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Little Pigs Barbecue

4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
+1 803-788-8238
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4056
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here thinking man we hit the mother load. Well trust me the food is no good, it does not even taste like BBQ, mustard and vinergar is there only bbq sauces and they are not even good ones.

Thank firemanst13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little pigs is one those come as you are and come hungry kind of places. Plastic folks and styrofoam plates are the order of the day. What it lacks in ambiance it more than makes up for in the food. Best BBQ around. They have...More

Thank Charles Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got there early to avoid the rush. Some of the best barbecue. Good variety of meats and veggies. Okra and tomatoes were great. Pork shoulder didn't need sauce. Dessert available if yoy can find room after the buffet

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best buffet I have ever seen. There are so many choices of meats and vegetables and all the food is delicious. There are three kinds of barbecue, pork chops, ribs, fish, pork shoulder meat and others. The macaroni and cheese is delicious...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our future daughter in law here, she was visiting from Canada. She was impressed, to say the least. From the initial greeting from friendly employees, to the diversity of the customers, we love coming here. The foid is delicious, there is such great...More

Thank Ginbread526
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we travel from Oho down to Charleston, we stop here every time. The food is amazing and the variety is the best I have ever seen on a bbq buffet and for 10 bucks, you can't beat it. The tomato pie is to die...More

Thank Bbear44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No fuss No muss... AN EXCELLENT FAMILY RESTURANT! The food is delicious, even the take out portions are plentiful, should you eat in the family atmosphere is wholesome. The staff is very responsive and hospitable. The service is impeccable. I have visited this establishment several...More

Thank gdinking
Reviewed 10 May 2017

overcharged from the quote and shorted in order we asked to speak to the management - they talked over me, talked to me like I was a child. And informed me he was the owner like I was to be impressed that he owns a...More

2  Thank berteScUsa
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Make sure you realize this is a buffet. As such the food is made in very large quanties and sits under a warming light. The food was alright but not worth a Top 3 places to eat in Columbian SC. The fried fish was good...More

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Got take out on a Wednesday afternoon around 130pm If the place has 80 seats, 60 people were there. That's a good sign. No frills. Don't need'em. Good food. The girl who put my order together was an excellent rep for their store. Can't remember...More

Thank bundyomega
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What are the prices like?
1 April 2017|
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Response from thomasjU645XC | Reviewed this property |
Under $10.
Tracy P
Thanksgiving 2016?? In need of a place since family will be here to see my son graduate.
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
Do you think the fried okra and cole slaw are canned?
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, 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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