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Smithy Restaurant

171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
+1 203-268-4267
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I like coming here. You get a good meal at a great price. The steaks and lamb chops are always cooked to order. The salad bar is small but it has all of the essentials. The Smithy is unpretentious, always good food. The dining area...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed March 15, 2017

A challenging review to write. Our visit, a quiet Wednesday eve. First time despite living 10 minutes away for 25 years. Heard good things, Smithy delivered, like a lot in life, it's about expectations. As other reviewers note, the place is twilight-zone like, old school....More

1  Thank wgardellajr
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

This steakhouse is great. Very dark and cozy, not updated. They do not take reservations and the wait can be long. People go when it opens right at 5pm and through 9pm there is a wait. You can wait in the lounge area and get...More

Thank NYCGirl130
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Always great every time, no frills, great service great food can't say enough about this place been here for decades and one visit you will know why, don't miss it, were here for my parents birthdays both in February and staff was accommodating as usual

Thank atlantagor
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Have to try Surf and Turf ..... All food is grilled in front of you. Very fresh salad bar. Priced correctly.

Thank BillTruini
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Lasting for several generations of family in the same building same menu(mostly) and same wait staff you can't go wrong with the food grilled to perfection a salad bar and your choice of dressing also a cheese blocks with tons of crackers. This place hits...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Food was great as usual. A Monroe CT classic! One of our favorites for a casual dinner with good friends.

Thank Victor E
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This restaurant has been in Monroe for a very long time. The inside is dark and outdated but the the food is always very good. The menu is small but has all the important items from steak, chicken and lobster tails. The service is always...More

Thank Markochak9
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

This place has a great food with wonderful service in an old school cozy setting. Love the salad bar & cheese board. Definitely worth the stop

Thank KAV01
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Wow. We've lived in the area for a number of years, and never gave a thought to the Smithy until recently. Yes, it's dark, but it is a quaint, classic, 1950's style no frills steak house with delicious food and great service. There used to...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
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February 17, 2018|
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Response from Raymond S | Reviewed this property |
I know they have a back room but don't remember how large it is. Best to just call them and ask. Also, might try the "Stone Barn" it is part of Whitney Farms golf course (also in Monroe). We have had showers there (this past... More
November 20, 2015|
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Response from bestnanaever | Reviewed this property |
Go early!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 203-268-4267
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