Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern
Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern

Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.smithbrotherssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 4167513100x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 9:30pm
    Friday: 11:30am-10:00pm
    Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: NW corner of Eglinton and Warden
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking for our guests
A word from Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern
Smith Bros. is based on a very simple idea..."going out for a great steak and a couple of beers shouldn't drain your wallet".

We're about awesome, 28 day wet-aged steaks and prime rib and we feature about a dozen local, craft beers on tap. A wide-ranging list of Mains includes Chicken Marsala, Panko Panko Shrimp, Mussels and Fries, the vegetarian Farmhouse Salad and Tavern Burgers.

Sharing appetizers include Firecracker Shrimp, Shanghai Chicken Dumplings and Prime Rib Sliders. Dessert choices like Creme Brule, Triple Chocolate Brownies and Smith Bros. All-Natural Ice Creams are the perfect way to complete your meal.

A unique Smith Bros. feature is the "Completes" menu category that includes a choice of starter, main course and dessert.
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Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern reviews from OpenTable diners
112 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (74)neighborhood gem (59)special occasion (55)fit for foodies (34)kid-friendly (28)great for lunch (22)romantic (19)hot spot (11)late-night find (6)notable wine list (5)great for brunch (5)vibrant bar scene (3)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Great Food, Poor Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had a reservation and was taken to a table, someone else moved us to a booth. Food was very good, but waiter was having problems and it took forever for our order to be taken.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better than the Keg
    CH1212
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We were impressed with food quality for the price'
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thank you
    MDaud
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We went to Smith Bros as it was my fathers b-day. My dad works in a high end restaurant and always picky about the food, but he loved it at Smith Bros so thank you very much it's always a challenging to make dad happy when we are eating out.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fabulous Meal
    Luv2dineout
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We went out for Thanksgiving this year and Smith Brothers far exceeded themselves. The food was delicious and by far the best I Ever had. Service was outstanding And I would recommend this to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
    MYR6
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    First time at smith bros. I like to say there service is outstanding ! I had the PEI mussles it was well done ! Will go back for more!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Thanksgiving dinner
    Gobbler
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    I loved that this restaurant served Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving day. Our kitchen is being renovated and we do not have family in the city, so this was a nice treat to get out and have Thanksgiving dinner served to us. I loved the squash and mashed potatoes. They have cool light fixtures in the restaurant as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Food exceeded expectations. Service was fast, friendly and efficient. The special touch was the owner coming around and ensuring that everything was to our satisfaction. We had a great meal and will return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Thanksgiving dinner
    BETTY
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    I went to have Thanksgiving dinner with my friends, we enjoy the turkey and steak, the food is really good, I think I will come to the restaurant again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Excellent service: Server accommodated every special request without additional charges.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food!
    Joey
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We had the turkey dinner for $30 - with a soup, turkey and dessert! The turkey was moist, can't go wrong! We also had the prime rip and steak - better than Keg's. We'll come back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • scotty
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    my group had a wonderful time and the service was excellent cant wait for chrismas to come along for another good time thanks for making my day see you soon
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lindy
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    My husband and I had the Thanksgiving Dinner Special this past weekend. It was excellent...the portions were substantial and the food quality was excellent. We plan to return and try the steak menu in the near future. It was nice when one of the managers came by and welcomed us and asked us if we were enjoying ourselves and the food. This was the first time we went to the restaurant, but it will not be the last. The best part was our waiter (George) we never saw anyone move so fast and he was very helpful and friendly. Recommend highly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My steak was delicious & perfect.
