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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Que

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4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC
252-247-7476
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 5
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I wish they would expand a little further south to let's say ... Ga! Staff always looks neat no matter what location. Dinning area stays clean and fully stocked. Food is fantastic! Price is even netter

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I wish they would expand a little further south to let's say ... Ga! Staff always looks neat no matter what location. Dinning area stays clean and fully stocked. Food is fantastic! Price is even netter

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Always good. Great menu, fast service, friendly staff and management. Chicken and barbecue place with sides and both are always good.Enjoy !!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Who ever heard of a half a piece of chicken? Is there even such a thing? We had a family gathering this weekend with about 50 people. Not only did we run out of chicken the caterers ran out of plates and forks! When asked about how could we run out of chicken the answer was "we only provide for... More 

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Paris, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The restaurant is small, but nice. They even have a sink right by the counter so you don't have to go to the bathroom to wash your hands. Great pulled pork, a huge serving of fries and good hushpuppies. Yum!

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Cherokee, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Since Smithfield is such a big pork producer, I hoped that they would have good BBQ. Also, there were rave reviews online about this restaurant. "Best BBQ ever!" "Great staff, so friendly!" I never saw a smile the entire time I was in there. The woman who took our order was sullen and not happy to be there. The others... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Their BBQ is served Carolina style with a vinegar base, not ketchup or BBQ sauce. The chicken is also quite good. If you like Brunswick stew, their's is the real deal. The food is brought to your table after placing your order at the counter. The decor is 50's and 60's movie star themed.

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

OK if you want GREAT friend chicken and terrific barbecue from a chain this is the place to go. Only in NC and only in certain areas so if you are from out of those areas you need to stop and try their food. Wonderful french fries. HUGE portions. They bring your food to the table after you order. Always... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Smithfield's, an eastern North Carolina chain, came highly recommended by locals. They were right! The chicken was tender and was not greasy. The hush puppies are awesome and coffee is free. I highly recommend Smithfield's as a nice place to stop for a quick meal or snack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My expierence has been good . I always feel that I get a good value . The food is consistantly good , the staff is well trained and the order comes out of the kitchen right ! Pretty much what anyone would would like to be served and fed . Not fancy but clean and neat and a good value... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A little pricey for fast food. The chicken's crust is soooo good and never greasy, The Brunswick stew is very good too!

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

Address: 4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC
Phone Number: 252-247-7476
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: 252-247-7476

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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