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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

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  • 6
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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
Good food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Mack L
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Greenville, North Carolina
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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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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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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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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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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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Wendell, North Carolina
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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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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Greenville, North Carolina
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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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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

So today I tried S.N.B.C. I truly wish I hadn't. Unless you like sweet tomato soup on top of an improperly cooked piece of chicken, slimy baked beans made with shredded chicken no less!?!, and mini torpedoes made out of who knows what ingredients (I was told they are hush puppies). Needless to say we did not eat at all!!!!!... More 

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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
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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