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Duke's BBQ

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331 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-2548
+1 843-789-4801
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are supper here with 5 teenagers. Plenty to eat. There was fried chicken, sweet potatoes, hush puppies, corn balls, hash, rice, stuffing, gravy, pistachio salad, French fries, banana pudding, corn, green beans, macaroni and cheese casserole, fried okra, pulled pork and even 2 kinds of barbeque sauce to eat. Each table had a loaf of bread to make pulled... More 

Thank mombee5
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Went here today with my family. So tasty! If you love southern food... This is your place! The fried chicken, bbq, macaroni, green beans, collard greens, hash n rice and banana pudding are all EXCELLENT!!! There are so many other items on their buffet that looked good, I just couldn't eat any more food. The prices were also reasonable... Way... More 

Thank LDM999
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were heading to the best rated BBQ Restaurant on Trip Advisor when I looked to the Left and saw Dukes,I remembered seeing it also on Trip Advisor and could see a Buffet thru the Window-that was enough for me! I turned around at the next Light! The Buffet was Huge,the "Pulled Pork"was barely "Pulled" some chunks could cover half... More 

Thank Tony M
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Hole in the wall, locals BBQ buffet and take out. I've been eating here since 1960, is still the same family recipe, BBQ pork, hash, rice, Cole slaw. Loaf of bread on each picnic table. 1960's vintage window air conditioners. Ambience is PWT, but is Best BBQ in the world. Buffet cost $8.50 each person.

Thank jaguar030
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We was having problems with our hotel and needed a place to run to for food. We just happened upon this place. It was amazing. Buffet. Usually not a fan of buffets but this one was great!

Thank Daniel W
Kernersville, North Carolina
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352 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

My husband & I stopped in here for lunch at a recommendation from some of our friends that had previously visited Duke's. Matter of fact, our friends liked Duke's so much they ate here 3 times over a weekend. So, we knew we had to try it! We were headed down to Folly Beach later so we got there around... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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183 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We saw that this place had a BBQ buffet and went to look up the reviews. After finding good reviews, we went and tried it out and it was GREAT! We actually had to return for a second night during our stay in Charleston, as we were sad that we do not have one of these back home. The fixings... More 

Thank Laura A
Cleveland, MS
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is evidently a great place for most folks to eat but I went in hoping for a typical bbq place where I could get a plate of ribs of a sandwich with sides. When I walked in I saw a large buffet of very typical buffet foods such as salisbury steak, fried chicken and green beans. When I asked... More 

Thank koehlerc
Clearwater, Florida
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place was recommended by someone who lives in Charleston as a great place to get good barbecue and some Low Country food. We are so glad for the recommendation! This place had the best barbecued pork (sooooo tender) and great fried chicken. Coming from a girl raised in southern Alabama, the fried okra was the best I have had!... More 

Thank KGRC
Summerville, South Carolina
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

If you're looking for some down-home, good southern cooking - you have GOT to check out Duke's BBQ on James Island. The most friendly staff -- excellent food & service. They have the BEST macaroni-n-cheese & fried chicken that I've ever eaten . . . oh, and they also serve BBQ! They have a great assortment of fresh-made veggies, fried... More 

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-2548
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-789-4801

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