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Duke's Bar-B-Que

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1298 Whitman St, Orangeburg, SC 29115
+1 803-534-2916
11:00 - 21:00
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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dukes has been known for years, including a spot on The Food Network several years ago. Barbeque, hash, barbequed chicken, rice, vegetables, potato salad, slaw and pickles make up the buffet. No one can ever get enough of the Original Dukes Barbeque sauce! Take some home as a sauce for other favorite recipes or just as a dip. It's THAT... More 

Thank brennmart08
South Florida, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Middle of nowhere but oh my goodness the mac and cheese was amazing! BBQ sauce was mustard based, really creamy. Pork rinds, coleslaw and beans were really great too! Didn't try the fried chicken but my husband went back three times to get more!

Thank Angela G
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135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It is fast, friendly, no frills food. $11.00 per adult includes tax and tea. Chicken was good. Chopped pork was fine. Mac and cheese was excellent. Hush puppies were the sweet kind closer to the cake ones. Old but clean enough place where you sit family style at long tables in folding chairs.

Thank Star N
Charleston, South Carolina
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417 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have had Duke's BBQ at other locations. This is one of the best with a buffet that not only has BBQ, but also Fried Chicken and plenty of sides. The cost for the all you can eat buffet is $11 per adult. The buffet line has all of the regular BBQ items, including rice, meat, sauce, hash, cole slaw,... More 

Thank Terrie J
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a local favorite and my must visit restaurant when I travel to Orangeburg. The food is always delicious. The potato salad need some work. The change in potato salad in the last year or two has gone down hill. This use to be the only potato salad I would eat at a restaurant. Now, I disappointed the time... More 

Thank AKADiamondkut15
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

What a gem! In appearance its a step up from "a hole in the wall". The food was HOT, fresh and plentiful. Everything was flavorful and prepared in traditional southern fashion with all your comfort food favorites. You cannot beat a 10 dollar buffet (drinks included).

Thank Brittany C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Dukes is a great quick in eat and out place. The buffet has a great selection of BBQ, Chicken and vegetables.

Thank LeeAndre C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

To tell you the truth I didn't expect to like the food. I love whole in the wall places but I don't like over prices hype. But this place is really quite delicious!!!

Thank Louis H
Greenville, South Carolina
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287 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My wife and I were heading to Charleston for 2 weddings on back to back weekends and stopped in for dinner. My wife is from the area and had been here before but this was my first visit. We usually stop at the location on Chestnut and have always raved about it. We can't get good hash in the UpState... More 

Thank Toothsc
Warrenton, Georgia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Much more than just BBQ (in fact I sampled the BBQ and would give it just a 3 outta 5). BUT the macaroni & cheese, the hush puppies, the fried chicken (inc. gizzards), the tea and the friendly staff make Duke's worth stopping by. Good old country buffet and they have the sweet tea pitchers conveniently on the table. Definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 Whitman St, Orangeburg, SC 29115
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 803-534-2916

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