Best Barbecue Restaurants in Charleston

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Charleston, South Carolina. All of our barbecue restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


1217 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407

Since 2013

Pimento Cheese, Ritz Crackers, Pork Rinds with Tabasco Honey, Fried Pickles, Smoked Chicken Wings, Brisket Blue Salad, Mac and Cheese, Coleslaw, Brunswick Stew, Beans with Brisket, Pulled Pork, Prime Beef, Smoked Turkey & Pork Belly

Serving in 2 locations within South Carolina. Offers house-smoked meats and creative sides served in a funky BBQ spot with outdoor seating, beer and bourbon. Happy hours, kids menu, takeout options, outdoor seating, free wifi and catering services available. Provides high-quality hickory, oak, and other hardwoods to smoke to perfection

Price: Starts from $2.50

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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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1205 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29407

Pulled Pork and Chicken, Chopped Brisket, Queso Con Salsa Verde, Dry Rubbed Tortilla Chips, Smoked Chicken Chili, Chen Cracklins, House Pickle, Turkey Burrito, Mi Amigo, Creamed Corn, Flour Tortilla, Shredded Lettuce, Cheddar and Jack Cheese, Pico De Gallo, Grilled Corn, Cole Slaw, Collard Greens, Baked Beans, Cheese Grits & Brunswick stew

An award-winning food, a fun bar, rustic atmosphere and great entertainment including weekly live music and sports on the TVs. Serves generous portions of smoked meat and Southern sides. Offers large party takeout orders and full-service catering with delivery. Kids menu includes taco, quesadilla & grilled cheese. Provides a variety of sports on the big screen TVs located throughout the restaurant and on each of the patios

Price: Starts from $5.25

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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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464 North Nassau Street, Charleston, SC 29403

Prime Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Turkey Breast, Texas Hot Guts, Pork Spare Ribs, Creamy Potato Salad, Angy Coleslaw, Cowboy Pinto Beans, Green Chile Corn Pudding, Collard Greens, Mac and Cheese, Pickled Jalapeño & Cheddar Cheese

Daily Specials Include Meal Deal on Monday, Fried Chicken Dinner on Tuesday, Prime Rib on Wednesday, Lewis Barbecue Reuben and Pastrami on Thursday, Beef N’ Cheddar on Friday, Giant Beef Short Ribs on Saturday and Chicken Fried Steak on Sunday. Serves Texas-style house-smoked meats served in an industrial-hip space with a bar and outdoor tables. Happy hours available on Monday to Friday (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm)

Price: Starts from $5

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Sun & Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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