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Smiley's BBQ

917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
+1 336-248-4528
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice selection of BBQ. We had chopped BBQ and BBQ chicken. There is a selection of biscuits, hush puppies, and corn bread sticks. There numerous side items such as BBQ coleslaw, regular coleslaw, French fries, sweet potato fries, BBQ beans, etc. There...More

Thank O1624BUcraigw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with the family for BBQ this evening and wound up at Smiley's BBQ. The BBQ was good and the fried okra as a side was delicious as well. Give Smiley's BBQ a chance, it's really good.

Thank davidkX2580XE
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When we visited, they were getting ready to close for a week of vacation. They were out of a lot of their staple foods. We wanted bbq chicken and brisket, which they were out of. No white slaw, no banana pudding or smores pie, either....More

Thank Kmom49210
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'm not sure what they are selling here.....they may have good breakfast, or cheeseburgers, but thats it. I stopped in and got a sliced plate like I always do at other places - I used to work in a bbq restaurant so all I will...More

Thank hnyctfam
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This was my first time to Smileys and I only live 20 mins away but I will definitely make it a regular go to place to eat. BBQ was EXCELLENT as were all the fixings. Sweet tea was as good as this southern staple gets....More

Thank Sydsyl
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I've ate at so many BBQ establishment in Lexington and i have to say Smileys BBQ is amazing. I went by Sunday for a BBQ sandwich and it was SO good. The dipping sauce was great, but the sandwich really didn't need it. It was...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Decided to try some traditional Carolina style BBQ, and on Sunday many of the others are closed so we took a shot at Smileys. It was crowded, but they seem to have their service down to a science and we were able to get seated...More

Thank Nonsinedeo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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
Reviewed 16 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...More

Thank Class_of_1974
Reviewed 4 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...More

Thank William B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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