If you’re craving great smoked meats, Lewis Barbecue is one of several barbecue spots in Charleston worth checking out. Here they serve Texas’ greatest hits, like smoked sausage and turkey- but the brisket is the real reason to come here. Split a giant tray of different meats and sides - especially the green chile corn pudding - along with a pitcher of margaritas, and find a spot in their backyard to spend the next few hours. As you walk up, you may also notice a food truck in the parking lot called JL’s, which serves southwest burgers using the brisket that Lewis is known for, topped with hatch chiles that are the star of the show, along with Texas hot gut sausages and hatch chile cheese fries.

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