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Smithy Restaurant

171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
+1 203-268-4267
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese board” (10 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have enjoyed many meals at the Smithy. Service has always been friendly and prompt. Food is excellent and prepared with care! Would recommend for any dinner with friends who like great food and a casual atmosphere!

Thank VicCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been driving past this place for nearly 20 years, what an idiot I was. My wife and I were looking for someplace new to try and she mentioned Smithy. When we got out of the car, we were hit with a wonderful aroma, my...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like coming here. You get a good meal at a great price. The steaks and lamb chops are always cooked to order. The salad bar is small but it has all of the essentials. The Smithy is unpretentious, always good food. The dining area...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A challenging review to write. Our visit, a quiet Wednesday eve. First time despite living 10 minutes away for 25 years. Heard good things, Smithy delivered, like a lot in life, it's about expectations. As other reviewers note, the place is twilight-zone like, old school....More

1  Thank wgardellajr
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This steakhouse is great. Very dark and cozy, not updated. They do not take reservations and the wait can be long. People go when it opens right at 5pm and through 9pm there is a wait. You can wait in the lounge area and get...More

Thank NYCGirl130
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Always great every time, no frills, great service great food can't say enough about this place been here for decades and one visit you will know why, don't miss it, were here for my parents birthdays both in February and staff was accommodating as usual

Thank atlantagor
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Have to try Surf and Turf ..... All food is grilled in front of you. Very fresh salad bar. Priced correctly.

Thank BillTruini
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Lasting for several generations of family in the same building same menu(mostly) and same wait staff you can't go wrong with the food grilled to perfection a salad bar and your choice of dressing also a cheese blocks with tons of crackers. This place hits...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food was great as usual. A Monroe CT classic! One of our favorites for a casual dinner with good friends.

Thank Victor E
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant has been in Monroe for a very long time. The inside is dark and outdated but the the food is always very good. The menu is small but has all the important items from steak, chicken and lobster tails. The service is always...More

Thank Markochak9
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can you get a reservation?
21 November 2015|
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Response from bestnanaever | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 203-268-4267
  • E-mail