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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” (55 reviews)
“brisket” (33 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 11 November 2015

About 10 minutes in, all of us were full but could NOT stop eating! The Hash and RIce is divine. Get it! Smokey briskett and soupy rice heaven. The collards were smokey salty goodness. The chopped pork was crazy good - juicey and smokey and...More

Thank Carly P
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a great little place to eat. The portions are big and the food is very good. We had the burgers and enjoyed them. Yum. I had the onion rings and while I only was served 3 that was plenty enough as they were...More

Thank Italianmama49
Reviewed 19 September 2015

When our family relocated to Charleston 4 years ago, Melvin's was the first BBQ place that we went to. We were immediately raving fans based on the delicious BBQ (especially the ribs) and sides. Not only that, but on Thursday nights you could order all-you-can...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I've worked in Mt Pleasant for the past 12 years and during that time have eaten at Melvin's I would say close to 100 times, but won't be eating there anymore. While the food is good (especially the burgers, hot dogs, and fries) the menu...More

1  Thank JasonJeremiah
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We had visited Melvin's 2 years before and the kids were insistent that we eat there again. As expected the food was wonderful. The burgers are fantastic. My teenagers complained they couldn't finish their milkshakes but tried. If you order fires, they are huge. I...More

Thank sunnyskies1017
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner after a long long walk the food was good but the chicken tender and grilled chicken sandwich was very messy next time they should put in just one tomato instead of two . The mac and cheese was I bit dry...More

Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I'll admit it, the burger basket has me hooked! Those thick steak fries and heavenly onion ring that comes with it, just put this package over the top!!! Its so big, hubby and I share one so we are not so stuffed and we can...More

Thank whatagreatlife
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great BBQ and all the fixins. They have been there for over 60 years. A good spot for a family ot just about anyone. It is the real deal.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The best BBQ I ever had! I ate the pulled pork little Joe with this special sauce, mac n cheese and sweet potatoes. Everything was hot and cooked fresh. I would travel back to Charleston just to eat at this place again!

Thank Brookelyn M
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We ordered to go from this place and I'm so glad we got to experience it! The food is SO good! I ordered the salt and pepper brisket with side of sweet potato soufle and fried okra and my husband ordered the half chicken with...More

Thank green4859
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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