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Columbia, SC BBQ

heddagobbler Oct 29, 2009 07:09 PM

I will be in Columbia later this month and would like a good BBQ place. (Not Maurice's). I want the SC-style BBQ with the mustard sauce. Buffets with sides would rock. I know that Little Pigs was great, but I don't know if it's still around. What's up?

Little Pigs
115 Bountyland Rd, Seneca, SC 29672

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    sisterbeer RE: heddagobbler Oct 30, 2009 05:49 AM

    Try Hudson's BBQ. http://www.hudsonssmokehouse.com/inde...

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      edwardspk RE: heddagobbler Oct 30, 2009 08:14 AM

      Little Pigs is still around and still good. Unfortunately, the Alpine Rd location recently caught fire and is being rebuilt. However, I hear they're open at their Broad River Rd location (which I have never eaten at). Go and tell us how it is!

      Little Pigs
      115 Bountyland Rd, Seneca, SC 29672

      1. scbuzz RE: heddagobbler Oct 30, 2009 08:20 AM

        There is Palmetto Pig on the corner of Pulaski and Green and then you've got Doc's BBQ and Southern Buffet on Shop Rd. I think Big T's is still out on Garner's Ferry in a strip mall across from Wal-mart. I prefer Doc's.

        Big T's Restaurant
        508 Wicker St, Sanford, NC 27330

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          LGD RE: heddagobbler Oct 30, 2009 04:06 PM

          I like the Hudson's in Lexington, not far from the interstate exit. Love the sweet potato fries

          1. Hushpuppy RE: heddagobbler Oct 30, 2009 08:54 PM

            J.D. Hite in West Columbia is terrific. Take out only, however. Get some hash to go along with the barbecue. Open Thurs.- Sat.

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              Zukers RE: heddagobbler Nov 27, 2009 08:05 AM

              Docs BBQ on shop rd is the best BBQ place I have had so far.Its a buffet around $10.00 with drink 2 styles of pork, meaty chicken, hash , greens and more. Have not scene Big T's and I work around there. Maurice's is terrible BBQ, I dont know how they are such a huge chain never see anyone there at lunch. have not tried hudsons or little pigs. But theres a OK place around the dam in irmo Grannys another buffet its not bad not a fan of thier mustard pulled pork.

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                heddagobbler RE: heddagobbler Dec 29, 2009 07:43 AM

                By the way, I have been to Columbia twice now since my original post and have visited: Doc's, Hudson's Smokehouse, and Little Pigs. While all three are excellent representatives of SC BBQ, Hudson's Smokehouse is above and beyond one of the best BBQ spots I've been to in a long while. The atmosphere is so completely awesome, which is really what puts it over the top. All 3 have awesome buffet-style selections with superior food, but the smoke flavor is so deep and rich on the Hudson's pork. I was tempted to order the brisket, and I will be heading back to SC for no other reason than to do so.
                Thanks for all of your recommendations.

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                  north2south RE: heddagobbler Dec 29, 2009 08:14 AM

                  You should add Smoke to your list of places to try: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/675779

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