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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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1440 E Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-2400
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Great chicken and barbecue place with very attentive wait staff and tasty southern style barbecue that is impossible to find in my native Philadelphia.

Thank Steven S
Lillington, North Carolina
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58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Always great, polite service. Always dependable food quality. It doesn't matter which state or town you're in, you know what you'll get here.

Thank Emilie R
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Always great food, whatever you choose. Everyone friendly and lots of seating available. Food comes quickly and wait staff always around to refill drinks or get anything you might need.

Thank 560lynm
Washington, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

A couple of gal pals and I stopped in early one day to carry out a chicken meal. This place is nicely decorated and clean, with a pleasant vibe and background music. It wasn't crowded, but we did have to wait about 10 minutes for our 8-piece chicken dinner as they had to cook some more chicken. The counter person... More 

Thank Laurieuhoo
Lillington, North Carolina
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food is really good. It is exactly as advertised for a Smithfield's Chicken and Barbecue. The Brunswick stew is really good, the fried chicken is really good. I get the rib sauce to go with my chicken or barbecue. To me, it is better than any other sauce. This is my favorite Smithfield's because they have the nicest and... More 

Thank LilMiss1
virginia beach, va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is fast food so I guess you shouldn't expect too much. The Children's Chicken Tender meal had enough fries for a grown man but only one piece of chicken. It was a decent size and ok - just a little dry. My shrimp plate also had a huge amount of fries, pretty good cole slaw and horrible shrimp. I... More 

Thank vabchtraveler
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I wasn't crazy about the BBQ or the fixings. It was edible and ok, but not what I am used to with a BBQ place.

Thank Michael C
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We eat or carry out from here every few weeks. Great, meaty fried chicken and tenders. Very good pulled pork BBQ. Good-sized servings, fast and pleasant service. Very clean. Great sweet tea, "the house wine of the South".

Thank David L
Lillington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

As with every Smithfield's I've ever eaten at - great food! No complaints. Love the Value Pak deal and have never been disappointed.

Thank M H
Hillsboro, OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Since this is primarily a fast food restaurant, it is impressive how good the service is and how genuinely the servers seem to want you to have a good meal. They even brought refills! They all seemed well trained, pleasant and certainly several steps up from what I was expecting. The chicken and BBQ were both very good. All in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1440 E Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone Number: (919) 557-2400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?