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Smokey Joe's BBQ

1101 S Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3133
+1 336-249-0315
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“cole slaw” (3 reviews)
“cobbler” (2 reviews)
7:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
1101 S Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great experience for local Bar B Q! They also have great homemade soup in the winter months. Friendly staff and locals eat there often

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed April 1, 2017

we average eating here about twice a month when we are visiting our parents. so i know the food is consistently very good. and you'll not meet a friendlier staff.

Thank nathan f
KaffeeNscott C, Owner at Smokey Joe's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and for coming to eat with us when you are in town!

Reviewed March 3, 2017

This restaurant was very clean and friendly. We ordered the special which was Brisket with hash brown casserole. There was 3 large slices of brisket on each plate. The first slice was delicious, the 2nd 2 slices were so dry, I could not eat them....More

1  Thank nichelle12017
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Never been in Lexington until this trip; we who are from Georgia of course have a different "recipe" for BBQ but when in Rome. . . . Our waitress was very friendly; offered us a taste of both NC Slaw and White Slaw so we...More

1  Thank VirginiaGeorgia
Reviewed January 15, 2017

More than just BBQ, Smokey Joe's has a decent menu with a good variety of food. Good kids and seniors' menu. Hot chips are great. So was the BBQ, fried squash, and even the cole slaw was better than average. The salad with the meal...More

Thank Glenn K
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Went to Smokey Joe's from Greensboro just for the barbeque. Great food as usual and the waitress was wonderful. Barbeque us usually quick in and out.

Thank laughterwithbob
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Great fresh cooked BBQ with all the fixings. Open early for your breakfast or try at lunch or dinner.

Thank Zeke T
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for bbq while out on a business trip. Great lexington style pork bbq. Really nice staff and decent prices. I ordered the small bbq tray with slaw (red, cause it's NC) and it came with nearly an entire basket of hush puppies. I...More

Thank LadySolo9525
Reviewed August 1, 2016

While on the road, my wife and I went into town to grab a quick meal away from the Interstate. The BBQ plates we had were very good. But it was the blackberry cobbler that won me over! I had hesitated (due to calories), but...More

Thank EwanderingMan
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Breakfast plate is really great and good price. BBQ is fresh and good. Cheeseburger plate has makings for 2 cheeseburgers with fries and is a great buy.

Thank JudithDianne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-249-0315
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