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The Restaurant at Smithfield Station

415 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
+1 757-357-7700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (39 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“monkfish” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
415 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

I had lunch one day and had broiled crab cakes. They were very good with more crab meat than filler. The restaurant offers a very picturesque view of a small marina and the surrounding waterway. The service was very good. My second visit was for...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Perfect view of the water and boats, nice place to have a quiet meal.. I love the she crab soup with lots of crabmeat, and crab cake sandwich tasted like it had no filler but the inside was so moist, either the fried or broiled...More

Thank JudyE65
Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a phenomenal location on the Pagan River with a Mirena. In good weather you can dine on the deck adampur weather inside with a nautical motif. The daily specials are reasonably priced and very tasty. There's a warm and cozy bar that tourists and...More

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The atmosphere was great from he time you walked in. Unfortunately we were not asked if we wanted to sit by the marina. I would have loved that. Food was great, service was great even though they were busy.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My mother, brother, and I all had soft shell crabs, which were perfectly fried and breaded, though slightly over-salted to my taste. Spinach and artichoke dip, accompanied by fried bread rounds, was a winner, but best of all were roasted oysters with Smithfield ham. Draft...More

Thank ct3inmd
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Our family doesn't usually complaint or ask for other dishes but we teally had to here: - Shrimp hush puppies didn't have much shrimp and half were hard as rocks. - the Portobello burger was a misnomer: no beef in sight just a greasy mushroom...More

1  Thank Scotannel
rpack76, Owner at The Restaurant at Smithfield Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Good morning Scotannel, thanks for the time to review us. I hate to hear that you did not enjoy yourself and felt the need to leave a negative review. Your review is slightly misleading and I while I do not wish to debate you on...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice outside dining. Our two dogs were welcomed with open arms. They even got a large bowl of ice water. Food was very good.

Thank Sharen Elizabet... H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying at Williamsburg and remembered the last time we visited Smithfield Station and had lunch at the restaurant. It was a very pleasant experience so we drove to Jamestown and drove around the Jamestown Colony Loop which we enjoyed. Then wend took the...More

Thank Winchesterjack59
Reviewed 16 August 2016

After falling in love with the charming town of Smithfield, we stopped in here for a leisurely lunch. We found excellent service and great food! First order of business was country ham for my northern friend and the small ham sandwiches on sweet buns were...More

Thank comerharris
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Large variety of food. Buffet free breakfast for hotel guests. Specials between 5 and 7 mon Tuesday and Wednesday

Thank Norry370
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Questions & Answers
April 4, 2018|
Response from JTMAY | Property representative |
Good evening. Sorry for my delayed response. Lunch is served from 11am-4pm. See y'all soon!
Anne H
December 3, 2017|
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Response from JTMAY | Property representative |
Good afternoon. The restaurant is closed on Christmas Day. I know they did fully prepared meals to go for Thanksgiving I believe they are doing the same thing for Christmas contact them directly if you are interested in... More
November 7, 2017|
Response from JLDC | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant, they would love to answer your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-7700
  • E-mail
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.
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