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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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121 Wakelon St Ste 121, Zebulon, NC 27597-2404
(919) 269-7009
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Zebulon, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like Eastern Style Bar-B-Que, that is vinegar based & Fried Chicken, Brunswick Stew etc. look no further. This is the place for you. Service is quick, noise level is low and the quality of the food is both good and generous.

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Thank luftwolf2016
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Great people, great atmosphere, they truly make you feel appreciated and the food is just as you would expect from Smithfields-- always quality, always generous portions and always great tasting

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Thank Joyce M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I ate here for a quick lunch. Service was very good and extremely courteous. I was greeted with a smiling face and politeness. The food great and well made. I got the BBQ sandwich. Sweet tea was perfect. Staff came by and asked if needed refills. I will come back.

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Thank Shayntracy
Greenville, North Carolina
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We love to stop at this restaurant and get the BOGO $1 brunswick stew. It is tasty and loaded with vegetables and chicken. Free coffee is available but it's not good.

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Thank Gayle R
Apex, North Carolina
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Never been to this small town before so played it safe and ate a chain. It was very similar to other Smithfield's. Food is nothing special but it is predictable which is what I happened to be looking for today.

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Thank Mac D
Zebulon, North Carolina
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I love the chicken breasts so tender and juicy, fries always hot and yummy. Their Brunswick Stew is the best.

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Thank Thomas Z
Greenville, North Carolina
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Clean, airy looking with all the windows, quick service and waitresses continue to come around to fill your tea, etc. Barbeque is outstanding. Brunswick Stew receipt needs to be changed. It was like soup! Potato Salad is outstanding. Slaw is very good. Fried chicken is the best. Folks friendly!

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Thank Mack L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

outstanding service, good portions, variety of meal combos. a cut above fast food places not the obvious precooked taste.

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Thank Lawrence O
Providence, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Inedible potato salad, dry hushpuppies and average chicken eaten under stark fluorescent lighting, makes this a less than desirable place to eat at. Big bonus to the friendly staff.

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Thank Reslimpan
Greenville, North Carolina
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Awesome food: BBQ, Fried Chicken, potato salad, slaw, brunswick stew, etc.! The best staff! Cheerful dinning area!! Go in with a smile, come out really glad that you went in. Note: We always want to eat there as we are coming home from Raleigh, N.C. or Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Thank Mack L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Wakelon St Ste 121, Zebulon, NC 27597-2404
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Zebulon
  • Phone Number: (919) 269-7009

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