• Cricket's Grill

    Cricket's Grill
    Cricket's has been a Smithfield institution for years, as evidenced by the long line of people waiting to place an order.  Cricket's is well known for serving Carolina Packers Bright Leaf Hot Dogs, but many people will tell you that their egg rolls are the best thing on the menu, which also includes burgers, other sandwiches, and wings.  Cash only.
    outdoor seating available
    507 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-0938
    Monday-Saturday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • Gotham's Deli

    Gotham's Deli
    Open since 2003, Gotham's is a NYC-style deli serving sandwiches on housemade bread, plus salads, hot dogs, bagels, homemade deli salads, desserts, and soft serve ice cream.
    outdoor seating available
    224 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-9100
    Monday-Friday 7:07am-6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Mariscos El Patron 323

    Mariscos El Patron 323
    Serving fresh Mexican food with an emphasis on seafood.
    outdoor seating available
    712 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 205-1141
    Monday-Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-9:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-9:30pm


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  • Sami's Pizza & Pasta

    Sami's Pizza & Pasta
    Locally owned and operated pizza shop serving pizza (whole and by the slice), pasta, subs, and more.
    312 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 300-1243
    Monday-Thursday 10:30am-8:00pm, Friday 10:30am-9:00pm, Saturday 10:30am-7:00pm
  • SoDoSoPa

    Complete with all the fixins, this comfort food is sure to satisfy any appetite.  Private room available.
    outdoor seating available
    146 S. Third Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 205-1076
    Monday-Saturday 11:00am-9:00pm
  • Tandoori Trail

    Tandoori Trail
    Stylish upscale casual dining serving a variety of North Indian Mughlai & Awadhi grill dishes with bar.
    outdoor seating available
    227 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 205-1668
    Monday-Saturday 11:30am-9:00pm, Sunday 11:30am-7:00pm


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  • The Chicken Barn

    The Chicken Barn
    Chicken - N - Fixins
    Serving fresh daily livers and gizzards!
    703-B E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-6866
    Monday-Saturday 11:00am-9:00pm
  • The Diner

    The Diner
    Serving breakfast and lunch in Smithfield for more than ten years.  Daily specials.
    314 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-6644
    Monday-Friday 6:30am-2:00pm, Saturday 6:30am-2:00pm
  • The Gilded Pear Brew House

    The Gilded Pear Brew House
    The Gilded Pear Brew House is a coffee and cafe, a true "third place."  Menu features sweet and savory crepes, bubble waffles, sandwiches, and creative specials, as well as standard and seasonal coffee and tea drinks.  Special events offered.
    outdoor seating available
    234 E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 938-9020
    Tuesday-Saturday 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Under the Oak Restaurant

    Under the Oak Restaurant & Market
    Under the Oak is a farm to table restaurant that sources its ingredients as locally as possible, including from their very own farm.  Under the Oak is currently closed for regular dining due to the ongoing labor shortage, but continues to host special private dinners and offer catering.
    outdoor seating available
    135 S. Third Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 205-1098
  • Zack's Char-Grill

    Zack's Char-Grill
    Serving fresh char-grilled all-beef hamburgers, homemade chicken salad, and Carolina Packers Bright Leaf hot dogs.
    outdoor seating available
    618-B E. Market Street
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 989-9227
    Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
As a Main Street America Affiliateâ„¢, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.
Community ms vertical color logoSmithfield is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.