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The Brown Derby

1399 Belleville Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3658
+1 803-539-2722
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rib dinner” (2 reviews)
“fried chicken” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Pub
1399 Belleville Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3658
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on a road trip. It's 5 minutes off of I-26. We are so glad we ate here instead of the chain restaurants nearer the Interstate. The place my be slightly run down but the food was excellent, the portions were big and the...More

Thank NP27
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Tried the Brown Derby after recommendations from Yelp and trip adviser. Very good fried chicken. Fresh out of the fryer. If all collards tasted like theirs I'd have eaten a lot more collards. Very good. The Mac and cheese as pretty good and the rice...More

Thank NCBuff
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Stopping overnight in Orangeburg and decided we needed South Carolina BBQ. Had already researched and decided on the Brown Derby. Arrived and went into the restaurant. Yes it's a little tired looking on the premises so we were doing takeout. A couple of patrons waiting...More

1  Thank Reejhik
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This restaurant is located on the Belleville Rd. The food and service is WONDERFUL. They make you feel right at home. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Thank drwes401956
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Once you get past the run down appearance outside as well as inside , the food will overcome your initial doubt. The fried chicken is one of the best I have tasted, and is complemented by wonderful sides - especially the hash rice, yams, and...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't get a chance to eat because the service was so bad. Watched many others that came after us come and go. After 25-30 mins of this we just left. The food looked very good.😕

Thank Courtney P
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Lowcountry cuisine is the cooking traditionally associated with the South Carolina Lowcountry and the Georgia coast I have eaten ribs all over the South. The ribs at The Brown Derby, with the Carolina style sauce are among the best, if not, the best. They were...More

Thank Timzorrr
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Pork chops (smothered & fried), lima beans, rutabagas, cabbage. Visited 5//25/16, 8 p.m., which was 30 min. before closing on Wed. We were greeted with a smile & helpfulness in selecting from menu. There was no one rushing us, or telling us they were about...More

Thank BrevardEsta
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Ribs were good, but not as good as the pork, which rates close to excellent [without the sauce - which they put on way too much, so tell them to go easy on it, or not at all. My lady mentioned a couple times that...More

Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is just your good old -fashioned local South Carolina BBQ place. They have lots of different choices on the menu; however, they only cook certain items each day. We had the rib dinner. You get three sides with each full meal that you order....More

Thank marathonman33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1399 Belleville Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3658
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 803-539-2722
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