I would hate BBQ if this was all I could get. The meat was cold, not smoked, and the hushpuppies were flavorless. Glad we shared a plate so we only wasted $10.
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We have visited New Bern many times, but never stopped at Smithfield's before tonight. We were pleasantly surprised to discover really good food at an amazing price. The friendliest restaurant we went to all week. Highly recommend.
When staying at the Hampton Inn in New Bern, slip around the corner for some excellent BBQ! Awesome!
I was excited to try some Carolina-style BBQ at the Smithfield's in New Bern. I was dismayed at the size of the chicken pieces (extremely small) and the taste. I am used to great BBQ from the mid-west and this was horrible tasting to me....More
Very clean. Very friendly people who want you to be comfortable and happy. The food was delicious. It is a chain, but not the type of fast food restaurant that one might think. We had gone to Smithfield's years ago and were delighted that things...More
Not fancy but good, down home BBQ! We've been back a 2nd time. Consistently good food. BBQ in NC style and their hushpuppies were fresh and fried just right!
I've eaten at Smithfield's for decades and they definitely have the best BBQ in New Bern. The atmosphere is comfortable and clean. They have wonderful potato salad, fries and hush puppies, and many other menu items. A great place to pick up dinner to take...More
On a trip to New Bern stopped at Smithfields Bar-B-Q for a family dinner. Excellent BBQ, vinegar based and very flavorful. Cole slaw, baked beans and hush puppies were all quite good. Service was quick and courteous and restaurant was clean and well maintained. A...More
I have never had a bad experience here! The food is one of my favorite and the manager is always smiling and happy! My family is from Georgia the barbeque is TOTALLY different back home but I brought them to Smithfield's to have a different...More
Was in town and needed our barbq fix and stopped to smithfields and could not have been happier. The staff was very friendly coming to our table and refilling our drinks and the pulled pork just what I needed. So good we brought 6 pints...More