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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” (52 reviews)
“brisket” (35 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This burger is wonderful. I dream about it. The big onion ring...the steak fries with the oh so good seasoning. I think I am going to go there now and get one.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having passed by this many times on our visits to Mt. Pleasant, we stopped for lunch and will be happy to do it again. Great bbq! You can put the sauce of your choice on the bbq so it becomes an individual delight for everyone....More

Thank boogieboybaxter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very casual, family owned 3 generations. Really amazing mild to hot sauces. Desserts were homemade too.

Thank bmccandlish61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we are desiring some BBQ Melvin's is our go to place. Casual atmosphere and the food is always good.

Thank AnneMarie E
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Omg this BBQ is the best, nice little quit place to sit and eat after a long day, will be back next time we r in town for sure.love it, we need one here in jax fla, I have told all my friends about it...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have never travelled to CHS and missed an opportunity to have a BBQ sandwich at Melvin's or Bessinger's. (I believe they are owned by relatives.) The mustard based 'Carolina Gold' sauce is the benchmark for all the others. Treat yourself!

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I wanted the brisket but unfortunately they were out. Had the BBQ plate with baked beans and onion rings. Everything was delicious. Melvin’s has been here a long time and has many local regular customers. I like there pickle pepper bar, where you can pick...More

Thank SCTravelCouple
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Had Burgers here instead of BBQ but they were very good. Cafeteria style ordering and food came out very quickly. Full table of side offerings . Good location

Thank TXtraveler67_71
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I waited approximately 25 minutes for our food which is not a problem if the food is good. But unfortunately the food was mediocre and the service was horrible. We used to like going here for the great food and friendly service...More

Thank tonyandterrir
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We've been coming to visit friends in Mount Pleasant for almost 20 years, and have passed Melvin's BBQ many times, always meaning to check it out. We finally made it happen. Located off the access road running along Route 17, it's easy to spot from...More

Thank Dan556
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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