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Melvin's Southern Barbecue

925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
(843) 881-0549
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Ranked #28 of 268 Restaurants in Mount Pleasant
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, French
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DC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I consider myself a BBQ connoisseur (like most Southern men)...the pulled pork was perfect with the bare amount of rub/sauce (mustard-based) that there was no need to add extra sauce. The onion rings were some of the best we have ever had. Finally...get the banana pudding...my wife, daughter, and I fought over the last bites of it. There is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We always like to eat at non-chain restaurants when traveling. This came recommended by our hotel clerk. The prices are a little high, but honest to goodness - it's a lot of food. Plus, they have a complimentary pickle/pepper bar. The service was friendly, the food came quickly, and it was delicious! I ordered the Big Joe Briskett basket. It... More

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Alexandria, La
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69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Nice relaxing atmosphere, counter service, not 'smokey' like some BBQ places, clean, relatively quiet. Friendly staff, quick service, good food. Pickles, pickled vegetables, and peppers, peppers, peppers bar. Wife had the brisket plate, in-house baked Mac & Cheese, she loved it. I likes da ribs. 1/2 rack is all any normal person should consume. Sweet potato soufflé really good, ranch... More

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I'm not crazy about barbeque so I'm probably not the best person to review this restaurant. The service was fine. I know from friends that this is a good barbeque place. I had the chicken and it was OK. My husband had the pulled pork and enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

grandaughter had to eat here, she loves collard greens and they cook it like grandma does. hash and bbq is great. fast friendly service...great food!!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Melvin's (of course in my opinion) isn't as unique as I had hoped. While they have a sweet "family tradition" thing going on, this type of restaurant is becoming quite popular in Ohio.(similar to City BBQ). I was worried when I only saw 3 varieties of BBQ sauce. My favorite was the "Southern" flavor, then hickory, then secret(which if you... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

On our trip into the charleston area there was this billboard, and we just had to try for some legendary BBQ. The place was busy & a little small even at 8pm. The workers were extremely helpful. It was similar to a nice fast food place the way you order and get your food, but the quality is worth the... More

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Frankly I was expecting more from this place based on reviews. I have had BBQ in a number of areas, across the Carolinas, KC, Memphis and honestly this place is just average. Not that it is bad, and if you are driving by worth stopping at, but I would not go out of my way to eat here. The quality... More

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Charlotte, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I don't know what to say about this place! They have the best barbecue I have had in a long time and I live in the south! I was pleasantly surprised at this place and we came back to eat another 2 times. I was tempted to go through the drive thru on the way out of town. You won't... More

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Lexington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My family and I just recently visited Charleston and we were staying in Mt. Pleasant. We decided to hit up Melvin's for their kids eat free night (we have 5 kids...every little bit helps). We could not have been more surprised with the value of the meals and portion sizes. They had one of the best hamburgers I've ever eaten.... More

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