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The Smith

55 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5535
+1 212-420-9800
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
55 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with some friends. We had drinks and several appetizers. My friends loved the oysters which I did not partake in but I did think the Flatbread and Calamari was excellent. Service was good and the place was very clean. Bathroom was impeccable which means...More

Thank jsardinas923
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met for brunch and e everything was hot and tasty. Our server was a bit stiff and after our first cup of coffee, we never were asked if we wanted more.The food will bring us back and hope we get a better server choice...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum!!!!!!!!!! The mac n cheese...please try it. My husband is not a mac n cheese fan but he tried it and couldn't stop eating it. I can't believe we ate the whole pan. Yum!!!!! The calamari and the marinara dippung sauce was also good. The...More

Thank Dionna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Smith was recommended to me as “a place with great salads that also features good comfort food.” Bistro atmosphere recommended by Upper-West Side friends that met the approval of Lower East-Side die-hards. We were there for a late lunch of shared salmon tartare, chicken...More

Thank kristinalisan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a late Sunday evening before heading to a show nearby & had dinner. The menu was extensive and the food looked good, based on what I saw. I ordered the spaghetti & meatballs, which were spicy & tasty. However, don't count on...More

Thank anthony v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here twice during a few day period, once for dinner and another for breakfast. Both were very good. The dinner scene was lively but not too noisy and both the food and service were high quality. It was much quieter during a rainy...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some years now, this restaurant (also at its other Manhattan locations) has been a dependable place for good food and pleasant service. This was so, too, at our last visit some days ago. However, do not plan to engage in any business - or...More

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have visited The Smith East Village twice in the last month and I have been fully satisfied both times! The first time was a professional event - we enjoyed the dinner and alcohol menus. GET THE RICOTTA GNOCCHI. The second time, I went for...More

Thank TravelLove717
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

So the best thing is the grapefruit juice. I had one of the best salty dogs I have ever had. The service was on point. The atmosphere was wonderful. My breakfast was perfect. I had the BLT and it was so good. This is definitely...More

1  Thank markthesharkOhio
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If you are going to the Met, this place is a must In fact if you are going anywhere this place is a must. The girl at front of house is a magician. The food is world class.

Thank Andrew T
East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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very casual!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5535
    (Between 10th and 11th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: N,Q,R,4,5,6 to Union Square ; R & W trains to 8th Street and 6 train to Astor Place ; L Train to 3rd Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-420-9800
The Smith is a casual American Brasserie with three upbeat locations in New York City: The Smith East Village, The Smith Midtown and The Smith Lincoln Center. Utilizing local products and purveyors, the breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner menus feature a selection of familiar bistro dishes. The Smith attracts colleagues for a drink after work, business dinners, a quick bite before a movie, late night revelers, families for Sunday brunch and more. Offering private rooms at all locations, guests can stop by for all occasions.
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