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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.

1900 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

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

Cross Street:
63rd Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 496-5700

Website:
http://www.thesmithrestaurant.com/

Catering:
Contact our events coordinator for all of your off site catering needs. events@thesmithnyc.com

Public Transit:
1 Train at 66th and Broadway. A, B, C, D at 59th Street and Columbus.

Executive Chef:
Brian Ellis

Additional:
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

Private Dining

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

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (183)
Casual (172)
Comfort Food (122)
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Great for Brunch (121)
Fun (103)
Great for Lunch (100)
Neighborhood Gem (93)
Good for Groups (76)
People Watching (73)
Hot Spot (71)
Vibrant Bar Scene (68)
Good for a Date (65)
Sunday Lunch (65)
Fit for Foodies (59)
Great for Outdoor Dining (51)
Good for Birthdays (51)
Kid-friendly (46)
Quick Bite (46)
Special Occasion (46)
Bar Seating (42)
Late-night Find (39)
Happy Hour (38)
Handcrafted Cocktails (31)
Good for Anniversaries (30)
Business Meals (28)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Authentic (25)
Cozy (21)
Good Vegetarian Options (21)
Healthy (18)
Romantic (18)
Great Beer (18)
Afternoon Coffee (17)
Local Ingredients (16)
Worth the Drive (12)
Scenic View (9)
Seasonal (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Paleo Friendly (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Spicy (7)
Tapas (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Organic (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Vegan (5)
Live Sports (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Great meal and nice atmosphere, very busy. Make sure you have reservation.

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·Dined 2 days ago

We had a great experience. They were very accommodating since we arrived earlier then our reservation and was able to be seated at that time. They did not rush us at all and this is a very busy and popular place to eat for the pre-Lincoln Center crowd. The burrata with slow roasted tomatoes was a perfect way to start the meal and I choose the braised short rib cavatelli which was amazing, nice depth of flavor and gave you that warm cozy feeling. The s'mores in a jar topped off the evening and it was off to Lincoln Center.

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 2 days ago

Made reservations, got seated right away. Tables are very close to each other and it was a tight fit. Not to keen on hearing the conversations of both tables on either side of us. Had to seat right next to my husband on the bench seat since there wasn't enough room to put a chair at the table. Again, very tight eating accommodations. Men need more space to eat! Service and food was great though.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Convenient location for dinner before Lincoln Center—diverse menu offers choices for everyone, food is well prepared and delicious, service is fast and friendly, but the space is very crowded and loud—not good for a calm meal or deep conversation...

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Service was very timely and attentive. The wild mushroom and dark kale bucatini was perfect.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Great food. Excellent service. Very loud, but fun.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I honestly didn’t get the hype about the food. We ordered French toast, among other things, and There wasn’t enough flavor. There was banana in cinnamon and syrup, but we could not taste much of vanilla, and it was kinda boring, big block of bread that was not worth $17. There was no bread served before the meal, and it was pretty noisy.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Always perfection. Must have had a dozen staff members say thank you on our way out the door. That’s classy!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Expedient service. Awesome staff! Delicious everything! A bit loud, however to be expected. Our server Samantha is just a delight!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Very underwhelmed. Went with 3 friends before the Women's March. Wait wasn't bad as we had a reservation. The consensus on brunch was that food was nothing special but quite pricey. The place was very noisy too, as though there was no sound-proofing whatsoever. We wouldn't go back. Will try Fiorello next door next time, as someone else suggested.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Place is very nice, must see! The food was ok, nothing amazing

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic
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·Dined 3 days ago

Tight tables. Lots of noise. Seating and ambiance in the front room is better than in the back room. Food was delicious. Service was very good, very accommodating.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Big portions. Fun. Very loud. Great, clean bathrooms.

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Casual, Great for Lunch, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We usually go here before the opera. You need to make a reservation and hey are extremely professional and efficient in managing those. No real place to wait for a table and he place is crowded and noisy.
Food is above expectations form a place like that.

Tags: Late-night Find, Quick Bite
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Outstandingly waiter and delicious burgers and fries. The Tuna Poke was superb. Scrumptious chocolate birthday cake. Will return!!!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Casual, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Table was ready. Fast service but not rushed. Luis was a great waiter. Had the deluxe seafood platter to start. Great!!! Drinks were perfect. Bartender knew how to serve Hendricks and muddled some cucumber in my G&T. DH had brick grilled chicken was moist and tender. I had shot rib cavatelli, needed a touch of salt but was very good pasta was cooked al dented and had a good bite. Dish was full of chunks of meat. Very filling. We took "quarter pound cookies" home with us and had the sticky toffee pudding topped with vanilla ice cream. Served warm. Delish. Sweet but not too much. Overall fantastic dinner. Would come back for sure