    foodie
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My steak was delicious and done to perfection. The matchstick fries were great and crispy. My friend had the chicken marsala with a salad, and her plate was cleaned. The service was excellent. Don't try the peppery cream sauce it is not good with steak. This place was huge and noisy. The music was a combination of jazz and who knows what played very loud. sa..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • what a great local steak house
    lovebeef
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Prime rib as usual was great. Soup of the day great red curry roasted pepper! Manager came to check out our experience. We wanted to talk and our server could tell when we were ready to order. Will definitely go back. One guest was her first time there and she said she was going to tell all her friends about Smith Brothers and that they need to go there!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Smith Bros. - September 28, 2014
    Moms95th
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We all enjoyed the atmosphere, and the food was delicious. Reasonable prices. Very congenial and helpful waitress. We got a kick out of the fact that we're "Smith's" too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Memorable evening
    Luvtolaugh
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Family evening celebrating my parents 68th wedding anniversary . Service was outstanding thanks to George. Appetizers and mains perfectly timed , he even made sure my mom got her favorite drink , a pink lady ( above and beyond. ) excellent food , hot and perfectly prepared . Right down to a free brownie with spoons for us to all share. We had a fantastic evening we will talk about for a long time . Thank you George and everyone involved !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed...
    preferthekeg
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Went to Smith Bros for our 25th wedding anniversary dinner. Server was great however both my daughter's & husband's steak were very under cooked (asked for med well and at best was rare-medium). Mine was OK - but I ate alone and they ate theirs after I finished my meal. Manager was apologetic and took off our appetizers & gave us free desserts as well as a voucher. My daughter had the ice cream (vanilla) which was delicious and I had the berry cheesecake. Was not impressed with cheesecake...seemed more like a mousse and would not recommend it. All in all 6 out of 10. When I'm craving a steak...I'll Keg it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Summer
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Love the layout and decor of the restaurant. Good location. Service was excellent. Steak was alright. Cheese cake was not so good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Impressed
    trevorshungry
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Just an overall great experience, reasonably priced. Fantastic wait staff and everything came as ordered in a timely manner. Surprising how often it doesn't come together but I had a very good first experience here. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great steaks
    marylough
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great food, service was great. I would recommend it. The know how to cook your steaks to perfection. I love salt but could not eat the mash potatoes as they were so salty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good
    Hammer1952
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This dining experience was very good. Food was good, service good, and the value was spot on. Couldn't find anything that would cause a negative comment. In general a good experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a nice family dinner
    saphireintoVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    First time at this restaurant. The food was overall fair. The mussel app was ok, the sauce was a bit bitter and the mussels small. The bread was outstanding! Steaks were good and kids burgers were generous but slightly well done. Fries were tasty and fun. I had the steak with Lobster on top ... The lobster sauce stuff seemed a bit over processed like it came ready made. Mashed potatoes were good but slightly cool like they had been prepared much earlier. Ceasar salad could have been a bit more crispy. Our server was very nice and the atmosphere was good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food, okay service
    torontochef
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    everything was great. I had to wait a bit at the end to get my bill..seemed like my server stopped checking in at the end. But overall a good experience. Would of been nice to see some dinner specials. Even on just the weekends. The food we ordered was great and the restaurant met expectations. Will return. Staff were great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovely dinner
    yummy21
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We were pleasantly surprised from the minute we walked in when we were warmly greeted by the hostess and waitstaff. We ordered the complete meals, our steaks were done exactly as requested, the authentic pepper corn sauce tasty, the salads were fresh and tasty, the wine list was very reasonably priced, the highlight of the meal however was the deliciously creamy creme Brule with the perfect crisp sugary top and the wildly delicious beer and praline ice cream. Our waitress was friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. All in all it was a lovely meal and we will be back, the restaurant may be a little out of the way and the decor nothing fancy, but the reasonably priced meal and service were well worth it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Pessica
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Glad friend introduced me to this place.. Have come here many many times and recommended to others. Steak quality is top notch.. Price is fair. Only suggestion is to ask them to lighten up on salt on the steak (usually a little too salty but knowing that, always order with light salt.. That way, you could just add it to your liking).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Smith Brothers - Best Steak! period
    FrankPMilton
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Smith Brothers is my go to place. Whether I am hosting a client, taking the family out for some good food. Or simply having a cold one and AWESOME steak with the boys. Smith Brothers is AMAZING ! Very clean , friendly, priced VERY WELL , BEST NY 14OZ. Steak I have had anywhere..... Please make more locations !!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5 Star Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We went to celebrate my fiancee's 30th birthday this past Monday and we were blown away with the service and food we got at Smith Bros. George, our server, was amazing- it was very busy but he made sure we were treated right! The food was so, so, so amazing. From the PEI mussels to our steaks to the creme bulle everything was on point. The manager walked around and made sure to stop by and ask how our service was. We loved that personal touch. We couldn't believe we had something so close to home and we have never stopped by. Definitely will be coming back!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great value for the money
    Caterman
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This was the 3rd time I have been to this restaurant, service is friendly, knowledgable and quick. Food quality has consistently been amazing. I had the prime rib platter cooked exactly as ordered I have also tried the salmon and steak all with the same review. Would definitely recommend this restaurant if looking for a goto quality steak house.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great alternative to the Keg
    Carlo
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Fantastic steakhouse in Scarbrough. This is a great alternative to the Keg. Prices are very reasonable and the food was delicious. Service was also fantastic! Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Smith Bros.
