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7580 Charlotte Hwy, Ste 100, Fort Mill, SC 29707-7813
803-548-7695
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best BBQ

It just a bit of a hole in the wall but great BBQ, only thing is if u want coleslaw on sandwich it's free but if you want iron the side they charge you. That just makes no sense. Mac and Cheese is great. And their spareribs special is fantastic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
karenmits
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Indian Land, South Carolina
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Indian Land, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

It just a bit of a hole in the wall but great BBQ, only thing is if u want coleslaw on sandwich it's free but if you want iron the side they charge you. That just makes no sense. Mac and Cheese is great. And their spareribs special is fantastic.

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Austin, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

If you are a believer in "the parking lot test" for restaurants, this one passes with flying colors. I have eaten here about 4 times and I enjoy it every time. They have both vinegar based sauce (mild heat) and a tomato & molasses based sauce that is sweeter. Check it out, I think you will be pleased.

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Friends visiting from Conn needed to taste the best BBQ in the Carolinas. Portions were so large that no one cleared there plate. The ribs topped in at #1. Great service even better value for the money.The best part is that they are Gamecock fans

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Port Orange, Florida
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172 reviews 172 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had all you can eat ribs on Monday night. They don't advertise it, you'll need to ask if they have em. When you hear the price you'll be amazed. The ribs were outstanding, and, the service was efficient and friendly. The menu prices are right in line with other casual eateries. But, the AYCE ribs are a great deal!... More 

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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 January 10, 2015 via mobile

The food is good and the portions are generous. You have a choice between white or red slaw, and the red slaw is outstanding and hard to find. Overall good value for the money. Traditional southern style pork barbecue. Ribs are good but not really outstanding, could be improved.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very good food. Very good BBQ and ribs. Wide selection of other casual lunch food. Very fast service. They do a busy take-out business as well. A place for a good value and quick in and out, rather than lingering and chatting.

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Charlotte, NC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

While making a trip to Fort Mill we decided to try and find a BBQ joint in the area. We came across 521 and seeing the very busy parking lot decided to give it a try. Even though the place was hopping they really move people in and out quickly and a lot of the business was to go orders.... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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186 reviews 186 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Dinner at 521 BBQ is a very casual, but delicious, experience. We enjoyed every mouthful of our pork BBQ, baby back ribs, sausage and children's chicken tenders meals, and the sides were all good, too. We can't wait to eat there again! Portions are generous. Service is friendly and attentive! Seating is ultra-casual with a mix of booths, tables and... More 

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We keep frozen PP in the freezer at all times. The ribs are one of the best things I have ever eaten. Slaw is out of this world! Recently on FB they got ranked 5/10 out of both Carolina's.

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North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a fantastic place. Great ribs that fall off the bone. Fantastic chicken, outstanding pulled pork. I have been to this location off 521 serve real times. And I thanks them each time. The food is not greasy and is cooked to perfection. I can truly say for good BBQ look no further.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7580 Charlotte Hwy, Ste 100, Fort Mill, SC 29707-7813
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Fort Mill
  • Phone Number: 803-548-7695

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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