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Taste of Smithfield

217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
+1 757-357-8950
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“hams” (27 reviews)
“bacon” (31 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were impressed w/ the big selection of appetizers, salads, and entrees! We especially enjoyed the she-crab soup and gluten free options. The staff were very attentive and friendly. We will definitely bring the family here next time we visit.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Stopped for a quick pick me up. Tea was fine, unsweetened as requested. Crab soup was rich with lots of crab meat. Service could have been better. Don't like having to flag down a waiter to ask for refills or having my glass taken away...More

Thank Tertia C
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the simple menu and the taste of fresh Ingredients including fresh pork products that Smithfield is know for. Loved the mural of the Hampshire Hogs feeding in a farm field. The service and food was so good at dinner we returned for lunch the...More

Thank GlenDeb730
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

They have a great lunch with soup and sandwich for a reasonable price. The breakfast menu has some ham dishes and usually ashore wait. Service has been great for me. I am single and usually eat more often than most because I live close to...More

Thank douglas m
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here trying to find Smithfield Hams. This place not only have them, but also is a small cafe also. Decided to have a late lunch/early dinner. So glad we did. Had some of the BEST corn chowder I've ever had in all my travels....More

Thank mschris1
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great Sandwiches that the restaurant packed for our to go lunch to put in our backpack for our Windsor Castle Park excursion. Very friendly service and reasonable.

Thank Hilda C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I brought my kids in there to eat which was very good and then looked around at all the different kind of canned nuts they had, great place.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you're looking for pork products or peanuts, this is the place. Located in the heart of town, this is a good place for a quick bite or goodies to take home. Country ham and other pork selections, many flavors of peanuts, candies, kitchen and...More

Thank skilodgevb
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Taste of Smithfield is one of my families favorite Smithfield restaurants. The food is always great. We've tried just about everything on the menu. And the service is quick and very friendly. They always make us feel welcome and appreciated. I recommend Taste of Smithfield...More

Thank Ashton L
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We dined here while passing through and once again enjoyed our meal. We got two sweet teas and two of the Cuban sandwiches with ham salads on the side. Our server was friendly and attentive and was efficient with his tasks. We arrived one hour...More

Thank Brian C
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.19 km away
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Rebekah P
Dutchessofwinward, I apologize about your experience at the Taste of Smithfield. As of right now we are working on menu changes and product changes. We would love for you to come and try us again some time down the road and I will personally pay for you meals. I again apologize for the experience you had.
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-8950
  • E-mail