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Melvin's Barbecue

) #171 of 695 Restaurants in Charleston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
538 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3002
+1 843-762-0511
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
538 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3002
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food. Well worth the visit. Zimmern is right. The pulled pork sandwich was amazing. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Marcel D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Melvin's is a restaurant that is not high on ambiance but is high on great seafood. Each dish that my family had from the shrimp to the fried catfish to the fried calamari was excellent. Their squash casserole was to die for.

Thank Z326VBterrym
Reviewed 28 May 2017

After driving past the adorable pig sign announcing Melvin's BBQ for years and years, we decided to stop for lunch, and Oh My Goodness - we will visit religiously from now on. I asked a gentleman in front of us what he would recommend and...More

Thank Bonita C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Been eating here for years, but prices have gone up and food quality seems to have gone down. Food was really greasy , BBQ was ok, but the burger was not so good anymore

Thank meghanfish
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The Hungry Detective finally made it to Melvin's after receiving a lead from a co-worker. Avery hooked me up with some great food and knows her sweet tea!!! I ordered the pulled pork sandwich(Big Joe) with onion rings. The onion rings are unique with a...More

Thank TheHungryDetective
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick barbecue pick up, and Melvins served the bill. We had a half of barbecue chicken and two sides, and split it between the two of us. It was extremely tasty and we enjoyed our meal. We had baked beans and squash...More

Thank Luavaila
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I can't say enough good things about this place. The BBQ was amazing. I've had BBQ before, but this was by far the best of the best. The menu provided lots of variety with an affordable price tag too. The ambiance was unique and fun!...More

Thank 911Michigander
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back from a Hyam's Nursery venture on a gorgeous spring day hungry from our plant buying. Our noses led us here. This spot with wooden booths has a good assortment of tasty barbecue in sandwich form and sliced or shredded...More

Thank cherylbX6403ZH
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good family owned restaurant. Local BBQ. Very fast and friendly service. Enjoyed the variety of sauces.

Thank ThaiDean
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hubby and I always try to stop at Melvin's each time we're vacationing in the area. Their barbecue sandwiches are the best. Today, we were running errands and since we were at the local Lowe's, we decided to stop for a late lunch. The timing...More

Thank Seabrookgal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3002
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
  • Neighbourhood: James Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-762-0511
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