    HK57
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Always excellent, lacking somewhat in ambience and a bit noisy but most important the food is always excellent as well as the service. Owners always present and interested in ensuring the dining experience is great. One of my favourites!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect Steaks
    tastebuds
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My filet mignon was done just the way I wanted; medium rare and very tender. Other steakhouses don't cook steaks properly. Reasonably price and good to last bite. Spring rolls are crispy and dumplings are tasty appetizers. You can also try beer from local microbreweries. They serve a light apple cider beer that's refreshing. Smith Brothers are always consist with food and service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One word...STEAK!!
    JennJean
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    If you looking for a great restaurant in Scarborough, that should be down town, then you need to go to Smith Brothers Steak house & Tavern. They have craft beer from Canada. It's great value for the money- really where else you get a 3-course steak dinner for $26?? It's always tasty and cooked to perfection. You got to eat here!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Puppylove
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We enjoyed being able to sample different kinds of beers. The meal was good with the exception that all our steaks were under cooked. We did however send back one meal and the other 3 it was not until we got further into our steaks did we realize that they were under cooked as well. They were however very tasty with the different sauces.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Way too dark for our liking - could not even read the bill when it came. The server was excellent and informative and friendly; menu unusual. Everyone was friendly, but for our first time there, not sure I would come back. You need some kind of light on the table and you should serve a vegetable with the dinner. Roast beef - English style was fantastic, as was the mashed potatoes. Atmosphere very plain and cold.....
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dinner, but servers MIA
    ngkevin4VIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This is my second time at Smith Bros and as I expected, food was on par. For $25 (w/ tax $28) per person on Wednesdays, you get a lot of good food for the money. My steak was grilled to medium rare, was juicy and well-seasoned. The creme brulee was a surprise since it was cold inside and the sugar was hot and crispy (normally warm/hot). Although the restaurant was not busy on Thursday, my server (or all the servers) disappeared for a good period. I had to get the manager to get my bill. Shortly after, my server reappeared!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great dinner
    Happy
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Food was excellent. Roast beef platter was terrific. Burger was extremely tasty. Good food, great service, wonderful staff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service but food was just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I went with a group of old co-workers to celebrate one of them moving on to another job. When I was seated, I was politely greeted by our server and was informed of the alcohol selection that they have at the restaurant. The service throughout the night was top-notch (other restaurants need to learn from them as they have Customer Service 101 down to a tee) as the server was not aggressive in any way and the manager came by a few times to enquire about our experience. The only issue I had was that my steak came under-cooked; I had asked for medium rare and believe that it came more on the rare side. Aside from that, the overall experience was good and the prices were very reasonable. I'd definitely recommend this restaurant to others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great food wonderful service, lots of choices. Love the house salad, steak cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • steak was good but lack of aroma
    Johnny
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    All steaks we ordered were good and cooked right except they are lack of aroma compare to other places. The sauces were great. The cheese cakes were not too sweet and not too heavy.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Great restaurant with amazing staff. First time dining at Smith's bros and I was pleasantly surprised.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.