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Smithfield's Chicken'n Bar-B-Q

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924 N Brightleaf Blvd, Smithfield, NC 27577-4331
+1 919-934-8721
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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308 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Smithfiield's Brunswick stew is very tasty and a lot of bbq meat in the stew. The service is quick and friendly.

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Thank dpoin21
Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the place if you like saucy BBQ, this is North Carolina style. Good quality meat and a nice portion

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Brooklyn, New York
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here because it's one of the bbq places that's open later than most. It was very clean and seemed pretty new. The menu is either "BBQ" or fried chicken with sides. "BBQ" here is carolina style pulled pork, which is fine, but when I asked, "what comes with the bbq platter?" the attitude with the answer, "BBQ", wasn't... More 

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North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently good food, always clean as well as polite staff. If you are looking for BBQ, Brunswick stew, hushpuppies, this is a good choice.

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Thank FotoRic
Charlotte, North Carolina
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162 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Okay - it's a chain restaurant folks. It's not even a whole step up from fast food. Having said that, I thought it was pretty good. I've eaten at the same chain in Zebulon. On this visit, I ordered fried chicken tenders and fries - to go. The chicken was good at home but the fries didn't travel well (they... More 

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Thank Alex D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Smithfield's Bar-B-Q is one of my favorite restaurants. There is not one in my area so when I travel west I always eat at Smithfield's. And the sweet tea is awesome.

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Thank Sharon W
Lumberton, North Carolina
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was a little slow and had a very tight drive through line. Order was taken quickly and professionally so no issues there. Did have to wait a few minutes for my order to be ready, and the line piled up quite a bit, 6 or so cars, behind me (around 5:30pm). Turns out they were waiting on the fries... More 

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Thank Charlie N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Approximately 2 miles off I-95 but worth the drive. Food was excellent, the BBQ is typical Carolina vinegar sauce with a perfect amount of heat. The Cole slaw on the BBQ is very tasty addition. They allowed us to substitute any of the sides for the French fries. Large selection of sides. We stop here every time we travel I-95.

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Thank Cecerdh
North Carolina
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have eaten many times at these bbqs in the past but have been away for a while. decided to stop for lunch last week and found that the portion sizes have gotten extremely small and a pulled pork sandwich,fries,and a fountain drink was around 8.50 I probably would have let that go but when i unwrapped my sandwich it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I met with some friends of mine who were traveling back to Florida from Pennsylvania and they only had a few minutes to spare to make good time. We ended up eating here and they'd never had NC style BBQ before. I treated them to the meal and they LOVED IT. The Barbecue Chicken is exceptionally good here.

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Thank Sings W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 924 N Brightleaf Blvd, Smithfield, NC 27577-4331
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 919-934-8721

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