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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q

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1440 E Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1967
+1 919-557-2400
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Known for their chicken, I would not say it is the best. Basically ok, and probably can find better. The cold slaw was terrible. Service good.

Thank Charlie G
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place was just average. I have had Smithfield before and it was okay so we decided to try it again. Nothing wrong with the place, it was just "OK". The lemonade was really good.

Thank Steve M
North Carolina
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

the largest & juiciest fried chicken breast! Slaw and Potato Salad taste home made. Grab a jar of the BBQ sauce for home, add it to almost anything you like to put Vinegar on it's yummy.

Thank Lunardoll1
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274 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I'm from the eastern part of the state but live near charlotte. It's so hard to find bbq that I was raised on. So when I came to town I hurried straight here. Fantastic pork and chicken. Only complaint is how about some ribs.

Thank Paul S
Columbia, Maryland
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch. Order at the counter and they bring it to you. We thought it was great barbecue and my husband really liked the pickles in the coleslaw. Free refills, and friendly staff would stop by to see if you needed anything - one cheerfully brought me a lid so we could take the rest of our coleslaw... More 

Thank millerrolab
Province of Catania, Italy
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We tried Smithfield fried chicken and it was the best we've ever had, can't compare to other places. It was fresh and ready with a large selection of sides. It has a big and nice dining area

Thank Adele W
Apex, North Carolina
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went for a trip to the bbq. My favorite place for bbq. My son loves the hush puppies. We both got shrimp and bbq platters. I got a cup of banana pudding. Very yummy

Thank GoofyDC
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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168 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great chicken and barbecue place with very attentive wait staff and tasty southern style barbecue that is impossible to find in my native Philadelphia.

Thank Steven S
Lillington, North Carolina
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69 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Always great, polite service. Always dependable food quality. It doesn't matter which state or town you're in, you know what you'll get here.

Thank Emilie R
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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166 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Always great food, whatever you choose. Everyone friendly and lots of seating available. Food comes quickly and wait staff always around to refill drinks or get anything you might need.

Thank 560lynm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1440 E Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1967
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone Number: +1 919-557-2400

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