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The Smile

26 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2461
+1 646-329-5836
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“crostini” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
26 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2461
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

What an underwhelming experience. I think you also expect at least smile when your brand is ‘smile’. Food not any good and the coffee was ok that was the only mere highlight. Don’t waste your time.

Thank seanlcoll
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

VERY COOL eatery/bar. We had brunch. Healthy eating for the most part. Friendly and attentive staying Staff, hard to find, so look closely on down to the door.

Thank hyperhoop
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Remarkably UNREMARKABLE! McDonald's makes a better egg, cheese, and ham on an English Muffin. I felt rooked and not worth the cab there or back. ALSO, NO REAL AIR CONDITIONING! WE COULD NOT HAVE BEEN MORE DISAPPOINTED AND UNCOMFORTABLE.

1  Thank Avi M
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

It's NYC, it's individual, its style by me! Love this restaurant for breakfast/brunch. Vintage, European, romantic, cosy, friendly and food taste great. :)

Thank Armay G
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely little place that is absolutely perfect for brunch. I had the salmon and it was divine. The greens are so good!! Really cute decor and excellent service. Sat in the window seat which was even more lovely. Would definitely recommend and will...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Good authentic food. We had brunch (well, breakfast, really) and it was great. Banana cinnamon bread was tasty - and it’s gluten-free. Good, well informed staff are helpful on allergy issues. They need to invest in another rest room. One little room is...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Stumbled in here by accident - even though there are no accidents - and wound up getting my ultimate NY experience for breakfast. Friendly staff, a quaint hideaway, chic/industrial and simply great food.

Thank Balazs J
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We had a few options on our list. Decided on this place because it was packed. That was OK, even though they said they'd need to turn the table over in about an hour (timing was fine for us). Instead it took an hour to...More

Thank MzSmitty1
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The Smile has a warm. comforting feel that makes it an absolute delight to dine at. I came for breakfast and enjoyed a delicious meal. Friendly service too.

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with family over Thanksgiving weekend. Pastries were good and so were breakfast dishes, attentive service. Definitely recommend!

Thank MaryClem
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24 May 2016|
Response from Ariel X | Reviewed this property |
As per the menu on the website yes, there is a wine list. But I can't say much on that as I was mostly having breakfast there...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Bond St, New York City, NY 10012-2461
    (Lafayette St)
  • Public Transportation: Bleeker 6 train Broadway-Lafayette F train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Noho
  • Neighbourhood: Noho
  • Phone Number: +1 646-329-5836
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