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Melvin's BBQ

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925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
+1 843-881-0549
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Fennville, MI
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

The place is simple - order at the counter, wait for your food and seat yourself. The staff is friendly and the barbeque was hands down the best I've ever had. They have a sweet mustard that really adds to the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are always searching for food places to try that are different from any place we have at home. We definitely recommend Melvin's. Fast, friendly service. Very clean. The bbq plates were moist, delicious, and had just the right smoky flavor. We could have made a meal on those amazing onion rings alone! The price was a... More 

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Thank chuck p
Charleston, South Carolina
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102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't rate this as the top barbecue I have eaten however I will say the sweet potato casserole is one of the best. I usually get a pound each time and able to eat for a few days. They have military discount but you can't use it for bulk items (need to change that)

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El Paso
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Let me be honest, I'm not a bbq connoisseur. I'm from West Texas where tex-mex is king. My companion and I were on our way to Boone Hall and very hungry after spending the morning on a harbor tour. We passed Melvins and said, "let's try it!" We were not disappointed. First, let me mention the service. The girl working... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

They used to be good and reasonable now their still good but not worth the money. They think the whole town is rich now and make sure that only the rich people can afford it .major bummer especially being that they downgraded their food in the last year

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

Went there on sat because "the home team" on Sullivans Island was so crowded....should have gone to "sticky fingers"....we had not been there before....and the person taking our order could not give us any idea on certain menu items as they had never eaten it before,,,,someone sitting near us said it can be hit or miss there,,,,,got the brisket,,,,it was... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

My wife and I are vegetarian, but, when our carnivore friends wanted to dine here, we joined them. We ordered their Veggie Plate which consisted of four choices off the non-meat menu. I had Fried Okra, French Fries, Side Salad, and Mac & Cheese. It was very adequate, and very large. I was surprised at how much food I got... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

All the southern BBQ favorites at reasonable prices. Often jammed at lunch, but has nice outside seating. The daily specials are well chosen, refills are free, no table service but just pick up your order when called and return to your table.

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David B, Owner at Melvin's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for this awesome review! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you back sometime soon. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Tasty barbecue. Try little joe sandwich. Son likes hash and rice. We only do drive-through as always in a hurry it seems. Been going here for 5 years and recommend a stop here if driving by. The south does barbecue right.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Good old fashioned Southern cuisine. Can't go wrong with much of anything here. Get a milkshake and don't skip the giant onion ring!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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: 925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-881-0549
Description
A South Carolina tradition since 1939, Melvin Bessinger's Bar-B-Q Restaurants are beloved and famous for our St. Louis style pork ribs, chicken and "Best BBQ in Charleston". But don't take our word for it, come on down and experience the flavor at one of two locations, in Mt. Pleasant and James Island. Thank you for your continued support, y'all!

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