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Little Pigs Barbecue

4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
+1 803-788-8238
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (68 reviews)
“banana pudding” (49 reviews)
“hush puppies” (53 reviews)
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4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like to read the negative reviews on places and evidently those individuals came on an off day. Some complained about the parking lot, salty food, greasie food, workers who had come for lunch being hot and sweaty, etc ... we found the food delicious...More

Thank Meme107
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the variety that ‘Little Pigs have on site. It is also a buffet , if you want barbecue, fish, chicken, etc. collards, yams, corn, pasta salad etc you can get it . The food is great and it is staffed with very nice...More

Thank 267angeliae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch buffet 27 Jan 2018. I've been in town for six months now. My colleagues kept telling me about this place and my only regret is procrastination. If you have a healthy appetite, like southern BBQ, and feel you haven't gotten good value...More

Thank pnng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had read the reviews on Tripadvisor so we knew people really liked this place but holy cow is it good!! The outside is completely unassuming and when we went in it was filled with locals and about 10 state police. You know a place...More

Thank Joyhop
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Best thing is the dry rub ribs which were not on the main buffet steam table but hidden behind the desserts and facing the dining area. Hush puppies were good. It is AYCE so the value is there, just don't expect any haute cuisine, more...More

Thank JBT2
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Bit of a hidden location here, but this is southern food to the core. Ribs grits fried everything, Mac and cheese. Seriously if I lived here this place would kill me. However for a quick stop on the road to experience southern bbq this hits...More

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Little Pig’s is one of the best BBQ buffets you can find ! It’s tucked away but if you go there you will not be disappointed ! Southern Living Magazine actually voted it #1 BBQ joint in the Carolinas ! Not a fancy place just...More

Thank golda k
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Great food , inexpensive. If you want to eat yourself sick you can, it is an all you can eat. My suggestion, if you have never been here, is to take a little bit of each item to try and then go back for the...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Really good food. There is a wide variety of fresh sides. There are many choices of meats from chicken, pork, brisket to whole butts. Worth the stop

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

If you want every part of the pig made multiple ways and lots of grease this is the place for you. The food is subpar and not work the $10 it cost. My whole family had upset stomachs on the way home and they only...More

Thank Michael B
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1 April 2017|
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Response from thomasjU645XC | Reviewed this property |
Under $10.
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20 September 2016|
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Response from Ceenan | Reviewed this property |
They are not open for Thanksgiving Day but you can order in advance and pick up the day ahead. They have a web site you can go to for more information or call their catering number. I think their barbecue and mac n cheese... More
4 July 2016|
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Response from ZeldaMcSC | Reviewed this property |
No. No. Coleslaw was minced like you find in grocery store but tasted fresh to me. They also had really good fresh tomato and cucumber salad and chopped broccoli salad. Also, smashed potatoes had red skins and tasted... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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