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Smitty's Grille

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838 S Main St Ste E, Kernersville, NC 27284-3331
+1 336-993-6699
16:30 - 22:30
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in Kernersville to get oysters and really good fresh seafood. Salmon is great and Tuesday is the night for crab legs.

Thank Krista D
Kernersville, North Carolina
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had been a long time since we had been here..and our visit tonight will be our last. While the food was "ok", it was hard to enjoy the food or the atmosphere due to the amount inebriated customers. Not sure if they came in having already consumed or if they were over served, but between one individual stumbling into... More 

Thank Tim I
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We asked a local since we're new to NC for a seafood restaurant recommendation-- frosh daughter home from college and craving NE clam chowder. We tried the crab dip and it was delicious although more cheesy than I'd like. I had grilled scallops. They weren't huge and they were very tasty-- some of the best I've had. Daughter ate crab... More 

Thank Jennie H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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175 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we crave fresh seafood, Smitty's is our go-to place. Just be warned, there is often a wait especially after 5:30 on Friday and Saturday. I had the Shrimp Skewers with the Margarita glaze which included 1 side. I chose the steamed zucchini, yellow squash and carrots (supposedly broccoli also, but I found none). The glaze on the shrimp was... More 

Thank Patti P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We are regulars here--four times per month; known by name by most who work there. There has been a huge turnover in staff the past few months. The food quality is about the same, but the level of customer service has greatly declined. The servers are no longer friendly and welcoming. The current hostess is horrible! I thought originally her... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Wonderful wait staff (love Colby). If you are tired of the same old fried seafood, you have to try Smitty's.

Thank Wanda S
Kernersville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I would say this place hands down has the best seafood for this area. We ordered a plate called the barge that fed most of the family. I highly recommend it. 4 crab clusters, clams oysters steamed shrimp and scallops along with 4 additional sides. All if their sauces are hand made and your could tell. (In a good way.)... More 

Thank C0dakane
Greensboro, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Smitty's is always busy so you know the food is great and service matches. Mostly car seating but terrific for meeting up with friends to catch up.

Thank LDW1023
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Found Smitty's via a recommendation from a bartender in downtown Winston Salem. The seafood is plentiful, the nightly specials are a great draw. Limited seating for larger parties...largest table is for four, no reservations. Oysters are great served raw or steamed, and by half dozed, dozen, half a peck or a peck with home made cocktail sauce.

Thank Lisa S
High Point, North Carolina
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a good Seafood restaurant check this one out!!! We started with tea which my husband didn't think was sweet enough and I started with Pineapple upside down cake mixed drink which was great! As an appetizer we order fish bites and they were really good, loving the tarter sauce that came with it! Next we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 838 S Main St Ste E, Kernersville, NC 27284-3331
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kernersville
  • Phone Number: +1 336-993-6699

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