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Little Pigs Barbecue

4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
+1 803-788-8238
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (66 reviews)
“hush puppies” (55 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is buffet style but they have just the right amount of options so everyone can find something but not so much that anything sits out for long. They did a good job refilling the food containers and came around clearing plates. There were...More

Thank Ashley32905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good barbeque and large selection of sides. Southern cooking at its best. Love their collards and tomato pie. Something for everyone...

Thank Wateree101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

IF you want good home cooking, and lots of it, this is the place! The best bar b q around and the hush puppies are to die for! Nothing fancy but then you can't eat the atmosphere. Polite staff, always filling the buffet...it was a...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone seems to have their style of BQ they love best. Mine is at the Little Pigs. Great food, large selection, always fresh and tasty, informal seating, easy parking, prices that won't break the budget.

Thank ceramicartist2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took an Uber to Little Pigs from downtown and it was so worth it! You pay as you walk in and then start the buffet. Styrofoam plates and plastic utensils...nothing fancy but we got there at 8:15 pm and they were still putting fresh...More

Thank Mitzi K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a Carolina BBQ buffet with 4 different BBQ options as well as ribs and many sides. Not a fancy place...Styrofoam plates, etc. but very authentic and fun. The price is very reasonable, especially for seniors and children 12 and under.

Thank grammie2006
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, I should have known while we were standing in line, but several people we knew had raved so loudly that we wanted to try. But while the food was pretty good (other than the very salty dishes and the bones in the hash), I...More

3  Thank IIbeach1
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I look at the other reviews and am not sure I was at the same place. I have eaten and the original location and then when they were in Irmo/Chapin. Both times I was not impressed and in fact got some pork that tasted bad....More

Thank chip1098
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I ate there with my brother and sister in law and my two nephews 3 and 5. The food is served buffet style and is very good. Family friendly atmosphere and menu. Will go back here to eat. Bar b que very good.

Thank Paige G
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

this place is literally heaven on earth for soul food in the midlands. everything is FROM SCRATCH which is rare in the restaurant industry today. you can taste the difference. the mac and cheese is to die for, as well as the pot pie, tomato...More

Thank indiemommy
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1 April 2017|
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Response from thomasjU645XC | Reviewed this property |
Under $10.
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20 September 2016|
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Response from Ceenan | Reviewed this property |
They are not open for Thanksgiving Day but you can order in advance and pick up the day ahead. They have a web site you can go to for more information or call their catering number. I think their barbecue and mac n cheese... More
4 July 2016|
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Response from ZeldaMcSC | Reviewed this property |
No. No. Coleslaw was minced like you find in grocery store but tasted fresh to me. They also had really good fresh tomato and cucumber salad and chopped broccoli salad. Also, smashed potatoes had red skins and tasted... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-788-8238
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