 S Howard Ave, Landrum, SC 29356-1943
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Landrum
  • Phone Number: +1 864-457-4581
Situated just slightly off the main street of downtown Landrum, Southside Smokehouse is more than the name suggests. Though great barbecue is a staple of our menu we also offer burgers, steaks, Cajun/Creole cuisine and now our new locally sourced, globally inspired menu from chef Sarah McClure. Featuring items like cripsy pork loin Milanese with cilantro rice, orange salsa, and smoked paprika crema and the "Figgy Pig," Landrum's new favorite sandwich with smoke pork loin, ham, arugula, fontina cheese and local figs on crusty French bread. We offer a full bar with many daily drink specials.
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