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Hite's Bar B Que

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240 Dreher Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169-4577
+1 803-794-4120
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Columbia, South Carolina
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open Thurs til Sat when they run out. The BBQ is fantastic., the hash divine, and slaw to die for! Best deal is the Chicken plate. They prepare their own sausage for purchase and have frozen BBQ. The sausage is fabulous!!

Thank Jim T
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529 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

First: I don't know where the person who didn't like the "buffet" ate, but it wasn't here. This is order at the counter, get it in styrofoam, and take it with you only. Second, the food is too good. We had the chance to eat here recently while passing through the area. I opted for a pork plate so that... More 

Lexington, South Carolina
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164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We ALWAYS buy their BBQ for July 4th & Labor Day! We have never found fat, gristle, or bone in their excellent product & taste is excellent!

Thank poptopEBS
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Hite's on our way home from Myrtle Beach to PIttsburgh. As transplanted southerners we miss having lots of barbecue options, and I had read about Hite's in Cook's Country magazine. It is not fancy but the food is excellent, and the ladies who helped us were very friendly. We arrived near closing time (note it is only... More 

Thank wyatt11810
Columbia, South Carolina
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

When I heard we were going to Hite's I thought ugh...had eaten there one time before (w/work). I nor my husband enjoyed the food, the BBQ just isn't right. We had family from out of town (NC) and they did not truly enjoy the food. The food on the Buffet seemed to have been there for a while, looked bad.... More 

Thank Jojonana1
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Hite family has been making barbeque, barbeque chicken, pork skins, hash and rice, you name it, for generations. Right down from Dreher Plaza. Open for most major events; July 4, Labor Day, and some week days. Be sure to call in advance to see if they are open. When you see the plume of smoke from the pit, they'll... More 

Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

You won't see any signs on the interstate for Hite's. You won't even find chairs and tables or table service. What you will find is some delicious, old-time homemade hickory and oak-smoked chicken and pork barbecue. Hite's offers take out counter-sales only. Although if you absolutely can't wait to devour their tasty offerings, which may be likely - there are... More 

Thank NC_Brad
Lexington, South Carolina
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Family Gathering, we went to Hite's and ordered Family Dinner. Out standing BBQ. Pick up and take home and enjoy. Beautiful on the table for family gathering. Everyone enjoyed. Menu Chopped Meat (BBQ) - $9.00 lb. Rib Cut - $9.00 lb. Spare Ribs (Mustard base or Ketchup base) - $9.00 lb. Ham - $9.50 lb. Chicken - $4.25 half, $8.50... More 

Thank mabon803
West Columbia, South Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Love this place- no frills- just good food to take home- been coming here for years- love the bbq sandwiches keep up the good work

Thank jennifer p
North Carolina
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

After reading so many regional reviews that place Hite's at the top of so many lists I was excited to visit. I was disappointed to find pulled pork that was just too dry and needed the sauce to rescue it. It certainly had good smoky flavor but because it was dry it was also a bit tough. It's difficult to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Dreher Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169-4577
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  West Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-794-4120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?