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Smith's Bar and Restaurant

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701 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-7102
+1 212-246-3268
08:00 - 04:00
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a quick bite to eat during happy hour. Ordered the chicken parm with salad--it all came on one plate. It was forgettable. Atmosphere was great and happy hour prices weren't bad--but wouldn't eat there again.

Thank futbolchic
Belmar, New Jersey
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232 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hey 3 tiny meatballs $15 Wings were good but nothing special There are many better places My friends picked this spot and it was a disappointment.

Thank susiesci
Darlington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hmmm well it was ok. The food was decent enough and the portion sizes varied. The drinks were expensive and didn't taste as nice as other places. It's a nice place for dinner, to socialise and to meet people for the evening before heading off out. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Probably won't return but I wish everyone there the... More 

Thank joshie-parker
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our meal when we visited Smiths Bar. Pleasant service from staff. Nice food at reasonable prices.

Thank sarah19241927
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Smiths Grill around 9pm,although found the waitress to be very attentive and friendly the New York strip steak was awful and my wife's meal Philly Cheese stack (or something along that line) was equally horrible, we kinda got the feeling that it wasn't going to be good from the hints dropped by the staff. Shame as the atmosphere and... More 

Thank Neil R
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the theatre we stopped by for dinner at Smiths and we wished we kept walking to find another venue. The service was very slow and the staff were too busy setting up the restaurant for the next day rather than serving guests. We had to call them over numerous times to order drinks and food. My partner ordered chicken... More 

Thank Sydney_boy_Traveller
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We stayed at the hotel opposite so decided to eat here before seeing a show. Waitress could not be more helpful, lovely laid back atmosphere and service was good and quick. Food was delicious, highly recommend the Shrimp Linguine Alfredo, one of the best pasta dishes I have ever tried, huge portions so be warned! Will definitely visit again next... More 

Thank MariaMcD28
Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

So, I've never been inclined to write an online review, good or bad. However, this experience was the single most offensive bar/restaurant experience I've ever had. I'm in town for the weekend from upstate, visiting my GF. She and her best friend want to meet at a bar nr her apartment in Hells Kitchen/Times Sq area. I foolishly pick the... More 

Thank JeffT2007
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this bar, it was right opposite our hotel and so welcoming. The beers are always ice cold and the food quality is top notch. I am told that John Lennon used to frequent this bar. I would recommend a visit to all who are in NYC . We shall be back this August can't wait!

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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We can choose from a nice variety of beers and try them before ordering if you wish so! Ordered NY steak ... "out of stock according to the computer" I was told. Burger was ok, nothing more. Service was really bad. Looks like staff members prefer to chat between themselves than caring of customers ... very bad impression. Not recommended;... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
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: +1 212-246-3268

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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