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Zack's Char-Grill

618 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-3926
+1 919-989-9227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (16 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
618 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-3926
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

First visit to this locally owned gem! The menu is simple - hot dogs, burgers, fries, bag chips and soft drinks / water. Their burgers are char grilled and all the usual toppings, including chili, are available. I got a bacon cheese burger and fries....More

Thank A-Wolf1-RNC
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A no fuss, no frills kind of place. But it's so so good!! The burger is grilled over a flame. The gentleman behind the counter knows everyone's name...almost like Cheers but without the alcohol. Don't miss this place!

Thank JessGarner
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This little burger joint remains one of our favorites. Good chargrilled burgers and hot fries. Add in some homemade chicken salad and you got a nice lunch spot. Now the building has an additional tenant in the back that being a home made ice cream...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

This is our first time at Zack's and it was great. Great flavor and fast service, even with a line to do the door. Next time we're in town, I'm sure we'll be back.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This is the first place I came to eat in Smithfield. It is clean but more like fast food than an actual restaurant. Pros: this is the best chargrill I have ever had in North Carolina. The bacon cheeseburgers are perfect portions, homemade, and flavorful....More

Thank LadiesUsedToVamp
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Wanted a quick delicious lunch so decided to try Zack's since I pass it every day. Very clean and quiet atmosphere. The owner really gets to know his customers, calling most of them by name. The food is prepared very quickly but it's still fresh!...More

1  Thank Lewish06
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We really like this burger place where the burgers are grilled and not fried. We also suggest you get the always hot and crispy fries too. We go for his homemade soup during winter time which is good on a cold day.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Zack's is the place to go if you want chicken salad or a great, char-grilled burger; when you do something well, they say you should stick with it, and that is exactly what Zack's has done! With booths inside and tables and umbrellas outside, there...More

1  Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Apparently Zack's is a true locals' favorite. Great hotdogs without question, super friendly service and a "quaint" atmosphere (very casual). Even the patrons were pleasant which, in today's world can sometimes be hard to find. I will certainly be back when I return to Smithfield!

Thank Melinda F
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and was initially concerned at how basic the menu is....truly just burgers, hotdogs and fries. But the food was ready within minutes and was amazing. The staff is incredibly friendly, greeting many customers by name and welcoming the folks they didn't...More

Thank vsl7
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  • Address: 618 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-3926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 919-989-9227
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