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Little Pigs Barbecue

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4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place stays packed, especially being close to Fort Jackson. Great selection and some of the best ribs I have ever had. pick a table that you can share with strangers and it will certainly make you glad that you did.

Thank Jo B
Lexington, South Carolina
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248 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

visiting on the other side of town I stopped in for a meal last weekend. great pulled pork bar-b-q. great sauce on it too !

Thank Edward S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love local mom and pop restaurants and good BBQ. We'd heard great comments about Little Pigs Barbecue and were eager to try it. So we were doubly disappointed in the mediocre food and service. Canned vegetables are the norm for buffet or meat-and-three restaurants, but these were disappointingly tasteless and mushy. The barbecue was nothing special. There are better... More 

Thank Anne W
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and its always good. Great selection of food. I have used their catering service three years in a row to cater a barbecue for 40 people. Each year has been a great experience and each year the guests look forward to the event. The Food, portions, price are a great deal. The... More 

Thank Betty M
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Little Pigs, a family owned and run restaurant is my favorite barbecue restaurant. It is also a favorite of Southern Living Magazine. The employees are friendly and helpful. The buffet is extensive and always kept fresh. You can have all three styles of barbecue (mustard, tomato and vinegar-pepper), sausage, chicken, fish, pork chops, and a wide variety of vegetables. Of... More 

Thank Joanne125
Camden, South Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

People are great food is average, Ate there once a week for a while only because it was the only bbq place round

Thank sothnman
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was recommended to us by the guy who installed our cable when we moved here from WA state. Knowing it's always best to ask locals where to eat, we took him up on his suggestion and we're so happy we did. Everything about the place is perfect. Super family friendly, great prices and fantastic southern BBQ. Can't go... More 

Thank Melissa B
Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Little Pigs is a nice lill family owned restaurant. The food is great! The workers are very nice. They make you want to come back again an again.

Thank donaldson37
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best place to get BBQ in Columbia. Good variety and very reasonably priced. They always have a crowd. FYI ..... They are not open everyday. If you miss them one day, make sure you try again.

Thank apickypatron
Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Little Pigs is pretty good. Fried fish could be seasoned better, but the fried chicken is always on point. I love the hushpuppies the most. They never fail.

Thank Vbrailsford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-788-8238

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