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The Brown Derby

1399 Belleville Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3658
+1 803-539-2722
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried chicken” (9 reviews)
“road trip” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1399 Belleville Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3658
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Still closed for remodeling...I guess! Still closed. Have heard rumors of a reopen, however nothing as of yet.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elyse J
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The food was fairly good. Good southern home style "soul" food. Worth a try but the restaurant definitely needs some updating. Old and broken down looking. Ceiling tiles nasty. Needs a good update.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Stopped here on a road trip. It's 5 minutes off of I-26. We are so glad we ate here instead of the chain restaurants nearer the Interstate. The place my be slightly run down but the food was excellent, the portions were big and the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank NP27
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Tried the Brown Derby after recommendations from Yelp and trip adviser. Very good fried chicken. Fresh out of the fryer. If all collards tasted like theirs I'd have eaten a lot more collards. Very good. The Mac and cheese as pretty good and the rice...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank NCBuff
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Stopping overnight in Orangeburg and decided we needed South Carolina BBQ. Had already researched and decided on the Brown Derby. Arrived and went into the restaurant. Yes it's a little tired looking on the premises so we were doing takeout. A couple of patrons waiting...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Reejhik
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This restaurant is located on the Belleville Rd. The food and service is WONDERFUL. They make you feel right at home. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank drwes401956
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Once you get past the run down appearance outside as well as inside , the food will overcome your initial doubt. The fried chicken is one of the best I have tasted, and is complemented by wonderful sides - especially the hash rice, yams, and...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank 301bobc
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We didn't get a chance to eat because the service was so bad. Watched many others that came after us come and go. After 25-30 mins of this we just left. The food looked very good.😕

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Courtney P
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Lowcountry cuisine is the cooking traditionally associated with the South Carolina Lowcountry and the Georgia coast I have eaten ribs all over the South. The ribs at The Brown Derby, with the Carolina style sauce are among the best, if not, the best. They were...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Timzorrr
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Pork chops (smothered & fried), lima beans, rutabagas, cabbage. Visited 5//25/16, 8 p.m., which was 30 min. before closing on Wed. We were greeted with a smile & helpfulness in selecting from menu. There was no one rushing us, or telling us they were about...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank BrevardEsta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1399 Belleville Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3658
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 803-539-2722
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