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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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1380 Harnett Dunn Hwy, Newton Grove, NC 28366-9720
(910) 594-0415
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a quick stop at Smithfield's while driving to Topsail Island. Although the parking lot was packed and the restaurant was quite busy, we were able to walk right up to the counter and order. The employee was very friendly and answered our questions. The food arrived quickly and the gentleman who brought it to us was very friendly... More 

Thank meganbeth4
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15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Fresh flowers on the tables!!! Clean, tidy, and they dust here! Service was good, personnel friendly and the barbecue sandwiches were excellent! It was a great lunch!!!

Thank Nehusker33
richmond va
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

All the locations are great. A quick meal puts one back on the road but I always get take out for home too. They even pack the order in ice.

Thank surious
Massapequa, New York
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Better than average barbecue restaurant, with good chicken BBQ and baked beans. This is a restaurant to go to if you like or want to try Carolina style barbeque.

Thank MaryCard
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

The Carolinas are known for their vinegar-based sauce, so don't expect to find any molasses-based sauce here. Smithfield's offers simple pulled pork, slaw, potato salad, beans, hush puppies, and fried chicken. But the best thing on the menu is the Brunswick stew!

Thank Jen M
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Smithfield chicken and barbecue has a very good Carolina style pork. If you're a fan of the vinegar style pork then you will like the barbecue. You also have other items like chicken and barbecue chicken. I would have to say that barbecue has a little bit more vinegar than most other Carolina barbecue spots but is good.

Thank Bill D
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Convenient stop between Raleigh and Wilmington. We split a chicken + BBQ platter and were pleasantly surprised by the amount and taste. Almost converted both of us to vinegar-style BBQ!

Thank Paul J
Four Oaks, North Carolina
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Overall, food was good. Potato salad just a little dry, maybe sitting around too long without stirring. Good service, clean establishment

Thank Sharon H
Wilmington, NC USA
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Banana pudding has always frustrated me at this place , it's just jello banana pudding with wafers --- NO Bananas!

Thank TEF2005
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254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 381 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stopped here to have lunch on the way back from Myrtle Beach. I wanted some chicken barbecue and ended up getting fried instead but it was still good. Their barbecue is in pork which we don't eat but the other items in the meal were very good. I also had potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans that day.... More 

Thank travelkitty50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1380 Harnett Dunn Hwy, Newton Grove, NC 28366-9720
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Newton Grove
  • Phone Number: (910) 594-0415

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