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The Restaurant at Smithfield Station

415 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
+1 757-357-7700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
“crab soup” (16 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is exceptionally friendly. The food is medium good. Having eaten here for 3 days, this would not be my first choice of restaurants. The variety is lacking.

Thank dianej956
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Most of the time the food has been good. Couple of times not so good. Pricey., but atmosphere is good.

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We dropped in for a weekday lunch...we were not greeted and had to ask hostess to seat us. We ordered Bloody Marys and the shrimp (nice presentation) was slimy and clearly old which colored the otherwise well made drink. My husband ordered their classic burger...More

Thank Peggy R
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Our family of three had dinner here. Everyone was a happy camper. There was a good kid's menu. Skipped the apps and went directly for the main course. The fried Calbash Oysters were great. The broiled seafood platter was enjoyed. Plenty of food. Service was...More

Thank John H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We have eaten here many times. We love watching the sunset over the water or enjoying the sights and sounds of people enjoying activities on the water. The seafood is fresh and the meals well balanced. I usually enjoy the oysters, my husband's favorite is...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I am in Smithfield, VA tonight on business and tried this restaurant hoping it would be good. I was met at the door by the friendly server with a pretty smile. I first asked to sit outside next to the water. However, it had just...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Great casual seafood lunch. Waitress was friendly and professional. Clam chowder was delicious. Fried oyster platter was also delicious. Would go back 100% if ever in the neighborhood again. Was too hot to sit outside, but looked like it would be nice out there in...More

Thank rover28
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place great food. We enjoyed the soft shell crab special it was excellent. Service was fast and friendly. We will be back.

Thank Rlath82
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We went to Smithfield for a fab lunch and got it! The service was great. The location pleasant, beautiful and historic.

Thank Caryn J
Reviewed July 18, 2018

I had two breakfasts, a lunch, and a dinner here over a "Getaway Weekend" special and was very pleased with my meals. DInner: The Hatteras-style chowder, Spady oysters, and Tournedos Christina were superb. Breakfast buffet: the nicest complementary breakfast (Mon - Sat) that I have...More

Thank DocChesapeake
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Questions & Answers
April 4, 2018|
Response from JTMAY | Property representative |
Good evening. Sorry for my delayed response. Lunch is served from 11am-4pm. See y'all soon!
Anne H
December 3, 2017|
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Response from JTMAY | Property representative |
Good afternoon. The restaurant is closed on Christmas Day. I know they did fully prepared meals to go for Thanksgiving I believe they are doing the same thing for Christmas contact them directly if you are interested in... More
November 7, 2017|
Response from JLDC | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant, they would love to answer your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S Church St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-7700
  • E-mail
The award-winning Restaurant at Smithfield Station is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner and offers a variety of fine cuisine. Renowned for an extensive menu that places an emphasis on Fresh Local Seafood that combines the flair of legendary Smithfield Ham into many of their dishes. Beautiful Water Views, Reservations Recommended.The Smithfield Station IBX Bar & Grill is also located next door and offers the same great view, but with a more casual setting and great bar specials.
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