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All 6 Smithville Restaurants

The Historic Smithville Inn

1 North New York Road, Smithville, NJ 08205
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Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Smithville
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Route 9 & Moss Mill Road
Transit: New Jersey Transit bus stop located directly across from the Smithville Inn.
Description: Old world charm meets new world hospitality in this lovely lakeside landmark. A longtime locals favorite serving award winning classic continental cuisine with a modern flair. The restaurant, resurrected from an uncertain future in 1997 by the combined efforts of the Coppola & Bushar families, has since reclaimed its spot among the favorite dining locations in the Atlantic City area.
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English first
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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611 reviews 611 reviews
607 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a incredibly beautiful eatery staffed by cheerful professionals. My lunch started very well with corn chowder. I was more than a bit disappointed with my entree, a roast turkey dinner, which seriously tasted like a TV dinner of yore. It was palatable and did fill me up, but was tasteless and certainly not worth the price. I will... More

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Galloway, New Jersey
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116 reviews 116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I had appys and wine at the Tavern , located on the side of the Smithville Inn. What a lovely place and ambiance. They menu from the Inn is shared along with a broad wine and beer list. We just love the feel of the place and how cozy it is. A true Tavern. This has become... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My friend and I had visited a relative living in Galloway, spent the night in Absecon and then shopped the stores of this historic village. It was sort of a mini-vacation for us, so we decided on an extra special lunch before heading back to Philadelphia. Extra special and Smithville Inn go perfectly together! Once you enter this 1787 dining... More

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New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The entrance to the Inn takes you back in time. Antique chairs circle around the front of the large fire place that must have cooked many meals for the guests in bygone days. It was delightfully decorated for Halloween. Everyone that entered couldn't help but smile when they saw the decorations. I went for lunch with a couple ladies from... More

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Alexandria, MN
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I'll start with kudos to Steph who made us the most spectacular drinks we've ever had (the French Pear was incredible!) The restaurant and bar are charming old England style. The food was perfect. The Pot Pie is enough for two and the most wonderful dish I've eaten at a restaurant in a long time. We were there off season,... More

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Dansville, New York, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Dinner at the Smithville Inn was by far the best place we ate in Galloway. The Friday night lobster special was superb, Steph the bartender was accommodating, offered his insights on favorites but not too much so. Everything about he Inn was perfection, from the food to the service to the ambience. Wish I lived closer!

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Have always had a good meal at this establishment. Staff friendlly and courteous, food prepared as we like. Enjoyed their friday night lobster special and the place was packed, good to see! There was a piano player on Friday evening that was to be enjoyed while we were dining. Disappointed in the other patrons there at the same time as... More

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Staten Island, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

After a long awaited return to this charming colonial inn , my hopes of "the experience" quickly faded . Perfection began & ended with the French pear martini. We were 4 for lunch, 2 chicken pot pies, 1 arrived beautifully baked & hot , the other under baked & cold in the Center, 1 tilapia minuscule in size, frozen and... More

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Miami, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Three of us had dinner here on a Friday night. The restaurant was busy and bustling. It has a nice ambience. The lighting and noise level is very comfortable. Spacing between tables is very adequate. Table tops are not cramped. As to the food, it is pretty good. I had the prime rib which was just huge. Too much for... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We took a friend to celebrate her birthday. It was a girls day out to relax and it was a sure pleasure to sit and have a nice lunch. We had great service and the food was great. A sure repeat

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