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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)
“crackers” (6 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to go for steak! They cooked our steaks to perfection and they even made a special after dinner coffee per our request.

Thank mcjaeger68
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The Smithy Restaurant is always solid. The steaks are cooked perfectly and the service is always great! The cheese table always has a nice hunk of cheese to pair up with bread sticks and the salad bar is always fresh. The kids also love going...More

Thank Bridgeporter
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner last night and it was great. They have cheese and crackers, which you go up and get. A suburb salad bar which is part of your dinner. I go there for there swordfish which is fresh. Haven't found a Resturant that serves fresh...More

1  Thank shorty142
Reviewed May 11, 2016

I have been going to the Smithy since it opened - around 1975 and they have been very consistent with their food. GREAT, AWESOME, AND DELICIOUS. Best Waitress in the World is Michelle and Frank the owner is top-notch and Steve is great, too. This...More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great food, salad bar, and great atmosphere! Try the steak and lobster! Yummy Fireplace in winter is awesome.

Thank PEEKEE616
Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you and your family are looking for a good, hearty meal in the Monroe-Trumbull area of Connecticut, you'll probably be pleased with your experience at The Smithy, as it's know by locals. The restaurant has many long-term fans.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed April 21, 2016

When I was in college (Go UCONN Huskies) and graduated in 1977, my then girlfriend's uncle owned The Smithy Restaurant. She and I had dinner there a number of time. Let's fast forward 40 years later. Not having been there since that time, my sweetheart...More

Thank BibleBobK
Reviewed April 20, 2016

After more than forty years in operation, this restaurant has got all the bugs worked out... it follows (or may it set) the standard steakhouse format... great beef cooked over grills visible to the customers, an adequate self-serve salad bar, great breads, self-serve soup too....More

Thank ScoSm
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Food is always great and the backed potatoes are always baked perfectly!! Nice that they have a salad bar and cheese bar as well.

Thank LisaSCt
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

My kids and I love the steak at the Smithy! My son enjoyed his porterhouse nice and rare and we had demi-strip sirloins. Always great steak and the salad bar is simple and delicious!

Thank Donna E
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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