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Smithy Restaurant

171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
+1 203-268-4267
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese board” (13 reviews)
“steak” (42 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
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171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After leaving Monroe many years ago, we came back and went to the Smithy. It was excellent. Sorry I never visited when I lived here. Food was very good as was the service. Scallop special was great as was the steak my brother had. Next...More

Thank travelered222
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We just love the full salad bar and fantastic service. The steaks are great and there is always a good fish option. You feel at home and there is a fire going in the colder weather. Enjoy the drinks and servers who are very experienced....More

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great place to go to unwind. Fabulous fillies. Outstanding service and staff and the drinks are a good size.

Thank oldfolkinDickinson
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The meal was excellent as always. The atmosphere was better since they added more lighting. Unfortunately, we sat next to a table of four people who had too much to drink and were extremely loud and used vulgar language.

Thank Monroe-CtCappy
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stopped at The Smithy without any prior research and were delighted. They offered a starter cheese and cracker gratis. We split crab stuffed mushrooms which were delicious. The salad bar was small but adequate. The best part of the meal was the steak -...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Amazing to find such a solid, long standing, local establishment! It's the kind of place we've stumbled upon during travels in European home-towns. These folks know their customers by name, treat the newcomers (us) like old friends, and serve solid plates of hearty fare. Very...More

Thank babbettandcaptbill
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Recently dined with another couple on a Saturday night. Despite not talking reservations we were quickly seated in a somewhat cramped area in the rear of the restaurant. The much talked about cheese board was underwhelming, as was the bare bones salad bar. We all...More

Thank Jrsaxon
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Smithy has been in the same place with the same menu for a reason......it works! Love the cheese board, salad bar and always perfect steaks! I remember going here for date night with my father around 40 years ago! Now, as a married woman,...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Small but terrific, if you get there anytime after 5:20 expect a long wait but it is worth it, Nice salad bar and bread station AND a cheese bar all included with your meal. I ordered the filet mug on and it was perfect my...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My wife and I have enjoyed many meals at the Smithy. Service has always been friendly and prompt. Food is excellent and prepared with care! Would recommend for any dinner with friends who like great food and a casual atmosphere!

Thank VicCT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 203-268-4267
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