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“Fantastic steak make sure you order it!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Smith's Bar and Restaurant

Smith's Bar and Restaurant
701 8th Avenue (At W 44th Street), New York City, NY 10036-7102 (Midtown)
212-246-3268
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Ranked #2,023 of 11,186 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Midtown
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Fantastic steak make sure you order it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Superb steak, highly recommended! We went back the second time just to have the steak again. Service was pleasant and courteous. If you go during busy times it can be very noisy but this time we went off peak.

The only issue was it came with mashed potatoes and beans and the beans were a little bit overcooked. Other than that five out of five for the steak, huge portion, cooked to perfection! Burgers are okay but nothing brilliant. It is a great place to hang out, a sports bar too With plenty of televisions to watch and lots of people watching passer if you get a table near the window for entertainment.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Hmm average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Stopped here for lunch, Location was great but a bit of a let down to be honest. Wish i had given it a miss, it was nothing special. Staff were more interested in the TV than serving although our waiter was good (bald guy late 30s).

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kelowna, Canada
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37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Gotta be better in Manhattan - terrible food!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Great location at 44 & 8th - the server even warned us about the soup......should have been my cue to leave. Had the chicken strips and we split a Ruben sandwich -

Both were awful to say the least - much better choices in the area. You can pass on this place and you won't be missing a thing.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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MANCHESTER
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Big breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Last day breakfast venue. Clean and pleasant bar/restaurant. Good value, great service. Big portions as you would expect. Irish breakfast recommended......set me up for the day ahead and didn't eat until dinner.

Visited April 2013
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Sydney
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Loud and Average”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Didn't enjoy the food here. The place was way too loud to have a comfortable conversation and it wasn't full - really bad acoustics. Staff were average in that they tried, but you could tell they weren't 'into it' there are way better places to enjoy a meal along this strip.

Visited April 2013
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