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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

670 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1798
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Ranked #11 of 111 restaurants in Rocky Mount
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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80% Recommend
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Only went through the drive-thru; hence, I cannot vouch for inside. But, food was hot and tasty! I LOVE the Hushpuppies!!!!

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Richmond, Virginia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great NC style bbq. A bright and sunny location, where they keep your drinks topped off. Close to 64 & 95. Great for travelers.

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Aydlett, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have probably eaten lunch at every Smithfield's in North Carolina!!! Whenever we are travelling, we always look for a Smithfield's. The food is always consistently great - barbecue and French fries are generous, Brunswick stew is delicious, fried chicken is almost as good as my Mom's, sweet tea is wonderful!!! Service is always super fast and extremely attentive and... More

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Bristol, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I tried Carolina style BBQ for the first time at Smithfield's. I must say, it's not for me - BUT, everything else was wonderful. The customer service is off the charts. Everyone was friendly and made sure we had everything we needed - and this is a fast food joint. Very cool. I loved everything else I had during my... More

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Eastern Tennessee
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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

WOW. Smithfield's Bar-B-Q is a fast food chicken and barbecue restaurant who's food is more like a family run sit down barbecue. Be sure and try their red sauce, it ain't barbecue sauce, it's more like hot sauce. The Brunswick Stew is very good... very tasty.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

It's sad that Rocky Mount, in the heart of eastern North Carolina barbecue country, can't do better than a soulless chain restaurant serving roast pork untouched by woodsmoke. I'm embarrassed that interstate travelers may eat this product and think that it is actually North Carolina barbecue. The chicken isn't bad.

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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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109 reviews 109 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I had the bbq plate with fries and stew. Hushpuppies come with the plate too. All was very good. The bbq was a little spicy which I loved. Order your food at the counter, they bring your food to your table. My husband had the fried chicken, he said it was very tasty. They have a drive-thru also. Service is... More

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Wewahitchka, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

good grocery's for the money,, need potatoes on the menu,, banana pudding has no bananas & no vanilla wafers !! Wish Bob Melton's was still in business !!

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Bishopville, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

the food is good but nothing extra, atmosphere average. Like i said food good but with so many BBQ restaurants in the area , this is a chain and it serves and cooks like a chain ?? just average.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I love eating at Smithfield's. I ate there with my family. The service was quick. You can have a seat and they will bring your food to you. It always is hot and so tasty. Basically everything there is good. The BBQ is pulled pork with a hint of pepper and vinegar. It is very moist. Also the fried chicken... More

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