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“Favorite dive bar in NYC”

Smith's Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #729 of 14,308 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed November 20, 2013

I have been a patron of Smith's on every NYC trip for the last 10 years. I found it accidentally one very cold night when I needed to warm up. Located atop the 44th & 8th subway station makes it the perfect quick-drink stop before jumping on a train to somewhere else. Think diner food with a bar. The service is good and mostly friendly and they have live music almost every night.

Fun place.

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Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

We found this bar and restaurant by accident really, after having a busy day we didn't feel like walking far for a bite to eat. Saw this place, which looked nice. Great atmosphere, nice menu and good selection of beers (Brooklyn beer is a must). The food and service was great and the price was nice surprise, so much so we ate there again the next day as well.

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Reviewed November 4, 2013

Like many of the past reviewers we discovered this place by accident and as a result went back a few times. It has a few great seats in the window area which are great for people watching.

Food - Good selection of well cooked and hot food which was served reasonably fast - enough to know that it was freshly cooked. (The Nacho's to share are a great starter).

Beers - great selection of special beers - I can recommend the Brooklyn Special.

Staff - Attentive enough although they need to learn to wait until everybody has finished before they clear the table. Just a small point.

On the whole a great place to eat and just have a few moments before you blast off again.

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Thank Bob3714
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

We found this by accident after a very busy day and kind of fell in the door!!! The service was really good and the staff were helpful with the directions we had asked for. Food and drink was good and very reasonable.

Thank SandieDevon
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Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Jack Daniels burger was awesome, phily cheesestake not so awesome but still good. Onion rings were good.

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Thank Menachem V
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