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Smith's Bar and Restaurant

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American, Bar, Pub
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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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Austin, Texas
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221 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Michael E
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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182 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was staying across the street and had breakfast here one day. Very quick, friendly service. Got their American breakfast special. Potatoes were cold. They don't have regular mustard, anywhere in the restaurant. (Just spicy brown-yech.) Odd that a place that serves burgers wouldn't have mustard. Reasonably priced for mediocre food.

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Thank Innerhousewife
Tynong, Australia
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat right at front facing onto sidewalk. Love the fact this happens as there are no flies!!! Being from Australia, eating outside can be tricky, loved the fresh air whilst dining on brekky.

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Thank Nicole W
Ayr, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met up with friends here when we were both in NYC. The atmosphere was electric and added to our visit. The bar staff were all pleasant and served us all night with a smile. Can't praise this place enough. Even to giving us all a taste of the beer first before we chose what one we wanted, much appreciated.... More 

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Thank Andybhoy65
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub is a nice noisy pub. The food is bad, very bad even compared to other pubs in the area. Tried the burger and it was over cooked with no flavor at all. French fries were also over cooked and potatos unpealed.

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Thank Shishko
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our first day in New York, we were very hungry and lured into this place which was bingo for us. Really big portions, really tasty burger and chicken, great selection of beers. Personnel is okay, restaurant is almost always 90% full, which means they work fast, you must accept it as it is. Prices are moderate (for... More 

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Thank Marco B
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer, great service and the wings were amazing ! Met Captian Cragon while visiting ! Bartender was great, prompt search ! Highly recommended for a casual atmosphere !

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Thank Pam B
Owings Mills, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by this place on my way home to get drinks and appetizers with my friend. I ordered the Appletini and my friend ordered the cosmopolitan. The drinks were very good. I asked the waitress for an appetizer recommendation and she told me I absolutely had to try the wings. I'm glad she suggested those because I love hot... 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
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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