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Nick's Bar-B-Q

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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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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank suezquez
Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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The ATL
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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496 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Canada
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A convenient location located on King Street in Charleston. I had never been to Nick's Bar-B-Q before but after walking by the location several times, my husband and I decided to stop in for dinner one night. Service is a little different than what we expected. A waiter does not take your order at the table, rather, you order at... More 

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Portland, Maine, United States
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place to get some good ribs and good drinks. My husband said the ribs were the best! Their coleslaw and deviled eggs were excellent as well. Their sauces were sweet and savory, there was a white sauce on the side with the pulled chicken that was very good, especially when mixed with the original sauce. Our drinks... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here to grab a quick dinner and weren't disappointed. You order at a register and they bring your food to your table when it's ready. It wasn't very crowded and the food came out quick. We got brisket with a side of beans, a pulled chicken sandwich with a side of mac and cheese, and a brisket... More 

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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?