Smithville Inn
Smithville Inn

Smithville Inn

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.smithvilleinn.com/
  • Phone: (609) 652-7777
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:45pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 2:30pm - 8:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 1:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chris Bellino
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining rooms available to accommodate your group from 10 to 200 guests. Custom menus. Free Consultation. Call today.
  • Private Party Contact: Heather Cramer 6096527777
  • Entertainment: Live Jazz Music every Wednesday night in the Baremore tavern 7:00 PM-Close. Enjoy the music of Lenny Mitchel performing live on our grand piano every Friday & Saturday night.
  • Special Events: Smithville Inn specializes in private events from 10-200 guest. Weddings, Showers, Anniversary's, Graduations, Holidays, Birthdays & More. Contact our event manager Heather@Smithvilleinn.com for more details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 9 & Moss Mill Road
  • Public Transit: New Jersey Transit bus stop located directly across from the Smithville Inn.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Smithville Inn is located in Historic Towne of Smithville - Ample free parking & complimentary valet service for all functions.
A word from Smithville Inn
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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Smithville Inn reviews from OpenTable diners
107 reviews since July 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (73)scenic view (57)good for groups (47)romantic (47)neighborhood gem (39)great for brunch (32)fit for foodies (27)great for lunch (25)notable wine list (23)kid-friendly (9)vibrant bar scene (5)hot spot (3)late-night find (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Love Smithville Inn Brunch
    Barbs75
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The food is wonderful, people friendly, the Inn is beautiful. Can't wait to go again, and again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old Style Dinning
    WCDining
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Smithville Inn is a great place to eat, when you want to get outside of Atlantic City. Excellent food, very good selection of wines and affordable pricing.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday
    Dufferb
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Had to inform the waiter of the occasion although it was on the resetvation
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Prim Rib
    LarryRVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Four of us went for the Friday night Prim Rib dinner and were very pleased with our meal and the service. On Friday nights they have a Prim Rib special for $20 that includes salad, vegetables and a Baked Potato. Can't beat it and it was delicious. This will become a Friday night favorite. We were told they will run this special until the Spring when the Friday night special will be a Lobster dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER
    SKIGOLG33
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    First for whatever reason open table messed up our reservation. They had it for 3;30 we had it for 5:15. The bar service was awful we sat at a table for at least 15 minutes never received a hello or anything else finally I asked the bartender if we could get some service. Finally we got to drinks changed our table to available seats at the bar. The dinner was actually good the prime rib was good but not exceptional. Our service in the dining room was a step above the bar service. The prices were on the high side. If they do not step up their service I can definitely see this restaurant losing customers
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Old Charm
    JerseyansVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Smithville is noted for their Chicken Pot Pie. When they brought the pies to the table we were both shocked how big the were. We thought each of us had our own apple pie.....that's how beautiful they looked! But most of all, the taste was out of sight! It is a must have dish at the Smithville Inn. Can't wait to go back for another one! Also, the Inn has the old colonial charm and is decorated for the holiday season.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful
    dr214
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Went to dinner with the family and everything was wonderful. Everyone enjoyed what they had and we had a great time
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Best waiter ever. I can't remember ever commenting on the waiter, Mike, was the best we've ever had. Made our visit to Galloway memorable by recommending places for us to see and food/drinks for us to try while there. We went twice in one week since we had such great service and food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good Experience
    Gene
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Haven't been here in several years and was pleased to find it remains a very good restaurant. The atmosphere is terrific! I had lobster which was excellent and my spouse had ahi tuna which wasn't great, but good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great time
    Brunchie
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We went for Sunday brunch and had a great time. Great food, service, and place to spend the day!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Marge
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Have never been disappointed in our experiences at Smithville Inn. Food is wonderful and service excellent.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2Foodies
    2Foodies
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Smithville did not disappoint on the food and service. One of our favorite places for Sunday brunch
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Brunch
    christy323
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Everything on the buffet table was fresh, deliciously prepared and warm without being overcooked or rubbery. Servers were attentive, the place is lovely & historic. The huge fireplace in the entry room gives it a warm & cozy feel, especially on chilly days in fall and winter. I have also had lunch here and would recommend it. The pot pie is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reliably great!
