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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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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • 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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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted somewhere to eat before a show. Weather was awful & this place looked ok from the outside. Had nachos starter to share which were ok. We ordered burgers for our main course & these arrived when we were only half way through our shared...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This bar / restaurant offers typical local fayre, well cooked with great service. The price was reasonable. We will return later in the week.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you fancy a genuine New York bar, this is the place. Cold beer, good food & sports on all the televisions. We loved this bar as it was very different to what we would find in London. Skip the contrived hipster bars. You can...More

2  Thank PaulC82
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We were staying across the street so I wanted it to be great. Just a bar with bad service and terrible food. It isn’t cheap either as prices on this site need to be doubled as eggs and toast is 10 not 5! The bacon...More

Thank chefeMark
Reviewed 19 February 2018 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 9 February 2018

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 30 January 2018 via mobile

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

Thank longhjr
Reviewed 28 January 2018 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 25 January 2018

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 23 January 2018

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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
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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