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Shealy's Bar-B-Que House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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340 E Columbia Ave, Leesville, SC 29070-9285
+1 803-532-8135
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Green Cove Springs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took out of town guests for a taste treat. Great food - lots of it, at a very reasonable price. Not fancy and a little out of the way, but a memorable dining experience.

Thank Thomas C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's no surprise that Shealys is great eatin. Their spread is so filling that you need a scooter to get back to your car. Love eating at Shealy's

Thank Mr_B_Nelson
Monroe, New Jersey
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! Being from NJ BBQ is good, but nothing great. You will be knocked out when you go to Shealy's. fine, fine BBQ and everything else. When you first enter you will wash your hands... yes, there is a sink, soap, and towels to dry. Great!! Loved it!! Then you pay and then enter....wow...unbelievable!! So much food and great variety... More 

Thank Deemer5
Leesville, South Carolina
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If BBQ is your thing, Shealy's is the place in Central SC. Shealy's is a regular stop for our family. We know we'll always get a great meal with lots of choices, sides, desserts, plus fried chicken and other options. Hint: ask your server for pulley bones if you like chicken! All for one low price...

Thank RRphotos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you want a true taste of the South, you can't go wrong here! Love the pulley bones! Love Shealy's! My family has been coming here for over 30 years!!

Thank Jennifer P
Columbia, South Carolina
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I came here on a Saturday night but early; arrived at 5:30 PM – during football season, but still the restaurant was moderately busy. In the summer, the line is outside the door and you wind your way in to the payment window first. But since we have first come here in 1978, before you get to... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

What to say? Eat here you will not regret it. Always good. The only bad thing I can say is I can't eat as much as I wish I could, I have never left hungry that is for sure!

Thank Lisa C
Leesville, South Carolina
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My Daughter and I went here to lunch and were so disappointed.We had eaten there twice before with no problems,but this visit literally made us both sick.The chicken was so greasy.The vegetables were floating in what appeared to be lard.Someone told me they were heavy on the lard there.Nothing about this place is healthy.I know a couple who goes there... More 

Thank Gena C
Athens, Georgia
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My son and I were traveling to the A&M - South Carolina game and stopped by on the recommendation of friends. Very good barbecue and very friendly folks even if we were wearing the wrong team's gear in SC! Lots of good items on the buffet and you can try lots of different things. Our server was very friendly and... More 

Thank Randy S
Gilbert, South Carolina
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Shealy's food is always good and they have a awesome buffet. You can't go wrong bringing the whole family with you.

Thank kev-deb625

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 E Columbia Ave, Leesville, SC 29070-9285
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Leesville
  • Phone Number: +1 803-532-8135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?