One or more articles about Lone Star Barbecue & Mercantile has appeared in the following daily newspapers:
The State (Columbia, SC)
The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, SC)
The Sumter Daily Item (Sumter, SC)
The Richmond Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA)
The Miami Herald (Miami, FL)
The Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA)
USA Today
The News and Courier (Charleston, SC)
The Summerville Journal (Summerville, SC)
The Myrtle Beach Sun News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC)
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, GA)
The Raleigh News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)


The following have also done features on Lone Star Barbecue & Mercantile:

National Public Radio (NPR)
WIS-TV (NBC) Columbia, SC
WACH-TV (FOX) Columbia, SC

Sandlapper Magazine
Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places (South Carolina's major tourism publication)

South Carolina Educational Television (SC-ETV)
WCSC-TV (CBS Live 5 News) Charleston, SC


South Carolina Living Magazine (the SC Electric Cooperative monthly publication)
The Charleston Magazine
To date, diners from 50 states and 40 foreign countries have dined at Lone Star Barbecue and Mercantile. This is what some of them have to say:

"I closed my eyes - thought I was back home, again."
-Betty Taylor, San Jose, California

"Food is Great. Old time memories of my childhood"
-Mike and Catherine Pierce, Early Branch, South Carolina

"Awesome atmosphere - 5 Stars!"
-Rick and Tammy Watson, Wilson, North Carolina

"The highlight of our trip"
-Phylis and Geoff, Winnipeg, Canada

"Awesome!! From a Chef!"
-Mike Calenda, Florida

"One word --- Awesome!"
-Sylvia Gainey, Chesterfield, SC

"Thank you!"
-The Rabers, Portland, Oregon

"What a way to spend Saturday night!"
-Elaine Riggs

"Best place ever!"
-The Smalls, Martinsburg, West Virginia

"Exquisite!"
-Katie Kessler, Paris, France

"A+++"
-Sarah and Lee Pryor, Pawleys Island, SC

"Outta' sight! В Thank you!"
-Beth and Ian, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"Had to come. Highly recommended!"
-Leon and Lois Bright, Virginia

"Best food in the South!"
-Joseph Hood, Greenville, SC

"Great southern cooking"
-Tom and Joy Wallac, Puguash, Nova Scotia

"Delicious food, friendly people, and great atmosphere"
-Adam and Sheila Morgansworth, Manchester, Connecticut

"Just like mom!"
-Jane Watson, Campobello, SC

"So cute. Reminds me of Little House on the Prairie."
-Nicole Alberco, Astoria, New York

"Best meal I bought in awhile. I drive the lower 48."
-Jeff Delcher, Great Falls, Montana

"Reminds me of Grandpa's"
-Rita MacCallon, Tucker, Georgia

"Best in the lower 48."
-Joe and Eathen, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

"Something special. Tears to my eyes."
-John Wartd, Salyersville, Kentucky

"We could have spent hours here."
-Brunson Family, Summerville, SC