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Smiley's BBQ

917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
+1 336-248-4528
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bbq chicken” (9 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
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917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met some family here for lunch. We all enjoyed our lunch and dessert. The orders ranged from Chicken Wings, BBQ Chicken with okra and potato salad, baked beans and coleslaw with hush puppies, baked beans and potato salad with corn bread sticks, Chicken Tenders,...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We stopped here solely because of it's place on the BBQ trail. It's 'dip' was a mix of vinegar taste with some sweetness inside. There wasn't too much smoke flavor in the meat that I could taste. You were given HUGE portions. Service was quick...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great portions very reasonable cost and good Lexington BBQ. The que was not greasy but moist. Add your sauce for your taste buds. Worth the ride to get there

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had the hot wings and a pork chop sandwich. Both were delicious and worth the short wait. Will be back on the weekend when the menu has extra dishes like BBQ chicken and ribs.

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The have a menu posted online but they do not adhere to it. They need to remove the menu if they are too lazy to keep it updated. We ordered chicken plates. The chicken was so dry, choke you so dry. The potato salad is...More

Thank lynnmsharpe
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I ate here on a Sunday afternoon after an overnight camping trip. The lunchtime crowd was gone by the time we arrived. The staff was incredibly pleasant. The bbq was very good, the slaw was great, the French fries were good, the hush puppies were...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We go to Smiley’s about once a month. There BBQ chicken is the best. We like that Smiley’s is open on Sundays because many of the BBQ restaurants in the area are closed in Sundays. The staff is kind and welcoming.

Thank Lesah68
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Smiley's is a stop along the NC BBQ Trail. They cook with wood which gives the meat a very nice flavor. As a party of 3, we dined here on a damp Saturday afternoon. I had the BBQ combo. It came with 1/4 smoked chicken...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had the BBQ plate, coarsely chopped. Huge portions. Wish the sauce had more flavor and heat. Red slaw was great. Pork was good, but not the best I've had (first BBQ I've tried in Lexington), but would come back.

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It is amoung one of our favorites in Lexington when we get the craving for some good old time pork BBQ. Prices are very reasonable and the service is great.

Thank vlscott
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, 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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