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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 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family enjoyed the choices, the food, and the service. They even come around to the tables to refill beverages.

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Chevy Chase, MD
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limping along Interstate 95’s stucco and outlet-store bottlenecks around Smithfield, NC, you can find a suitable spot to eat provided you’re more into novelty than nutrition. Leave the interstate at Smithfield, head a little west onto Brightleaf Road, parallel to 95, and stop under the bright red sign for Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q. This is the headquarters store of a... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here n after trying Lexington BBQ we were so happy. Bed the flavor and the vinegar sauce. Hush puppies were good always like slaw on my sandwich.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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346 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ranks with the best Eastern NC BBQ, excellent hush puppies, cole slaw, and potato salad. Of course the BBQ is great, too. Friendly service and inexpensive to boot; while a small chain, each of the ones tried to date have been consistent and great.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 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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Thank KerryLDS
Brooklyn, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?