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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
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there , me and the wife just didn't like the chicken. We like it more well done. Have not been back.

Thank Marty D
Thomasville, North Carolina
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got lunch for four to go. We are from bar-b-que land and this was some of the best I have ever eaten! We got white slaw and it was good also. The fries were still hot when we got to eat them & they were kinda small cut-VERY GOOD!

Thank Donna Anne B
Springfield, Illinois
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like BBQ. I like all kinds of BBQ. I really like the North Carolina type of BBQ that uses a vinegar based sauce, and Smithfield has one of the best. We stopped here for lunch. I was with two friends that had never had this type of BBQ, and they were really impressed. As a bonus, we had the... More 

Thank Jesterrider20
Gananoque, Canada
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for something to eat after a long drive. The chicken and b-b-q were very good, the Brunswick stew excellent. The service was well above average, so you wanted for nothing. A definite keeper for travelling.

Thank islandtwatch
Hyde Park, New York
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180 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here and this was the worst place ever. Don't understand how this has such a high rating, my guess is family and friends. Food was disgusting, there was a hair in my chicken, waitress laughed when I told her. Service was awful, took forever to get a drink and they were very rude. I would never in a million... More 

2 Thank Mike Z
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at this establishment seem to not care about the customers or their job, the place was filthy and the bathrooms appeared to be untouched judging by the excrement both on the walls and the floor. Unfortunately, food had been ordered so after a quick bite to offer an honest critique, it's safe to say that it was awful.... More 

Thank thesheriffisnear
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I own a small business. If my employees disrespected anyone, especially the officers that service and protect our community. The employees that did this would be fired. My office is near the Poole Road location. I will make sure that on Monday my employees know about this situation and encourage them not to eat here. It is a shame because... More 

3 Thank Brent747
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in NC visiting family and decided to try this place. The BBQ is true southern style. It's pork without the sauce, you add it. They have a vinegar style sauce but I went with the sweeter, thicker style. I thought it was just so-so but hubs loved it. He also loved the side dishes of baked beans and potato... More 

Thank Lauriem66
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in Smithfield/Selma on my way down to FL and had a great dinner (white combo meal). Huge chicken breast and wing, juicy and tender. Best chicken in a long time. Meal also comes with NC style pork BBQ which was very tender, hush puppies and 2 sides. Great meal and at a great price. Staff very friendly, we will... More 

Thank Cruising2by2
Laurel, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Always happy to eat here also The food is good Never got a bad meal here They need to offer the pork skins again, they are popular with the public. It's what Smithfield was known for!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?