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The Smith

956 2nd Ave, Between 51st and 52 street, New York City, NY 10022-7805
+1 212-644-2700
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (190 reviews)
“candied bacon” (8 reviews)
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Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
956 2nd Ave, Between 51st and 52 street, New York City, NY 10022-7805
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great spot of brunch. There are a lot of options for everyone. I got a sandwich and half my plate was filled with fries. I love fries but I would have rather had a bigger sandwich. Make a reservation for this place....More

Thank TravelGeek26
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this NY joint. It has a the young, fun vibe of an urban diner. Intimate. It had small, round tables, communal tables, and bench tables. The music was upbeat but subtle, which allows for great conversation. The waitress greeted me with regular and sparkling...More

Thank Daphene N
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visit NYC enough to eat in the same restaurants again, and THE SMITH (Midtown) is a repeated visit for me and my family and friends. The cocktails are unique or mainstream (depending on your mood and tastes), and the food is always interesting, fresh,...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great atmosphere and the service was very good. Food was pretty good and had a few nice beers. Overall I was very happy with this restaurant during my stay in New York.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in NYC for our wedding anniversary trip and stayed in a small hotel just a couple of blocks from Smith. More or less found it by accident when roaming the neighborhood. Had breakfast one morning (quite good and hearty) and enjoyed it so...More

Thank bigbuck2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wend in for a late night bite after a movie. The waiter was impatient and could not really explain the difference between the "carafe" of wine and a "bottle" of wine. He seemed like he wanted to hurry us. They have nightly specials and they...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was worth the wait to get a table at this restaurant. The staff was friendly and the prices were moderate for the food served.The avocado toast with poached eggs was great.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant and trendy place for an informal dinner with friends or even as a couple. It is quite noisy, but we appreciated the liveliness of the place and the friendliness of the staff. Good food and good service. We will definitely be back when we...More

Thank Mavi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty food and good variety of choice most of the times busy highly recommended for breakfast but you should come early morning..

Thank Meshari A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic brunch - everything was delicious and beautifully presented- heaping potatoes and overflowing plates! We ordered eggs Benedict, French toast and standard eggs any style - it was all wonderful. The restaurant is lovely - on a corner with doors that slide open to the...More

Thank Aeloa
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from traveloften1818 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I went for dinner and had a great experience
Courtney S
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Mela_World | Reviewed this property |
Casual :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 956 2nd Ave, Between 51st and 52 street, New York City, NY 10022-7805
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-644-2700
  • E-mail
The Smith is a casual American Brasserie with three upbeat locations in New York City: The Smith East Village, The Smith Midtown and The Smith Lincoln Center. Utilizing local products and purveyors, the breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner menus feature a selection of familiar bistro dishes. Diners at The Smith Midtown can also choose from our hand-picked wine list and full raw seafood bar. The Smith attracts colleagues for a drink after work, business dinners, a quick bite before a movie, late night revelers, families for Sunday brunch and more. Offering private rooms at all locations, guests can stop by for all occasions.
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