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Bluffton BBQ

State of Mind Way, in the Promenade, Bluffton, SC
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Ranked #11 of 157 Restaurants in Bluffton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Description: located in historic old town Bluffton
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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Ok...first of all most BBQ places can and will run out off BBQ. If not you should go to the next BBQ chain rest. This place is very odd...my guess the owner is doing this because he want to serve great food. He has some signs that most places would not have...straight to the point! Food was good and the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Is that a good idea? Maybe. It seems to indicate that they cook just enough to have perfectly done BBQ - all fresh, all good. I had the pulled pork which was very tender and tasty. It wasn't the absolute best BBQ I've ever had, but very good. And price was very reasonable. The signs around the restaurant, which is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a really fun place for picnic table style BBQ cooked by a real Pit Master. Nothing fancy but good southern BBQ. Get there early if you want the chicken because they run out of food. The sweet potato casserole, which is both a side and a dessert is yummy! Cute that they have Moon Pies for dessert.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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160 reviews 160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Interesting place on the Bluffton promenade. Love the signs around the place that admonish you not to ask for too much, they do run out on certain items. The price was good, the BBQ was good, not the best I have ever had, but great for Bluffton. I will go back - now that I know it is a fun,... More 

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Berlin, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

With a name like Bluffton BBQ what would you expect? Not that much, right? Wrong! Standing on line read the chalkboard menu.. As you read down there a section that sets you right. It reads in part "stuff we don't have and never will - mustard, mayonnaise..." The list went on. Hey the proprietor knows his identity - what they... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Excellent Food (and when you can get past the entitled younger cashier) very friendly owners. I've yet to have a bad meal. And the sweet potato casserole side...YUM. However, they do have a sign that says "no cry babies" if they're out of what you want. I get it, it's cute and it sounds good in theory. But having gone... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Friends told us about this place, we have been going to Jim and Nicks. Not anymore. If you can get over the "attitude" of the signs in the restaurant, you will enjoy the best BBQ in the area. Pulled Pork, Ribs, French Fries, Cole Slaw and the Beans were excellent. We ate there with two other couples and they too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Food here was great. The girl taking the orders and passing out the food either was having a bad day or was really pissed off and not very friendly. No smile no thank you nothing. Other than her this place is a good bbq joint. Pigs in a blanket was good. Sweet potato casserole was great and great pinto beans.... More 

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Tennessee
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114 reviews 114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Joined a local resident at this restaurant for lunch. It's in Old Town Bluffton and is a small place but you will get the best BBQ. You order at the counter and then your food is brought to your table. It is very casual and friendly. We only tried the pork BBQ, but we will have to go back for... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Middle of the road BBQ. The pulled pork was marginal. The sauce was not special. On the bright side, the staff was very nice. Overall I'd give it a B- or C+. It won't ruin your day, but it won't make it either.

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Address: State of Mind Way, in the Promenade, Bluffton, SC
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
Open Hours:
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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