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The Historic Smithville Inn

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1 N New York Rd, Smithville, NJ 08205-3040 (Route 9 & Moss Mill Road)
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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All hours
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
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Colonia, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited there 10/22 and ordered Seafood Au Gratin. The dish had no taste, the seafood was rubbery. I don't see the popularity of this restaurant. The table were given was shoe horned up against a pillar with no room. I won't go back.

Thank Joe T
Smithville, New Jersey
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115 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We dined here Thursday night and had a great meal. I ordered one of the Throwback Thursday meals (comes with salad and dessert for $20.00). I got the turkey dinner and it was fantastic! Everything you love about Thanksgiving but without any of the work. My husband ordered off the regular menu, he chose scallops over spinach pasta. It was... More 

Thank Kimberly B
Avon, Indiana
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait about 15 minutes for a table even though the restaurant did not seem busy. The food was average and the prices were a bit high.

Thank Karen D
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a reservation on a Sunday night. It wasn't necessary as the restaurant was fairly empty. There was a wedding going on in the next room. It did not disturb us. We all ordered the chicken pot pie. We could have ordered 2 of them for the 4 of us. They should inform the guests how big they are. Share... More 

Thank jcloud44
Berlin, New Jersey
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a group of friends to Smithville yesterday and decided to have a late lunch/early dinner at the Smithville Inn. The hostess was very nice to us and seated us at a large round table. I did notice (right away) a number of flies circling the table. If you look at other reviews, you can see that this... More 

Thank MaryLouandJohn
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrating a 75th birthday. Food was pretty good, but not outstanding as I expected and not for the prices, which are pretty steep. Pumpkin martini was fabulous, but it was also $12! Very festive atmosphere & very noisy! I would go again & would recommend, but don't expect any quiet and be prepared for a pricey bill. Service was good-... More 

Thank Gina M
Hicksville, New York
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159 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always stop at Christmas store.We walked thru area and bought several items at different locations.Something for everyone!Bakery, winery,Irish store,sports store etc. there's even carousel and peddle boats.Nice way to spend afternoon and there are few places to eat.

Thank brighteyes67
Toms River, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped in for lunch,waiter recomended steak sandwich,so tough i said it was going home to the dog,waiter did nothing for us.tried 2 times to contact on their email to let them know how disappointed we were and got no response.very unprofessional.used to stop often for dinner often,will not be coming back.p.s. my daughter will be getting married,taking this place off... More 

Thank Paul C
Harrison, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner at the Inn with a view of the water. Food and service very good. Waitress helpful with suggestions. Shops provided added interest.

Thank Karen W
New Jersey
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today was a perfect fall day to go to smithville nj. Walk around, eat fudge and have a great dinner. Everyone is nice and I love the homemade soap & candle shops.

Thank Neysa C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Bar, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N New York Rd, Smithville, NJ 08205-3040
    (Route 9 & Moss Mill Road)
  • Public Transportation: New Jersey Transit bus stop located directly across from the Smithville Inn.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: 609/652-7777
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?