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“Great little restaurant ”
Review of The Smile

The Smile
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Ranked #1,715 of 15,901 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 30 - USD 30
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
Cross street: Lafayette St
Transit: Bleeker 6 train Broadway-Lafayette F train
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Good authentic food. We had brunch (well, breakfast, really) and it was great. Banana cinnamon bread was tasty - and it’s gluten-free. Good, well informed staff are helpful on allergy issues. They need to invest in another rest room. One little room is insufficient for a restaurant that can get quite busy. It’s a small thing, but it needs addressing.
Recommended.

Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Stumbled in here by accident - even though there are no accidents - and wound up getting my ultimate NY experience for breakfast. Friendly staff, a quaint hideaway, chic/industrial and simply great food.

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Thank Balázs J
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We had a few options on our list. Decided on this place because it was packed. That was OK, even though they said they'd need to turn the table over in about an hour (timing was fine for us). Instead it took an hour to get the food! Again, fine with us :) We had fabulous coffee/lattes and were quite comfortable as we waited. Great salads and sandwiches for lunch. Pretty and delicious!

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Thank MzSmitty1
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Smile has a warm. comforting feel that makes it an absolute delight to dine at. I came for breakfast and enjoyed a delicious meal. Friendly service too.

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Thank 509waynem
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with family over Thanksgiving weekend. Pastries were good and so were breakfast dishes, attentive service. Definitely recommend!

Thank MaryClem
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