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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Que

4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC
252-247-7476
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Ranked #12 of 101 Restaurants in Morehead City
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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King, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

From eastern NC and love this kind of BBQ. Amazing you can get this quality at a drive thru. However, if you do get it to go...you miss out on all the delicious sweet tea you can drink. I always get BBQ plate, while kids get the chicken leg kids meal, and wife the BBQ sandwich. We ate there 3... More 

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Fast food like you've never seen before! Unbelievable fried chicken. I don't know where they get the chicken but the pieces are huge. Ahhh the crust....the pork is very good, lean. The slaw, potato salad and hush puppies--well my mouth waters just thinking about it all. Go hungry!

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Absecon, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've never been a huge fan of NC BBQ. I can't get over the fact that there's no sauce and sometimes the vinegar is overly powerful. But there's something to say about a pulled pork sandwhich that has no fat and large chunks of perfectly tender meat. I forgot the sandwhich was going to have vinegar so the first bite... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For you BBQ novices, eastern NC BBQ is sauced with vinegar and red pepper. To me, it is the highest expression of the BBQ art form! But I get that other folks like other kinds and it isn't for everyone. I haven't had a chance in recent years to get to any of the well known BBQ houses in the... More 

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Lexington, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

not my style of bbq.....im used to something similar to lexington style pork bbq where we smoke it on hickory wood....this place was not good

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Sharps Chapel, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We do a lot of deep sea fishin out of Morehead City. We always take Smithfield's fried chicken with us. We buy it the day before and put it in the cooler. It is the beat chicken at sea.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fabulous NC pulled pork with Smithfield's spicy BBQ sauce and perfect crispy fried chicken. The Chicken was not greasy - crisp on the outside, moist on the inside. Great sweet tea and fabulous baked beans!!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews 99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great inexpensive food if you like pork Bar-B-Que and Brunswick Stew. The sweet tea is made to perfection and the hush puppies are pretty good too. Great family specials good for take-out.

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Raleigh, NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our family of five stopped in for dinner and got the $30 tailgate special which included fried chicken, barbeque, a gallon of tea, lots o hush puppies and two large sides. It enough to feed all of us for dinner plus enough leftovers for most of us the next day for lunch. Everything was good but I especially enjoyed the... More 

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Elkin, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were lucky to find a great stop where our group of 40 could be taken care of and served quickly with very good food. I will visit them again.

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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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