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Nick's Bar-B-Q

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Downtown
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288 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1409
+1 843-577-0406
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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East Amherst, New York
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495 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This smoke house offers a fairly good size menu. There are plates for most tastes. They offer salads, soup, chili, and many BBQ items. You place your order at the register and your food is brought to your table. Our meals were very good. The food was hot and it tasted great. It can get a bit noisy due to... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While shopping downtown, we stopped for a cocktail and an appetizer. The Bloody Mary's are one of the best ever. We ordered an appetizer of BBQ chips that were delicious. The bartender, she was one of the best ever!!! We got some of the best advice for restaurants in town. The people who worked there are a cut above!!! A... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm trying hard not to make this a negative review because the staff alone deserves that as they were friendly and helpful. The BBQ wasn't bad, it was just average. There's much better BBQ out there.

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some places where you just feel comfortable the minute you walk in, and this is one of them. Do NOT miss the mac and cheese side. SUPERB! Great food and great folks. Be sure to visit.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My grand daughter and I walked to the restaurant after a recommendation from our concierge. We were greeted and given menus right away. I ordered simple barbecued pork in a delicious salad and she had macaroni and cheese. Both were excellent. Prices were extremely reasonable and service was very good.

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Thank 892toni
The ATL
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to admit I'm a pulled pork girl and this sandwich was delicious. Cole slaw and deviled eggs were perfect accompaniment . We just stumbled into Nick's while out seeing the sights and would gladly return next time we're in Charleston

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Long Island, New York
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very casual BBQ restaurant. You are handed a menu when you walk in. Then you go to a counter to place your order. You get a number to be placed on the table. A short time later, your order arrives on wax paper over a silver platter. I was a little disappointed that the menu did not include baby back... More 

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking down King Street in Charleston looking for a place to have dinner we happened upon Nick's Bar-B-Q. So glad we did. You grab a menu, go on line to order, and then wait for your food to be served. It is quick and easy, and the wait staff are efficient and friendly. Now, the ribs, brisket and pulled pork... More 

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Springfield
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the smoked turkey and a couple of sides. Their craft beer selection was excellent. A nice casual place for lunch.

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Cockeysville, MD
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed smoked chicken on a great salad and my husband had pulled pork. Great flavors and taste. Highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1409
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0406

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?