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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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5180 Nc Highway 42 W, Garner, NC 27529
(919) 773-0774
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Barbecue and Great Service!

Our first exposure to true Carolina Style Barbecue and we enjoyed it! I loved it! Staff was extremely friendly and made sure we had full drinks as much as possible. Impressed that all the staff lookked like they were intent on what they were doing and seemed to enjoy it. Food was good Staff was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2013
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Okemos, mi
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

The service was excellent. Everyone incredibly friendly. Though it's a restaurant where you order at the counter and bring you the food we were asked many times if there was anything we needed, cleared away dishes, etc. the BBQ has a distinct vinegar taste. Different that I have ever had. It was very good but the best was the hush... More 

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Whiteville, NC
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Went there about an hour ago. They were out of barbeque. How does that happen??? Manager was asleep??? We ate somewhere else because we did not want chicken or shrimp (shrimp???) We are still in shock

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Lancaster, SC
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Ate at this location a couple of times this week while in town on business. Had the BBQ sandwich and the Shrimp on another visit. Both times the food was excellent and had fast service. Like most Smithfield BBQ locations I have visited, this one also had very good service and very nice staff ! Will be sure to visit... More 

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Catskill, New York
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you want excellent chicken then Smithfield's is the place to go!! Their bbq and salads are good too.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Althought tastey, they are sure proud of the pints of BBQ! We'll continue to go, because it's "home", but only for the plates/sandwhichs.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Always friendly staff. Great chicken. Favorite is BBQ sandwich combo. Tea and fries are great. I love Smithfield chicken and BBQ.

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Illinois
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Our first exposure to true Carolina Style Barbecue and we enjoyed it! I loved it! Staff was extremely friendly and made sure we had full drinks as much as possible. Impressed that all the staff lookked like they were intent on what they were doing and seemed to enjoy it. Food was good Staff was Great - Comfortable Setting!

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Clayton, NC
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

When we crave broasted chicken, Smithfield's is the obvious choice. We love the chicken, hush puppies and coleslaw. Lots of people (this is the south, y'all) love the sweet tea, but it's too sweet for me (Ohio born). Specials offer greater value.

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Garner, North Carolina, United States
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

SCNB is always good. I always get the BBQ/Chicken plate. All of the staff are very nice and accomidating. The restraunts are always clean. Everywhere I go, all of the SCNB's are the same...GREAT!

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North, South Carolina
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This resturant has won me back as a SCNB customer. I've had bad experiences at other SCNBs years ago. Decided to stop at this one purly for convenience and was pleasantly surprised. The food was fresh and very tastey. The staff was friendly and helpful, they even carried our trays to the table, and offered us specials that weren't on... More 

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

Address: 5180 Nc Highway 42 W, Garner, NC 27529
Phone Number: (919) 773-0774
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Garner
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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5180 Nc Highway 42 W, Garner, NC 27529
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Garner
  • Phone Number: (919) 773-0774

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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

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