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Smokey's BBQ Shack

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10800 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8850
+1 919-469-1724
11:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 19:30
Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to squeeze into a parking place if you visit this hole-in-the-wall barbeque joint for lunch, because it will be crowded and for good reason. The food is good, the menu is simple and the prices are very reasonable. The restaurant is on NC Hwy 54, just off I-540 in Morrisville. Located in an old cinder block building in... More 

Thank whopper007
Detroit, Michigan
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the triangle many times for work and golf. This is the best food I've had anytime, anywhere in the area. I've been lucky enough to have visited many 4/5 star establishments, and this is better in my book. Great NC barbecue, period. LOVE.

Thank George M
Morrisville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always have great BBQ, Place is usually pretty busy but we get or food quickly. Some of the best BBQ in Raleigh.

Thank Robert S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered combo platter. Chix, pork, rib, okra, hush puppies. All tasty. Brisket sandwich was a hit with family as well. Plea ty of food for everyone. Not too saucy, great smiley flavor.

Thank Go4theGreen
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I were on our way to a business meeting and traffic was detoured so we couldn't get to where we were going. Luckily, we got detoured right by Smokey's BBQ Shack. I had read about it, but never been and now we were here. Could not have been luckier since we were hungry and it was lunchtime. But... More 

Thank Charles T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Being from KCMO i am always on the hunt for great BBQ. While on this trip i tried two. This place by far was the best Carolina BBQ i have ever had. Its a small i think it has a couple of tables but i beet if it was anything like what we had catered you will not be dissatisfied.

Thank Neil N
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I eat lunch here fairly regularly...Lucky me! Everything is good, but I mostly come for the sauce running down my arm to the elbow ribs...Fantastic stuff...Probably the best ribs I've ever eaten. The only downside is that Smokey's gets crowded quickly, any day of the week. I mean lines out the door, so come early or late. Dinner on Thursday... More 

Thank MadMorf
Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Some of the best barbecue in the Triangle! You definitely to go and try anything. Want southern style...Eastern nc barbecue? This your place!

1 Thank José H
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Found Smokey's by chance, wish I had done it earlier. Wanted to go there every single day, but it was not possible.. Their BBQ is top notch and one of the best I've had in NC. The place is literally a shack, and a very nice one. DO NOT MISS IT, this is a must go if you love BBQ.... More 

Thank PersioPucci
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016

You definitely should plan to go there, lunch or dinner, it really doesn´t matter... you´ll have the best pulled pork and brisket of your life. Just be aware of the working hours, since they´re not open like other regular places.

Thank Marcelo B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 14
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10800 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8850
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Morrisville
  • Phone Number: +1 919-469-1724

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?