    Love2eatgood
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    It's been a while since I've dined at the Smithville Inn. 8 of us went Saturday for dinner. 5 of us had their famous chicken pot pie. I highly recommend. Corn clam chowder and some random apps were all very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Friday night specials
    LarryRVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The lobster dinner on Friday nights is an excellent value. Excellent Lobster dinner for $20 you cant beat it. One more week left for the Lobster then they will Have Prime Rib on Fridays.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We had a wonderful meal and the service was excellent. Hope to visit again!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not many left
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Great place for those who enjoy white table clothes, good food and service which are hard to find these days. Good quality at competitive prices;scenic views with mature guests.. Soft ;piano music during dinner. Excellent for all occasions;small parties and large groups Decor with candles and flowers.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite Place for Sunday Brunch
    goldenoldie
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We took out of town visitors to the Inn for Sunday brunch. Since they had never been there before, we asked for a window table when we made the reservation. We were graciously accommodated. The restaurant was very busy, but we were seated promptly. We had a very friendly and efficient waitress. Our guests marveled at the extensive array of food available. After surveying the many choices, they had made to order omelettes and savored every bite. Their second round was the dessert table. So many choices - decisions, decisions, decisions. We were happy they enjoyed it so much because it is our favorite neighborhood restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Obviously not a place for the common folk. What's with the Valet Parking?
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Lobster
    LarryRVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We have been here many times for Happy hour and also for lunch. This was the first time we did dinner and were not disappointed. They had a Lobster special that came with a salad, corn on the Cobb and a baked potato for $20. Can't beat it. Plus the Lobster was cut so most of the work was already done for us. They also had a nice wine list that was reasonably priced as well as a nice selection of wines by the glass.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We could not have asked for better service or food, outstanding on all counts. Piano music and female vocalist, beautiful, memorable. The perfect evening. Thank You!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Chicken Pot Pie...the best around
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    My wife and I first visited the Smithville Inn around Christmas of 1963. We have continued throughout 51 years of marriage to enjoy this wonderful restaurant..... Our visits to this historic Inn and Restaurant never disappoint. The Smithville is one of the few remaining South Jersey restaurants which has withstood the test of time and continuously provide a menu with great choices, excellent food, good service and a memorable dining experience. Last Thursday, my wife and I both ordered and thoroughly enjoyed the Chicken Pot Pie...without a doubt, the best around. The addition of live diner entertainment (lounge singer and piano player) beginning early Thursday evening provided encouragement for us to stay a while...
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    MaureenVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We were looking for a nice place for my birthday dinner. I had been here about fifty years ago with my grandparents. It is such a nice place so quaint and historic. The menu was great. I had shrimp with pasta and it was very good. The house salad is huge!! Enough to split and they even gave a piece of cake to the birthday girl.. Very enjoyable night and can't wait to go back. There is a village of shops so make it there early and finish with a nice dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful Anniversary Brunch
    Mrswww
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The brunch at smithville inn is one of our favorites. Relaxing, good food, beautiful scenery and good service! Thanks for a wonderful anniversary experience :)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lunch at Smithville
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We took some out of town visitors for lunch at Smithville. They were very impressed with the food and the level of service as we know they would be. This is a very special place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lobster Special
    Nicklet
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The Smithville Inn is a beautiful old restaurant. We chose to go with friends during the summer for the Friday night lobster special. One and a half pound lobsters are $20 and include salad, a baked potato and corn on the cob. It was excellent and very moist. We also had two pasta dishes - the braised short rib one and the shrimp aioli. Everything was delicious. We like this restaurant because they use vegetables that have been locally grown. An excellent value for your money.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific Restaurant
    LABAT
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We have been to the Smithville Inn for both the Sunday brunch and the Friday Night $20 lobster special. We called ahead and asked for all four of our lobster dinners to be chilled. We arrived and as we were seated the waitress already knew that we had chilled dinners. The appetizers were terrific, the salad crisp and fresh, and the lobster dinner was perfect. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and made to feel welcome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Great food and we were made to feel welcome... Michael provided excellent service and recommendations; all four in our party enjoyed appetizer, entree, and dessert selections. We had dinners at three high-end restaurants in the area this week, and can say without reservation that the best and most enjoyable experience was our dinner at the Smithville Inn.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    BeautifulVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    As always Smithville Inn is one of the best restaurants in South Jersey!!!!!!! You will not be disappointed!! Great food, great wine selections!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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  • We have not eaten here for years.
    SuzegalVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Service was friendly. Long time between courses, always with an excuse. We are not fussy eaters but have a major interest in fine dining. This is a very pretty place. It's an old fashioned restaurant. I haven't been to a restaurant in years that still offers a relish tray (apple butter, cottage cheese and cranberry). This was a very nice surprise. BUT-it took forever. I ordered Rack of Lamb medium rare ($36). It was well done! My husband's veal melanese was dry and inedible. Such a shame as it was very well presented. We did not want to order anything else. It had been 2.5 hours already. I declined a replacement. They comped us one dessert. There are so many restaurants around. We don't need to go there again.
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  • Charming Smithville Inn
    KarenC
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The ambiance is quaint and comfortable elegance. Wait staff is outstanding. Will definitely come back and tell others. The village is perfect for walking after dining.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy
    Yummy
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Had a great lobster dinner for $20. Great surprise. We took our time and did not feel rushed. Overall, a very enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Good food with great view at the window. Menu was also a very good choice.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    This has become a beautiful tradition while our family vacations at the shore each year! Already looking forward to next year!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LarryJudyM
    diningbliss1623
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We enjoyed our lunch very much, our table faced a nice window with a nice view of greenery. Service was good. The waitress was pleasant and helpful. The online reservation application was easy to use and a prompt confirmation was issued to us.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very disappointed
    verydisappointed
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    My daughter and I were quite disappointed with our meals. Both of us had a dish that I ncluded pasta or noodles and it seems as though they came out in a whole clump. My dish was not what I expected. I ordered Ahi tuna and it came out breaded and my daughter had a dish with shrimp ai oi and all she ate were the shrimp.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JB389
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Server and manager very engaging. Took an international group of 7 there and everyone found something they could enjoy. Portions are very large!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Place was near empty ...
    Violoncelle74VIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    thought maybe because later (8:30) on a Monday night. Our server was very pleasant. That was the high point. Fried heirloom tomatoes were pretty good. My son liked his peanut butter chocolate dessert and my wife thought the carrot cake was good. Not much else to recommend food wise. "Pork belly" was actually bacon. Duck confit was beyond dry and tough. Had fond memories from a visit 50 years earlier as a child. Sadly will not be returning.
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  • Smithville Dining
    Gustave
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We hadn't been at the Inn in a few years as everything we once loved about it changed when the casino's bought it. The table we were given was a scenic view of the pond and the interior of the inn was warm and rustic as we remembered. The serving staff was very attentive and warm. Every process was done with taste and decorum. The ladies of our party totally enjoyed their meal of the special panko encrusted salmon which was done to perfection. However the dinners served to the men were only fair. We ordered the shrimp and scallops over pasta. The three shrimp and three scallops did not warrant the price of the dish. The chef appears to concentrate on the specials and not the menu items. Overall the dinner was excellent.
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    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • getaway dinner
    LoveFarmtoFork2
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Spent a couple of nights at the Colonial Inn, had dinner one night at Smithville Inn. Hostess was prompt and very kind. Server was hospitable, knowledgeable and willing to help. Food was excellent. Had a nice leisurely dinner, never felt rushed and staff was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.