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Melvin's BBQ

925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
+1 843-881-0549
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (57 reviews)
“brisket” (35 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
925 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped for lunch and found the quality and quantity very good. We took a lot home. They smoke the meat and have some good sauces. However the sauces are vinegar based. I prefer the Texas style sauces, but they had some we liked. We...More

Thank T-P-Sunnyside
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stumbled in here on a whim. I went with the BBQ and Mac and cheese sandwich. I enjoyed the sandwich. The atmosphere was quaint. I understand overhead and the costs of running a business, but I felt the prices were a little high for...More

Thank Justingoesplaces
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend this BBQ ribs joint. The food was delicious. The ribs were delicious as were the pulled pork sandwiches!!!

Thank dbaker2618
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in to see signs out burnt ends, Tried to order ribs. They were out. Ordered pulled pork with potateo salad and beans. While waiting for our food a worked stuck her head out of the kitchen and screamed we are out of potatoe salad...More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 14 August 2017

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

Thank JeremyFromToronto
Reviewed 13 August 2017 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 10 August 2017 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 9 August 2017 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 6 August 2017

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
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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, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • 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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