The Smith - Midtown

4.6
6111 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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Safety precautions

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
What 6111 people are saying
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JanK
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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vipMillie
Edinburgh
38 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious!

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vipJcnyc
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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vipISLD
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 2 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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LorenaR
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
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 5 days ago
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 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

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

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Scooter
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
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 6 days ago
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 6 days ago
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 7 days ago
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
91 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
2 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
56 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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vipIra64
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is good and consistent. Servers are friendly.

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Maddy
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I made an error and asked for outside seating- way too loud and disrupted because of the motorized bikes in the bike lane next to us. Lovely waiter, Oscar - so sweet and attentive. Food was better than delicious. I love The Smith!!!!

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vipLucaR
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The Smith is always good, the service excellent and the vibe great, that’s why it’s so popular.

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RichardL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor seating was great, great selection of food, service was spot on!

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NPinNYC
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Burger was excellent. Oysters were lackluster. The damper was the staff clearing plates before we were done and the waiter dropping the check before we asked. Came back multiple times to see if we paid. If I have a $15 dollar glass of wine in front of me and I have not finished it, don’t drop the check.

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OpenTable Diner
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Enjoyed our outside table and dining experience. Food amd service were great.

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vipPattyZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Busboys kept coming to us every 5 minutes to ask us aggressively if we were ready when we were clearly still eating. It was very uncomfortable and not enjoyable. This started 60 minutes into the meal, not even close to the time limit. I used to love this place and came often during covid for outdoor dining but the service has become terrible.

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ShalilB
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was good, however portions were small
Also no bread was offered at the table

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NewYorker987
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Pretty solid spot, servers are pretty on top of everything and the food is very good here.

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YingS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Calamari is a bit too salty. But the ink source pasta is absolutely delicious.

JB
JonathanB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Micheal is a great server ! Excellent customer service :-)

JM
JaneM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner, great service and able to eat outside. I will definitely be recommending The Smith Midtown to friends and family!

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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 6111 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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