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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
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08:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
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York, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Staying directly opposite Smith's Bar so as a Smith I had to give it a try. Was very busy, good range of beers, tireless waitress (who kept on smiling despite rushing around). Decided to order Nachos and a burger, not exceptional but very decent. Couldn't even count the sports we could watch while there but was at least Tennis, 2... More 

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Thank themajoroak
Wilmington, Delaware
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a drink before going to Drunk Shakespeare (don't judge). It took forever to get a drink, while standing at the bar which was full but not crowded. It wasn't as if the bartender was busy going from person to person, it was sort of inexplicable.

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Thank Stacey S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went in for burgers and beer and weren't disappointed. The burgers were very tasty and huge, and not as expensive as the ones in the restaurants nearer Time Square. Imported drinks were quite expensive though (as expected). Good friendly service and food arrived quickly.

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Thank Fleur1973
Reykjavik, Iceland
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Pilsner Urquel and red wine. This Czeck beer is one of the best in the world. The house red wine was good. Prices as can be expected around Times Square

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Thank Gisli M. G
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice whilst we was in NYC. Buffalo wings, pizza burger and the buffalo burger are all amazing! Good drinks and good price, definitely worth going. Service is great too they can't do enough for you.

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Thank TC3007
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked like a fun place for a drink, walked in found a seat, waited for at least 5 min, after no one showed up to take order, just left.

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Thank A B
Fort Worth, TX
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good drinks, good wings, friendly service. Had drinks here twice this past week since it was down the block from my hotel. Good bar menu (only tried the wings).

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Thank Ramblin66
Austin, Texas
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221 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a little time before seeing The Front Page at the Broadhurst Theater and happened into Smith's Hell's Kitchen Bar. We had to go since it matched our last name! We grabbed a seat at the end of the bar and ordered Lagunitas at $6 a pop. The price seemed like a deal for NYC, especially since we've been... More 

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Thank worldfamousjeff
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for food and also drinks. We stayed at the ROW NYC across the road. The Smiths do drinks offers mon-fri. And the food is really good and reasonably priced as New York is very expensive. We will be coming back Thanks

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Thank simonmc1972
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were starving and did not want to wait at any of our preferred restaurants in Times Square, so we went into Smiths and were seated immediately even though it was on a crowded Saturday night. The food was good, and the service very good. The prices were reasonable, and we had a decent dinner. Definitely not a destination restaurant,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 04:00
Monday
08:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 04:00
Thursday
08:00 - 04:00
Friday
08:00 - 04:00
Saturday
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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