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About Smyth

Smyth is inspired by the days gone by term for blacksmithing. We honor the blacksmith and his craft by creating cuisine that reflects the handcrafted, soulful trade of transforming raw materials into works of art. We draw seasonally from the bounty that Wisconsin and the Midwest have to offer. Smyth is an intelligent balance between the playful and the traditional. Enjoy soups, salads, appetizers and entrees as well as plates meant for sharing.

500 West Florida Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast:Monday-Saturday 6:30 am-11:00 am Sunday 6:30 am-10:00 am
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner: Monday -Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Sunday Brunch: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cross Street:
6th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(414) 831-4615

Website:
http://www.smythrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Valet service is shared with the Iron Horse Hotel. Street parking is available for those who choose not to valet park.

Executive Chef:
Chef Joshua Rogers

Private Party Facilities:
Smyth is available for private functions for any time of the day excluding Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Friday and Saturday nights. Please contact Jackie KuMinski for more details.

Private Party Contact:
sales@theironhorsehotel.com: (414) 831-4627

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Smyth Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (25)
Casual (19)
Good for a Date (17)
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Great for Brunch (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Business Meals (13)
Romantic (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Cozy (11)
Comfort Food (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Fun (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Authentic (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Local Ingredients (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
People Watching (4)
Healthy (3)
Live Music (3)
Organic (3)
Scenic View (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Ambiance, food, and drink were all superb! The Wisconsin Old Fashioned tops my list from local eateries/bars. Décor was cool and comfortable. Teresa was a fantastic waitress. Hoping to stay in hotel next time!

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Casual, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The atmosphere and service were absolutely amazing. The food was good, didn't have anything bad, however nothing really amazing either. We could've gone to other restaurants we have been to in the past and had better food, in my opinion, for half the cost. I get the attraction of it, the hotel is very cool and a place to be. The whole place is beautiful so it has great ambiance. Our server was beyond great, very attentive and even gave us a dessert on the house to celebrate our special occasion.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Drinks and dinner meal were exceptional , all tho the main course meal took a bit long it was worth the wait

Tags: People Watching, Cozy, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Casual, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great service and food but the steaks were on the salty side. Great cut of meat though and perfectly cooked. Delicious drinks and a great red blend at a great price. I always enjoy eating here.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Filet and Scallops were both exceptional. Service was great and I liked the atmosphere.. There was a showing of Indian motorcycles and some live music that completed the evening. I would recommend this place to others.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Fantastic food for the value. Create and delicious.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Wine, food , service was all exceptional. Price was not cheap but for the exceptional experience it was well worth the money.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Either needs more short rib or fewer grits but everything was tasty as always

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Smyth is our go to brunch spot! Food is always good, drinks are great and the service is outstanding. We always ask for Marcus on Sunday as he's a great waiter and make the experience even better. LOVE SMYTH and THE IRON HORSE!!

Tags: Fun, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Amazing food and service.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Food was exceptional and well worth a trip to this restaurant. Everything was very well prepared and presented. Unique preparation of food. I recommend the Bread starter with bone marrow infused butter and seafood tray app followed by risotto, scallops and beef fillets. Our wait staff was very efficient and friendly. Our only negative was room was very loud, music from bar very loud in dining area and with large table for 4 it was very difficult to have conversation. A nice treat for dinner.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Best brunch in Milwaukee! We went for a friends birthday and had such a great time. The food was amazing and the service was excellent. The price is incredibly reasonable for how much food you can get and how high quality the food is, along with having so many mimosas. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We attended the Sunday Brunch. There were 4 items to be ordered from the menu and served to you - we tried 3 of the 4 and loved all three. The grits and braised short ribs were the best I have ever had. The selection at the buffet tables was excellent with a wide variety of different foods. I have gone twice, already have a third brunch set up and will continue to recommend to my friends. A great find!

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Fun, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We loved our creative and tasty food, served by a knowledgeable and attentive server. We plan to return.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We were there for a special occasion celebrating a college graduation for a friend. The Sunday brunch was very good. The prime rib is worth the trip in from Burlington alone. (wait for the medium rare cut in the middle!) You'll find some delectable desserts and some not so common brunch items, your mimosa's are included with your brunch (3). The service is very good as well, making for a very relaxing visit. We definitely will be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 6, 2018

New Year’s day Brunch was Great along with their regular breakfast menu. I know I can always get a great meal with Excellent service every time i busy here!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent all the way around - bartender Tim was exceptional and knows how to not only make a great cocktail but also how to interact with bar patrons just the right amount - he also explained ALL of the specials that evening much better than our waitress did. Our dinners were fantastic, we enjoyed the filet ( done exactly as ordered) and the lamb shank - delicious! Can’t wait to visit again!

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Comfort Food, Casual, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Lovely ambiance, great service (thank you, Theresa and Mark!), delicious food! Thank you.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 5, 2018

This was a great lunch! The menu is a bit limited for lunch but our server suggested a few items which helped a lot. We had the beef sandwich and our food was fabulous. Oh and by the way, the fries are amazing. There is a hint of bbq on them making them out of this world and I'm not usually a fry fan!

