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521 BBQ & Grill

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

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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 of 5 stars
Really good BBQ

Pretty much all of the food I tried was notably good. The BBQ was excellent. Hush puppies were very good if a tiny bit sweet but cooked perfectly and served with many of the options on the menu. Mac and cheese were really tasty. Service was very solid overall and our server was both attentive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Todd S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Pretty much all of the food I tried was notably good. The BBQ was excellent. Hush puppies were very good if a tiny bit sweet but cooked perfectly and served with many of the options on the menu. Mac and cheese were really tasty. Service was very solid overall and our server was both attentive and helpful. There was a... More 

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Ft. Mill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had the Barbeque sandwich. It was really good. Service was fast. Atmosphere that of a fast food place. It was very crowded so there weren't enough regular tables. Picnic tables only were left.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Our family eats A LOT of BBQ and overall, this place is just ok. This is the second time I have visited and I never walk out thinking it was an amazing BBQ experience. The service was incredibly slow (again) and the servers weren't very friendly or attentive. We had to ask twice for our drinks and had to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

New to the area we have tried BBQ here and there but this location came highly recommended. It is without a doubt a place you do not want to pass by. If you do make a u-turn and get the tastiest ribs and chopped BBQ we have ever had. We came at lunch time and the place got full quickly.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have seen rave reviews of 521 in area forums. I've seen a few on here too. I'm from Louisiana and have been around Texas BBQ my whole life so that is where my perspective comes from. The pork is tender and the sauce is good, but not the best in the area. Good choice for a lunch

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Columbia, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Carry out prices on pulled pork are reasonable. Good cole slaw also. Buy sandwich rolls elsewhere if there is time...very average sandwich rolls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I have been here five time now and these are hands down the best ribs in the greater Charlotte area! The pulled pork is very good and you can often get some frozen to go by the pound on the cheap and it keeps quite well. The onion rings are good but the potato salad is top notch and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This restaurant has a wonderful "neighborhood, down-to-earth feel" and the food is excellent. You won't get linens, china, etc. but you WILL GET the best BBQ, ribs, hamburgers, coleslaw and the list goes on. TRY it, you'll LIKE it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Pork - pulled of course - is my favorite but they do have good ribs and I've even had their burger which was good. Their sides are good, I like the red slaw best but the hushpuppies are excellent too. Portion size is good and the price is fair. They have outside seating but we usually pick up to go.... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I visited BBQ & Grill while visiting my mom in Fort Mill. It was Great BBQ. I got the Chopped Pork Platter. I normally prefer pulled pork over chopped, but this was Great!! To add to it, I had their Sweet sauce for the pork and it was also Great!!! I can be a Hushpuppy snob, but their hushpuppies were... More 

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Additional Information about 521 BBQ & Grill

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

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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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