South Carolinians take their BBQ very seriously. This is why it’s understandable that many locals have their favorite place to go for lip-smacking ribs, pulled pork, steak, and chicken and they’re loyal to a single pit master or restaurant. For many who’ve tried it, Scott’s BBQ in Hemingway is hands-down the best BBQ in South Carolina. If you’re craving a bbq fix and curious to know what all the fuss is about, read on to learn more about what makes Scott’s barbecue so special.

To get started on your epic eating adventure at Scott’s barbecue, you’ll need to take SC – 41 North if you’re coming from Charleston, South Carolina.

Have you tried The Scott’s BBQ in Hemingway? If so, let us know what you thought of your meal in the following comments section.

For more options of where to chow down on ribs and more, take a look at some other joints with the best BBQ in South Carolina. For a unique experience, check out this BBQ train in South Carolina too.

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You can also take this BBQ train in South Carolina for a unique dining experience. Feel free to try Cooper's Country Store for the best gas station bbq in the state too.

What are some fun facts about Scott's BBQ in South Carolina? 

  • Scott's BBQ is located in Hemingway, a small town with a population of about 400 residents.
  • Scott's BBQ has been recognized as one of the best joints in the country for ribs, chicken, and more in The New York Times and other publications.
  • This unassuming restaurant has attracted celebrities craving the best barbecue in South Carolina.
  • Aside from its BBQ, Scott's is also known for its boiled peanuts.
  • Scott's has a second location in Charleston, South Carolina too.


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