The Smith - East Village

4.6
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$30 and under
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American

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The Smith is a casual American Brasserie with a simple mission: make people happy! Utilizing local products and purveyors, the breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner menus feature a selection of familiar bistro dishes. The Smith attracts colleagues for a drink after work, business dinners, a quick bite or drink before a show, 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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WC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I went for brunch during the Coronavirus outbreak just to get out of the house. The food was great, people were still out having brunch as well. We just made sure we were very cautious by washing our hands and sanitizing. The wait staff used wipes to wipe down the tables and chairs. We felt very comfortable.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The smith is me and my boyfriend’s favorite restaurant! The service and food are always impeccable and it’s truly one of our favorite date spots and go-to.

MM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have eaten at The Smith in several of their locations. The food is consistently good - particularly the crispy brussel sprouts!! The service is always good. It can get a bit loud but this time we had a booth so it was easy to have a conversation without yelling. It's on my list of "go to" restuarants!

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have a great meal and time at the Smith. Celebrated my beautiful daughter's birthday and we all had a grand old time!

MF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal and they were very accommodating to our toddler

JD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere was nice (interesting, clean, etc), the staff was excellent, especially Bernadette, attentive without being overbearing, accommodating, and pleasant. Helped us enjoy two courses and get out in time for our show. Food was all very good and had flair in both appearance and taste. Will go again. Hoping for 3 courses so we can try dessert.

NR
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you're looking to take friends from out of town out to a fun NY dinner that's delicious with great drinks and a good atmosphere, this is the spot.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. Food is always stellar and the service is fast. One of my favorite neighborhood spots to grab a bite!

OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Smith is always reliable, well made and tasty food at reasonable prices.

c
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our service was amazing. It was a little rocky seating such a large party initially, but they did everything they could to accommodate us and when they realized we had two elderly people in our party, they switched things around to make it easier for them to enjoy brunch. Phenomenal team.

LS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently good, brunch, lunch, dinner, it’s a neighborhood favorite

ZW
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pleased with the experience.

A
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always fast and good no matter how busy it is.

A
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Ordered filet which was a tiny airline sized piece of meat on a plate overflowing with shoestring fries. Needless to say, it was disappointing.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are excellent! The old cubano drink is very good.

JB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Nothing special way too crowded and way to noisy!!! Service was ok

BL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service

OT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Our neighbourhood go-to. We love the Smith!

AE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. I had the bar steak medium rare and it literally melted in my mouth. It was perfectly grilled. My wife had a Caesar salad and broccolini. Delicious. Then I had ice cream for dessert. Superb. Resto was busy but we were there early so it was no problem at all.

Z
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Never a disappointment at The Smith

B
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is to die for, yummy, healthy. If you have reservation, your wait time in minimal. Kids loved it as well. I definitely would go back,

MJ
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for brunch, we had a big group and it was a to of fun! Shrive was great Accommodated all of our gf needs.

EH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service was excellent!!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and ambience. Our server was wonderful and looked after my wife’s gluten allergy very weekly assiduously.
Fun atmosphere,
Great food
We’ll be back!

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun and welcoming staff. Food was amazing! Ordered the gnocchi. Kept me full!

MG
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

What I always object to about The Smith at Lincoln Center is the noise level, and The Smith East Village, although smaller, is not much different. We got there early and it was fairly quiet, but by the time we finished our meal, we couldn't hear ourselves.

L
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and service, thought that it was the right time to come in at 6pm, before it got a bit noisy. Acoustics could be better.

TB
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Service was great - very helpful with our gluten sensitive and celiac folks - 3 of us ordered the special Sicilian eggs. They were ok but very over cooked, spinach was charred. I couldn’t chew the edges of the egg, not edible.

A
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time going, will be back. Food is a little pricey but when you see the portions it’s worth it.

B
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my 3rd time at The Smith. They never disappoint! I had a 1:15 reservation and ran late due to parking issues. They were able to accommodate us right away when we showed up 20 min. Late. The food, drinks and service was impeccable. Will definitely be back!

AM
New England
35 reviews