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“Southern Cooking at Its BEST ! ”

Wade's Family Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 332 Restaurants in Spartanburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$10
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Takeout
Greenville, South Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Southern Cooking at Its BEST ! ”
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Wade's to me is southern cooking at its best. I've worked at the original location and at this location during high school and during college. I try to go to Wade's at least once a month with twins boys. For the three of us, I spend about $20-$25 (including tip) for dinner.

Please don't be afraid of the long line out the door to eat at the dining room area, it goes very quick. If you're in a hurry, they have an express lane where you get a main entree and all you can eat vegetables.

Please make sure you have cash because they don't take credit or debit cards. There is an ATM in the lobby.

Everything is really good on the menu but my all time favorite is their turkey & dressing, rice with giblet gravy, cream corn, green beans, broccoli & cheese sauce and sweet potato soufflé.

Thank Kay P
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Greensboro NC
Level 6 Contributor
363 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 574 helpful votes
“Apogee of honest high quality reasonably priced food”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Wade's has been here since 1947, putting customers first and serving the highest quality food for an honest price. We eat here when in the area; it is on a main road about five minutes from the interstate. Close to Wofford College and the NFL Panthers training camp. Everything is excellent - awesome yeast rolls, corn bread, fried and baked chicken, flounder, salads, veggies, burgers ... you name it. Pecan pie and other desserts, made in house and as good as anyone's. When Southern food is good, it is very very good, as Wade's proves. Full meals including tea are about seven dollars. Service is efficient, prompt, and friendly. Lines can be long, but things move quickly. Eat here, period.

  • Visited August 2014
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1 Thank CarolinaTrekkers
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New Bern, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Family style cooking at a great price!”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

My wife, son and I ate at Wade's Restaurant recently while in Spartanburg. The food was very good, and the service was excellent. Though the restaurant was very crowded, our food was delivered to our table in less than 10 minutes from the time we first sat down. I like the hamburger steak and the vegetables are always good. Prices are extremely reasonable. Great yeast rolls!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank gdavis3
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Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Decent cornbread”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

We all had vegetable plates. There is a nice selection to choose from. But the Mac and cheese were drier than we're used to and turnip greens were bitter.

The restaurant was clean and service was good. Prices were more than fair including $1.50 for child under age 6.

We visited on a Monday about 5:30 and the line was out the door. But it moved very quickly.

Visited July 2014
Thank Janice J
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Gotta to love it”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you are hungry, this is the place for you. Good home cooking, super nice and friendly staff, great prices. You can even take some home for another time. You will leave full and happy.

Visited July 2014
Thank lovepasta25
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