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Melvin's Southern Barbecue

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925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
(843) 881-0549
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pretty good barbecue in drive-through when you are on the go in a charming town.

Tasty barbecue. Try little joe sandwich. Son likes hash and rice. We only do drive-through as always in a hurry it seems. Been going here for 5 years and recommend a stop here if driving by. The south does barbecue right.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Kpjg01
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Good for:
  • Late Night
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169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Tasty barbecue. Try little joe sandwich. Son likes hash and rice. We only do drive-through as always in a hurry it seems. Been going here for 5 years and recommend a stop here if driving by. The south does barbecue right.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good old fashioned Southern cuisine. Can't go wrong with much of anything here. Get a milkshake and don't skip the giant onion ring!

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250 reviews 250 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We came here for lunch on Saturday of three weeks ago after watching a move with two friends. I've been here a few times and I like this BBQ restaurant. We ordered a combo and three burgers. This place has been open for more than 70 years for a reason: food is very good.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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504 restaurant reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Quick, Fresh, Tasty. The Gold Mustard Based BBQ sauce rules. There is a bar full of pickled veggies and such. You can load up on that waiting for your order.

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York, PA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

After a long day at Patriots Point we went to Melvin's. I picked this because of other reviews. They have a drive thru window but you can also go inside. When you go inside you walk up to a counter and order. Then you go to an area and fill up your cup with soda or whatever you ordered. Everything... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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85 reviews 85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We were not from the area and stopped in just because it was convenient to a meeting we needed to go to. The food is awesome. It is a place where you order at the counter. Menu is very easy to read and has a nice selection. We decided to share a 1/2 rack of ribs and it came with... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great food, plentiful portions, if you don't like the service, it's your own fault (self service) and worth a visit. Skip the trendy touristy expensive places and eat at melvins!!

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Melvin's BBQ is a great place for BBQ. The food is great and reasonably priced. The sauce is mustard based and awesome. Highly recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Food was good but service was poor. Restaurant ran out of forks and spoon bin was empty. The staff member's attitude was less than helpful. Expected better service.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Food was good, but for those of us that aren't into mustard based barbecue, this isn't the place for you. My family loved the sides and the meat was cooked well, but we just didn't care for any of the sauces. They need to add a sweet sauce and I will up there rating. Not everyone likes mustard.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: (843) 881-0549

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, French
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?