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Carolina Barbecue

Main St, New Ellenton, SC 29809-3004
+1 803-652-2919
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash” (14 reviews)
“potato salad” (10 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
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Main St, New Ellenton, SC 29809-3004
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been eating at this restaurant all my life. It has changed ownership in the recent past. The food is still amazing. I was concerned with the lack of warm welcome as I entered the restaurant. All employees were either on their phones or...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I have enjoyed Carolina Barbecue since it first opened but today we went for lunch and I was disappointed. Both my husband and I noticed a difference in the food. The barbecue, the hotter sauce, coleslaw, hush puppies, and potato salad were good but not...More

Thank ASH814
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I've heard mixed opinions from the locals about this joint, so we decided to try it in person. It is very good. Start with what is most important: The pork shoulder is moist and flavorful, with the smoke ring visible and the smoke flavor enhancing...More

Thank mdiv2001
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We ordered from Carolina about once a week while working. Can't be beat. We recommend it for good food and no pretensions.

Thank paramus1943
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Although for variety I still love Dukes, Carolina BBQ hands down has THE best ribs...wow! If youre into ribs this is your place. The also know hush puppies out of the park. Everything was fresh hot and tasty. I will be visiting again,those ribs were...More

Thank Michelle_Haley
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I've been driving by Carolina BBQ for 20 years and hearing people talk about it. I finally had lunch with my buddy there. It is an unpretentious place. A buffet with lots to choose from and family style tables. The BBQ was good as was...More

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped at this place on our way down the back roads of South Carolina and so glad we did. The place was packed. So happy that the BBQ pork was not swimming in BBQ sauce....it had none....perfect. Then they had options of sauces. Another...More

Thank chefluee
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Got takeout BBQ , rice and hash, and cole slaw. The BBQ is as good as I have eaten anywhere. The rice and hash complements it nicely.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Three members of our family enjoyed the Buffett style BBQ. The BBQ was good. The side items, especially the corn fritters were very good. It appears the lunch rush peak is between 11:00 AM and noon. The buffet was efficiently managed. Yes, I recommend and...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Have been eating at Carolina BBQ for many years and we love it. There are about a dozen sides to choose from but they are just ok. On our last visit the chicken was empty until just before we left and then 1 piece was...More

Thank LittlePorker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, New Ellenton, SC 29809-3004
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  New Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 803-652-2919
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