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Maurice's Piggie Park BBQ

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1141 Lake Murray Blvd, Irmo, SC 29063
+1 803-732-5555
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Iron Mountain
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wife's hamburger was good. My ribs...could've been warmer and 3 pieces for the price? Kids chicken was good especially he tenders. So overall I guess it was good.

Thank brndawg66
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We were hungry and had not yet tried Columbia barbecue, so we stopped at the first place we saw. Not always a wide move. We asked the man behind the counter "what's good" and he looked surprised and said "everything". So we both tried the Jr. Pig BBQ pork that came with a couple sides and we went southern and... More 

Thank Donald K
Columbia, South Carolina
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Maurice's has been providing the midlands of South Carolina with outstanding barbecue since as far back as I can remember. As barbecue goes, the prices are a bit on the high side, but not exorbitant. And in my opinion, Maurice's makes the best onion rings in the United States. Every batch is made from scratch and they are outstanding, and... More 

Thank Jim K
Miami, FL
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I've eaten many times at this newer location and the original one going back many years. The ribs, pulled pork and fried chicken are all outstanding, as is the sweet potato casserole. Even on the buffet, which is a great deal at $12 for dinner, everything is very fresh and moist. Even the basic banana pudding is delicious. I'll keep... More 

Thank taxatty
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Very good pulled pork and sides. The beans and slaw are some of the best I've eaten. The pulled pork was very good. Not the absolute best I've ever eaten but still quite good. In South Carolina, the sauces are usually mustard based. I know some people prefer tomato based sauce but these mustard based sauces were very good. My... More 

Thank Douglas M
Lexington, South Carolina
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Always serves good BBQ but I made the mistake of ordering a slaw dog and a cheese burger for a quick meal. First the slaw dog had no slaw, sent it back and found the dog was burn, dry and old. Then found that the cheese burger had no cheese. Was in a hurry so we had to split the... More 

Thank Murrary
Columbia, South Carolina
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286 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Overall a good menu, or buffet if that's your preference. BBQ is good, sides are delicious, staff is very friendly.

Thank Kristin S
Bowling Green, KY, United States
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Maurice's is a very traditional mid-state BBQ house with a daily buffet and mouth-watering offerings. The mustard base sauce is German in origin and is like nectar to those raised on it. The hash and rice is just heavenly and the ribs are to die for. If a great old-time BBQ is calling you, head for Maurice's. The Irmo store... More 

Thank Jack M
Easley, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I had always heard good things about this place and decided to try it out. I'm glad I did. Good tasting bbq and sides were delicious as well.

Thank williamstanifer
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Good bbq if you like mustard base. Price is comparable to other bbq. You will definitely get your stomach full of good food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 Lake Murray Blvd, Irmo, SC 29063
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Irmo
  • Phone Number: +1 803-732-5555
South Carolina's Favorite Barbeque! Real BBQ, Cooked on our Hickory Wood-Fired Pits for 24 Hours!We cook our BBQ the old fashioned way, over hickory coals for 24 hours to optimize that smoky flavor with no preservatives or chemicals! Taste our Ribs, Chicken, & Brisket, and one of the Best Burgers in Columbia! Family Owned and Operated since 1953.Country Buffet at this location in Irmo, Wed - Sun lunch, Thurs - Sat dinner.

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