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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 - 1:30 pm
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We spent New's Year's Eve having dinner at the Smithville Inn. On time for our reservations, food was very good and the service attentative. It helps also that the ambience was still Christmas and with the Christmas lights on the lake made it so much more charming. They had a piano player there also who was very good and added... More 

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Staten Island, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Everything you could want on this great brunch buffet with terrific ambiance. Return for dinner to experience great food and the full extent of their terrific service. We shall return!

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San Diego, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were here just before Christmas and enjoyed a nice dinner. The portions were very large - The french onion soup (delish!) could have served as my entree. We had lots of leftovers to take home. The shrimp and scallops pasta dish was very delicious. The only downside was that the waitress forgot to take my dad's order. We only... More 

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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The decor is just what you'd expect in this little historic town. The food is very good and their specials are very well priced. We've been there for lunch and dinner and always had good service and food.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Overcooked food. Originally ordered a medium rare filet, came out medium well....then another filet came out medium but cold. Lamb chops were overcooked and scallop potatoes were undercooked. Not worth the money.

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Vineland, NJ
2 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Beautiful old Inn with crackling fireplace and lovely view of lake. After half hour wait we were finally seated.I guess we have high expectations because the restaurant was packed.I cannot complain about the atmosphere or the service our waitress was wonderfulbut as far as food quality we were sorely disappointed. The orange juice was warm and tasted like Tang. The... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We have dined at the Smithville Inn in the past and have always enjoyed the fine dining and wonderful atmosphere. Tonight was special because the server Mike Ryan provided exceptional service which truly enhanced the experience.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The building itself is wonderful - set in the "town" of historic Smithville, great view of the lake and quaint shopping area. All rooms in this restaurant are charming and comfortable. Food and drink choices were diverse - there is something for everyone on the menu, from "comfort food" to gourmet quality! Service was very good, servers are generally very... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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91 reviews 91 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Friends told us about the prime rib special for $20. Wow. about a 14oz slice, baked potato, green beans and a salad. and it was nice and medium rare. Salad and sides were good. Extensive wine list that is reasonably priced. Wines at Ruth's Chris that are $125 are marked at $85-95 here. split a baked apple desert that was... More 

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Spotsylvania, VA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were visiting from out of town for my God-Nieces wedding and decided to have brunch with my wife's aunt and my in-laws the next morning. Not too expensive and a large selection of fine foods along with the regulars you'd find in any buffet. Service was very attentive. And there's lots to see afterwards when you stroll around Smithville.

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Additional Information about The Historic Smithville Inn

Address: 1 North New York Road, Smithville, NJ 08205
Phone Number: 609/652-7777
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Smithville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:30 pm  2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Continental

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