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Farm Boy's Barbecue

525 Columbia Ave, Chapin, SC 29036-8324
803-345-7600
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Ranked #4 of 27 Restaurants in Chapin
Hours:
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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  • English first
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English first
South Carolina
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just tried Farm Boy's BBQ in Chapin and thoroughly enjoyed my experience! We had 9 people in our party, and although they don't take reservations, it didn't faze the staff - or the other guests - one bit. I and my grandson arrived first and the staff went out of their way to make sure we could all sit together.... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Clean bright dining room and friendly servers. Good bbq but miss the real pork skins. Always have great fresh collards. Only open Thursday to Saturday.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As newbies to SC, we're checking out as many BBQ spots as possible. This one we stumbled upon and decided to do carryout, which worked out well because the space is very much like a cafeteria; shared table seating, almost banquet style. Another reason I preferred carryout is because I DO NOT like buffets. Much to my chagrin, our to-go... More 

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Lake Murray,SC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Go very hungry! LOVE their fried chicken and BBQ! Since it is an all you can eat buffet, it is hard to resist all the excellent vegetables and sides, including desserts! I do a lot of take-out to restrain myself. lol

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Indonesia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We were driving through SC and looking for good southern BBQ so we figured we would try having our GPS tell us what was on our route and thankfully she directed to this place. As we arrived we were a little worried as we didn't see any cars parked in front of the place. Luckily we drove around the back... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

In my experience, most BBQ buffet joints don't offer a lot of variety, and when they do, the quality of some items drop off. Happy to say....this is not the case with Farm Boy's! They offer loads of southern style veggies, meats, rice, bbq, pork chops, etc. I'm a big fan of the fried pork chops and hush puppies. I'm... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

All of Farm Boys food is of the highest quality and delicious!! If you want to try the best BBQ in the United States, go eat at Farm Boys. There is always a wide selection of foods on the buffet. There are vegetables, galore, mac and cheese, chicken, BBQ, wings, an entire salad bar, and lots of different types of... More 

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Irmo SC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Open Thur Thru Sat!!!! Very good BBQ especially the vinegar and pepper variety. Also good veggies and deserts. Only complaint being the menu does not vary ... Same every time However it is good every time. Atmosphere good and clean and very good wait service!!!! Harvey S..

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Found this place while in Chapin for a funeral. I've stopped back in several times now. Veggies are ok, meat and slaw are really good.

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Chapin, South Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I live in the Chapin area and frequent this restaurant weekly. I keep going back because the food is excellent, always piping hot, plentiful, well seasoned without being overly seasoned. With that being said ... it always takes at LEAST 10 minutes for the waitress to get around to serving my drink, and then I am lucky if she ever... More 

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Additional Information about Farm Boy's Barbecue

Address: 525 Columbia Ave, Chapin, SC 29036-8324
Phone Number: 803-345-7600
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Chapin
Open Hours:
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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