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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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121 Wakelon St Ste 121, Zebulon, NC 27597
(919) 269-7009
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 9
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chicken anyone.

I love the chicken breasts so tender and juicy, fries always hot and yummy. Their Brunswick Stew is the best.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Thomas Z
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Zebulon, North Carolina
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Zebulon, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I love the chicken breasts so tender and juicy, fries always hot and yummy. Their Brunswick Stew is the best.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Clean, airy looking with all the windows, quick service and waitresses continue to come around to fill your tea, etc. Barbeque is outstanding. Brunswick Stew receipt needs to be changed. It was like soup! Potato Salad is outstanding. Slaw is very good. Fried chicken is the best. Folks friendly!

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Thank Mack L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

outstanding service, good portions, variety of meal combos. a cut above fast food places not the obvious precooked taste.

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Thank Lawrence O
Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Inedible potato salad, dry hushpuppies and average chicken eaten under stark fluorescent lighting, makes this a less than desirable place to eat at. Big bonus to the friendly staff.

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Thank Reslimpan
Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Awesome food: BBQ, Fried Chicken, potato salad, slaw, brunswick stew, etc.! The best staff! Cheerful dinning area!! Go in with a smile, come out really glad that you went in. Note: We always want to eat there as we are coming home from Raleigh, N.C. or Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Thank Mack L
Wendell, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I wanted to give Smithfield a 5 but cannot because as for me the fried foods are too greasy. Younger members of my family have very little issues with Smithfield. My wife and I are both in our 60's and we both have backed off the Smithfield, especially the BBQ and the fried chicken.

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Thank Allraceschurch W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Pork is friggin amazing. Put some of that spicey vinegar on everything and bam! So good. Slaw is perfect and everything else

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Thank StanKmiec3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Zebulon location always has great service and great food! Been to this location multiple times - solo and with large groups- always great service with good attitudes

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Thank Holly r
Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food is worth the money. Really enjoyed being there. Waiter offered a complimentary cup of coffee. Nice!

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Thank Mack L
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Part of a chain, this location has typical eastern North Carolina barbecue, with great sides, and great hush puppies. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Wakelon St Ste 121, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Zebulon
  • Phone Number: (919) 269-7009

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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