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Doc's Barbeque & Southern Buffet

1601 Shop Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4855
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“fried chicken” (9 reviews)
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1601 Shop Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4855
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have had lunch here several times. The staff is very nice and helpful! I find the buffet lacking in vegetable varieties for the cost. Carolina Buffet is a better option at a lower cost.

Thank Meme107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little out of the way but wow it hit the bbq spot. Nothing fancy but good old type bbq. Sauce was perfect and the sides were great. We had to go Back for seconds so we did not miss anything. Will come...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Very good bbq buffet. Lots to choose from and all is good. Especially like pulled pork, bbq beans and the apple peach cobbler.

Thank mcneillsc
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

What a great filling bargain for a buffet lunch!! Great pulled pork and must try all the sauces. Not a fancy place but all the buffet food was good and hot.

Thank Geri E
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This meal was catered into our work site. The bbq was cooked in sauce, so very flavorful. That's hard to find these days! The slaw was good, but I like a finer chop. It worked on the sandwich. But, let me tell you, the macaroni...More

Thank olivefinder
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our family visited Docs on a Saturday afternoon (after finally writing off a BBQ estashment in Lexington we frequented many times... we gave up on em due to down grades in quality and service) .. We decided to find s new place.. Docs is fabulous!...More

Thank VOL7
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This place is great! Amazing bbq. Only open 11-2. They have a buffet for about $10 a person and it has 4 or 5 meat choices and about 10 sides that are all amazing. Our new favorite!

Thank 255krystalg
Reviewed 6 May 2017

THey have this nice large buffet, but I tried the catfish po-boy. I should have just used the buffet since the po-boy didn't offer much more & I would have a bigger selection. Food was very tasty, but service was a bit slow, at least...More

Thank Bsnss_Trvlr5
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Doc's is always so busy and they should be open more hours if you ask me. Loved the buffet though. They have all styles of BBQ. Any sauce you like. Mustard base,vinegar base and tomato based. It's really good.

Thank mark52059
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This place offers an amazing BBQ Buffet. Doesn't matter what time you get there during their lunch service, the line will be out the door. You never have to worry about old food on the buffet line because as soon as a on is placed...More

Thank jasonsL338LL
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Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Shop Rd, Columbia, SC 29201-4855
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-799-1532
Been in same location about 10 years.
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