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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were on a road trip to visit friends and family and stopped in here with our son and some friends. It was beyond exceptional. The ribs were delicious and the side dishes were incredible. Highly recommend the BBQ coleslaw and fried...squash!!! Rhonda was our waitress and did an exceptional job at taking care of us and keeping our drinks full! Treat yourself before you leave to some of their peach cobbler to really round out the meal!!!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing! The smoked turkey was so juicy! We will definitely stop here again! Even our young kids cleaned their plates!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed March 12, 2021 via mobile

Fantastic barbecue, very large portions and very friendly staff! Rhonda was excellent and even gave us some great suggestions on not only our meals but things to do in SC since we aren't from here! Thanks, Rhonda!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 12, 2021 via mobile

Ok, where do I start? First of all, I listened to my wife and went to the wrong BBQ joint. So I broke out Google and found it. I ordered the two meat plate, pork and turkey, with baked beans and fries with mine. Got...my wife the two piece white with mac n cheese and fries. I also got her a chopped chicken sandwich just in case she didnt like the breast. Got my daughter the chicken strips mac n fries. Got my son pork plate with fries and beans. I also got a side of sweet potato crunch, green beans, potato salad and slaw, just to try them. Now to critique. Not a fan of the pork. It was a little dry and hardly any flavor. The green beans needed a lot of help. Again, no flavor. If you like potato salad with your onions, you'll love this. I'm not an onion fan. Everything else was absolutely delicious.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 11, 2021

Visited with Family. Had excellent experience thanks to Rhonda. Party of 11 all food came out timely and all at the same time! WOW! And it was very flavorful! Definitely recommend. Will definitely return if I'm near the restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2021

We stopped in here for dinner just before closing and were glad we did. Rhonda did an outstanding job of taking care of us. Our food was delivered hot and tasty and the kitchen staff did an excellent job. Everyone was courteous, professional, and we...never felt hurried.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 16, 2020

Ate here 12/11/20. Saw a sign on a BBQ place the other saying their BBQ was pulled not chopped not . To me,Carolina BBQ is cleaver chopped not pulled. This BBQ was flavorful, and the right,consistcy True Carolina BBQ. They earned their award from Southern...Living magazine.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed November 20, 2020

On the road from the Great Smokey's to Charleston we wanted some BBQ and found a great roadside stop. Its just a little bit off the highway, but definately worth the stop. In an old strip mall but those are always the best places aren't...they? We stopped in the waitress Tammy was so nice and helped us out on what to pick, we got a sampler to share. Not big of mustard sauces but theirs was great we even bought a bottle. We had a nice chat with the owner about how they have survived COVID and he told us all about the old owners and the history. The food was really good, we tried the BBQ pork, Brisket and Ribs oh and don't miss out on the Banana pudding. Definately recommend itMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 29, 2020 via mobile

Do not let the neighborhood or outside of the restaurant stop you from enjoying a terrific BBQ meal. There were 4 of us and we all thought our meals were excellent. All the sides are homemade as well. 9

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

We always go to Carolina BBQ for their Ribs, Chopped Pork and Brunswick Stew. We just tried the Broasted Chicken and it was wonderful!!! They never dissapoint!!

Date of visit: September 2020
michaelhU1854QP, Owner at Carolina Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2020

Thank you for the review. Hope to see you again soon.

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Yes, Carolina Barbecue offers takeout services.

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Carolina Barbecue is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5