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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

121 Wakelon St Ste 121, Zebulon, NC 27597
(919) 269-7009
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Ranked #6 of 28 Restaurants in Zebulon
Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- May 9, 2014
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English first
Zebulon, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I came in last week because this place is supposed to be one of the best in Zeb. I ordered the white meat combo platter. The chicken breast I got was over cooked, and what little meat there was on it was dry. The side vegetables I got taste like something I could have made at home for less. The... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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59 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were very impressed with Smithfield's, which we felt was what all fast-food restaurants might wish to aspire to. The fried chicken was excellent, and my combo platter also came with some authentic North Carolina pulled pork. Their version of barbecue isn't my favor (that would be Texas-style brisket) but their vinegar-based sauce was spicy and very tasty. On top... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Had never been to this restaurant before but I wasn't disappointed. Food was excellent, service was excellent, and very good value. I am definitely coming back.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I really like this regional chain. My fav is the White meat combo platter. A huge fried chicken breast and wing, pulled pork, 2 sides and hush puppies...mmmmmmm!!! The fried chicken is crispy and very tasty. The pork is good with the hot sauce (vinegar and hot pepprs flakes) on it. Classic eastern carolina BBQ. Slaw and potato salad are... More

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Bunn, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

If you don't like a lot of fries, be careful, you will be overwhelmed. Portions of the BBQ are adequate(we all eat to much anyway), and the blend of flavors in the BBQ sauce is just right. Priced right for just about anyone.

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51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Stop here every year going to the beach at obx. Love the bar-b-que, huge portion of fries, good sweet tea, and friendly service. I think it is some of the best food for the price you can get. If it was local, would eat there weekly.

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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Fast, Friendly, inexpensive, nice place to eat! Convenient to Belks and Roses department stores.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2008

Excellent cue for chain

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