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The Smith

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
East Village
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55 Third Avenue, New York City, NY 10003 (Between 10th and 11th Streets)
+1 212-420-9800
Today
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun 09:30 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:30 - 01:00
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations highly recommended on the weekend as it was packed. The place itself is really neat with lots of activity going on. The food was awesome. Be hungry when you go. Starting off they brought house purified and sparkling water to our table. To start we had house chips with fondue. They provide healthy portions of each. For the meal,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious! We got the prime burger and the tomato soup and both were wonderful! Nice spot on the LES!

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Thank LaurenCDaniels
Bangkok, Thailand
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249 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place for its tasty potato waffle and juicy steak breakfast. Place looks spacious but has a lots of people visiting ang waiting in a long line for brunch in Sunday morning. Worth a try while jn NYC.

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Thank Suwatss
Santiago, Chile
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went for New Years Eve and we had a very good time. The food was good and the open bar had a lot to choose. The decoration was beautiful.

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Thank Ana W
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We dropped into the bar at The Smith near the Lincoln Centre on New Years Eve. We had such a great time, we went back for dinner a week later. The food and wine were a little pricey, but good. It's not fine dining, but it was one of our more enjoyable meals in New York. It has a really... More 

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Thank Terranora
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Burgers are a must if don't mind the wait. This east village brassiere boasts excellent food choices and fun environment. Great weekend brunch as well

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food here was nothing special. The "chicken pot pie" was bland with a thin sauce. Each item cost about half again as much as it should have. The service was good except that we were charged twice for an item and the waiter seemed to know exactly what the problem was before I had a chance to tell him... More 

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Thank Gary97713
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were in the city during the day on NYE without a plan. Hungry for a quick bite to eat we happened upon The Smith. We were lucky that they were able to seat us pretty quickly, though the place was packed. It was a bit of a hip crowd, but it was fun and lively. The atmosphere was fun... More 

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Thank lvb663
New York City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Food (chicken pot pie and braised beef) were very good as was the service Limited wine selection by glass (carafe) - and wine somewhat pricey .noisy atmosphere unless table is in a corner..

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Thank JohnG37
Toronto, Canada
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The food at The Smith is pretty decent. We visited the East Village location, and tried everyone on the "Snacks" list. Can't go wrong with deep fried everything, right? The lobster roll was a bit lacking in flavour, though. The service was atrocious, though - from the minute we walked it, incompetence abounded, and it was clear that staff were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Third Avenue, New York City, NY 10003
    (Between 10th and 11th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: N,Q,R,4,5,6 to Union Square ; R & W trains to 8th Street and 6 train to Astor Place ; L Train to 3rd Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-420-9800
Description
The Smith is a casual American Brasserie with three upbeat locations in New York City: The Smith East Village, The Smith Midtown and The Smith Lincoln Center. Utilizing local products and purveyors, the breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner menus feature a selection of familiar bistro dishes. The Smith attracts colleagues for a drink after work, business dinners, a quick bite before a movie, late night revelers, families for Sunday brunch and more. Offering private rooms at all locations, guests can stop by for all occasions.

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East Village
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