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Smokey's BBQ Shack

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10800 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8850
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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China, Maine
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Humorous wall posters, very unpretentious place, but fabulous iconic food! The fried okra alone worth the trip. Pork BBQ excellent. Quick trip to the airport.

Thank Louisa B
Morrisville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my humble opinion, some of the best BBQ in the area with all of the fixings! Onion rings, fried okra, etc. Nice atmosphere with humorous placards and signs on the wall! No need to get dressed up.

Thank Ken686
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ food is delicious, small portion. The layout of restaurant is small but functional. I had a platter, a combination of ribs, wings etc. The spare ribs are definitely a must-eat again.

Thank cheongww
Raleigh, North Carolina
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been here twice for lunch (since that is mainly when it is open--- check the hours before you go!!) and it always hits the spot. Again, it is NOT FANCY. The smell will hit you as soon as you pull in the parking lot--- smoked MEAT. YUM! They offer several options--- pulled pork, pulled chicken, brisket, wings and... More 

Thank Tina S
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Nothing terribly bad to say about this place...and yet I have nothing overly great to offer either. The BBQ portions were small and given that it tasted average I see that as a good thing. The price to portion ratio is poor. They only have two sauces to jazz up their BBQ. With so many other places offering larger portions... More 

Thank Wunrundun
Morrisville, North Carolina
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I was in the mood for barbecue, so tried Smokey's for the first time today. I ordered the pulled pork plate with two sides. I thought the pulled pork was pretty bland, but the Brunswick stew was spiced well and served hot. The sweet potato tater tots and hush puppies were tasty, too. The service was quick, but note that... More 

Thank dukefan86
Durham, North Carolina
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169 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

First, what is offensive. This place has signs all over the walls, mainly redneck macho stuff ("$5 fine for whining," "La De Frickin' Da," definition of Jack Schitt, etc). It's fine, but one sign, on the counter no less (see photo) is really offensive. Enough people have been the victims of sexual harassment, or know someone who has, that this... More 

2 Thank HarmonCT
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Smokey's is fantastic. Pulled Pork was exceptional and the Fried Okra was some of the best I've ever had. On top of all that, it's a quick trip off the road on the way back to the airport, with several routes for getting back, and a gas station close by for topping off a rental. Leave yourself a few minutes... More 

Thank Really-Happy-Camper
York, Maine
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Out of the way location, limited hours, paper & plastic dinnerware, picnic area out back, incredible flavors. What more can one ask? anyway, delicious lunch today at Smokeys. Good meat, good sides, all washed down with sweet tea!

Thank Bpkengor
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Tasty local BBQ shack. Limited seating inside, but there are a bunch of outdoor picnic tables in a grove out back. If the weather is good, that's the place to be! Menu has classic BBQ choices. I ordered the pulled pork platter. Nice moist pork, spicy(but not too spicy) sauce, very good hush puppies, fried okra just the way they... More 

Thank Lewis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10800 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8850
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Morrisville
  • Phone Number: 919-469-1724

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?