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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 - 10:30 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, Seating, Takeout

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food is always excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great service!!!!!!!!!

Everything that we have ever ordered has been excellent and the service is wonderful.........The Morehead City location is always clean.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
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coast of north carolina
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coast of north carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Everything that we have ever ordered has been excellent and the service is wonderful.........The Morehead City location is always clean.

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Thank jrbnc
GREENVILLE, NC
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

My go to for Good clean pork barbecue! Good quality sides and always prompt service! Fried chicken is well done too. Great prices on pick ups for large groups!

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Thank Ralph W
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We always visit Smithfield's in Morehead City when we visit North Carolina. We just love thrur barbecue pork sandwiches with the Carolinas slaw. The sweet tea is good. The French fries are a little limp and could be better. We truly enjoy the sandwiches there.

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Thank Kirsten F
Pittsburgh, PA
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My family stopped at Smithfields for lunch after church on a Sunday. We're from PA and had been to Smithfields before. We love their chicken and pulled pork and were looking forward to eating here while in NC. We weren't disappointed... the chicken and pulled port were great! The servers are also so nice and friendly. We'll definitely stop here... More 

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Thank Melissa C
Philadelphia
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Smithfield's is a perfect stop for lunch or take-out dinner. We were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed every bite. The brunswick stew is thick and very tasty ~ actually a meal by itself. We also got the pork barbeque sandwiches, which are huge. The pulled pork is lightly seasoned and they offer you a variety of great sauces to top it... More 

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Puerto Morelos, MX
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Great barbecue, hush puppies and wonderful Brunswick Stew. All for a great price Visited with family 3 times during the week I was there.

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Thank PuertoMorelosFrank
Morehead City, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

I was born and almost completely raised in eastern NC. While I've had BBQ from all over the world, there is nothing as good as Eastern NC BBQ. As far as fast food BBQ goes, Smithfield's is my favorite.

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Thank dixonfiremedic
Cave Spring, Virginia
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We had a family group of 9 and everyone seemed really happy with the choice of Smithfield's in Morehead City. About half of us had fried chicken and the other half NC style BBQ sandwich, everyone liked the food we choose. The hush puppies and fries were really good, too. Everything we got for lunch there was hot and the... More 

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Thank RoanokerFan
Morehead City, North Carolina
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Excellent, juicy, never dry fried chicken. Decent hushpuppies, very good baked beans, brunswick stew is good, but not perfect. Was disappointed by the potato salad, was very very full of sweet relish. BBQ is definitely Eastern NC style. Simple, pulled pork with a very light vinegar presence. Would like some sort of other sauce option ro add to ir. House... More 

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Thank Ann-Non-E-Mouse
Eagle River, Alaska
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We've gone a couple of times and the fried chicken is by far the best in the area. The service is great and the atmosphere is very cool (retro with Elvis and Marilyn on the walls).

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Thank pickanick

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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