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240 Dreher Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 794-4120
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Really good barbecue

Hite's is supposed to be the stuff of legend. My family eagerly dove in on a recent visit. The pork without sauce was a little dry. I was disappointed. But the chopped, sauced pork was quite good, with good smoke in the meat. Skip the buffet and get barbecue to go by the pound.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Magnolia, New Jersey
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Magnolia, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Hite's is supposed to be the stuff of legend. My family eagerly dove in on a recent visit. The pork without sauce was a little dry. I was disappointed. But the chopped, sauced pork was quite good, with good smoke in the meat. Skip the buffet and get barbecue to go by the pound.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

First visit today. Take out only Friday and Saturday (all great BQ joints limited days open). The pulled pork was tender and moist with great wood smoke flavor . The ribs were succulent did not fall off bone. Probably some of the best Ribs ever. Mustard sauce was just Fine. Friendly family folks Note I am not a BQ judge.... More 

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Newark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Hite's is certainly a no-frills BBQ joint with no inside seating. This is just fine for me, that adds to the charm and grit of this place. The staff inside was very pleasant offering traditional southern hospitality. There is just a counter where you can pick up your meat to-go. We came at around 5:30pm and all they had left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you want great BBQ, this is the place. Hardest working folks around. If you want BBQ on a major holiday (like Memorial day), get there early as otherwise you might have a hard time finding a place to park and might be standing in line for awhile. It's that good.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This little gem is worth a trip. It's a no frills place with outdoor picnic tables. The ribs are tender and full of flavor. BBQ and hash a great as well.

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Best bbq in the area. Limited days open, and take out only, but worth it. Even their sauce is good, and I am very picky about my bbq. Ribs are excellent, and sandwich also. Good smoky taste, and tender and moist. Nice folks, too.

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A guy calls himself a pit master and writes a review. Don't listen to that guy. Sounds like he scraped off his taste buds long ago. One of the best local joints around Columbia. Only open two days a week so be prepared. If a place can stay in business on two days a week they are doing something right.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stopped in by chance, once inside I saw it was take out only but got a plate to-go anyway. I'm a Master BBQ judge always looking for a local BBQ place to try. I found the meat to be rather bland and tasteless. No smoke, no flavor, nothing; I don't think they even put a little salt on the meat.... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I'm a Master BBQ judge and I live and work nearby. I love to drive by and smell the aroma of the old fashioned wood pit and BBQ as it fills the air on Thursday and Friday nights. The technique is first rate. The meat was smoked well but the mustard sauce is bland and the sandwich I had was... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The Bar B Que pulled pork was great. The hash was a little bland but I am very picky when it comes to my hash. The sauce was great and it was perfect for that July 4th holiday. Looking forward to enjoying some more Bar B Que from there in the future.

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Address: 240 Dreher Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone Number: (803) 794-4120
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
Cuisine: Barbecue

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  • Address: 240 Dreher Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: (803) 794-4120

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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