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.
Hours of Operation:
M-W: 7:30 a.m. – midnight
Th & 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
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Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Smith- Lincoln Square Ratings and Reviews
This is really my favorite "go to" place ...
This is really my favorite "go to" place in the Lincoln Center area. Food is very good and consistent and the service is friendly and attentive. At peak times, reservations are almost essential, but you can get in at more off times. But beware, the room is live and VERY LOUD. If you insist and intimate private dining this is not the place, but is great for casual meals and get togethers. It has a very French brasserie like feel.
The location is perfect for attending a ...
The location is perfect for attending a performance at Lincoln Center. I love the lobster salad, they do not skimp on the lobster or the avocado, although I would prefer baby lettuce over the field greens.
If you want quiet, either sit outside or in the back room. The front is so noisy you can not carry on a conversation without screaming at one another; but i will still go back.
I was able to enjoy my 25th birthday bru ...
I was able to enjoy my 25th birthday brunching at this beautiful restaurant with friends. Service was outstanding. Employees were so sweet, professional, and beyond accommodating. Drinks were a bit pricey but this IS NYC! At any rate, I'd recommend The Smith-Lincoln Square to anyone for virtually any occasion. Thank you!
When our orders came out, mine was the o ...
When our orders came out, mine was the only one that got messed up. I asked the server if the first dish was the tagliatelle and he said yes. But I knew it wasn't, so I told another server that I got served the wrong order. He took it to his manager, then manager personally assured me hat my correct meal would be out soon. So i think overalls the service was pretty good. It may have taken some escalation but everyone was really nice. Only thing is, when the true meal that I ordered came out, it was salty. Not willing to give up on this restaurant though because I've eaten here before, I know it's great, and the Mac and cheese is to die for. I guess this was just an off night at least for me.
I met a friend of mine for brunch/lunch ...
I met a friend of mine for brunch/lunch there on a Saturday, so that could account for the noise level. I'd been there a couple of years ago and it was a nice meal, but on this occasion I didn't enjoy it near as much. I ordered the Avocado Toast, but the bread was so stale I couldn't even cut it. I had to send it back and just got a simpler meal which was fine -- eggs, potatoes, bacon. However, I can't help but feel I could have gotten the same thing at a quieter, much less expensive place. Part of what you go there for is the "scene" apparently, so if that's important to you, this is for you. As I said, when I went before I don't remember any problems, and the bartender was very nice about concocting an "on request" cocktail for me. So if the "hot spot" and "vibrant bar scene" are key for you, you'll love The Smith.
While we love The Smith for late night d ...
While we love The Smith for late night dining and after Lincoln Center events. We went last week and got a table inside. The volume level was so high that it was painful to sit there. I don't know if was because our table was by the window or if every seat is so loud that you cannot have a normal conversation. If you go, sit outside, it is much much better. But when we went it was so hot and muggy outside we wanted to be in the AC. Service was excellent but would only go back and sit outside.
As much as we loved the food, when we ar ...
As much as we loved the food, when we arrived at the Smith (with a reservation, mind you) the hostess took us to the way back of the restaurant, passing a series of open tables and tried to seat us in what seemed like where the put the rejects behind the kitchen. I'm not being dramatic either, we literally had to dodge waitresses with piles of food and bus boys swinging dish rags. When we politely asked for a table in the front with more light we were ushered to a tiny table squished between a wall and another couple who didn't seem happy of the hostesses' choice either. Again, we politely asked for one of the MANY open tables in the front and were responded to with this gem; "those are usually reserved ". We then reminded her that we did have a reservation and there was next to no one sitting there. She finally gave in with a panic in her eye. We assured the waiter that we were just there to grab a quick bite before our movie. We probably spent maybe a half hour there and left. The whole experience made us feel like trolls that had just rolled from under a bridge.
Will not be returning to The Smith, GREAT sweet potato onion rings though.
Crowded and tightly packed with uncomfor ...
Crowded and tightly packed with uncomfortable seating, slow service and average tasting food and drinks. Not worth the price or the experience particularly given the other options in the neighborhood. My entire group of 6 was disappointed, starting from the below-average service we received when we checked in to the slow order and wait time for drinks and food. We requested outdoor seats when we made the reservation and instead were seated in the back of the restaurant. I was turned off by the unfriendliness of the hostesses. I will not be returning here.
Met an old friend for brunch this past w ...
Met an old friend for brunch this past weekend. The food was excellent (as always), and the server was attentive, but not disruptive...which was definitely welcome, since we had a lot to catch up on. I really appreciated how our Open Table reservation special request was handled, and would definitely recommend The Smith to others. Thanks!
On a family vacation and picked this res ...
On a family vacation and picked this restaurant from OpenTable reviews. Was not disappointed. Food was great, but very busy and very noisy. The Hot Potato chips blew my mind. Would have licked the bowl. My jalapeno grits with slivers of chorizo that comes with the Grilled shrimp was so good. The mac and cheese was very good too. Can rave enough about this restaurant. Service was very good too. Check it out.
I specified that our dining was a birthd ...
I specified that our dining was a birthday celebration and we were still given a very small square table for 4 adults. We were very cramped in a large noisy dining room. Would not recommend it for a special occasion.
Amazing food and great atmosphere! Go hu ...
Amazing food and great atmosphere! Go hungry and order anything you see that catches your eye. Candied bacon scones were soft, flaky, and the perfect brunch starter. Mac and Cheese was heavenly; the Steak frites, divine. Homemade sodas are light and refreshing without being cloyingly sweet. A nice departure from the usual brunch items with just enough originality to make them special without being pretentious. Will definitely go again.
Smith at all locations offers good to gr ...
Smith at all locations offers good to great traditional food sometimes with a twist. All locations also suffer from so-so service. Not sure if it's a slow kitchen or too few servers .
Worth a trip and the time.
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