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“heaven on a bone”
Review of Melvin's BBQ

Melvin's BBQ
Ranked #22 of 348 Restaurants in Mount Pleasant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: 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!
Reviewed August 20, 2012

my wife and i got the carlolina platters with had a 1/2 rack of wet ribs with 2 sides. i had the onion rings which were huge like a donut and okra which was some of the best i have had. My wife had the bake beans and she said they were good. definately try this place!!!

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Thank michaelvirginiabeach
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Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

Best BBQ I've had in awhile! Met man from NC while there who even said, "They got us beat!" Chopped pork was to die for! Def make it here!

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Thank Srevo1279
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Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

Finally!!! Last day before we left and we found THE BEST BBQ!! ANYWHERE! This is exactly what we were all looking for!! BBQ sauce a flyin!! Ribs were the best ever, meaty, big and just enough sauce. I highly recommend the traditional red sauce! We also had the best and highly recommend the chopped pork, sweet potato souffle and the legendary onion ring donuts! Huge! Ton of food and very friendly staff. Very roomy booths can easily seat a family. Oh and hand spun huge milkshakes top off any sweet cravings. We all left super happy! Sorry to say we missed trying the hash but heard that's amazing too. This place is a long established place since at least 1939! Well done Mr. Melvin!

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Thank MafiaPrincess571
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Reviewed July 24, 2012

This place was easy to get into and out of. The atmosphere was good. The food was good - especially the onion rings. Will definitely go back!

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Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

This is one of my most favorite barbecue places. You will not be disappointed if you go here, ever. I have not had one bad experience, and the food is just amazing!

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