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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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670 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1798
10:00 am - 10:00 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Delicious fried chicken...bbq...fries...hushpuppies....stew..cole slaw...yes we tried it all! Service in a fast food setting that is as good as in a more formal restaurant...very friendly and the restaurant is very clean. Big portions...always some to take home...reasonable prices.

Thank Lezlie G
Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My husband and I were on our way to South Carolina for vacation and stopped here for lunch. We had stopped at one of the locations many years ago and my husband wanted the fried chicken. He ordered the combo platter which included a chicken breast and wing, BBQ, slaw, beans and hush puppies. I had the BBQ platter which... More 

Thank 10isgirl
Clinton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly and helpful. BBQ was very good and served quickly! Lots of menu choices! 99.5 sanitation grade!

Thank Carolyn R
Bowie, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The service is the best that I have experienced in any resturant. I love eating there, everything you order is great, esp.. the Brunswick stew

Thank whfsfan
Jamesville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This place has the very best chicken tenders and my husband loves the chicken legs and thighs. The service is really good, prices are reasonable, and the sweet tea is delicious!

Thank CreekGirl2015
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I love to stop here anytime I am traveling through going back to my hometown. The food is great!! You can drive thru or dine in. I prefer to dine in so that I can truly enjoy my meal. They also have TVs so that you can watch while you eat (if you prefer).

Thank Gloria S
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Good food, love the bbq and the fried chicken. I think the fried chicken taste very good. One of my favorite actually. The people are very friendly. I always have a good meal when we visit.

Thank Lovey W
Wilson, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

the chicken is always very good. I asked the waitress about senior discounts and did not get an answer until I had finished my food. She seemed unconcerned so I asked another waitress prior to leaving

Thank 100blessed
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Unimpressive is an understatement for Smithfield's BBQ in Rocky Mount, NC. It's certainly not worth getting off I-95 for this place. Eastern North Carolina is known for a distinctive type of barbecue -- it's vinegar-based instead of the molasses or brown sugar sauces known elsewhere. We were prepared for that. They serve chicken and shrimp along with pork, but no... More 

Thank Ginger T
Greenville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

The food always taste fresh and hot. The employees are always friendly. I love the taste of their fried chicken and coleslaw. The chicken tenders are a nice size for the price you pay for it. I prefer their chicken over KFC or Bojangles. However, the barbecue doesn't taste as good as real barbecue restaurants like the Skylight Inn in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 670 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1798
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: 252-937-3032

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