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Taste of Smithfield

217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
+1 757-357-8950
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“hams” (26 reviews)
“bacon” (42 reviews)
“pork” (24 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
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Reviewed today

This is a revisit as the menu and management has changed since my first review. This has been a favorite local spot for us for some time and we always take out of town guests here for lunch when possible. It does not disappoint. Yes,...More

1  Thank 38stevenr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Decor was fresh, wait staff was great, and food was delicious. Yummy Cuban, flavors were very well balanced and collard greens were delish with a good vinegar bite. My husband loved the Press sandwich but would pass onthe crispy fries the next...More

Thank dcsaltz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in there a few times since they have changed the menu. I prefer the new menu. I would highly recommend the daily specials I try them to get out of my comfort zone. So far I have not had one I have...More

Thank joseph w
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try this great place but wasn’t hungry enough for two meals so we shared the club sandwich with the traditional ham not honey ham. We got mac and cheese for our side and added side salad for 3.00. The...More

Thank Luvs2Travel5914
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I had my first burger at Taste of Smithfield and found it large and good. The unusal shaped fries were really nice. I also tried my Daughters sweet potato fries and found them truely good. The Taste has samples of all types of peanuts and...More

Thank thebobspain
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent sandwiches and real iced tea served quickly and professionally. They also have ham, nuts, and other goodies for sale.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This place is always busy, food is always good and I love the decor. There is also a shop within the restaurant where you can sample peanuts/cashews etc. and purchase food, mugs, chocolate, sodas the list goes on. They have delicious specials as well as...More

Thank jen0416
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is a favorite restaurant of mine. Everything I’ve ever ordered has been delicious and ample in size. Try the pimento cheese appetizer. Also they sell can of different varieties of nuts and you can sample them for free. The service has been excellent.

Thank Sharon57597
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful gift shop with Smithfield hams and all the trimmings. Peanuts 🥜 of all kinds. Delicious chocolate covered nuts. Jams and jellies. Great place for breakfast or lunch as well.

Thank 2Travelingfoxes
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome. Great menu and delicious food. The servers are excellent. The special for the day was fried green tomato with bacon and pimento cheese. It was fabulous! Great sweet tea too. Ask for Scott the General Manager to get a little history...More

Thank Ellie B
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Rebekah P
6 November 2015|
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Response from UncleDuck | Reviewed this property |
That was not our eating experience at Smithfield. It looks as if the management is offering an apology and an offer to try their food again. The patrons may have had their order "drop through the cracks." I'd encourage the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-8950
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