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Melvin's BBQ

925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
+1 843-881-0549
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (56 reviews)
“brisket” (37 reviews)
“southern bbq” (13 reviews)
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pulled pork & burnt ends (and all the mustard/vinegar based sauces) were absolutely fantastic! Great sweet potato soufflé, fried okra, cornbread, banana pudding, and lemonade as well. Would highly recommend!!!

1  Thank keowen115
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good and service was also! They greeted us as soon as we walked in and the food was all we had heard it was.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large portions and moderately priced. My son is somewhat of a BBQ afficiado. He said they served the best chicken wings he ever had. They were tender and fall of the bone tender. Would highly recommend for families with teens.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tired out after a long week of travel, we joined the line at Melvin's to take home some BBQ. I ordered the ribs and was surprised by the quantity. Not a huge fan of the sauce though... Extensive menu, and I didn't know exactly what...More

Thank reilingd
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

I thought the BBQ meats served had a good, smoke flavor, but I was not a fan of the sauces. We both had brisket plates. My side choices were onion rings (huge with thick breading) and Mac & cheese (rather bland). The banana pudding was...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Another low country BBQ place that does it right. Great ambiance to go with a really good menu. The puled pork is slow smoked and delicious, the hamburgers are well made and there is a huge variety of preps for them. Good sides as well....More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I usually order takeout for family gatherings, but I was in the area and tried Melvin’s for lunch. After standing in line to order and paying more than I would at Maurice’s in Columbia, it took quite a while for my order to arrive. The...More

Thank 2Dox
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Melvin's is a Charleston-area classic that is as amazing now as it was when I first tried it over 3 decades ago. The menu offers several classic BBQ items including ribs, brisket and shredded pork and a few kid-friendly items like chicken strips as well....More

Thank LeebytheSea35
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

My wife refuses to leave Charleston without some Melvins. Through the decades we have found ourselves going WAY out of our way to get her "fix". If you are reading this then you obviously have at least a hankering for good barbecue. Well, let me...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Mustard bbq sauce is mixed into the pork. Brisket sandwich was great! Bbq rings had lots of breadingbon them. Mac and cheese was just ok. Sandwiches were so filling, we really didn't need sides. Homemade lemonade was good.

Thank Shelly W
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Leonard B S
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Pat W | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I'm not sure if they have daily specials. The website doesn't show any, and they are closed on Sunday, so I couldn't call to check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-881-0549
  • E-mail
A South Carolina tradition since 1939, Melvin Bessinger's Bar-B-Q Restaurants are beloved and famous for our St. Louis style pork ribs, chicken and "Best BBQ in Charleston". But don't take our word for it, come on down and experience the flavor at one of two locations, in Mt. Pleasant and James Island. Thank you for your continued support, y'all!
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