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Bluffton BBQ

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State of Mind Way, in the Promenade, Bluffton, SC
8437577427
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout
Description: located in historic old town Bluffton

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Best BBQ

Had Lunch today; Pulled Pork; Slaw and Pinto Beans; excellent; the pulled pork is very good ( from a NC guy who has a long history of BBQ in the Carolinas ).

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
James C
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had Lunch today; Pulled Pork; Slaw and Pinto Beans; excellent; the pulled pork is very good ( from a NC guy who has a long history of BBQ in the Carolinas ).

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Thank James C
Bluffton, South Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a long time place in Bluffton and probably the best BBQ around. Ted has been doing this for years, the pit is next to the restaurant. He closes when he runs out of food so need to go early for dinner. Not fancy, just great food.

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Thank Bruce R
Bluffton, South Carolina
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked into this small, quirky BBQ eat in/takeout joint and the enticing barbecue smell was incredible. It has a few trestle tables and a couple of smaller ones inside, plus several tables on an outside patio. Their menu features ribs, pulled pork, and barbecued chicken dishes plus several sides. Both their ribs and their pulled pork were delicious—some of the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I first went to Bluffton BBQ and it redefined what I thought good BBQ is. Every time I go I get a consistent plate of yummy BBQ. My favorite sides are the potato salad and collards. I think they are the best collards around and I attempt to try them whenever possible. The pulled pork is amazing enough that no... More 

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1 Thank Amy B
Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Half of the experience is the conversation with Ted, the smoke master... but get there early. They sell out fast!

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1 Thank Kirk C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

As an avid smoker, Ted's restaurant is the only place for miles that serves up barbeque that I trust. And the fries are killer. This spot has awesome local flair and can do good food without being pretentious about it.

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1 Thank Birtums
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

WOW.....this was some find of good! Had pulled pork plate. Huge portion of really moist tender delicious pork, sauce was perfect for me, tasty but not too spicy. Collards were to die for, the Brunswick stew did not appeal to me....a little bit of o vinegar taste. We can't wait to go to Bluffton BBQ again! If you like BBQ... More 

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1 Thank Lynn R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

BBQ fan; SC native. Good choice! wouldn't have known about the place but bought an online "Deal" definitely glad! will return!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

It's pretty good BBQ, he has his own twist, probably the best deal in that section of the city. You won't be able to eat it all so be prepared. Great value. Ate there many times with various people for many reasons. Take your meat loving friends. Make sure you hit an open day. Place is closed some days and... More 

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1 Thank Doni F
Frankfort, Illinois
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Great food and great fun....Great price and I highly recommend! Nice décor and cool place to sit outside. Serve yourself the old fashioned way

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: State of Mind Way, in the Promenade, Bluffton, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: 8437577427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

located in historic old town Bluffton
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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