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Little Pigs Barbecue

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4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
+1 803-788-8238
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Wed 11:00 - 14:00
Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could rate it less than a one I would. I would like to know who rated it worlds best BBQ?? That is a joke!! Was absolutely the worst buffet I've paid over $15. for in a longgggg time!! They have hash they make from pulled pork, chicken, potatoes that is ground up. Probably made from scraps! It looks... More 

Thank Kcknana
Noblesville, Indiana
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely not the fanciest place one can go to, but the food was good and what is expected from a buffet?!? A lot of choices from the buffet and a person does not go away hungry. I was not too keen on the sauces - like mine a bit more sweet and thick, but worth checking out! The fish was... More 

Thank G5116EVrobertas
Savage, Minnesota
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109 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a day trip & found this via internet. Cafeteria style lunch with multi selections: pork, chicken, turkey plus side dishes. Staff helpful and constantly refreshing dishes. Beverage & dessert included.

Thank SirPenLadyGwen
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the warning signs blaring out the rules to obey in an area with too much food crowded together, skimpy little flimsy plates and the hoard trying to get to the trough...the food was adequate.

Thank SouthernDew
Columbia, South Carolina
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited near Christmas. Santa was there for the kids, nice touch. Food was fresh good and plenty of it. Bar b que is available in mustard, vinegar or sauce. Good bargain and friendl people

Thank Mike B
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times and instead of cooking a traditional New Years Day meal, we decided to eat today from the buffet. This was the right choice! The food is plentiful and the food was great. The buffet consists of too many choice to list here, but I'll try. Today there was a broccoli salad, potato salad, rotini... More 

Thank George B
Whitehouse, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on our way to visit the grandchildren. The all you can eat buffet was wonderful! Lots of variety and fresh tasting food! They even have a desert bar that comes with the buffet!

Thank petitewoman
El Paso, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was great. My family and i came here at noon on a Saturday, so we exoected it to be busy. We got here just in time as shortly after there was a line out the door! The food was great as I said, kept fresh and filled. You can see the smoker cooking up bbq when you... More 

Thank jshike92
Columbia, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Little Pigs fried a turkey and fixed all the side dishes for our office celebration. PERFECT! My favorite part was the turkey wing! Mac & Cheese, green beans, collards, and even banana pudding - everything was great and they delivered it and set it up too! Yummy! I'm stuffed!

Thank franb571
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with my husband and children and I must say it was some good food. I love their pulled pork and hash and rice. I diffidently will be going back for more!!!

Thank Erly27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-788-8238

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