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The Smokin' Pig

6630 Clemson Blvd, Pendleton, SC 29670
+1 864-646-5150
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (136 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (27 reviews)
“banana pudding” (26 reviews)
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6630 Clemson Blvd, Pendleton, SC 29670
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

When to Smoking pig to get some take home barbecue. The take home was dry and did not have much smoke flavor. Sauces were good but had to use more than I wanted to counteract the dryness. This use to be an excellent barbecue but...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Simply the best BBQ in SC. The food has the best flavor you will ever have. Just remember to show up early.

Thank tedske69
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We are from Cleveland Ohio and after eating here I wish there was one there. Hands down best brisket ever and we have some good BBQ in our neck of the woods. Pulled pork and pulled chicken also outstanding. The sides were exceptional as well....More

Thank Sean J
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This BBQ restaurant was recommended by an employee at the Anderson visitor center. It is only open Thursday through the weekend. We went about 4pm on a Thursday and there were only about 5 parties there. They had a nice waiting area outside with a...More

1  Thank VirginiaLove2Travel
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Super nice people and great barbecue. I thought the smoky flavor was excellent and authentic. You can add your own sauce and they have 4 or 5 to choose from. I prefer the sauce to be applied over many hours but this is still really...More

Thank elijellie
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch because we figured dinner would be too long a wait from what we heard. Short wait in line. Ordered and found a table right away. Terrific service. They did mess up one order but they were really nice about it. The food...More

Thank Chrissyike9307
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Valentines day was not a good day due to getting over the flu. Felt better and husband went to Easley to get us a couple plates. Couldn't find restaurant and drove to Pendleton instead. Not busy with 5 young people standing and playing around. He...More

1  Thank catspaw5352
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Above average eats and most generous portions. Great service and eclectic atmosphere. A must eat BBQ place on your to do when in Clemson.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Everything is fantastic here. The pulled pork with the mustard sauce is what people wait for... outside... in the cold.... for an hour. That doesn't happen anywhere else. I've read reviews from people complaining about the decor. BBQ restaurants aren't operating rooms. Heaven forbid you...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This place is not attractive on the outside. Inside is a little uncomfortable. The Food was expensive but tasty. I ordered Ribs and the menu price was 12.95 but I was charged 15.95 for a half rack. Two sides were included: I got Mac &...More

Thank Richard R
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
It' VERY unlikely.
17 January 2017|
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Response from nita23945 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the details but I've had their catering on numerous occasions (most recent experience was Dec 2016) & have never been disappointed! it's always busy so I think the sooner you contact them, the better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6630 Clemson Blvd, Pendleton, SC 29670
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Pendleton
  • Phone Number: +1 864-646-5150
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