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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Que

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4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC
+1 252-247-7476
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greeted very quickly and very courteously. I was sure how to order here and the cashier was very helpful. I had the Regular BBQ Plate & the 4 piece Chicken Box. Included plenty of Hush Puppies which were pretty good & two sides. I had the Cole Slaw & the potato salad. Everything was fresh and there was plenty of... More 

Thank Bear E
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Came with a party of 8. Very enjoyable atmosphere. Hospitable staff and servers. Not too pricy for the amount and quality of the food. Very impressed. My son was home on leave from his military. It was his first time to come home to the states in almost two years. Smithfield Barbecue was at the top of his list of... More 

1 Thank Randall P
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Wife and I had lunch there on Sunday. 1st time we ever ate there. Was well pleased, good food, quick service and free coffee made it all really good. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Tom C
Raleigh NC
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food is always Hot & Fresh and the service is great. They also have some of the best Sweet Tea around if you like SWEET Tea...

1 Thank NC-Camperman
Minneapolis, MN USA
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Smithfield's is consistently good, and always convenient. I tend to travel a lot on business and this is one of the places I go to for a good meal at a fair price.

1 Thank MSPRoadmaster
Bismarck, North Dakota
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275 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The chicken sandwiches are giant size, the BBQ is wonderful. Then there's the traditional brunswick stew and banana pudding and sweet tea all good every time

1 Thank gshore
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8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We are from the North, and we love barbecue .. Brisket, ribs. Pulled pork . So when we stopped at Smithfields we looked over the menu . barbecue here means pulled pork , unseasoned . They do have a ketchup based sauce if you ask . So we ordered the barbecue . Chicken and sides of stew ,hush puppies .... More 

Thank Peter Y
Morehead City
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We eat here often and are never disappointed. The employees are always friendly and efficient. This is one of our favorite places to eat when we are in a hurry. I love their fried chicken and bar-b-q. They will cook the french fries crisp on request. Hush puppies are great when they are hot but no fried food is good... More 

Thank Arthur3
North Andover, Massachusetts
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118 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a little off island BBQ, the friendly staff has a variety of fried treats. Once you walk in the door you get a whiff of fried goodness. We enjoyed hush puppies, fried chicken and BBQ. The BBQ has a slight vinegar flavor, goes great the next morning as a side of hash. Food was good, but fried food... More 

Thank Paul G
Newport, North Carolina
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I went into Smithfield's about an hour before they closed with a large party. The staff was great to say the least. They were helpful with getting the large party served and got us what we needed. The food was great. We had a family pack Chicken and BBQ. As always the good was great. Kudo's to the working staff... More 

1 Thank smac90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-247-7476

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?