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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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1380 Harnett Dunn Hwy, Newton Grove, NC 28366-9720
(910) 594-0415
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Better than average

Convenient stop between Raleigh and Wilmington. We split a chicken + BBQ platter and were pleasantly surprised by the amount and taste. Almost converted both of us to vinegar-style BBQ!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2014
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Convenient stop between Raleigh and Wilmington. We split a chicken + BBQ platter and were pleasantly surprised by the amount and taste. Almost converted both of us to vinegar-style BBQ!

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Four Oaks, North Carolina
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Overall, food was good. Potato salad just a little dry, maybe sitting around too long without stirring. Good service, clean establishment

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Wilmington, NC USA
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74 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Banana pudding has always frustrated me at this place , it's just jello banana pudding with wafers --- NO Bananas!

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Frederick
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207 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stopped here to have lunch on the way back from Myrtle Beach. I wanted some chicken barbecue and ended up getting fried instead but it was still good. Their barbecue is in pork which we don't eat but the other items in the meal were very good. I also had potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans that day.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Food is served hot and is definitely tasty with every bite. We get the combo plate and you can ask for double fries instead of two sides if you wish. Refreshing sweet tea. Lots of refills.

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RIO RANCHO
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Stopping for lunch after viewing the Bentonville Battlefield we tried Smithfield's. We were quite impressed with the clean establishment, friendly and attentive staff, great bbq pork sandwiches and large portions of baked beans and potato salad. Seriously if ordering the sides consider sharing one with your significant other so you don't have to throw it away. For melt in your... More 

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Erwin, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

My husband and I eat at Smithfield's often...we love the baked beans with the b-b-q in them, the slaw taste like fresh made. the chicken is crispy and the bbq cooked just right, not too spicy or hot.

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Maryland
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We tried the combo platter (fried chicken & barbeque with choice of cole slaw, baked beans, or brunswick stew) and everything was delicious. The southern sweet tea was awesome! Staff was friendly and even though you order at the counter and then sit down, they came by our table often to refill our iced tea. Clean and pleasant restaurant.

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Fabulous food. Awesome atmosphere that is enjoyable in all locations. Real North Carolina BBQ like it should be. Great southern sweet tea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2008

Chain but excellent cue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1380 Harnett Dunn Hwy, Newton Grove, NC 28366-9720
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Newton Grove
  • Phone Number: (910) 594-0415

Price and Cuisine

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

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