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Smokey's BBQ Shack

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10800 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8850
919-469-1724
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 48
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  • 36
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Brisket in the Triangle

Smokey's always has a lot of customers! The food is reasonably priced, short wait time, and great food!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Matthew M
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Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
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Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Smokey's always has a lot of customers! The food is reasonably priced, short wait time, and great food!

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We have attempted to eat here a couple of times but didn't get it done until yesterday. Great BBQ for sure and very friendly service. Had our group of 9, including 3 kids under age of 4. Kids eat free which is a nice treat.

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Thank Stephen B
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband had the brisket..... It was dry and overcooked with no flavor. I had the smoked chicken wings. Can't really tell you what was wrong with them. They just weren't good. Mac and cheese straight out of the box. Fried okra were good. It was our first and last visit. Just did not appeal to us

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Thank Carolinagirl711
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

It's cute and convenient to the airport, but that's about all the good I can say about this spot. Pulled pork? Not. What I was served was rough chopped into chunks and dry as dust. I hate to say it, but I make better at home. It took me three tries to find the appropriate North Carolina vinegar-pepper sauce, which... More 

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Thank D P
Apex, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Was looking forward to some great BBQ based on reviews. Must have come at a bad time (about 4:00 on a Friday). Order taker said "hi" took our order, took our money, gave a receipt and two cups, then walked away.... I had ribs/pulled pork combo and my friend had brisket/pulled chicken combo. Ribs were too spicy and salty from... More 

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

My husband & I both had the "regular" serving of bbq beef ribs=4 large, meaty, spicey ribs. Had to ask for a take-home box. Choice of 2 sides with the platter which also came with 4 very tasty hush puppies. Mac & cheese very good, same with the fried okra and coleslaw. Don't go there if you want a romantic,... More 

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Thank Rene' M
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Great place for lunch. Love the brisket and beans! Nothing fancy, but a fun place to go. Make sure you read as many of the signs and quotes as possible!

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Thank Randy B
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

On my recent vacation to Cary, I was determined to get some authentic bbq. My friend took me here, and this was THE BEST! Delicious food, amazing atmosphere, the best friendly counter service too! The man, I think he's the owner, recommended pork bbq, and it was amazing. This place is not at all fancy, basically a shack!, and that... More 

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Thank jentsd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

If you are in Raleigh area then you got to try this place. Never had this kind of delicious barbecue food before. Very authentic.

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Thank Nirav D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Always a great BBQ for lunch or mid-day. Go early to avoid the noon rush :) Can't beat the quality and quantity for reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10800 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8850
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Morrisville
  • Phone Number: 919-469-1724

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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