Dine South 2021-22: Wiley’s Championship BBQ

All the best BBQ has a history and Wiley’s is no different. Current owner, Nate Shaffer, took the reins from Wiley himself, carrying on the tradition of “fine swine dining” in Savannah. Guests can dine like champions when indulging in Wiley’s award-winning barbecue, from mouth-watering plates, savory sandwiches, smoked wings and more. This St. Louis-style barbecue recipe was honed and perfected through the years, racking up awards in national circuits as fans sing its praises far and wide.

Photography by D. Paul Graham

Wiley’s Championship BBQ

All the best BBQ has a history and Wiley’s is no different. Current owner, Nate Shaffer, took the reins from Wiley himself, carrying on the tradition of “fine swine dining” in Savannah. Guests can dine like champions when indulging in Wiley’s award-winning barbecue, from mouth-watering plates, savory sandwiches, smoked wings and more. This St. Louis-style barbecue recipe was honed and perfected through the years, racking up awards in national circuits as fans sing its praises far and wide.

As an established testament to Southern soul food, the restaurant celebrates its worldwide patronage with a pushpin map and highlights the luxury and exotic cars that swing through, and is frequented by professional athletes and actors alike. Tucked away in an unassuming storefront off US Highway 80, an unknowing passerby would never guess a nationally (and internationally) acclaimed barbecue joint (a Travelers’ Choice 2021) was whipping up some mean plates for the lunch and dinner rush. Once inside, Wiley’s exudes authentic Southern hospitality and tradition, along with their ever-impressive food. 

4700 Highway 80, E.
Savannah, GA
wileyschampionshipbbq.com
912.201.3259


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