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Duke's Bar-B-Q

4248 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-8508
+1 803-649-7675
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (11 reviews)
“hash” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (14 reviews)
10:30 - 20:30All hours
American, Barbecue
4248 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-8508
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dukes is definetly a favorite among locals. Food is served buffet style AYCE for a very reasonable price and includes dessert, drinks and anything else you might want. Buffet included 4 or 5 meat options and loads of different vegetables, potatoes, Mac n cheese, and...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually don't like buffets but this one is outstanding! Very good vegetables and barbecue was great! Peach cobbler was to die for!!!

Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a whlie, but it's our favorite place to go for bar-b-que. it was always crowded, so you needed to get there early if you didn't want to wait!

Thank cmaccrum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to be regular visitors to Dukes but ever since the son took over from the parents we've noticed a steady decline. I've never been a fan of their BBQ but loved their fried chicken and sides. The chicken pieces appear much smaller and...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently ate at Duke's after having not eaten there in quite a while. We arrived for an early supper and found that a lot of the food on the buffet appeared to have been left there from lunch--not really hot or tasty. A favorite...More

Thank ASH814
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've tried all the BBQ places in the CSRA, and this is by far the best. There's a wide variety of sides, great meat that falls apart, and a delicious spicy sauce.

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't sure about Duke's at first...the Styrofoam plates, simple picnic tables, the sweet tea in tupperware... but the charm of the employees pushed me forward....and it happened.... Im in love. Holy smokes. Seriously I have never had black eyed peas cooked to perfection...the hash...More

Thank Michelle_Haley
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you want some good barbecue this is a place to eat! The vegetables are to die for. Also the peach cobbler is fantastic. A great place to eat barbecue in Aiken!

Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I'm so glad we found this place. This is some great BBQ. I ordered the ribs and they were delicious! They have some great sides as well like the fried okra. Great BBQ in Aiken.

Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Duke's is an institution to some and just the local joint to others. The ribs are sublime and after that nothing else matters. Of course there are many selections of sides including hush puppies, okra, collards, beans and much more. And my husband swears by...More

Thank Fernanda K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4248 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-8508
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-649-7675
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