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1237 D Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 791-9950 ‎
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great BBQ

Didn't know this place existed until yesterday when I was looking for some good BBQ. I ordered their chopped BBQ dinner which comes with their delicious hash and rice and for my two sides I got macaroni and cheese and baked beans. Everything was great. The chopped bbq was tender and smoky I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Antwon C
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English first
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Didn't know this place existed until yesterday when I was looking for some good BBQ. I ordered their chopped BBQ dinner which comes with their delicious hash and rice and for my two sides I got macaroni and cheese and baked beans. Everything was great. The chopped bbq was tender and smoky I chose the pretty lady sauce which complimented... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ordered barbecue and sides for 30 people. Everyone loved it. They have several sauces that seemed to satisfy everyone. Service was great and very friendly. Love the place!

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Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Since I come from a city that claims itself to be a great BBQ, we wanted to taste some South Carolina BBQ. We were not disappointed in the food and service. The owner stopped by our table and talked with us and discussed his business and how he bbq's his meat. I am an amateur smoker it was interesting to... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Quite simply, this place is great! Truly awesome food. The owners are very hands on and couldn't possibly be more personable and helpful. The only thing I would change about this place is to move it closer to my house.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This place was fabulous! Very delicious and very friendly staff. I'd say the best barbecue I've ever had. And the prices are very reasonable. I'd go back in a heartbeat if I lived down here.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you're wanting to try some great BBQ go here. It's a hole-in-the-wall kind of place, but they do not disappoint. We first ate here when my husband came to town for an interview. We made it a point to visit every time we came back. We even froze a few ribs overnight for our family to taste when we... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Decided to eat here since we were in town visitng relatives. Small building, not much to look at, but well worth the trip. BBQ was excellent. We had the chicken, the ribs and the chopped bbq. All was tender and cooked just right. Sauces are very good. We had never had hash before, but found it very flavorful and tasty.... More 

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columbia sc
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been here several times. It is a humble place with good food. Mostly locals eat there. The best time to go is when they are cooking outside and you can see and smell the food. Eat there after hitting some of the area thrift stores. They serve typical BBQ food, pulled pork, cole slaw, chicken, Mac n cheese,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Third visit and it is on list every time..been to others and this is it...Dont be swayed by rest small size or side street location..it is the food right? Just amazing BBQ..the smoker outside..your mouth waters before even getting inside!! All so good but their hash and rice specialty is out of this world always do two! Such nice people... More 

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SC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place is absolutely delicious. Try everything including the hot dogs and you will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1237 D Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: (803) 791-9950 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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