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480 N Brooks St, Manning, SC 29102-3324
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
13 Nov 2015
“Best Buffet ever”
12 Sep 2015
“Next stop on the SC BBQ trail...very good!”
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480 N Brooks St, Manning, SC 29102-3324
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

The pulled pork is heavenly, especially with their sauces, but the fried chicken is addictive, not to mention the green beans, collards, and cabbage stew. Another real standout is the 'hash"-- a gravy made from country ham that is spectacular with rice.

1  Thank suratsweet
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Our next stop on the South Carolina barbecue trail was this very well known place in Manning, SC. The pork was very good, the sauce was vinegar style, the ambiance was typical barbecue, Mr. McCabe and his staff were more than friendly. The sides were...More

1  Thank Mavmed
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Four of us had lunch at McCabe's and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a small, fairly non-descript place with great food and wonderful people. And the price is reasonable. We had a delightful conversation with the owner and enjoyed the food. We especially liked the pulled...More

1  Thank Larry S
Reviewed 26 August 2015

If you're looking for really good BBQ (not atmosphere), McCabe's is the place to eat. We loved the BBQ -- recommend extra, extra sauce. Check their hours of operation- they close earlier than most restaurants. Worth a special trip!

Thank SherryBaltimore
Reviewed 3 August 2015

For my husband, BBQ is almost a religion. For me, raised in the north, I needed to learn what the South calls BBQ, because it isn't the reddish brown stuff slathered onto grilled meat that I grew up thinking of as BBQ. We've eaten at...More

4  Thank DDSQ
Reviewed 3 August 2015

During the summer, bears often wander far from their homes in search of foods that will be delicious and help them to put on weight for winter hibernation. Sometimes they find something that is so delightful that they plan on returning many times. McCabes is...More

Thank TheMeanderingBear
Reviewed 3 June 2015

If you aren't looking for this place,you will miss it. Tucked in between 2 other buildings is hidden a jewel of a restaurant.This is the perfect example of "do one thing and do it well." This is pulled pork with a vinegar sauce done well....More

Thank GTman72
Reviewed 22 November 2014

If you aren't looking for it you may miss it- we had never been so we drove off the beaten path and followed map until we found it. Well worth a stop since it has such notoriety & we can say we have been there....More

2  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

This may or may not be a good restaurant. It's only open on the weekends. We got off I95 to go to this restaurant only to find it closed.

3  Thank HawkeyeGrad67
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I've been eating BBQ here and getting BBQ by the pound to go for well over 20 years even though I live about 100 miles away. Lean, tender, long strips of smoked pulled pork with just the right amount of vinegar & pepper based sauce...More

3  Thank J H
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 N Brooks St, Manning, SC 29102-3324
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Manning
McCabe's has been featured in several magazine articles, including one on the best BBQ in Southern Living.
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