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Smiley's BBQ

917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
+1 336-248-4528
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“bbq chicken” (9 reviews)
“style pork” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were driving back to Florida and I had to have my North Carolina BBQ fix ! We found Smiley's and it was the perfect restaurant for Great BBQ. The BBQ was tender, moist and perfectly seasoned. The Hush Puppies were unbelievable. They were cooked...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I love this place. Best BBQ in town so far and they put a huge amount on the plate. The only place in town I know that has white slaw and home made potato salad. BBQ chicken with a good vinegar sauce. Little dry sometimes...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 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 5 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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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