About The Smith- Lincoln Square
The Smith is a casual American Brasserie with four upbeat locations in New York City: The Smith East Village, The Smith Midtown The Smith Lincoln Square, and The Smith NoMad. 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.
New York, NY 10023
Hours of Operation:
M-Th: 7:30 a.m. – midnight
Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Sun: 9:00 a.m. – midnight
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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1 Train at 66th and Broadway. A, B, C, D at 59th Street and Columbus.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
At The Smith, Lincoln Square, our private rooms can accommodate any type of occasion from corporate functions, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, holiday parties and baby showers. We are committed to making your event memorable and assisting you every step of the way.
The Smith- Lincoln Square Ratings and Reviews
The restaurant is great. The menu is extensive and has many different foods on the menu. The wait staff is great and the service is excellent. You don't have to wait for your food for long and it is served hot and delicious. This restaurant is great if you attend a performance at Lincoln Center. I will return to this restaurant in the future.
Second time at The Smith for brunch- My husband and I had the Hot Pot which was very tasty. Our friends had the Benedict Johnny and the short ribs hash- both were excellent.
Our server was attentive and very pleasant. The atmosphere was lively and festive- a perfect NY Saturday brunch experience.
The Smith overbooks reservations, at least at this location. The place was packed and we were not seated in accordance with our reservation time; then when we were told our table was ready, when we got to the table, it wasn't ready and we had to wait some more. So, dinner was totally rushed--we ordered wine and a main course as soon as we sat down, telling the waiter we didn't have time for more than one course; when the food was delivered I had the waiter bring the check too so we could pay while we were eating and run out as soon as we were finished, to make our theater time. And a problem that always exists at this restaurant, the noise level is tremendously loud, so that you literally have to yell to your companion who is only across a small table from you in order to be heard. Absolutely no fun. I won't go there again unless I know it's an off-hour when the place will be half empty, at least.
Great host and reservation experience. Profession service and good menu options.
Really great hosting station and reservation experience.
Dinner was good for all five of us, although the apps and wine selection limited.
Friendly and timely table service, excellent drinks.
Love they serve sparkling and still water bottles on the table.
Burgers, Brick Chicken, Pork Chop, and Burrata were all well done, although our short ribs were a bit dry and tough.
Loud and bustling atmosphere.
Had a great meal here - let them know we were rushing to a show at Lincoln Center and they got us in and out on time. They were also very accommodating of the gluten allergy at our table and even asked the kitchen before placing our order to make 100% sure the food was safe to eat.
We were seated almost a half hour after our reservation time even though our whole party was actually a few minutes early. service once we were seated was fine, but the terrible attitude (no apologies at all, no real recognition that they were not doing their job) from the front desk staff soured my whole experience.
When making a reservation make sure to ask that you are not seated in front of the doors. They were open for most of our meal due to people entering and leaving and there was a nearly constant cold breeze at our table. The restaurant shouldn't seat people with reservations at those tables but they do, so beware.
I came in a party of 4 at 1:30 pm on a Saturday for brunch. All of the friends in our party love a lively and animated atmosphere and I heard this place has a good vibe. BUT—Please don’t come here if you have the slightest amount of axitety about being jostled in a tight space with loud noise and people yelling over one another! This restaurant needs to take out about 25% of its tables just so patrons and servers can maneuver around. It’s so tight that with every move I was bumping into another diner or being elbowed by a server. I had to pull in my chair every few minutes for a server or another guest to pass by. The acoustics are such that you have to yell at your table to hold a conversation. It seemed like the kind of chaos you’d expect from a frat party or packed happy hour or drunken late night bar. The food was mediocre, at best. Caesar salad with grilled shrimp was bland. Tuna tartare salad was the best of the order. One of our guests has a life threatening egg allergy and was served fries that upon delivery to the table, we’re immediately taken back because the server realized they may have been cross contaminated in the fryer. Accommodations were made with a fresh fruit salad as a substitute but it arrived after all other in the party were finished eating. Eggs Benedict, meh. Aoili served with fries was sad and flavorless; and had some chunky stuff in it?? Additional drinks (to calm the nerves) and the check took forever to arrive. There are so many other outstanding places in NYC for food and atomsphere and I was disappointed that online reviews hyped this place up as much as it did. For the price we got a loud and tight chain restaurant with white subway tile like every other trendy restaurant in the city. Not worth it.
Convenient to Lincoln Center....but....
Each time I eat here I swear never again.... this time I mean it.
The food and service are fine... The noise level is so deafening, that we stopped chatting during lunch as it was impossible to hear one another. Getting through the restaurant to get to a table or to the bathrooms is an Olympic exercise. This time I had a 6 year old with me and I was afraid of her getting trampled or having food spilled on her by waiters hustling to tables. Not one member of the wait staff thought to stop and let us pass. Getting people in and out is the first priority...So the food getting to tables is the only thing on their minds.
We'll find someplace else to leave our money
Brunch food quite good tho poached eggs a little cooled off. Value good for location before the matinee opera. Place is just too big and had frenetic feeling. Tables too small and too close, but managed to get one against the wall somewhat out of the way which also helped with managing conversation in the loud noise level Would go again because of location and food quality.
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