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1061 Sparkleberry Lane Ext Ste G, Columbia, SC 29223-7057
+1 803-788-4295
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Columbia, South Carolina
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344 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I have only eaten at this location and about 4 times over the last 6 months and we love it. Setup like many BBQ huts were in80s where you go through the line and get your food then have a seat. I am sure the service could be better, but food is worth any short coming there. I cannot speak... More 

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Thank Rambler17
Dallas, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We used Big T's to cater a Family Reunion. The service was awful. We had to beg for phone calls to be returned. We were charged for food items that was not on the menu. I would not recommend Big T's for any catering needs

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2 Thank Brenda B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Not sure what happened. Its almost like whoever Big T was retired and left people less passionate about the business running things. I wish it was the way it used to be.

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2 Thank RealFoodSC
Columbia, South Carolina
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344 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

Well this place had awesome BBQ near twice now and never disappointed. The portions are large and they taste great definitely recommend this for lunch or dinner.

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Thank Rambler17
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2013

im a huge bbq man, went here the bbq was a little dry the taste was a litte lack luster. i was in a hurry and had a wait which is fine... but wish the foo was worth the wait.

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Thank Wolfe T
North Carolina
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358 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2013

You have to look for this place in a shopping center. We had leg and thigh chicken with turnip greens, green beans, crackly cornbread, BBQ sandwich, and hash with rice, with sweet tea. The chicken was hot and great, not one bit of greases taste. To be blunt everything was great. We had the peach cobbler and they warm it... More 

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Thank HenryNC7
Blythewood, South Carolina
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Authentic southern food. The service is great and the food is good but.I would not advise ordering any of their desserts, I have tried a few of them and they all taste like pure sugar, (unless you like your desserts extremely over sweet) you can actually feel the sugar crystals in your mouth. I don't frequent them often only because... More 

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Thank kinz1219
Niceville, Florida
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185 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Wife and I traveled to Columbia after a visit 5 years ago. We just couldn't wait to return to Big T BBQ and enjoy a Hash and Rice dinner. We weren't disappointed, everything was excellent. The restaurant is very clean and the staff ensures your proportion is more than adequate. Locals eat here daily and if you visit do not... More 

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1 Thank youraway
Flanders, New Jersey
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Be persistent in finding this place as it took us a call to the restaurant to locate it as there are no big signs- It Is Well Worth It! Pulled pork was great and the ribs were yummy. We used the mild sauce with it hint of sweetness. Loved the sides so well cooked! It is a small place with... More 

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1 Thank Louise D
Columbia, South Carolina
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

I eat here often,usually to go. The pork BBQ is well prepared. Get the sauce on the side as the BBQ is fine on it's own.

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  • Address: 1061 Sparkleberry Lane Ext Ste G, Columbia, SC 29223-7057
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-788-4295

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