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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

1419 E. Main St., Havelock, NC
252-447-5885
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Ranked #3 of 40 restaurants in Havelock
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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75% Recommend
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English first
Broad Creek, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

You can always count on this restaurant to have great barbecue. Cooked just right with a tasty vinegar based sauce, this is one if our absolute favorite place to get barbecue.. The serving size is generous on both the sandwich or the dinner plate.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A fast food restaurant. Food was good but the fried shrimp was rather salty. Basically, if you like fast food with a slightly different menu, this is the place to eat. A great way to change up restaurant eating if you are in a hurry.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Been here many times and they never fail to provide a great tasting lunch. Choices are limited in this area which makes me come here often.

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Havelock NC
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The BBQ and chicken are both good. The Value pack, BBQ sandwich and fries and a drink is great for lunch and dinner. The sandwiches have a lot of meat on them and coleslaw too if you prefer. My husband will get a Combo White Platter and eat the BBQ, Potato Salad , Coleslaw and the Chicken wing and save... More

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Havelock, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We always enjoy the chicken & BBQ, we always ask for 4 minute fries. The staff is always friendly and polite and can't do enough for you. Enjoy Smithfield's every time we go.

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Havelock, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Traditional eastern BBQ, not beef, but pork and chicken. Cultural shock if you are from the Midwest of western US.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very good pork and chicken,love the carolina vinegar based sauce,excellent cole slaw,the employees are always very friendly and polite,dont pass this place by,its not fast food

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Oviedo, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I was in the area for business travel and decided I needed to have Carolina BBQ at least once before I go home! This place is awesome! The staff is super friendly. The food is tasty, fresh, and a good value! I loved it!

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Havelock, NC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

The organization I work for always orders Smithfield's for large events, I personally think the food is nothing to write home about. The hushpuppies are terrible, there is just no nice way to put it. The BBQ is very bland. The chicken is average. I cannot comment on the service, as I have never been into the restaurant, nor will... More

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Gulf Coast, USA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We needed some quick food to take home just in case there wasn't enough to go around after a funeral. The staff went into "overdrive" and even brought it to our car. We bought 5 lbs of BBQ, slaw and hush puppies and they gave us a jar of their sauce. It was all delish and our family appreciated it.... More

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