The first Smithfield Chicken 'n Bar-B-Q opened in Smithfield over 30 years ago and continues today preparing Eastern North Carolina style barbecue and fried chicken fresh daily from an old Carolina family recipe.

Smithfield is also home to Hollywood screen legend, Ava Gardner, whose glamour and movie photos decorate the walls of the restaurant. Stop by the restaurant in Smithfield for the family friendly atmosphere either a quick sandwich or a full platter with all the fixins.


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