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“The food and atmosphere is like going to a family reunion!”

Dukes Barbecue of Beaufort
Ranked #3 of 165 Restaurants in Beaufort
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

The food is all home made from old family recipes. Totally laid back with buffet style, good music and friendly people. Total comfort food!

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Reviewed April 25, 2014

We heard about Dukes Barbecue and made sure we came to Beaufort when it was open. It is kind of off the beaten track, but everyone knows where it is. Very friendly,very casual,the owner greeted us warmly. All the food was well prepared and available in great quantities. Careful, it is all so good it is easy to over-indulge. Simply the best on the Barbeque trail or elsewhere!

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Thank Jim L
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Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

If you like Ryan's Steak House this is the place for you. Get the fried chicken. That's pretty good I guess. Atmosphere is sad. No alcohol and interesting clientele. Don't bother.

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MyHarley, Owner at Dukes Barbecue of Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2014

Dukes Is not Tavern on the Green. It is a barbecue house and it's ambience shows that. As far as the clientele is concerned we have elected officials from the national level right on down to the city level. Also dukes has high ranking military officers, professional athletes, movie directors, prominent business owners including other restaurant owners, and movie stars that Dine there. Dukes was also picked as one of the best barbecue restaurants in the nation by Southern living magazine. The food is good southern cooking all recipes coming from members of the dukes family. Customers have consistently commented that the fried chicken is the best they have ever eaten.

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Reviewed April 18, 2014

We visited Beaufort for a day trip and stopped by Dukes for lunch. From the moment we walked in, we felt instantly welcomed. The owner stopped to talk us and tell us all about the restaurant and the family recipes behind the dishes they serve. The food is served buffet style, so we got to try almost everything, and every dish was absolutely delicious! The pulled pork was so tender and and the barbecue chicken was cooked to perfection.
Don't be fooled by the restaurant's location. It is in an old strip mall, but it is by far the best food in Beaufort-and all for about $10 a person.
If you are looking for true, southern barbecue and family hospitality, definitely go to Dukes!

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Reviewed March 27, 2014

I have known Marlene and Jamie for a number of years. They are both first class people in their own right. Having been familiar with Dukes since I was a child. My family used to drive from Beaufort to Branchville to eat at Dukes. Needless to say, when they opened in Beaufort, I was a happy camper. They run a down home operation and they genuinely care about the food they put out and their customers.
They have a full buffet with various vegetables, bbq, and chicken fixed several different ways. Their fried chicken is off the chart.I have never eaten anything there that did not taste good.
They are open Thursdays and Fridays for lunch and dinner. The value is good and the hospitality is above reproach.
Thanks Marlene and Jamie!!!

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