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Sweatman's

1427 Eutaw Rd. (Branchdale Hwy.) Send to Phone
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Pit-cooked pig draws ’cue enthusiasts from far and wide.
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Lunch & Dinner Fri.-Sat.
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  • Dress code: Casual
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Sweatman's Restaurant Review

: This barbecue joint is a Mecca that pork lovers will drive (or crawl) many a hardscrabble mile to reach (it's more than an hour from downtown Charleston). There is a large buffet with crispy cracklin’ and mounds of banana pudding---among other Southern vegetable staples. Traditional South Carolina hash, served over rice; a pair of sauces, one vinegar mustard and the other sweet; and coleslaw are the additional sides to expect. The sauce is served on the side as purists insist, and is really not even necessary on the pulled pork. There is no phone, so you can’t verify if they’re actually open on any given day, and they go on vacation for two weeks around the end of July. If you’re traveling, you reach this one off I-95 (exit 90) or I-26 (exit 177/SC 453, which is Eutaw Rd.). This is a culinary and cultural experience, and décor is not of prime importance.

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