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Zack's Char-Grill

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618 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-3926
919-989-9227
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just a good ol' southern burger.

This is our first time at Zack's and it was great. Great flavor and fast service, even with a line to do the door. Next time we're in town, I'm sure we'll be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Rick C
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our first time at Zack's and it was great. Great flavor and fast service, even with a line to do the door. Next time we're in town, I'm sure we'll be back.

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Thank Rick C
North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

This is the first place I came to eat in Smithfield. It is clean but more like fast food than an actual restaurant. Pros: this is the best chargrill I have ever had in North Carolina. The bacon cheeseburgers are perfect portions, homemade, and flavorful. They are also incredibly affordable. Cons: the ordering cue can seem a little rushed- you... More 

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Thank LadiesUsedToVamp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Wanted a quick delicious lunch so decided to try Zack's since I pass it every day. Very clean and quiet atmosphere. The owner really gets to know his customers, calling most of them by name. The food is prepared very quickly but it's still fresh! Had their chicken salad sandwich. Loved the chicken salad so much I got a whole... More 

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Thank Lewish06
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We really like this burger place where the burgers are grilled and not fried. We also suggest you get the always hot and crispy fries too. We go for his homemade soup during winter time which is good on a cold day.

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Thank Bob D
Smithfield, North Carolina
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Zack's is the place to go if you want chicken salad or a great, char-grilled burger; when you do something well, they say you should stick with it, and that is exactly what Zack's has done! With booths inside and tables and umbrellas outside, there is room for everyone. The prices and service are great.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Apparently Zack's is a true locals' favorite. Great hotdogs without question, super friendly service and a "quaint" atmosphere (very casual). Even the patrons were pleasant which, in today's world can sometimes be hard to find. I will certainly be back when I return to Smithfield!

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Thank Melinda F
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and was initially concerned at how basic the menu is....truly just burgers, hotdogs and fries. But the food was ready within minutes and was amazing. The staff is incredibly friendly, greeting many customers by name and welcoming the folks they didn't recognize. The man whom we assumed to be the owner stopped by twice to ask... More 

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Thank vsl7
Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Best place in town to get a char-grilled burger. Fast, friendly and fabulous! If you're looking for a good burger, dog or chicken salad sandwich this is the place.

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Thank GuyfromILMNC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Cheeseburgers, fries, and diet Pepsi's. They were all good and well prepared. When you get down to it, what more do you want, and what more can you ask for?

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Thank Richard C
rochester, ny
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Quick lunch friendly people. Lunch on the road for $10.00...priceless! Small menu burgers and dogs, hit the spot.

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  • Address: 618 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-3926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: 919-989-9227

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