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Duke's Bar-B-Q

4248 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-8508
+1 803-649-7675
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“peach cobbler” (10 reviews)
“hush puppies” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
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4248 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-8508
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Reviewed today

I wasn't sure about Duke's at first...the Styrofoam plates, simple picnic tables, the sweet tea in tupperware... but the charm of the employees pushed me forward....and it happened.... Im in love. Holy smokes. Seriously I have never had black eyed peas cooked to perfection...the hash...More

Thank Michelle_Haley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want some good barbecue this is a place to eat! The vegetables are to die for. Also the peach cobbler is fantastic. A great place to eat barbecue in Aiken!

Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I'm so glad we found this place. This is some great BBQ. I ordered the ribs and they were delicious! They have some great sides as well like the fried okra. Great BBQ in Aiken.

Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Duke's is an institution to some and just the local joint to others. The ribs are sublime and after that nothing else matters. Of course there are many selections of sides including hush puppies, okra, collards, beans and much more. And my husband swears by...More

Thank Fernanda K
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed everything we tried. Great sides, fried chicken, ribs and a lot more. Although the place was packed, our family of seven that came at prime dinner time was able to get in right away. We'll be back.

Thank Sandy J
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The newest owners...who took over a year or two ago...have made great improvements to about every item on the huge, hot, fresh buffet. The original owners, the Crosby's, would be proud that the food quality meets their high standards. The pulled pork is tender, moist...More

Thank paulfC7056JZ
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great food! Great experience! Southern buffet at its best! The BBQ ribs were amazing as well as the chicken!

Thank Louanne G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a good southern all you can eat Bar-B-Q buffet. There was a nice variety of main dishes & sides. Everything was delicious.

Thank burnettfamily2
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Bbq to me has to include beef brisket, but what I got here was piles of pork and chicken....so I was seriously disappointed right away.... The sauces, well I've had much better....and that made everything more average...with none of the meat tasting exceptional.... Lots of...More

Thank rwasr1953
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great BBQ I love the pulled pork, comes with no sauce, but they have several sauce so you can add what you like and how much sauce you want. They also offer BBQ chicken and pork ribs You can get just a sandwich or an...More

Thank 2S2P2L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4248 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-8508
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-649-7675
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