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Melvin's BBQ

925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
+1 843-881-0549
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (56 reviews)
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“southern bbq” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You definitely get what you pay for here. You won't get away for cheap, but it's worth it! I wish I could've tried everything, but I ultimately went with the brisket. It's hard to find brisket done right, even at decent barbecue restaurants. Well, these...More

Thank clkend
Reviewed 1 week ago

The burgers here really are amazing, and they don't cost an arm and a leg like many amazing burgers cost.

Thank JeremyFromToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are southerners...we love bbq, Mac and cheese and collard greens! This place did not disappoint! Also this place has a drive thru, I've never seen that at a BBQ restaurant before, although we didn't utilize that option I certainly would if I was a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am more a Texas style barbecue person so I was excited to find something closer to my taste. They have a good mix of East Coast barbecue and Texas. I had the brisket burger today. It was very very good. They have a great...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big fan of mustard BBQ SC style BBQ. Melvin's did not disappoint. The ribs had that amazing pink smoke ring inside and were delicious as well as the chicken wings. Loved the Mac and cheese and BBQ hash.

Thank cashirlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a recommendation from our hotel and were not impressed. Food was okay, but not all that good. Hubby had the ribs that were very hard on one side and fairly tasteless on the other. I had the pulled pork that was...More

Thank Deb F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ pork was good as well as steak fries and fried okra. Cole slaw was good; not sweet, nearly bitter, not pasty mayonnaise-like. Have pickled pepper bar. Low cost and alotta food. Overhead menu is a challenge to read so use printed one. Remember that...More

Thank Groggit67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it is a dry restaurant. And good Que screams for good beer, right? Well, they may not mind if you carry some in from nearby Whole Foods or Trader Joes. Call and ask. Now, to the food! The smells surround you in the parking...More

Thank Billiemunoz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop for lunch before heading back home. It was a great end to a great trip to Charleston Area. My mom wanted some BBQ so we stopped here and we were not disappointed. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich. The food tasted great and I...More

Thank shoe1978
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We just happened to stop here on our way back from Patriot's Point. What a great decision. We were blown away at the great food and service here. We were reading that it has been family owned for generations. The young man behind the counter...More

Thank joannraymond
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-881-0549
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A South Carolina tradition since 1939, Melvin Bessinger's Bar-B-Q Restaurants are beloved and famous for our St. Louis style pork ribs, chicken and "Best BBQ in Charleston". But don't take our word for it, come on down and experience the flavor at one of two locations, in Mt. Pleasant and James Island. Thank you for your continued support, y'all!
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