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521 BBQ & Grill

7580 Charlotte Hwy, Ste 100, Fort Mill, SC 29707-7813
803-548-7695
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Ranked #7 of 129 restaurants in Fort Mill
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped in for lunch last week and shared a couple platters in order to get a bit of everything. The pulled pork and ribs were especially delicious and their bbq sauce was nothing short of amazing. I'm told they have brisket one day during the week (Tuesdays?), which I'm really looking forward to trying. Our server was extremely friendly... More

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have eaten there 2 times now and both times the food and service was excellent. They have the best ribs and hush puppies ever!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you are ever in South Carolina, Ft. Mill area you have to stop at this little BBQ place. The best BBQ ribs. They are called Boston ribs. You have to try them.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have tried many of the top bbq places here in the Carolinas and 521 BBQ has some of the best ribs I've have ever had. They are the meaty, off the bone tender at a very reasonable price. The chopped pork is excellent also. Their hushpuppies are outstanding as well. Worth the drive!! You won't be disappointed.

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South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Having grown up in BBQ county in NC, I have eaten all varieties: vinegar based, tomato based and mustard based. 521 serves excellent chopped pork BBQ with a variety of sauces to put on the meat so you can have your pick of flavors. Their ribs are some of the best I've ever had, meaty and drop-off-the-bone tender. And the... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The bbq is a s good as you would get at a pig pickin' here in the south! And their sauces are very good, as well. Did not care for their over-vinegared cole slaw, however. Once great bonus - if you buy it in bulk you get a better price!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I always have trouble rating restaurants... A good restaurant - but casual should have a different rating system than a full service restaurant... Anyway... This is a small restaurant in a small strip mall on Rte 521 in Indian Land just south of Sun City. The restaurant has a small outdoor seating area - overlooking the parking lot & hwy... More

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well maybe not an expert, but I've eaten so much BBQ in so many Meccas I'm sure my opinions are valid. That being said I had no choice (I live across the road) to try out 521. In doing so I opted for their pork ribs. Bottom line is while it had the look if an establishment that would hit... More

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I like the BBQ sandwiches so much that I have never tried anything else there! They have two types of coleslaw so as to make everyone happy.

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Cary, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Was excited to try this place because of all the great reviews but found it to be just ordinary. I had a combo plate of chicken and ribs and my husband had combo of ribs and wings. We both thought the ribs were nothing special - certainly didn't fall off the bone like we've had elsewhere and were rather fatty.... More

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