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Smith's Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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701 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-7102
+1 212-246-3268
Today
08:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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183 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Was staying across the street and had breakfast here one day. Very quick, friendly service. Got their American breakfast special. Potatoes were cold. They don't have regular mustard, anywhere in the restaurant. (Just spicy brown-yech.) Odd that a place that serves burgers wouldn't have mustard. Reasonably priced for mediocre food.

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Thank Innerhousewife
Tynong, Australia
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sat right at front facing onto sidewalk. Love the fact this happens as there are no flies!!! Being from Australia, eating outside can be tricky, loved the fresh air whilst dining on brekky.

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Thank Nicole W
Ayr, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We met up with friends here when we were both in NYC. The atmosphere was electric and added to our visit. The bar staff were all pleasant and served us all night with a smile. Can't praise this place enough. Even to giving us all a taste of the beer first before we chose what one we wanted, much appreciated.... More 

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Thank Andybhoy65
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The pub is a nice noisy pub. The food is bad, very bad even compared to other pubs in the area. Tried the burger and it was over cooked with no flavor at all. French fries were also over cooked and potatos unpealed.

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Thank Shishko
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our first day in New York, we were very hungry and lured into this place which was bingo for us. Really big portions, really tasty burger and chicken, great selection of beers. Personnel is okay, restaurant is almost always 90% full, which means they work fast, you must accept it as it is. Prices are moderate (for... More 

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Thank Marco B
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beer, great service and the wings were amazing ! Met Captian Cragon while visiting ! Bartender was great, prompt search ! Highly recommended for a casual atmosphere !

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Thank Pam B
Owings Mills, Maryland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by this place on my way home to get drinks and appetizers with my friend. I ordered the Appletini and my friend ordered the cosmopolitan. The drinks were very good. I asked the waitress for an appetizer recommendation and she told me I absolutely had to try the wings. I'm glad she suggested those because I love hot... More 

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Thank starriahc
South Ga.
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After Rockettes, we walked (.7 mile) to The Smith. Great atmosphere. We made reservations on opentable.com - Salmon was delicious. Great service! Best all around! Was a little loud but we still enjoyed!

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Thank Keri H
Lakeland, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife didn't have a reservation for Christmas eve dinner, so we ended up going to Smith's bar because we heard on one of the tours that the burger from this place was several famous people favorite. And it is very good! Was definitely worth it!

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Thank LucasDahab
Warwickshire, UK
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Intercontinental across the road but used Smith's every day for 4 days for breakfast and dinner as it was good value for money and one of very few places with no line! I thought the meals were excellent and the staff very friendly. Would be more than happy to recommend to anybody.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 04:00
Monday
08:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 04:00
Thursday
08:00 - 04:00
Friday
08:00 - 04:00
Saturday
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-7102
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-3268

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