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American, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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All reviews collard greens brisket potato salad bbq sauce at lunchtime love this place service was excellent sides smoked tender rib
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Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

Let me begin by saying, "We are Texans and South Carolinians who don't play when it comes to BBQ." Mr. P's jas become a family favorite. He doesn't skimp on cuts of meat. His recipes are highly seasoned, and his portions are HUGE. Don't go...there if you aren't hungry! One menu item can easily feed two people. The Johhny Cakes were a great surprise. They have been consistently good this far. I highly recommend! The staff feels like family on the first visit.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2020 via mobile

Fast friendly service with great selections of ribs, brisket, chicken... Something for everyone without breaking the budget! Love this place!!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

Visited late one evening despite some mixed reviews on Trip Advisor and was disappointed to see that those varied ratings were warranted. Brisket wasn't that flavorful and was a bit dry. Most of the sides were unimpressive (including the collards that others had raved about)....I was hoping for better, but perhaps it was just end of day leftovers.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019

Met the owner by accident and decided to try this place for a take out orders. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Excellent barbeque ribs smoked to perfection! On the bone but easily slid off and so tender I could cut through each rib with a...plastic knife. I liked the sauce which was not too sweet. The collard greens were the best I have ever had in a restaurant. I highly recommend this restaurant and I will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

Having lived in Alabama, the comparison of BBQ there with Mr. Powdrell;s is immediate. The local BBQ establishment may be advocated by locals, but not by anyone who has had real BBQ. Suffice to say. Mr Powdrell's BBQ is nowhere near the excellence of most...southern states BBQ. Really disappointed!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

A true local's restaurant - small and tucked away. LOVED IT!!! Ordered the pulled brisket and melted in mouth! No liquor served but don't need it anyway. Does get busy at lunchtime but worth the wait!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

Joe, owner of a multi-generational family restaurant, greeted us personally and checked on everything! The food was excellent. The service was excellent. Everyone had a wonderful time! I highly recommend it!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick takeout lunch. Ordered a small bbq beef brisket sandwich, 1/2 pound of pork ribs and potato salad. The Brisket sandwich was moist, not to smokey and slathered in an amazing BBQ sauce. Just excellent. The pork ribs were fall off...the bone good but I have had better. Potato salad - excellent. Overall, delicious but stick to the brisket.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

went in kid was on phone. Didn't speak to us unless forced. He was on his phone, go figure. The BBQ was nothing like the write up in the Edible magazine we read the night before. It was a total let down. The sausage was...a hot dog wiener, not like Texas sausage. The brisket was nothing but shredded and lacked flavor. The ribs were ok. Thank goodness because we were hungry. Very unfortunate visit, but this is nothing like Texas BBQ.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Mr. Powdrell’s offers delicious barbecue in a unique setting. Recognized by the National Historical Registry, the restaurant is located within a transformed brick home. Their meals include bbq beef ribs, bbq pork ribs, and sausage, with all the fixings.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Yes they do. The owner was talking to me about catering a military get together.
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