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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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670 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1798
252-937-3032
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 20
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Fried Chicken

I went here for lunch and the fried chicken nearly brought tears to my eyes....that's how good it was. The customer service was magnificent!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I went here for lunch and the fried chicken nearly brought tears to my eyes....that's how good it was. The customer service was magnificent!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

On the way home we stopped here. Good BBQ. Vinegar based. Clean and quick service. Food platters were a good size portion.

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Ashland City, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Good: Tastes good, very distinct. Fast food environment. But very clean and friendly. The Bad: It's not BBQ, in any sense of the word that you've come to know. Apparently this is the Eastern Carolina style, not just Smithfield's. The Ugly: It either highlights eastern Carolina's complete disconnect from the rest of the world, as far as bbq is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was my first visit and I may have been expecting too much. The barbecue was great (if you like it pulled which some don't but I though it was very tasty). The chicken was tender and juicy but very breaded. Everything else just kinda average. I would go again though :)

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Illinois City, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Unassuming & modern look on the outside, I took to the drive thru, had a bit of a language barrier (I had trouble understanding the southern dialect, it was thick as glue) once we got past that barrier, a bit confusing ordering if you know nothing about the place, the menu board helped but was confusing or I was just... More 

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Raleigh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food at all Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q restaurants is consistently good. The cashiers at this location were especially friendly and helpful.

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Jacksonville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I stopped in here on a business trip because the place looked crisp and clean . I couldn't decide what to order and the nice lady behind counter suggested the chicken and pulled pork combo. WOW there were two pieces of white meat cooked perfectly throughout with a tasty crust the BBq pork was very good as well. I had... More 

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elizabeth city, nc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped here with my elderly father-in-law, with his companion dog who he hates to leave. We picked this place because they have an outdoor patio where the dog could accompany us. Although you place your order at the counter, the staff brings the food to your table, and they are very attentive with drink refills, condiments, etc. They were... More 

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Winston-Salem, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This review is for the restaurants in Greensboro & Siler City. I didn't see those choices from the drop-down menu. I absolutely love their BBQ sandwich with their rib sauce. Chicken tenders are good, also. Forget the banana pudding. The people working there make this place rock! They're always very friendly and ready to help.

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

just your average not so great chicken place over priced. Sometimes I ask myself why do I keep going to these places. My review just fair. I think I will stick with burgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 670 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1798
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: 252-937-3032

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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