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Bessinger's Barbecue

1602 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7869
+1 843-556-1354
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“onion rings” (101 reviews)
“pulled pork” (59 reviews)
“southern bbq” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1602 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7869
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ordered a pork little Joe last night. Got home and the onion ring was total rubber from being under a heat lamp tooooo long. Called to speak to the manager Jack who rather than apologize...quickly put me in my place saying "impossible as they are...More

Thank RC D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best collards and barbeque ever!! The prices were very reasonable as well. Portions were large and we had several sauces to try. Would totally recommend eating here!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm so glad we chose this place to eat. Never been to Charleston before and this was right near our hotel so we walked over and I'm so glad we did. The buffet was amazingly delicious. Being from NC I had never tried a mustard...More

Thank Loves2Cruise10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy, home style place. Order at the counter and pick up your meal. Pulled pork was delicious and offered with 3 different sauces. Huge onion rings and large cut fries rounded out the sandwich combo on bun like cibiata. One order is more than...More

Thank jep700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped for a southern bbq after a long day of site seeing. A lady at my hotel recommended. I placed my order when the cashier was beung yelled at by a coworker. The manager ? told the employee to be nice, the cashier just...More

Thank Quinn32017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our drive into downtown Charleston we saw on their advertisement sign that they had a buffet on Sundays. On the following Sunday we went in about noon. Plenty of seating as the main room was only about a third full. The selections on the...More

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Went in for dinner with the family. My wife and i both had pulled pork platters. Kids had chicken strips. I will be honest i was looking forward to barbque food, and was not disappointed! I enjoyed my food, kids and wife all enjoyed theirs.

1  Thank patrick s
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the area for one night.Found this place just up from our hotel. We didn't know what to do so went in the one door it was a all you can eat.Didn't think we could eat enough to pay for the all you...More

1  Thank donnajs716
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Food was very good. Downside was It felt like a cafeteria (you order at the counter and pickup your food and fill your drinks). The great BBQ food made up for the feel.

1  Thank SaGBrighton
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Ate here because it was withing walking distance of our hotel. The food was OK - not great. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Ursula S
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10 May 2018|
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Response from hobiesmom | Reviewed this property |
Fri./Sat. buffet begins at 5 p.m.. Sundays at 11 am. Stays open til 8 or 9 pm. Call to be sure of closing time. Same on Fri/Sat.
richard p
4 March 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, we sell our ribs by the rack or half rack.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7869
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-556-1354
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