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

As always, Smyth’s brunch did not disappoint. One of the best places for brunch in Milwaukee. Everything was amazing from the food to the atmosphere to the service. Highly recommend!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Food was amazing! Not great service from server. Waited too long when ordering brunch items from kitchen with no updates or explanation. Would’ve preferred sitting in the dining area rather than the bar when eating a $50 per person brunch. I love the Iron Horse, but our NYE/day experience did not live up to what we’re used to at IH.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year’s Day brunch was hit-or-miss. Great service, great mimosas, decent charcuterie, but it’s hard to keep buffet food warm, so the lobster bisque and French toast were a pass. Good salads, but find a new seafood purveyor or skip the oysters/clams. Shrimp was good, but the coffee was weak.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great flavor to the food and portions were perfect. But the food did come out colder than it should have. Regardless we will return

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We were at the thanksgiving brunch and it was so good we went to the Christmas Day brunch. Food is high quality with enough choices for every palate. We have also been to the Sunday brunch it was great as well.
Love the ambiance and you can dress in what ever you are comfortable in. Definitely will continue to dine there.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Great for Brunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Portion sizes are more like garnishes. Terrible value which is a shame because it is a beautiful space.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We had a girls brunch (just 3 of us) and Christmas gift exchange at Smyth on a late Sunday morning. First off, I love the decor in this place. The service was outstanding as well. There is a made-to-order omelette bar along with chef-carved prime rib and ham. While the quantity of food wasn't expansive compared to some places I've been to, it was still quite extensive and the food was really good. They also have some additional items you can order from the kitchen with your brunch, such as red velvet pancakes. And on top of it, the brunch includes 3 mimosas! I filled my plate 3x but was too full to try everything. When we were done, we decided to do our gift-opening in the lobby so as not to take up a table and the waiter even helped us carry our gifts. Everything about this place is top notch! Will definitely come back!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Casual, Organic, Disabled Access, Fun, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Great for Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Our food tasted great! The service was not great and the portions were pretty tiny. 3 scallops for an entree is a pretty sad portion, even for a lady, vs a larger guy.
The bill was very expensive compared to our dinner for same event last year at a different restaurant where we had great good, exceptional
servers, and plenty of food.
We were not that impressed. everything tasted good, but wish we could have had a little more.

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Drinks were good but expensive

Entrees were very good in terms of taste and presentation but portions were small and prices were high.

Scallops were $26 and 2 diners ordered them. They each only got 3 scallops and they were the size of a quarter. Um, that $8.67 per scallop!!!! With no sides, everything is a la carte.
Boullaibaise was excellent but portion was small.

Good food but we all went home hungry and much lighter in the wallet

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Smyth was unexpectedly great, we will absolutely go back. The food is very well done - the kitchen really knows what it's doing. My husband loved his bouillabaisse, and you must try the burrata salad which is very unusual and truly delicious. The only miss for the evening was the underdone risotto. Which was surprising since the other thing to know about this restaurant is that at least at dinnertime it's a restaurant for sitting and relaxing and chatting between courses (sometimes just a touch too long) not a restaurant where the dishes come out quickly.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Excellent food and service.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I was there for Sunday Brunch, made a reservation, didn't have to, the place was maybe 5% occupied. After we sat down, it took at least 10 minutes for the waitress to show up to explain the menu and get our drink order. $33 brunch includes juice, coffee and mimosas, hot tea that I ordered was extra. Very small selection of dishes at the buffet, closer to good continental breakfast at some hotels then a brunch buffet. The food was just decent, nothing I would order again and way overpriced. I went to brunch buffets for $50-$75 and I can truly say that the quality and selection was worth it and justifiable, definitely not the case here...no wonder it was almost empty.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Although the food was presented in a wonderful fashion, the amount of food was minimal for the price. We had dined here several years ago and thought it was wonderful then. This time, it was a disappointment. My wife ordered a beet salad and got a paltry portion. She also ordered scallops and got 3 for about $26. My fillet was good, but unordinary.

Tags: Bar Seating
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 24, 2017

mussels need a much better sauce

salmon, while very good, was very, very small portion

broader menu selection would be helpful

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 23, 2017

A must place to eat when staying at the Iron Horse Inn or take or sweetie when on a date. Great food !!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Organic, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Casual, Healthy, Vegan, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Excellent food a high end brunch with excellent service I am definitely coming back for holiday brunch

Tags: Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Thanksgiving brunch was fantastic! It was a good mix of brunch food and the traditional Thanksgiving favorites. The bottomless mimosa bar was fabulous, and included several different varieties.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Entire meal was delicious, but we particularily liked the risotto.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food I ordered off the scaled-back brunch menu was warm at best which was surprising because it was not busy and there were only four menu options. Specifically, the biscuits and gravy were cold and the biscuit seemed like it was not fresh or had been microwaved and was hard (not hot). Having been to brunch there at least twice in the past, the approach has been scaled back and is now more buffet-oriented. The carving station seemed the same as in the past and the chef there was great. For instance, he noticed we were celebrating someone's birthday which was acknowledged by our server. The service was not attentive and actually rude. Foe example, we were given one menu and told to share amongst 5 of us and scoffed at when we asked for more menus. For the price, we won't be back. My husband chose it for his birthday because of our past experiences and this did not live up to those.

Tags: Fun, Great for Brunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Best meal I've ever had! I would love to eat there everyday! Best steak EVER!

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We had such a good time. We had lots of starters and 6 dinners. With all the food we ordered, everything came out HOT and delicious. No one rushed us. We will be back.

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