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Nick's Bar-B-Q

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288 King St, Charleston, SC 29401
843 577-0406
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really good place for a BBQ meal. Combine it with some local beer and you will have a great night out. Would love to come back!

Thank Christoffer B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with our two toddlers. The food was quick and excellent and ordered up front (which meant no waiting for the check!). I definitely recommend the macaroni and cheese and the cheese biscuits!

Thank Kburks
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Both my sister and I chowed down on a pork bbq sandwich! The sandwich was meaty and the sauce was delicious! Easily one of the BEST bbq sandwiches I've ever eaten!

Thank sciluver
Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place had good sliced brisket and turkey. We were very pleased and surprised with the amount of food that was served. There was a bit of a line when we first arrived but it moved fast. We found an empty booth and it didn't take long before someone brought our food. Service was great.

Thank babs12858
Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great BBQ spot on the main street. We need a place to eat and this fit the bill perfectly. I was a little worried at first because it was so crowded and the line was really long but don't worry, the lines move pretty fast and the turn over rate on the tables are quick too. By the time you... More 

Thank Yuchie
Space Coast/Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made us feel right at home as soon as we walked in the door. Nice comfy dining room, easy order and sweet service. The manager was extra nice and catered to our every need. There is something on the menu for everyone including my picky eater. Ribs and cheese muffins were really really good.

Thank NancyJaneLawson
Centreville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend nicks barbecue, me and my wife and kids(ages 8-13) really enjoyed our experience at nicks, staff was nice and the food was really good

Thank moo15570
Norcross, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with the family at Nicks Bar-B- Q and ordered the ribs - amazing! My son and I ordered ribs, side order of coleslaw, onion rings, and French fries - all amazingly delicious. My daughter had the chicken tenders which were also delicious. Environment is family friendly with big screen TV to watch the baseball game. Customer service excellent. Highly... More 

Thank Mary C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love everything we ordered , the only complain is the mirror in the bathroom not for a 5 foot person , never since a mirror that high

Thank Joan S
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unique experience at Nick's BBQ. The food mixed with the décor is great. It was the first stop on King Street when we arrived in Charleston, and it didn't disappoint. Local drafts available as well at the bar so you can experience more of Charleston.

Thank Abe H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 King St, Charleston, SC 29401
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 843 577-0406

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?