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Smiley's Bar B Que

2489 Raphine Rd, Raphine, VA 24472-2500
+1 540-377-2505
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Barbecue
2489 Raphine Rd, Raphine, VA 24472-2500
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This was excellent. Right off the highway. Sit down or take out. Nice stop on 18 hour drive. I would highly recommend. Can also gas up and get anything you need in the convenience market

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The fried chicken was excellent. But when you use the bathroom and the pipes leak all over the floor, you have to wonder how clean the kitchen is. It reminds me of a truck stop from the seventies, very outated.

Thank lance m
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I talked my husband into stopping at Smiley's after reading the reviews -- we've passed it before on trips out that way, but he's never stopped in because he thought it looked like a "hole in the wall." We were very glad we stopped this...More

Thank karrrenbee
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

When you pull up all you see are trucks. This whole exit 205 is a truck stop. We went in anyway as there are not many options here. We found our way into the sports bar dining room. The bartender-waiter was extremely friendly and accommodating...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We saw a billboard advertising the best BBQ in VA and decided to stop in for a quick dinner. As we pulled into the parking lot which was attached to a gas station I was hesitant to get out. That’s when my husband reminded me...More

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We got a 1/2 rack of ribs and sliced brisket. Ribs fell off the bones and tasty by them selfs but it was the dipping sauce that made them great. Same goes for the Brisket. Sweet potatoe fries got soggy in the container on the...More

Thank John41354
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Never judge a book by its cover...nor a restaurant! I know I would have passed this place by...but we were tired and hungry! Forgive us Smiley!!!! Best Darn BBQ, best darn mac and cheese, best darn potato salad... If I weren’t so tired i would...More

Thank travelguys2
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I love finding those little treasures during an unplanned stop for gas along 81 because of traffic backup. But this time the travel gods were smiling on us. As we stopped for gas, I decided to step inside for drinks and was tempted by a...More

Thank kklay8181
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Stopped for diesel fuel off interstate 81. Signs boast best BBQ around and so we gave the fried chicken a try. Wonderful! Light and dark meat both juicy and the coating is light, crispy and not greasy. Don't judge this book by it's cover.

Thank Marlene P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

must stop if passing on thurway . everything on menu is perfect . everyone is so helpful and kind . just a small gas station stop and a few booths for eating most get the food to go . must have fried chicken , brisket,...More

Thank Kim K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2489 Raphine Rd, Raphine, VA 24472-2500
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Raphine
  • Phone Number: +1 540-377-2505
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