Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q
Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q is a quick service restaurant chain in North Carolina serving fried chicken and Eastern North Carolina barbecue. Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q has more than 30 locations in North Carolina as well as an online store.
Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q opened in downtown Smithfield, NC in 1964 as Smithfield's. The business expanded in 1979 to Salter Path, NC.
Starting in the early 1980s, the company opened additional restaurants in eastern North Carolina, and expanded to the Raleigh-Durham area in the 1990s.
In 2007, Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q began shipping barbecue and brunswick stew across the continental United States. Each product is chilled and packed in an insulated foam container filled with cold packs.