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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” (133 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (27 reviews)
“banana pudding” (26 reviews)
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
6630 Clemson Blvd, Pendleton, SC 29670
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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
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The place was lit up and crowded on a Thursday night. Don't be fooled by the "just plain folks" décor. Customers seemed to be mostly Clemson students and local families. But the food was excellent. I had the brisket sandwich with fried okra. My son...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Anytime we are in this part of South Carolina, we make it a point to stop at the Smokin' Pig. This is, by far, the best barbecue in South Carolina. There is no better. The dry-rub ribs are fall of the bone delicious. The brisket...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Stopped here on the recommendation of a family member who works for Michelin in Greenville, SC. We ate with a large family group of 10, and everyone loved it. Some favored the brisket, others the pulled pork, but their glazed ribs were by far my...More

Thank Merrillr
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews and they don't lie. The food is great and plentiful. Had the pork and brisket combo. Very tender.

Thank LisaBuckeye
Reviewed 15 December 2017

You can try anything and won't be disappointed. The brisket, pulled pork, ribs, and chicken are awesome. It just doesn't get any better.

Thank djscj7
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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