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Taste of Smithfield

217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
+1 757-357-8950
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“hams” (28 reviews)
“bacon” (37 reviews)
“smithfield ham” (24 reviews)
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217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our party of 5 had a wonderful Sunday lunch here! The food was delicious - especially the bbq sandwich & green beans I ordered! There was a little bit of a wait (which is expected on a Sunday) but it went by fast since we...More

Thank Rhendi C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here for lunch and also to get a gift basket for a conference we hosted. The service was efficient, the food good and the support of the marketing folks in creating our gift was excellent.

Thank frankbrown915
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and i went there to have a small meal. We live close by so did not have to drive very far. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The wait staff was efficient and polite and met our every need. The atmosphere...More

Thank Marine47
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had a quick lunch here. Service great and the was very nice. Nice gift shop as well. Will return very soon!

Thank julieb312
Reviewed 29 December 2017

My wife and I eat here often. We have very rarely been disappointed. We each enjoyed a bowl of Brunswick Stew. Made with chunks of smoked pork and chicken with Lima beans and corn in a tomato base, the stew had a nice “ kick”...More

Thank beachteach15
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This place is in the center of the HAM capital, so they can live up to the wants you have for pork. bacon , barbeque ,ribs ,chops and salty or sweet ham . They serve a variety of meals but the burgers are really really...More

Thank thejeffb
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were enjoying a walk downtown on Main Street and stopped at this popular location for lunch. Seating on each end of the restaurant was packed. We could either sit outside of at the bar. We sat at the bar and watched the chef and...More

Thank JLDC
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is a new front end manager and a new chef! Had the very best St. Louis Ribs, they fell off of the bone and were so tender and the flavor was unbelievable We felt so welcome and can't wait to go back. Love,love,love this...More

Thank sisterpalooza
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We had the cheeseburger with regular fries and a black bean burger with sweet potato fries. Very tasty. Southern Sweet tea was delicious.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Six of us took the free Jamestown-Scotland ferry, bought a combo ticket to tour Smith's Fort Plantation and Bacon's Castle, and then arrived at Taste of Smithfield Sept 17 for dinner at 5:20. Smithfield is a quaint Victorian town and headquarters of the world's largest...More

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Rebekah P
6 November 2015|
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Response from UncleDuck | Reviewed this property |
That was not our eating experience at Smithfield. It looks as if the management is offering an apology and an offer to try their food again. The patrons may have had their order "drop through the cracks." I'd encourage the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-8950
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