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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” (28 reviews)
“bacon” (35 reviews)
“smithfield ham” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is in the center of the HAM capital, so they can live up to the wants you have for pork. bacon , barbeque ,ribs ,chops and salty or sweet ham . They serve a variety of meals but the burgers are really really...More

Thank thejeffb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were enjoying a walk downtown on Main Street and stopped at this popular location for lunch. Seating on each end of the restaurant was packed. We could either sit outside of at the bar. We sat at the bar and watched the chef and...More

Thank JLDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a new front end manager and a new chef! Had the very best St. Louis Ribs, they fell off of the bone and were so tender and the flavor was unbelievable We felt so welcome and can't wait to go back. Love,love,love this...More

Thank sisterpalooza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the cheeseburger with regular fries and a black bean burger with sweet potato fries. Very tasty. Southern Sweet tea was delicious.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Six of us took the free Jamestown-Scotland ferry, bought a combo ticket to tour Smith's Fort Plantation and Bacon's Castle, and then arrived at Taste of Smithfield Sept 17 for dinner at 5:20. Smithfield is a quaint Victorian town and headquarters of the world's largest...More

Thank friendgetaway
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Menu has recently been changed and reduced choices. It was explained to us that they were creating new dishes to try out and that popular ones would be added to menu. However only 1 special was offered. Fresh cut fries have been changed to coated...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food is always good, the service is great and the gift store is amazing with lots, and lots of peanuts any flavor you can think of and many other gifts that are unique.

Thank Belinda M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We ate here for lunch. My husband ordered a cheeseburger with barbecue fries, my daughter ordered a country ham on a chibotta roll with mac and cheese and I ordered the chicken salad with sweet potato fries. The country ham sandwich was so huge that...More

Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed 22 September 2017

After stopping at the visitors center we were told that "The Peanut Shop" was located in Taste of Smithfield. While we browsed in the peanut shop and made a purchase there we checked out the menu at the restaurant. The offerings looked good but we...More

Thank April B
Thomas D, General Manager at Taste of Smithfield, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Hi, April! Thank you so much for taking the time to post your thoughts about your recent visit with us. We hope you'll visit us soon for lunch or dinner!

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious. Outstanding menu, food, service and selection of peanuts and gifts. No wait, but if there was, it would be worth it. Pork and She-crab soup excellent. We'll be back.

Thank paj0756
Thomas D, General Manager at Taste of Smithfield, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi, there! You are so kind to leave such a thoughtful note - we look forward to your next visit!

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 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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