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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 #8 of 129 Restaurants in Fort Mill
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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258 reviews 258 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I've been to 521 plenty of times before, and the BBQ is first class. No issues there, and if you're looking for authentic NC BBQ, this is the place. We did experience as less that awesome time last time around. Our server seemed off her game, I think she may have been new, and I feel like we really did... More

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a welcome place when we moved to Sun City! There were not too many other places to eat in this area. They are great for a fast, casual meal. Best ribs around!

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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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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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