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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

1440 E Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-2400
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Ranked #23 of 63 Restaurants in Fuquay-Varina
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We eat or carry out from here every few weeks. Great, meaty fried chicken and tenders. Very good pulled pork BBQ. Good-sized servings, fast and pleasant service. Very clean. Great sweet tea, "the house wine of the South".

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Lillington, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

As with every Smithfield's I've ever eaten at - great food! No complaints. Love the Value Pak deal and have never been disappointed.

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Hillsboro, OR
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Since this is primarily a fast food restaurant, it is impressive how good the service is and how genuinely the servers seem to want you to have a good meal. They even brought refills! They all seemed well trained, pleasant and certainly several steps up from what I was expecting. The chicken and BBQ were both very good. All in... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

While I would never presume suggesting NC change its bbq outlook, they will win no converts in my family. Smithfield's meat appeared to have been stewed or steamed; mushy texture, no seasoning, smoke, salt, no flavor except for the vinegary sting, no crunchy outer pieces. Served on cheap grocery store buns with chopped cabbage (slaw?), it quickly became a vinegar... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Maybe if you are born in NC you just get used to the vinegars based BBQ or never get the chance to eat real BBQ but this bad. Pork was mushy with no texture , chicken was dry and the only option was to cover it in the nasty sauce. From the clientele the locals like it but I just... More 

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Lillington, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

You can't go wrong with children and bbq from Smithfields. The service is great and if they have the pork skins available you have to get some. I love the snack plates.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We went after church and it was okay. I would order sandwiches or orders of slaw if I needed this in a pinch on a week-day.

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Shallotte, North Carolina, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Smithfield has very good bar-b-q and excellent fried chicken. Together in the dark combo plate with two sides it makes an excellent dinner with some left over for later.

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Angier, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We've been to several of these rest. during our travels and the one in Fuquay has been the best of all. We live close by so we eat here often. The people are always so friendly and want to make sure you've got what you need. The rest. and bathrooms are always clean. Usually the food taste the same at... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

they actually have hot dogs! Do not like bar b que that much, but enjoy hot dogs and hush puppies very much. Never tried chicken.

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Additional Information about Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

Address: 1440 E Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Phone Number: (919) 557-2400
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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