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530 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29201-5212
+1 803-733-2556
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely recommend for family style eating, good pulled pork great fried chicken and sweet tea. Great value and service.

Thank lindy640
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Came here as my teammates said it was delicious. And it was pretty good! The food was hot, fresh, and cooked with TLC. All you can eat, all night. Staff felt like home. Would definitely come back again!

Thank Chris C
Columbia, South Carolina
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240 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Here is a family friendly all you can eat dining opportunity. The pulled pork Bar B Q is very good. The are hush puppies, green beans, hash, rice, and there is also chicken as an alternative. There is plenty of ice tea, sweet and in-sweetened. There is also banana pudding dessert. It is a very family friendly restaurant and there... More 

Thank Louis D
Chapin, Illinois
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I visited this restaurant for lunch with my husband and another couple. We all love home-style bbq with Southern sides. This restaurant has good pulled pork sandwiches with a gourmet flair. Homemade sauces. Great. Bag of potato chips. Not great. Full bar. Inside and outside dining.

Thank dmuzikmom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Driving to Siesta Key FL we stopped to stay the night in Columbia SC. I searched trip advisor and found the Palmetto Pig. We went swimming for a bit and then headed out to the Palmetto Pig. I knew it was gonna be a good night when the cashier told me there was sweet tea on the table already!!!! The... More 

2 Thank Evan D
Columbia, SC
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172 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Top bbq with great sauces. For the bbq, put the original sauce on and then the hot sauce for a great experience! The hash and rice is some of the best I've tried and is only found in SC. The fried chicken is the best you will ever try. The mac & cheese and other sides are great also. Save... More 

2 Thank DaddyOBest
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A must stop whenever we are in the area. Just like Dukes of Orangeburg only closer to family in Lexington. This is the first place we want to go after traveling 600 miles from Pennsylvania. The BBQ is best with a combination of hot and original sauce placed on top of it. The fried chicken is the best you will... More 

1 Thank 5er5ter
Columbia, South Carolina
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175 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

There are many barbecue restaurants in the area and most have a far more extensive selection of sides and salads than what you will find here.Which is why I rated it as only average. What they have is good, but very limited, except for...... some of the best fried chicken I've ever had!

Thank David R
Greenville, South Carolina
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by as a surprise stop. I really enjoyed my bbq sandwich. If you want some down home cooking, check it out. The service was pretty friendly too!

Thank Rebecca M
Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

You haven't had fried chicken until you visit the "Pig". It's not just the best chicken in SC, it's the best fried chicken on the planet. Buffet style with not a lot of choices but every choice is delicious and real Southern cooking at its best. Five star taste all the way!

1 Thank Dave Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29201-5212
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-733-2556
Been open many years.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?