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Smiley's BBQ

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917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
+1 336-248-4528
06:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a regular place for us, especially on Sundays. They serve good sized portions, and their prices are reasonable. They often have a huge dessert menu, too.

Thank Cheyenne M
Clemmons, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our family has been to many pit cooked BBQ restaurants, but this one serves the best tasting chopped Q around. Friendly staff make you feel at home. This is the place the locals go to. Sometimes my husband and I go just for curb service like the days we were dating. Thanks for keeping it real.

Thank Class_of_1974
Lynchburg, Virginia
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352 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I had the Mesquite Chicken, hushpuppies, coleslaw, and coconut cream pie at the restaurant and got some pork barbecue to bring home to Virginia. All the food was excellent, but I’m not a fan of sweet hushpuppies, which I felt these were. This was my first time here. I had been to another barbecue restaurant in Lexington, but it along... More 

Thank William B
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Great Food and Atmosphere! The staff is welcoming and nice. They food was great and very large portions!!! One of my favorites in Lexington, NC!

Thank Nikki F
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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385 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here and ordered a hot dog all the way which was good, and a chopped bbq sandwich which was good, didn't care for the fries cause I'm a crinkle cut man. Sweet waitress

Thank Crooner82
Southampton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Dad and I wanted some famous Lexington BBQ and Smileys did not disappoint. From the Pit Cooked BBQ foods to the friendly attentive service from Dale our waitress and the great price value, Smileys hits the mark.

Thank Tom18966
Lexington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Love ❤️ going there. Feels like family. Their special that week was wings and they were outta this world 🌎. I've never tried anything I didn't like.

Thank Carol T
Roanoke, Virginia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This place has the feel of a restaurant where families have been eating for generations, and the staff really seems to know the locals. Outsiders like ourselves were made to feel welcome too. Service was great and the food was fantastic. I think this is my new favorite place around Lexington.

Thank Amy C
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and Great staff. But one review from 664 judy .They don't even serve beef mashed potatoes pints .This is a Pit cooked BBQ place no stew beef. YOU REALLY NEED TO FIX YOUR REVIEW. NOT EVEN THE RIGHT PLACE APOLOGIZE WOULD BE GREAT

Thank Ann S
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great food good service but not happy with the change in fries. BBQ, chuckwagon, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Dwayne C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-248-4528

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