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Lancaster’s Big Oak BBQ

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Over 30 years ago, our dad, Bruce Lancaster, and a group of parents at Union Academy, a private school in Union, SC, decided to cook hash and BBQ as a fund-raiser.

This was a huge success and it was continued for many years to come.

When the school was sold in 2001, our dad decided to let his dream of owning his own BBQ business become reality. We opened Lancaster’s Big Oak BBQ in May 2002 with more customers than we ever imagined.

Dozens of hams on pits at Lancaster's Big Oak BBQ

It was pouring down rain, but our customers came anyway. THANK YOU!

Our dad passed away several years ago, but we are thankful that he got to live his dream for five years.

We, his family that consist of our mother, Ann, 3 children, Betty, Tommy and Michael along with their spouses, Steve, Audrey, and Cathy will continue to operate this business just like he did.

We also have our children, grandchildren, daddy’s brother, Randy, and a faithful friend, Ricky Cooksey that help us.

Thanks for your support for over 30 years.

Lancaster's Big Oak BBQ making SC Barbecue Hash
The folks at Lancaster’s Big Oak BBQ making SC Hash the old fashioned way.
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NOTE: Lancaster’s is open seasonally. Call ahead to be sure they are open. They cook BBQ and hash fresh about every 4-6 weeks and around the first of September every year begin accepting orders for Christmas Hams.  

We can also provide large amounts for any event; such as wedding receptions, family reunions or church homecomings.  

We always try to keep frozen hash, BBQ, and chicken stew between our cooking dates which you can get by calling Betty at 864-426-6555. 


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1129 Mud Bridge Road
Buffalo, SC 29302

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