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Smith's Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
701 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-7102
+1 212-247-2161
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-7102
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1 - 10 of 558 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A poorly-executed hodgepodge of gravy and city for brunch. Not to mention service was sparse and food had to be sent back twice. Won’t be back as NYC has too many restaurant choices.

Thank James R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in here for an early dinner, really happy with the food, with the service and the price. Really like the mermaid beer that you can't get here in UK this was recommended by the waitress. Really liked coming in for a few drinks as...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for two in NYC. Burgers were great. French onion soup was lacking. Staff very accommodating. Would go back.

Thank longhjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed to find a place for dinner after the show and we didn’t want a chain. My cousin knew about Smith’s. At first we hesitated in the bar because of the loud music. But then we were given an option of a table in...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very poor experience during my visit in December, due to the extreme cold coming from the door to the street. The thing is, the place has two separate halls, one for the bar and one for the restaurant, but even though it very...More

Thank João M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was here a couple of years ago on a visit to new York, great lively bar, mixed crowd, good value and entertaining music - was looking forward to going back when we were there last week and was so disappointed to see how run down...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to stop in for lunch before seeing the 2pm showing of "Phantom of the Opera" at the Majestic Theater; they were slow, so it was the perfect time too. Staff and food was good, only issue was that the waitress seemed too busy in...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was really busy, so we had to wait for a table, but it was definitely worth the wait. Really good steaks, burgers etc, great service and atmosphere.

Thank bel1966
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Smiths was right across from our hotel so very convenient after a long day on your feet! The food and atmosphere was great. Really enjoyed our visit

Thank RomanticWeekenders
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve come here a few times for happy hour and it was very enjoyable. Then we were surprised that they had breakfast and it was actually good!

Thank Michelle C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-7102
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-247-2161
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