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Choo Choo BBQ Xpress

129 Burnt Church Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-6416
+1 843-815-7675
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
129 Burnt Church Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-6416
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Lived here eight years and just discovered this place. Wow amazing!!! I highly recommend the train wreck!! Also tried the hush puppies and they were so good!!

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is so adorable. You order at the main building, and the attendant types it into the computer and it is transmitted to the "caboose" next door. Shortly thereafter, your food appears in the little window of the main building nearest the caboose. The...More

Thank Two-Baby-Boomers
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It's not bad but I have to admit, the first time was excellent the second time, ok and the last time, with my family, was just ok. Something is missing..... I will try again..

Thank Voyageurbabou
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I'm from up north but visit with my mother in South Carolina. The one demand I made for my most recent trip was that we visit Choo Choo again. The BBQ here is on-point and absolutely delicious. You also couldn't ask for a friendlier staff...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a neat joint. The restaurant part used to be a house. The big smoker is out front. The kitchen is in a train caboose. You order the food and they “wire” it out to the caboose. It’s assembled there and the owners mother walks...More

Thank DavidTally
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Last time I was in the area I stopped here for a quick lunch and enjoyed it. This time I did the same, getting a meal to go. The pulled pork and red beans & rice were yummy. The best was getting out of the...More

Thank Velga K
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This place has great BBQ and very good prices. It is an interesting place. Don't expect any frills. If you want really good BBQ at a low price this is the place. They do take out too.

Thank maknavyrn
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Omg. We accidentally stumbled across this place on the way from Hilton Head to Florida. It was the best detour we made. They were out of pork for the day because they were busy, but on their recommendation we got the sandwich that had a...More

Thank Christina D
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

What a great little surprise . Read the reviews and so glad we stop to try. I had the train wreck and wife had the ribs. Honestly both were great but next time I'm getting the ribs. Had lots of ribs and these go right...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small operation, but you know that great care is taken with the food. I was ordering a large to go order, and was told that it would be a bit since the chicken meat had to be pulled. Nice. The ribs, (super...More

Thank llpupa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Burnt Church Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-6416
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-815-7675
Traditional slow-cooked, hand pulled pork, smoked chicken and ribs. We are a small family run, veteran owned business. No frills - just good food. The kitchen is outside in the "caboose" and orders come over through the window. Some people question us using plastic and carry out containers - it is a DHEC regulation for us because we are on a septic system and subject to water usage amounts. Most of our customers don't mind the carry out containers but we are trying to figure out a way to use plates and silverware....always a work in progress.For now - "BBQ GOURMET IN A TAKE OUT TRAY"
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