The Smith - Midtown

4.6
6119 Reviews
$30 and under
American
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, as well as locations in DC and Chicago. We care about every meal and every moment. The menu features bistro classics, seasonal fare, and craft cocktails. Walk in the door and you’re in for a great time. Whether it’s date night, drinks on the town, a big birthday bash, a working lunch, a boozy brunch, or an I-don’t-want-to-cook-tonight night, we’ve got you covered.
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

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JennaCE17
New England
3 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall1food5service1ambience3

This was so disappointing. I came here with my young daughter, and they said they would bring me a highchair that then never arrived. My drink order was taken quickly (and was delicious), but after close to 40 minutes, no one had come back to take my food order. With a squirmy baby not in a high chair, I had only a limited time to eat. I finally flagged down a wait person and just had them run my card for the drink. It was such a lousy experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food1service5ambience1

The food was so salty our tongues became swollen. They are charging the prices of fine dining and I’d rather go to Olive Garden for the quality.

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AmyL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The restaurant was crowded, and unfortunately I was seated in the path of waiters and staff passing by constantly, it was rather uncomfortable and not conducive to a good dining experience.
However, the food was good and staff friendly and efficient.
I’ve had much better past experience at this spot.

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SamanthaA
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always have an amazing experience here! Best service around :)

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garys
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and good food. Server was outstanding.

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MartiB
Charleston
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had brunch outside. Our service was great and the food was delicious. We had the apple churro waffle appetizer, the shishito pepper appetizer, ranchero scramble, The Smith Eggs Benedict, and The Smith Burger. My personal favorite was churro waffle appetizer. We will be back!

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Miri
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The service was slow and the food came after 25 minutes after we sitted. Coffee was cold and food average

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a bit too loud

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IamanG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service1ambience1

The waiter was rude and not helpful. No vegan options

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EllaB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I had the eggs Benedict for brunch, and everything was on point.
The hollandaise sauce was rich, and creamy.

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LuisG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They are great at accommodating large tables. We had a party of 10 and fit perfectly. Not always the easiest ro do in NYC. Also there is something for everyone on the menu. Recommend it!

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JanK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cozy ambiance outside with the lighting and plants. Good cocktails and food, would recommend to friends, family, coworkers.

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vipJcnyc
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Felt safe in the outdoor dining area. The food and service was excellent, as usual.

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vipMillie
Edinburgh
42 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious!

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vipISLD
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service5ambience1

Food was good, service excellent. But seated directly in front of a large pile of garbage on the street. Im glad they had outdoor seating but not appropriate to have a table situated like this.

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vipHugodoggie
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience1

Painfully load at this restaurant.
Remembered why I never come.
Too bad the food is so good but the noise is overwhelming. Probably so they can turn the tables over quicker.

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LorenaR
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

When the food was served, the waiter disappeared and we didn’t even had glasses in the table. The salad they served me was old and brown.

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AshleyB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Omg my sister and I went to the Midtown location on a Monday night at 8:15pm and we had the BEST time. We started with drinks at the bar, we got the Pear Sangria which was delicious and tasted like fall in a cup! We then got to our table and ordered the Caesar salad + the tomato soup, so good! We then spilt the Brick Chicken and mashed potatoes and it was SO good! We ended with the s’mores in a jar for dessert and it was the perfect ending to an amazing time!! The staff was incredible and we loved every minute. I never write reviews but I loved The Smith and will definitely be back!!

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Vanessaa
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Waiter was kind, helpful and very attentive. The food was amazing!

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Scooter
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Dependable. Friendly and efficient service. Good value for excellent cuisine. A must stop each time we visit NYC.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday Brunch. Accepting reservations is what we liked best. They were even able to seat us early on this very busy Sunday afternoon. We enjoyed our visit very much.

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JillianK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

I had a reservation, but getting seated took an extra 20 minutes, even after a few follow-ups. The table was in the center of a noisy area, which felt like it was arbitrarily placed. The servers took quite a while to take drink orders and food orders, and on top of that, our dining experience felt rushed when our plates were practically taken away before we were finished.

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vipJbrezel
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a family get together for brunch and the Smith was a great location. The food was delicious and the service was great. I highly recommend this place.

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zsl1996
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The service was great, and the prices were very reasonable especially given its location in the heart of NYC. Food and wine options complemented each other well.

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HannahB
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Really loved the food! Really liked the vibes in there and was very aesthetic. Everyone is vey nice there as well but our waiter was a little impatient. But overall great experience!! :)))) I recommend to go with your friend/s!!

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vipLucaR
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Smith is one of my favorite neighborhood go-to's for a fun casual meal. This includes breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and post-theater eating. The Smith is busy in general, but the staff is always friendly and attentive and the food is consistent.

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Griggles
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Usually love the food! Ricotta gnocchi is our favorite! Seemed much smaller than usual for their dinner size. Service was this biggest issue. I get it's a busy restaurant and we were sitting outside but we were neglected for over 20 minutes before even being served water, then another 15 minutes after that to get our order taken. Usually this isn't as bad of an issue...

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vipTerriM
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Smith - Midtown exceeded our expectations.

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vipmichael
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was excellent. Lobster guacamole is a must try! Took a while for order to be taken but then things moved quickly. Wines by the glass need to be upgraded. Beautiful interior of the restaurant.

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FrankG
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Several pigeons walking around in the restaurant...

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helenenyc
New York Area
92 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing. She was very professional and helpful. The food was very good. Going during the week is the best. I have been for brunch and it was way too noisy. Lunch was very relaxing and delightful.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always consistent & incredibly tasty. Big open place that’s always busy & has a great energy. More on the expensive side (for me), but affordable enough to visit spontaneously. Would definitely recommend.

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viplidiningfan
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

You really can't go wrong with the entrees at the Smith. The choices and quality of the food is continually outstanding. We really miss the pretzels on the appetizer list. The appetizers really need to be updated. We had a large group (7) and everyone was very satisfied with their entree. My company frequently orders in from the Smith and we are all big fans. We will return, just like we have for the last ten years.

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Kaye
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Indoor tables were spaced perfectly per COVID guidelines. Outdoor seating looked comfortable as well. I have a food allergy (avocados) they took the time to assure me that they’d prepare my orders separately. Server was pleasant. The manager came to check on us twice and was very personable when we left. Good food, great ambiance. We felt safe and taken care of. I will definitely be back.

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vipDanield
Naples
19 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Booked for a birthday
No acknowledgement for my group member.
Steak delivered cold but got back warm.
Place is ok but for a special occasion seek somewhere else.

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rita
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. Our server was very personable. Food was delicious

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GregN
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience1

Made a reservation early for a date. Was put between the bathroom door and a family of 8 (which in included a 6 month old baby). Food was cold, bland, and the space was too loud. Was incredibly disappointed. I had been there pre-covid and loved it. Now: Meh.

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MerrickG
San Francisco
58 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing time. Food was excellent.

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LeahZ
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Good Bloody Mary and the food was great. Waiter didn’t come check on us though so I was never able to get another drink.

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JonathanA
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a winner. This place has become a default when we don't know what we're in the mood for because their menu is so varied and the food is always excellent.

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You can order delivery directly from The Smith - Midtown using the Order Online button. The Smith - Midtown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 644-2700.

The Smith - Midtown is rated 4.6 stars by 6119 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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