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Carolina Barbecue

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Main St, New Ellenton, SC 29809-3004
+1 803-652-2919
10:30 - 20:00
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Wed 10:30 - 13:30
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Seacrest Beach, Florida
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377 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stopped at this place on our way down the back roads of South Carolina and so glad we did. The place was packed. So happy that the BBQ pork was not swimming in BBQ sauce....it had none....perfect. Then they had options of sauces. Another wonderful aspect. We both chose the vinegar based sauce and it was delicious. The veggies... More 

Thank chefluee
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Got takeout BBQ , rice and hash, and cole slaw. The BBQ is as good as I have eaten anywhere. The rice and hash complements it nicely.

Thank Ed M
New Orleans, Louisiana
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Three members of our family enjoyed the Buffett style BBQ. The BBQ was good. The side items, especially the corn fritters were very good. It appears the lunch rush peak is between 11:00 AM and noon. The buffet was efficiently managed. Yes, I recommend and plan to return to Carolina Barbeque in New Ellenton.

Thank Frank D
Middletown, Delaware
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Have been eating at Carolina BBQ for many years and we love it. There are about a dozen sides to choose from but they are just ok. On our last visit the chicken was empty until just before we left and then 1 piece was put out. There were a couple of cobblers put out for dessert but they were... More 

Thank LittlePorker
Evans, Georgia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Everything was good. Good BBQ, good sauce, good sides. It's all you can eat and sweet tea is included.

Thank Bob L
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My wife and I had early dinner here Saturday. It has been several years since we were here last. We have moved and now takes over an hr. to drive here. The food was not bad, but not as good as I remembered. It may have been that we came so late in the week. But I do remember it... More 

1 Thank Mark R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I'm from the area and have loved them my entire life. Love the bbq, hash and rice and the hush puppies are all the bomb!! I live in GA and I've only found a good rib place. No chopped pork has compared anywhere.

Thank Jennifer O
Augusta, Georgia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I made our first visit to Carolina Barbecue and we were not disappointed. The barbecue was outstanding. We especially liked the hush puppies as they are amazing. The potato salad also was very good. The buffet line has a variety of choices. The place was filled with customers who had come for years and some had come... More 

Thank Nathan7744
Saline, Michigan
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I have travel through the south for 30 years and finally made it here. The BBQ is excellent an even though it's a buffet it's still moist. Hash is one of the best I have eaten as well. Pickle selection is good, I especially like the sweet pickles.

1 Thank EdM734
Tybee Island, Georgia
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A true que lover has allegiance to one place only, and this is it. The hand picked pork is beautifully smoked and free of fat, and the smoked chicken is perfectly done. But the jewel in the crown is the homemade hot mustard-base sauce, the only sauce I will ever eat. Carolina Barbeque - you have ruined me for all... More 

1 Thank bosch1500

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 13:30
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, New Ellenton, SC 29809-3004
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  New Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 803-652-2919

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?