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9lives Apr 11, 2011 08:23 PM

Had a good meal at Duke's BBQ..2nd tripfor me..AYCE buffet. Chopped pork, fried chicken (not quite as good as last trip), they were a little slower and turnover was not very fast but still good, chicken liver, mac n cheese, cole slaw, variety of vegs and 3 good dessert..a banana pudding, peach cobbler, don't remember 3rd. Go hungry..:)

I noticed a small place..Spotted Pig..just a few picnic tables. Very good bbq sandwich. Next time I'll try the ribs.

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    Littleman Apr 12, 2011 02:13 PM

    Duke's is great. Check out Polk's also.

    Duke's BBQ @ 949 Robertson Blvd., Walterboro, SC 843 - 549 - 1446.
    Polk's BBQ @ 13754 Sniders Highway, Islandton, SC 843 - 866 - 7153.

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      9lives Apr 12, 2011 06:00 PM

      Thx, I'll check Polk's next trip. Couldn't find much on the net but I've got them on speed dial to get hours. I should be back in the area in the next month or so.

      BTW, 1 thing I forgot to mention about Duke's. This place is an amazing bargain. I think my ayce was $10 but they charge a ridiculously low price for "super seniors." I think it was $6 or 7 for my 82 yo mother..including unlimited tea or soft dinks. I didn't notice if they serve alcohol. Normally, I feel cheap is cheap (and not worth it to me) but they are putting out a high quality product at a great price.

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        birgator Apr 13, 2011 06:31 PM

        Never heard of Polk's but it's a good ways out of town (at least 15 miles) so it may indeed be there. Probably best accessed from exit 53 coming north on I-95. I may have to venture out for a try!

        Duke's has no liquor. I eat on Wednesdays for less than $7 with tax and all. Me and the rest of the oldies. That's when it's REALLY fresh!

        Have to try the Pig next time.

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          9lives Apr 13, 2011 06:47 PM

          ggogle maps recs exit 43 and take 21 N..left at Snider Hwy/63. They said funky hours, not unusual with true bbq joints.

          I enjoy exploring and finding new places and Litlemans been spot on for me.

          843 866 7153 check for hours

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            birgator Apr 14, 2011 06:02 PM

            So I made a point of cruising by Spotted Pig (road construction so easy to miss -- up and across the street from the SC Artisans' Center). Open Wed.-Sat., cash only. Had their small plate pulled pork, nicely sauced, a bit chewy and a little dry. We were having a sugar attack, so the baked beans works just fine -- may be too sweet for some. Excellent slaw, not mayonnaise-y, not sour. The old man gave me a sample of their pound cake -- home made and moist. Platter was $6.50 tax included -- a much better deal than any fast food meal.

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              sisterbeer Apr 14, 2011 08:24 PM

              I've been to the Spotted Pig a few times on my way to/from the beach--they are indeed a bargain. I think the last time I was there last year, I paid less than $5 for a big sweet tea, a good sized bbq sandwich and a side of green beans.

              I'm headed down to Bluffton next week, I'm going to have to make a brief detour to visit again!

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            9lives Apr 23, 2011 10:22 AM

            After numerous phone calls, I finally left a msg on Thurs.A nice woman called me back yesterday. Hours at Polk's are 11am-9PM, Fri and Sat only.

            I have no other info as I didn't want to run up her phone bill, by asking a lot of stupid questions.

            I'll work it into my next trip and report back.

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              birgator Apr 23, 2011 10:57 AM

              Please do ... nothing like finding a treasure in your back yard! If it weren't for Easter, I'd head out today, and I'll be away for the next two week ends.

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