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Bluffton BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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State of Mind Way, in the Promenade, Bluffton, SC
+1 843-757-7427
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 12:00 - 19:00
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Pomona, New York
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charming BBQ spot in the middle of a quaint town center. We have been back twice this month, both times for lunch. First time we sat in doors next to the wood burning fireplace and the next time we sat out doors on the patio. The BBQ is one of the best we have had, ribs, chicken, or pulled pork.... More 

Thank Buddy G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Delicious barbecue (well picked - no fatty bits) and Brunswick Stew, with generous servings of each. You pour your own tea, bus your own table - signs are common sense and blunt but humorous. This restaurant knows what it is, lets you know what it is, and doesn't try to be anything else - very refreshing!! We'll be back!

Thank Donna J
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Oh yeah!! My wife and I were staying on Hilton Head Island. We heard about Bluffton BBQ through a local that we met randomly on a golf course. The spice rub and BBQ sauce on his ribs are amazing! Rib meat fell off the bones and melted in our mouth. We ordered Mac and Cheese and potato salad to go... More 

Thank Jjg425
Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Went with a group of seven for lunch. Good food and friendly service. I had a half-racks of ribs which was fall off the bone tender, somewhat over seasoned for my taste (Dry rub and served with bbq sauce already on), but still very good. Everyone else said their food was very good also. All of the sides we had... More 

Thank Robert L
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Managed to catch this place when it was open on a Saturday for lunch. Very cool place...small, but has inside and outside seating. The inside is covered in smart and funny signs. This place is definitely full of character. We ordered a whole chicken and a pulled pork sandwich for the three of us after reading reviews on TripAdvisor that... More 

Thank Gone_Fishin_Too
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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186 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Ok, you can get "barb-B-Que" anywhere but you can't get Bluffton BBQ anywhere but Bluffton BBQ! Ted Huffman does the best BBQ around, hands down.

Thank 6KenK
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing ribs, meat fell off the bone and it's delicious! Try the collards too. Smart choice for lunch!

Thank electrick2016
Bluffton, South Carolina
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great BBQ large sandwiches god prices cant go wrong here this is a great place for families right in the heart of Old Town Bluffton

Thank Karl R
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

So lucky to have found a restaurant open the night before the hurricane hit, but even more lucky to have the opportunity to eat here. Let's start with the good. BBQ was some of the best I have ever had. The sweet tea was fabulous. French fries were very tasty. What you need to know is that they are open... More 

Thank soccerswede13
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My wife, mother and I drove over from Hilton Head to visit Bluffton and go to a family restaurant. Although the reviews were good we weren't sure what to expect. We weren't disappointed. The staff (likely family) that worked at the restaurant were incredibly polite. The restaurant is in a building that looks really old with indoor and outdoor seating.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State of Mind Way, in the Promenade, Bluffton, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-757-7427
located in historic old town Bluffton

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?