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Smiley's BBQ

917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
+1 336-248-4528
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“bbq chicken” (9 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The have a menu posted online but they do not adhere to it. They need to remove the menu if they are too lazy to keep it updated. We ordered chicken plates. The chicken was so dry, choke you so dry. The potato salad is...More

Thank lynnmsharpe
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I ate here on a Sunday afternoon after an overnight camping trip. The lunchtime crowd was gone by the time we arrived. The staff was incredibly pleasant. The bbq was very good, the slaw was great, the French fries were good, the hush puppies were...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We go to Smiley’s about once a month. There BBQ chicken is the best. We like that Smiley’s is open on Sundays because many of the BBQ restaurants in the area are closed in Sundays. The staff is kind and welcoming.

Thank Lesah68
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Smiley's is a stop along the NC BBQ Trail. They cook with wood which gives the meat a very nice flavor. As a party of 3, we dined here on a damp Saturday afternoon. I had the BBQ combo. It came with 1/4 smoked chicken...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Had the BBQ plate, coarsely chopped. Huge portions. Wish the sauce had more flavor and heat. Red slaw was great. Pork was good, but not the best I've had (first BBQ I've tried in Lexington), but would come back.

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is amoung one of our favorites in Lexington when we get the craving for some good old time pork BBQ. Prices are very reasonable and the service is great.

Thank vlscott
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were driving back to Florida and I had to have my North Carolina BBQ fix ! We found Smiley's and it was the perfect restaurant for Great BBQ. The BBQ was tender, moist and perfectly seasoned. The Hush Puppies were unbelievable. They were cooked...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I love this place. Best BBQ in town so far and they put a huge amount on the plate. The only place in town I know that has white slaw and home made potato salad. BBQ chicken with a good vinegar sauce. Little dry sometimes...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It was a nice selection of BBQ. We had chopped BBQ and BBQ chicken. There is a selection of biscuits, hush puppies, and corn bread sticks. There numerous side items such as BBQ coleslaw, regular coleslaw, French fries, sweet potato fries, BBQ beans, etc. There...More

Thank O1624BUcraigw
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Went with the family for BBQ this evening and wound up at Smiley's BBQ. The BBQ was good and the fried okra as a side was delicious as well. Give Smiley's BBQ a chance, it's really good.

Thank davidkX2580XE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-248-4528
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