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Smiley's BBQ

917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
+1 336-248-4528
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“bbq sandwich” (6 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
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917 Winston Rd, Lexington, NC 27295-1748
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time to Smileys and I only live 20 mins away but I will definitely make it a regular go to place to eat. BBQ was EXCELLENT as were all the fixings. Sweet tea was as good as this southern staple gets....More

Thank Sydsyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've ate at so many BBQ establishment in Lexington and i have to say Smileys BBQ is amazing. I went by Sunday for a BBQ sandwich and it was SO good. The dipping sauce was great, but the sandwich really didn't need it. It was...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Decided to try some traditional Carolina style BBQ, and on Sunday many of the others are closed so we took a shot at Smileys. It was crowded, but they seem to have their service down to a science and we were able to get seated...More

Thank Nonsinedeo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a regular place for us, especially on Sundays. They serve good sized portions, and their prices are reasonable. They often have a huge dessert menu, too.

Thank Cheyenne M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our family has been to many pit cooked BBQ restaurants, but this one serves the best tasting chopped Q around. Friendly staff make you feel at home. This is the place the locals go to. Sometimes my husband and I go just for curb service...More

Thank Class_of_1974
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I had the Mesquite Chicken, hushpuppies, coleslaw, and coconut cream pie at the restaurant and got some pork barbecue to bring home to Virginia. All the food was excellent, but I’m not a fan of sweet hushpuppies, which I felt these were. This was my...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Great Food and Atmosphere! The staff is welcoming and nice. They food was great and very large portions!!! One of my favorites in Lexington, NC!

Thank Nikki F
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here and ordered a hot dog all the way which was good, and a chopped bbq sandwich which was good, didn't care for the fries cause I'm a crinkle cut man. Sweet waitress

Thank Crooner82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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