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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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Restaurant details
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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Hillsborough, New Jersey, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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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87 reviews 87 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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147 reviews 147 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Visited here on the recommendation of a friend and we were not disappointed. There is a very good menu to choose from and the food is well cooked and presented. All the salad dressings are made at the restaurant and the blue cheese one I had was excellent. I had a very good steak and my wife and daughter both... More 

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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83 reviews 83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

In 18 months since I last reviewed this place it has slipped precipitously. It still has colonial charm and the portions are still large, but it is more and more like eating out in 1970. Graceless waitresses get the food to the table but act hopeless of ever getting a good tip, I guess because of the elderly clientele. To... More 

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good food at a reasonable price, good quality, nice environment. Tuna steak and salmon were both good with portions large enough for left overs taken home. The drinks, wine by the glass and a Kir Royale were very reasonably priced. Because it was a Monday night the second entree was half-price. We didn't know that going in, but overheard another... More 

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Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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630 reviews 630 reviews
626 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 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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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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