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Smith's Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

701 8th Avenue (At W 44th Street), New York City, NY 10036-7102 (Manhattan)
212-246-3268
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CLOSED
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bar
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

241 reviews from our community

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Jacksonville, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went here twice for breakfast....very good omelets and baked eggs. Extensive cocktail menu as well. Oysters fresh daily. Open late if you saw the opera or the ballet across the street at Lincoln center. Nice accommodating service.

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Lawrenceville, NJ
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103 reviews 103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here on a Saturday night before the theater, & liked it enough to return for Sunday brunch. We arrived Saturday at 5:30, & boy, we're we glad we did. By 7, the place was packed. I had a dinner salad with chicken, preceded by a pumpkin squash soup, she had paella, and, relative to... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Live music, awesome bartenders, and the manager is crazy friendly. The food is really great too--I highly recommend the sweet potato fries. This doesn't have the vibe of a hipster-trendy bar, but more of an energetic, neighborhood bar.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We actually were going somewhere else for breakfast, but there was a line when we saw Smith's. It didn't look like the kind of place that served breakfast, but yumm, it was. Our favorite was the waffle potatoes instead of hash browns with our eggs.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went for dinner since this is one of my daughter's favorite restaurant we had the sword fish which was absolutely delicious. Cocktails were good. Nice atmosphere!

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Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Need a reservation, and still way too noisey, but our excellent waiter, suggested the fried chicken and all 4 of us had it. Wow! it was one of the best fried chicken dinners i have ever had.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A good little bar, busy but service was good and you can watch the sports on TV whilst eating / drinking. Ideal for one of those nights you just need something simple.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This bar was on the corner of the street where we stayed. We went in for a couple of drinks and food. It was very busy with a great atmosphere. Turned out it was the closing night. A lot of locals/ regulars were there to give support and say goodbye. There was a really good band on and it was... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Abby, one of the waitresses, was friendly and professional. The food was fantastic. The shakes were gorgeous, a meal in itself and the Idaho fries were just the best I have ever tasted. We went here about four times and each time ordered something different. I cannot believe they have now closed. It had been there for decades. It was... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Stop here after a long day of sightseeing. Service was a little slow but we weren't in any hurry. Had the pastrami and corn beef sandwiches. They were large and delicious. They had a good beer selection and live music on Fridays. They have a bunch of TVs to watch sports. You can sit by the window and watch the... More 

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Additional Information about Smith's Bar and Restaurant

Address: 701 8th Avenue (At W 44th Street), New York City, NY 10036-7102
Phone Number: 212-246-3268
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisine: American, Bar

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