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Smithfields Restaurant and Bar

36 S 2nd St, Ashland, OR 97520
+1 541-488-9948
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Ranked #26 of 135 Restaurants in Ashland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: European, English, Steakhouse, British
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Main St
Description: Smithfields Restaurant and Bar located in Ashland, Oregon is a neighborhood steakhouse restaurant and bar which specializes in sustainable nose to tail dining (utilizing the whole animal) and in-house charcuterie.
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English first
Pacifica, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

They bill themselves as "meat-centric," and that's no lie. I had a marvelous well-smoked fork-tender brisket, and the whole meal was superb from starters to dessert. Incredibly warm and friendly service from (I assume) the owner, and the place just had a great vibe.

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ashland, oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wife and I dined prior to theater last week and were underwhelmed. Mediocre service typical of Ashland. Ordered a grilled romaine salad to share and the server arrived with the salad on a single plate and was surprised when we asked for another plate so we could divide the salad. It seemed she expected us to use the bread plate(s)... More 

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Los Angeles
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great casual steakhouse ambiance, with a great menu. Unfortunately, if you are going to charge those prices for steak, the guys on the grill need to know how achieve the temperature you request. They didn't. Hits all the superficial trendy bells and whistles of a modern meat restaurant, but needs some gravitas in the kitchen to match even middle-of-the-road steakhouses... More 

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Portland Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Visited on a Sunday evening at 8 PM to avoid the pre-theatre crowd. Based on previous reviews, had our hearts set on some of the specials - bone marrow, pork belly, lamb porterhouse, etc. Due to the Sunday brunch, all were sold out. Given the design of the principal dining space, yes, it is noisy, and as the autumn progresses... More 

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Hayward, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

helpful and amusing wait staff, clean and contemporary surroundings with a nice view out the window. Loved the chalkboard wall with all the information on meat cuts, etc. Went with 5 others, all were pleased with the flavors and presentation of their dinners. Only glitch was that one person's order had not been put in, so she had to wait... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Best real food I've had in a long time! This is a restaurant for meat lovers. The waiter told us that all meat is sources with 100 miles of Ashland and is all organic. Everything was fresh and flavorful. Items from steak tartar that was fresh and bone marrow that was delectable. Lamb steak, pork belly duck confit were all... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I live in Ashland, but had not been to Smithfields in a very long time. I particularly enjoyed the outside seating, and the very attentive (though not cloying) wait staff. I also appreciated the "team" approach to service: a primary server, but other wait staff would check water glasses, serve beverages, etc. The food, too, was great as well as... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Billed as "Meatcentric,," Smithfield's really has something for everyone. Since opening in 2011 it has been undergoing a physical transformation (including a lovely outdoor garden dining area for al fresco meals when the weather permits). The chef-owner has several times been chosen as Oregon Iron Chef and deservedly so. Co-owner Dee manages the table service so that every table is... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Welcome carnivores! A great place for meat lovers. Leave your vegetarian friends at home or seat them alone in a corner. The bar scene provides energy to the dinning area...you feel like you are in an old time bar/dinning area. The OSF folks hang a the bar...eating and drinking. The Friday night we visited we saw three leads enjoying dinner... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great server, really knew the menu, picked up on us, and what we might like. We forget what a huge difference this makes. Advertised as "Meat Centric." Sat outside, very hot evening, sun in our eyes, he moved umbrellas, shifted our table and chairs, and made us comfortable. Please start with the bacon beignets. The wait staff attire is a... More 

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Additional Information about Smithfields Restaurant and Bar

Address: 36 S 2nd St, Ashland, OR 97520
Phone Number: +1 541-488-9948
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: European, English, Steakhouse, British

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