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True BBQ

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available

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All dinners include hash/rice and two sides
Small 7.95
Large 9.95
Ash/rice and two sides
Baby Back Rib
Small 7.50
Large 9.50
Ash/rice and two sides
Chopped BBQ
Small 7.50
Large 8.95
Ash/rice and two sides
Small 7.55
Large 9.50
Ash/rice and two sides
Spare Rib
Dark 7.35
White 8.35
Ash/rice and two sides
Ash/rice and two sides
Pork Chop
Small 7.50
Large 9.25
Ash/rice and two sides
Turkey Wing
Cole Slaw
Potato Salad
String Beans
Baked Beans
Mac and Cheese
All sandwich combos include choice of one side (Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, String Beans, Baked Beans, Corn, Collards or Mac
Big “Z” BBQ
Baby Back Ribs
Grilled Pork Chop
Spare Rib
Hot Dog w/Chili
Slaw Dog
Small Tea 1.35
Large Tea 1.69
Small Lemonade 1.75
Large Lemonade 1.95
Daily Special
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Reviewed yesterday

Great ribs. Best hash. Excellent slaw. Rocking music. Very clean. Very friendly, especially, Milton, the owner.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tom R
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Nice people. Bad pork. The pork is chopped, not pulled, but that's not the saddest part. It was chopped and shredded very finely, and the saltiest dried pork I've had. The sauces are watery and translucent, and do not help at all. The hash was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bona Fide B
Reviewed May 1, 2019

We ordered out at work from True BBQ as we heard good things about it. They would not answer the phone for a call in order, had to call an adjacent business and ask them to look out to see if they were open. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Michael G
milton z, Owner at True BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

We apologize and deeply regret you not having a great experience at our restaurant during your last visit. we're currently cross training our associates to be knowledgeable of every aspect of the business. our mission statement is to provide a great product with great service...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

While I don’t live in the Columbia area, anytime I am on a trip near the South Carolina Midlands and True BBQ is open I try to stop in. In my opinion, they have the best chopped pork, it really doesn’t even need sauce on...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mersejohn
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We’ve lived all over the US and even internationally and we love bbq and this was the BEST we’ve ever had. Small, quaint little restaurant. Very friendly staff and FANTASTIC FOOD.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Samantha C
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Small hole in the wall restaurant with great BBQ. They cook it out in front on a smoker so you smell it when passing buy.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ron M
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Great food but the hash is amazing! Service was slow but it was a holiday & everybody in west Cola was at this place. I guess it goes to show you how good it is.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lynn_SC_2016
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

This place is wonderful Milton the owner is great his customer service is only surpassed by his amazing Barbeque😄

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank myronjennings
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I stopped here on the way home from a trip to Charleston. I wanted to try a little different BBQ experience. Thus restaurant fit the bill. I got the spareribs (small) dinner. It came with two sides and a side of hash. The hash was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mjswansona
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

It's a quirky place. Not fancy. Lots of odd decor. Sometimes a random guy strumming in the corner to a beat. But when I have wanted to show someone the best of South Carolina BBQ, I have inevitably brought them here. The sign outside says...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BobJ271828
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Yes! They do cater! Prices are very reasonable too! They will give you enough to feed an army!
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