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5120 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418
843-552-1305
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Been around forever and all the locals know it

I've been going to Robert's since it was a drive-in with car hops back in the 60's so for me I need a fix from the past once in a while. They don't spend much on the up keep of the place, the employees enjoy the closest parking spots, they aren't cheap, use Pepsi products, close early, closed on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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34 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Just from the outside of the building, I didn't have too high of hopes. I was thinking maybe this would be a hidden gem, especially with the size and location of the building. However, it was just a disappointing experience. The only barbecue offered is a pulled pork or beef sandwich. Both are overwhelmed with a sweet, mustard based bbq... More 

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Ocoee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The pulled pork sandwich with a honey mustard tasting sauce was outstanding and the onion rings were mostly onion and not just breading.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I've been going to Robert's since it was a drive-in with car hops back in the 60's so for me I need a fix from the past once in a while. They don't spend much on the up keep of the place, the employees enjoy the closest parking spots, they aren't cheap, use Pepsi products, close early, closed on Sunday... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is so close and I love BBQ so this was a must try. Should have know from the place always looking empty and 80s decor to pass it up. The staff was not helpful in answering my questions, I don't think they know what they're selling. My pulled pork sand which hardly had any meat. I took a bite... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Robert's isn't fancy, but the food is cheap and delicious. Great BBQ pork sandwiches, and great sweet tea. What more can you ask for?

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South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This place is dirty/run down and the lady running the register was just plain ol' rude for whatever reasons. My pork sandwich was smashed flat and dripping with some kind of gooey sticky mess of a mustard sauce,not very tasty at all. The 2 onion rings in the basket were the highlight of my lunch,the fries were meh...

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I mostly get their catering options. Excellent pricing for great food. Makes my job so much easier, who can ask for more?? :)

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Good Southern Style BBQ. Plates or sandwiches, you want go wrong here with the pulled pork. They also have a very unique and delicious Onion Ring, you haven't been to Robert's until you have had their Onion Rings... ☮ btw ~ Chili Dogs are Awesome here as well...

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Myrtle Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Love the BBQ too, but my favorite are the onion rings. I dislike that there is ONLY ONE location :-(

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Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

I love mustard based BBQ. The hash and rice can't be beat!! Now they are down to one location in the north area makes it harder to frequent the restaurant, but it is still awesome

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5120 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-552-1305

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?