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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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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“chili cheese” (43 reviews)
“beacon burger” (22 reviews)
“hash” (21 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food
255 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29306-6047
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Reviewed today

Grew up going to the Beacon with my Grandfather back in '60's. Fond memories of banana splits and Pork-A-Plenty Plates. Loved those onion rings. But, alas, you can't go home again. Not what it once was when they probably served thousands every day. I remember...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed yesterday

Onion Rings GREASEERE! Hamburg, Burger King is better. Went there because we were told it was great and it gets plenty of publicity. NEVER AGAIN. The food that they serve on "Survivor" for a challenge looks better.

Thank hcnyl989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in SC taking care of family business following a death and were eating out at different places. I saw the Beacon Drive In and thought the place was very cool looking. It reminded me of the Marietta Diner in GA - so took...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited the famous Beacon Drive Inn, this was after I saw it featured on a well known show I the food network. On approach I noticed the nostalgia of the light house. Once inside, I again was almost overcome by the nostalgia. When...More

1  Thank williamgX1958JC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't been in a while but my brother and family came in to town and wanted to try it. I have sure missed my Chili Cheese a plenty. Just like I remembered. My burger burried under a mound of onion rings and fries. All...More

Thank newbalance31
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This place been around for a long time. It has a lot of history in serving food to the masses. There a lot of good items to order. I have had most of everything, and the food is really good. Chilly cheese burger or pimento...More

Thank thesheepsake
Reviewed 9 March 2018

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 3 March 2018 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 March 2018 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 25 February 2018 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

1  Thank Coach_Que
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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
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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