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Hudson's Smokehouse BBQ

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4952 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 356-1070
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Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Takeout

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The ribs!

If you want ribs and a big buffet you need to head here. The pork pulled bbq is the same as everywhere else but the ribs are slap your momma good. Brown sugar and red pepper. Sweet and tangy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Steffonie C
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Pascagoula, Mississippi
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Absolutely the worst BBQ and buffet I have ever visited. The veggie offering on the buffet was your standard canned vegetables. The only meat offered was fried chicken (not very good) and pulled pork (awful). I decided to order from the menu and selected a half-chicken, which was oven baked, not from a smoker, and grossly overcooked. To make matters... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

One of our all time favorites. Everything here is yummy. From the tasty sides - sweet potatoes are my favorite to the BBQ itself this is the place. Really. On our top ten BBQ list in the nation.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So I've been to Hudson's many times with my family, and we've always enjoyed it. After a long and busy day, we happened to be on that side of town and looked forward to coming again. Their buffet offers so many options for my kids, it usually is a sure bet. They close at 9, and we got there about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you want ribs and a big buffet you need to head here. The pork pulled bbq is the same as everywhere else but the ribs are slap your momma good. Brown sugar and red pepper. Sweet and tangy!

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Everybody said to try this place so I did. Pretty sure this place only does decent business because they have been around a long time so families continue to go due to this being what they "know". I am not a fan. Food was just ok. Service was nonexistent. Never had a tea refill! Owner needs to update as I'm... More 

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The 1/2 rack of ribs is more like a 1/4 rack. The sides are plentiful and delicious. Cold beer, good service and a family friendly atmosphere. Just wish the order of ribs was as advertised.

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Irmo, South Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Having lived in the Columbia/Lexington area for a long time, Hudson's has always been a solid choice in the past for a good BBQ buffet. It's been a few years since we've been there, and boy have things taken a turn for the worse. We arrived on a Tuesday evening, with a party of 13, and were able to be... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Not the best BBQ in the area, but a good "go to" choice. The buffet is just OK, so, for me, the better choice is to order from the menu.

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Laurens, South Carolina
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We eat at Hudson's often. We always experience great service and wonderful food. We usually get buffet. I even order their chicken salad to take on vacation with us and to have in our house for sandwiches. My family enjoys Hudson's very much! I am very sad to see some of the horrible reviews on here. I just can't imagine... More 

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Lexington, SC
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Hudson's is our favorite BBQ in the Midlands. Catering works really well and they provide everything you need for a big picnic. Would not get BBQ catering anywhere else!

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Additional Information about Hudson's Smokehouse BBQ

Address: 4952 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072
Phone Number: (803) 356-1070
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4952 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: (803) 356-1070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?