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Very noisy. Food just okay. Traveling from Northern California for leisure.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We are regulars here and are never disappointed. Food is great and they handle unique dietary needs very well. They take food allergies and preferences very seriously - taking extra steps to make us comfortable that our food has been prepared properly. We’ll be back...again!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food was great and the service exceptional. The staff -- from hosts to waiters to bus-people were all delightful, friendly, well-informed, upbeat, and efficient.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, People Watching, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food and service were both exceptional, and the only problem was with the check. The options for tips seemed to be based on the entire bill, including the tax, which I hope is not becoming normal these days. It's not the first restaurant that I've seen do this.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We went for an early, pre-Lincoln Center Show dinner on a Sunday. Unfortunately, they had a transitional menu - very limited dinner menu and a few brunch items. Fortunately, the chef was able to accommodate an extra request from the regular dinner menu. This was our first visit to The Smith Lincoln Center but it was on par with the others. The decor was consistent and simple. The place was jam packed and super busy. It was pretty loud but by the time
The brunch crowd left it was much better. Service was very pleasant and definitely went above for our group.

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We chose this restaurant because of it's convenient location directly across from Lincoln Center. We were so pleased with the service, the food, and the great view of Lincoln Center out the windows. We will definitely return again and also will recommend to others. Well done!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Brunch is great! The best home fries ever!

Service is excellent as well.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

It was our first time here. I had requested a quiet table, which was honored after I saw a table in the corner available. The place was crowded and quiet is a relative term but we were pleased with the food, service and ambiance. Our group of 3 had 2 lunches and a breakfast.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

It was too noisy, service was fair and the food okay. The coffee was terrible

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 14, 2018

This was my 3d meal at The Smith. The food is consistently good, and they are flexible about making small adjustments to menu items to accommodate allergies or eating preferences. The service was very good, although I was surprised that our waiter didn’t offer us refills on our coffees. My only criticism is that it’s very loud in the restaurant and can be tough to have a conversation; that’s from a combination of it always being packed because the food is good, along with so-so acoustics.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The Smith was not what I expected but we enjoyed it and would definitely go back as all the food coming out of kitchen looked amazing. It is loud and crowded so make a reservation. I thought it would be on fancy side but not at all, good spot for casual breakfast, brunch or lunch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Everything was excellent except that despite arriving on time for our reservation (actually 10 minutes early) we weren’t seated until 20 minutes after our reservation which put us in a bit of a rush since we were going to the theater.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The service was spectacular. The staff knew we were on a tight schedule and they accommodated us beautifully. The food was phenomenal. Great selections. Everyone at the table left happy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great location and more affordable option for pre-opera meal. Lincoln Center across the street. Very good food at good price. But very busy and bit noisy.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The best thing about this place is it’s proximity to Lincoln Center on a windy, 20 degree night. We had 730 show tickets and made a reservation for 515. You will need to make an effort here if you want to have a leisurely dinner - they will rush you. Also, there are way too many tables crammed into the space - not the typical NYC restaurant tables that are rectangular and close together - they are round tables that are so close to each other, you end up sitting somewhat next to the person that is supposed to be behind you - like i could have put my head on her shoulder. And each time an adjacent table changed - it was a disruption. Food was fine - my salad was very salty, my husband loved his steak and the pumpkin bread pudding was good. If it was a less hectic environment - especially with the seating situation, it would have been much more enjoyable.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Bustling and brash. Fun place with reliable bistro food. Very efficient for pre-matinee lunch. But expect to have to shout to your friends to be heard.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Very good for pre-matinee Lincoln Center. Smoked bacon and eggs are fine. Toast is extra.
Cappuccino loaded with caffeine which is excellent if you are going to opera.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Loved it. Highly recommend everything. Mixed drinks are well thought out, got something for everyone. Really good beer selection and the food is wonderful. Im picky and hard to please. From service to dining i was very happy and look forward to going again.

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Casual, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Romantic, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Spicy, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Excellent service, good food, convenient to Lincoln Center.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Well suited for a get together following a concert at Lincoln center. Food was good, the service OK, not rushed to order so we had a chance to talk with our friend. Wait staff was quick to clear dishes before everyone was finished with their meal. Good selection of items and drinks on both the lunch and dinner menus. Reasonable prices for a NYC restaurant. Very noisy. I needed to take my hearing aids out in orer to carry on a conversation with table mates .

Tags: Great Beer, Casual
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

The food was very good, although I felt my sandwich was a bit overpriced. My lunch companion's food was delicious and priced right. Our server was very friendly and stopped frequently to make sure we were okay. We did notice at the tables near us that she gave them information with the daily specials, which we did not get. The menu was great with something for everyone. I would go back.

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·Dined on January 12, 2018

We absolutely loved our dinner there! The food was fantastic

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (London)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Met up with friends here for dinner after work one evening. The Smith is always reliable - good cocktails, good food. It's a bit loud so not sure it's right if you're looking for a quiet evening. We stayed chatting long after we'd finished our meal and never felt rushed out.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 11, 2018

For all the hustle and bustle at this particular Smith, the food is served quickly from the kitchen. Our server was pleasant and efficient.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Authentic, Fun
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