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The Restaurant at Smithfield Station

415 S. Church St., Smithfield, VA 23430
+1 757-357-7700
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“rockfish” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 S. Church St., Smithfield, VA 23430
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Sailing down the bay for our last trip of the year before the cold hits, we detoured over to Smithfield after a friend recommended. What a find. We spent two nights at the Smithfield Station marina and had a fantastic lunch and dinner at the...More

1  Thank sailors1028
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

After a long day of travel, we checked in to the Smithfield Station. Too lazy/tired to go anywhere else, we decided to eat here at the hotel. What a lovely dinner! Wait staff was friendly and helpful. And the food was great. We both had...More

1  Thank LTDFG
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great food... particularly the local crab, scallops and fish. Loved the happy hour bargains from $.35 shrimp to $5.00 burgers.

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I had not been to "The Station" in years even though I live locally so we went for my wife's birthday. It was Sunday evening and quite busy but we got in without reservations and had to sit in the bar area versus the small...More

1  Thank 38stevenr
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Overlooking a marina on the scenic Pagan River in the charming village of Smithfield, this restaurant offers attractive seasonal dining options with spectacular views--one of the most remarkable on the Chesapeake. We've made a special trip when we wren in the Williamsburg area three rimes...More

1  Thank Larry D
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We went tonight for dinner in the restaurant and was very disappointed. The fried oysters had no taste, the crab cake was not completely cooked ( very mushy inside) and had plenty of filler, The fried flounder was fried to a pretty golden brown, but...More

3  Thank carman4you
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped for late lunch. Staff super friendly overlooking the marina. Interior comfortable and charming. Miss Taylor waited on us and was very knowledge of the menu with a friendly personality. Would definitely return for another meal at this restaurant.

Thank pm2058
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Dropped in for dinner, clam chowder was clear and not very flavorful. We had the broiled seafood platter, nothing special there either. Service was great and she was very friendly and helpful, but it couldn't make up for the lackluster food. Just average, doesn't seem...More

1  Thank jwmilburn2012
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Not impressed, crab cakes were dry, green beans could've use some seasoning and olive oil, mashed potatoes and french frys were great, prawns were dried. First time, last time. When we told waitress she didn't seem to care

3  Thank dachief30
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great atmosphere, location, food and drinks. This is a nice place to take a date or your whole family. Well established and great views of the boats and water.

Thank Cary L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Betty H
what time do you close on Christmas Eve?
23 December 2014|
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Response from rpack76 | Property representative |
Our last seating is at ten but the bar will stay open until midnight. Come join us! Randy Pack Vice President Smithfield Station
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S. Church St., Smithfield, VA 23430
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-7700
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Smithfield Station
The award-winning Restaurant at Smithfield Station is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner and offers a variety of fine cuisine. Renowned for an extensive menu that places an emphasis on Fresh Local Seafood that combines the flair of legendary Smithfield Ham into many of their dishes. Beautiful Water Views, Reservations Recommended.The Smithfield Station IBX Bar & Grill is also located next door and offers the same great view, but with a more casual setting and great bar specials.